NSE Nairobi Securities Exchange

Market Report;31 August 2021

At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.

A total of 18,564,000 shares in 1,328 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 793,045,075.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Monday, August 30), today’s data shows 111% improvement in volume, 300% improvement in turnover, and 15% improvement in deals.

The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.77 trillion.

In the aggregate, 48 NSE equities participated in trading, ending with 15✅ gainers and 22🔻 losers.

Limuru Tea Plc [LIMT] led the gainers with✅ 6.67% share price appreciation closing at ✅KES 320.00 per share, followed by:

✅ East African Cables Plc [CABL] (+3.95%)
✅ Olympia Capital Holdings [OCH] (+2.8%)
✅ Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] (+2.3%).

On the losing side, Sasini Plc [SASN] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻5.79% at KES 18.70 per share, followed by:

🔻Stanbic Holdings Plc [SBIC] (-4.46%)
🔻Car and General Plc [CGEN] (-4.29%)
🔻 CIC Insurance Plc [CIC] (-3.17%).

Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 6.51 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (5.33m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (2.15m)
➖WPP ScanGroup Plc [SCAN] (1.02m).

➡️The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] declined🔻 3.38 points to close at 182.33
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index declined🔻11.25 points to close at 2020.77
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined🔻58.99 points to close at 4018.77

Bonds & Derivatives on NSE

There derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a notable rise in activity with 514 single stock features valued at Kes 22.81 million traded during today’s trading session compared to the 44 single stock features valued at Kes 1.86 million traded during the previous trading session. 

Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in today’s trading session, with bonds valued at Kes 4.35 billion transacted in 102 deals compared to the Kes 3.16 billion worth of bonds achieved in  114 deals traded at the close of the previous trading session.