Market Insight: January 09, 2013


Africa

•  Ivory Coast sees soaring oil output rivaling Ghana by 2019
•  Zambia plans sovereign wealth fund to stimulate investment
•  Ghana allows foreigners to buy 2-year bonds in bid for cash

Nigeria

•  ASI +0.06%, $23.9mill
•  Banks (-1.41%) continued to slide yesterday on large volume

Kenya

•  NSE20 +0.36%, $5.2mill
•  Foreign participation in EABL drove activity higher yesterday

Botswana

•  DCI +6bps, $1.51mill

Egypt

•  EGX30 +127bps, $105mill

Mauritius

•  Semdex +8bps, $2.21mill

South Africa

•  Top40 -41bps, $853mill

Zimbabwe

•  Ind +20bps, mining -175bps, $2.87mill

African Currencies

Country

Notation

Currency

YTD %

South Africa

ZAR

10.71

-2.11

Nigeria

NGN

159.63

+0.42

Kenya

KES

86.75

-0.52

Mauritius

MUR

30.38

-1.09

Botswana

BWP

8.84

-1.18

Tanzania

TZS

1614.00

-1.49

Uganda

UGX

2518.00

+0.36

Rwanda

RWF

679.50

-0.52

Ghana

GHS

2.36

+0.53

BRVM

XOF

485.00

-1.00

Egypt

EGP

6.95

-0.15

Morocco

MAD

8.25

-0.83

Tunisia

TND

1.65

-0.59

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