Market Insight: March 04, 2014


Nigeria

•  ASI +1bp, $15.2m
•  Quiet day although a late cross in Zenith bumped up volumes. Banks up 35bps mostly due to Zenith and Skye while consumers strong (+86bps) on back of NB and Unilever

Kenya

•  NSE20 +3bps, $5.5m
•  Foreign participants quiet which filtered through to a quiet Nairobi
•  Central Bank announces policy rate today, expectations are for unchanged 8.5%

Botswana

•  DCI -13bps, $449k

Egypt

•  EGX30 -2.68%, $134m

Mauritius

•  Semdex +27bps, $2.1m

South Africa

•  Top40 -56bps, $1.25bn

Zimbabwe

•  Ind +15bps, Mining -2.98%, $160k

African Currencies

Country

Notation

Currency

YTD %

South Africa

ZAR

10.80

-2.91

Nigeria

NGN

165.20

-2.96

Kenya

KES

86.40

-0.12

Mauritius

MUR

30.17

-0.41

Botswana

BWP

8.88

-1.49

Tanzania

TZS

1627.00

-2.27

Uganda

UGX

2526.00

+0.04

Rwanda

RWF

681.51

-0.81

Ghana

GHS

2.56

-7.50

BRVM

XOF

477.92

+0.46

Egypt

EGP

6.96

-0.21

Morocco

MAD

8.16

+0.17

Tunisia

TND

1.57

+4.19

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