Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) Daily Turnover rose 7% to KSh 543.5 Million when trading ended at the bourse on April 29, 2021. This was on a total of 15,202,300 shares that changed hands in 1,033 deals.
NSE Top price gainers
TPS Eastern Africa Plc was the top price gainer with a 5.16% share price appreciation closing at KSh 16.30 per share and a volume of 6.500 over its previous closing price of KSh 15.50.
Listed TPSE began 2021 with a share price of KSh 16.00, a price level that has since gained 1.88% on that price valuation, ranking it 23rd on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance.
Other gainers included HF Group Plc, which was up 4.74%. The mortgage lender began the year with a share price of KSh 3.32 and has since gained 19.88% on that price valuation, ranking it 3rd on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance.
Jubilee Holdings Plc shares were up 4.5%, while Flame Tree Group Holdings Plc gained 3.08% in its share price.
The Bottom losers were led by Liberty Kenya Holdings, which declined by 7.51% to KSh 7.14 per share.
Liberty Kenya began the year with a share price of Ksh 7.70 but has since lost 7.27% off that price valuation, ranking it 44th on the bourse in terms of YTD data.
Liberty Kenya has lost 16% of the stock’s value from March 30 to date. Other worst performers at the NSE included Carbacid Plc, whose share was down 7.08%, Eaagads Plc, whose price declined by 6.67% and Umeme, sliding by 5.96%.
Britam lost 3.68% of its share price as investors reacted to its net loss for the year ended December 31, 2020.
It was followed by Longhorn Publishers Limited, whose share price was down 3.57%. Safaricom Plc was the prime mover with 10.1 Million traded shares, followed by Equity Group Holdings Plc (1.24Million), I&M Holdings Plc (1.07Million) and Uchumi Supermarkets Plc (513,600).
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index gained 1.15 points to close at 169.19. The NSE 20 Share Index declined 3.31 points to close at 1873.57. The NSE 25 Share Index gained 18.94 points to close at 3675.72.
The derivatives market had 51 single stock futures contracts valued at KSh 2.00 Million concluded, compared to the 77 SSF contracts valued at KSh 3.05 Million concluded in the prior session.
The secondary bond market had bonds worth KSh 4.38 billion transacted in 150 deals. This is compared to KSh 3.34 billion worth of bonds achieved in 105 deals at the session prior.
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