Movers & Shakers: February 01, 2018


Botswana: DCI -0.08%, USD 28k

It was a very quiet day in Botswana, nothing worth reporting.

Kenya: NSE 20 +0.4%, USD 4.9m

It was another positive day in Kenya, with Safaricom (+0.8%) and EABL dominating the turnover, as both names accounted for a total of 60%. Foreign participation was 57%.

Mauritius: Closed for the day.

Nigeria: ASI +0.26%, USD 9.6m

The market closed up on a relatively quiet day, as the Industrials (+0.69%) heavyweight, Dangcem (+1.85%), ensured the index closed in the positive region. All other indices were down on the day. Guaranty, Zenith and FBNH had the highest turnover, accounting for a total of 30% of total market turnover.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials -0.05%, USD 2.14m

The index closed lower with reduced turnover compared to the previous trading day. Old Mutual (+0.05%) had the highest turnover on the day, recording USD 918k. Econet and Delta were the other 2 major trades on the day, both recording USD 595k and USD 410k respectively.

African Currencies

                       
  AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE     CURRENCIES  
                       
  Country Index 1-Feb-18 YTD %     Country Notation 1-Feb-18 YTD %  
  Botswana DCI 8742.73 -1.32%     Botswana BWP 9.57 2.95  
  Egypt CASE 30 15088.66 0.43%     Egypt EGP 17.64 0.97  
  Kenya NSE 20 5326.77 43.79%     Ghana GHS 4.49 0.25  
  Malawi MASI 22226.04 2.91%     Kenya KES 101.90 1.26  
  Mauritius SEMDEX 2255.66 2.43%     Morocco MAD 9.15 2.00  
    SEM 10 431.23 2.23%     Mauritius MUR 32.64 2.86  
  Morocco MASI 13188.00 6.37%     Nigeria NGN 360.22 -0.06  
  Nigeria NSI 44460.18 16.19%     Rwanda RWF 845.50 1.01  
  Tanzania TSI 3951.53 0.82%     Tunisia TND 2.39 2.89  
  Rwanda RSI 133.80 -1.17%     Tanzania TZS 2,249.48 -0.66  
  Uganda USE ALSI 2061.92 4.26%     Uganda UGX 3,620.72 0.62  
  Zambia LUSE All Share 5326.77 -0.02%     BRVM XOF 537.26 5.01  
  Zimbabwe Industrial Index 305.58 -6.28%     South Africa ZAR 11.90 4.02  
    Mining Index 130.42 130.42     Zimbabwe *OMIR 1.57 6.78  
              *Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate    

 

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