Movers & Shakers: August 31, 2017


Botswana: DCI -0.01%, USD 818k:

Letshego (unch, $750k) trading 92% of the market turnover today the only name worth noting.

Kenya: NSE 20 -0.29%, USD 6.56m

Safcom (-2.86%, KES25.50) once again being the front runner on the Nairobi bourse today with almost a third of the market turnover amounting to $2.54m. Other counters worth mentioning are Equity (unch, KES43.75) and Bamburi (-1.07%, KES185.00). Once again foreign leading the way with 68% of the market sales.

Mauritius: Semdex -0.13%, USD 1.61m

The usual suspect MCBG (unch,Rs270) dominated almost half of today’s trades with strong foreign participation. SBMH was -0.5% to close at Rs7.82 on daily volume of 458k shares.

Nigeria: ASI -0.35%, USD 11.35m

A short trading day as the bourse opened late due to a technical glitch. There was some decent activity ahead of the long weekend. DANGCEM(+0.23%,$4.10m), NB(-2.69%,$1.71m) and GTB(-0.28%,$1.02m) drove the proceedings. Both the banking and consumer sectors dipped lower again to close -0.25% and -1.03% respectively.

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

Tanzania: Data not available at the time of writing

Zimbabwe: Industrials +1.29%, USD 653k

Slight improvement in Harare today with volumes headlined by Seedco (174.15c, $297k) being almost half of the market turnover. Econet (48.85c, $105k) and Simbisa (47.00c, $36k) the only other names worth mentioning.

African Currencies

Country

Notation

Currency

YTD %

South Africa

ZAR

13,02

5,55

Nigeria

NGN

355,49

-11,30

Kenya

KES

103,05

-0,56

Mauritius

MUR

32,71

9,95

Botswana

BWP

10,13

5,45

Tanzania

TZS

2243,95

-2,81

Uganda

UGX

3600,00

-0,10

Rwanda

RWF

845,00

-2,72

Ghana

GHS

4,43

-7,22

BRVM

XOF

555,19

12,62

Egypt

EGP

17,64

2,76

Morocco

MAD

9,39

7,81

Tunisia

TND

2,46

-5,72

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