Movers & Shakers: December 15, 2016


Botswana: DCI +0.06%, USD 141k

Nothing much on the go in Gaborone.

Kenya: NSE 20 -0.59%, USD 1.9m

An absolutely dire day in Nairobi with some tiny action in EQBNK and Safcom the only names worth mentioning as 1.4m shares and 1.9m shares changed hands in the names respectively.

Mauritius: Semdex +0.22%, USD 680k

A very quiet day in Port Louis while the Semdex ground its way higher. About half the total turnover went through in MCBG (+80bps, Rs215.00).

Nigeria: ASI +0.57%, USD 4.7m

Back to the new normal in Lagos today with not a single name breaking the $1m turnover mark. On the positive side, banks managed to close the day higher with the sector gaining +3.12% thanks to UBA (+4.85%), GTB (+4.45%) and Zenith (+1.59%). Consumers (-0.18%) closed slightly lower with some weakness in NB (-0.73%). On the economic front, inflation for November increased +18.5%.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials -0.37%, USD 968k

The ZSE finally showed some signs of softening after the strong recent rally while volumes remain decent. Today we saw action dominated by Barclays (3.2c) and Seedco (101c).

African Currencies

Country

Notation

Currency

YTD %

South Africa

ZAR

14.03

10.25

Nigeria

NGN

315.16

-36.76

Kenya

KES

102.15

0.15

Mauritius

MUR

35.85

0.00

Botswana

BWP

10.82

3.70

Tanzania

TZS

2178.50

-1.34

Uganda

UGX

3598.75

-6.30

Rwanda

RWF

814.47

-8.53

Ghana

GHS

4.13

-7.87

BRVM

XOF

632.26

-2.17

Egypt

EGP

18.33

-57.29

Morocco

MAD

10.18

-2.42

Tunisia

TNF

2.33

-12.26

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