Movers & Shakers: April 28, 2017


Botswana: DCI +0.12%, USD 378k

Some action in Letshego (228t) and Sefalana (1075t) the main highlights today.

Kenya: NSE 20 -0.21%, USD 6.4m

Today was all about Equity Bank. The banking group fell by 2.22% to KES33.00 with foreign buyers and local sellers most notable. The rest of the market was exceptionally dull.

Mauritius: Semdex unch, USD 2.5m

Once again we saw some chunky crossing in MCBG with the banking group closing unchanged at Rs228.75. The rest of the market was uneventful.

Nigeria: ASI +0.06%, USD 9.3m

We saw another plethora of results out today, these included Zenith Bank, Nestle, Seplat, Diamond Bank and GlaxoSmithKline. We also saw some action trying to return with local participants still heavily dominant across the board. Banks increased slightly by 39bps with some decent action witnessed in Zenith Bank (+68bps, N14.90) and Access Bank (+1.06%, N6.65). Consumers inched higher by 3bps although only NB (-17bps, N123.01) saw any reasonable trading.

Please note that the index figure above is correct at the time of writing.

Zimbabwe: Industrials unavailable, USD 251k

A quiet day on the ZSE with technical issues once again blighting the session.

African Currencies

Country

Notation

Currency

YTD %

South Africa

ZAR

13.34

3.17

Nigeria

NGN

315.00

0.10

Kenya

KES

103.03

-0.50

Mauritius

MUR

34.80

3.36

Botswana

BWP

10.41

2.56

Tanzania

TZS

2234.90

-2.41

Uganda

UGX

3650.00

-1.47

Rwanda

RWF

827.21

-0.63

Ghana

GHS

4.37

2.98

BRVM

XOF

602.99

4.47

Egypt

EGP

18.06

0.49

Morocco

MAD

9.90

2.22

Tunisia

TND

2.42

-4.57

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