Market Insight: January 15, 2014


Africa

•  Zimbabwe seen by UN facing food shortages as prices climb
•  South African November mining output rose 5.1% vs a year ago

Nigeria

•  Closed yesterday

Kenya

•  NSE20 +0.12%, $8.0mill
•  Crosses in EABL and Equity Bank drove activity yesterday
•  The MPC kept the benchmark rate unchanged at 8.5% yesterday
•  Kenya regulator in talks with Safcom on license renewal

Botswana

•  DCI +10bps, $1.68mill

Egypt

•  EGX30 +111bps, $147mill

Mauritius

•  Semdex -20bps, $2.64mill

South Africa

•  Top40 -16bps, $1.24bn

Zimbabwe

•  Ind -2bps, mining +193bps, $2.49mill

African Currencies

Country

Notation

Currency

YTD %

South Africa

ZAR

10.81

-2.98

Nigeria

NGN

159.63

+0.42

Kenya

KES

86.30

unch

Mauritius

MUR

30.42

-1.23

Botswana

BWP

8.92

-1.84

Tanzania

TZS

1610.00

-1.24

Uganda

UGX

2510.00

+0.68

Rwanda

RWF

674.57

+0.21

Ghana

GHS

2.33

+1.55

BRVM

XOF

482.50

-0.47

Egypt

EGP

6.96

-0.23

Morocco

MAD

8.21

-0.37

Tunisia

TND

1.65

-0.32

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