Movers & Shakers: February 27, 2015


Botswana: DCI -0.16%, USD 137k

FNBB accounted the lions share of activity today, after trading 324k shares to close at 380t.

Kenya: NSE 20 +0.28%, USD 9.9m

A solid day to end the week from a turnover point of view in Nairobi as value traded amounted to $9.9m as locals dominated proceedings. After releasing FY 2014 results after the close yesterday which saw PAT increase +17.48%, KNCB had a very solid day with the name gaining +1.7% on 2.58m shares as foreigners drove the name higher. Safcom continued to gain on foreign demand as the telco gained +0.3% on 9.1m shares. There was some action in the usually illiquid BAT as 128k shares traded. EABL came under pressure from foreign sellers as the brewer fell -2.8% on 675k shares.

Mauritius: Semdex -0.31%, USD 790k

The Semdex finished the week in negative territory. MCBG shed 0.4% to close the week off at Rs205.50 on the back of 44.4k shares traded. SBM remained firm at Rs1.00 after 2.2m shares were exchanged.

Nigeria: ASI +0.19%, USD 26.1m

A better day to end the week in Lagos as turnover amounted to $26.1m thanks to a cross in UACN ($6.13m) early on. There was also some action in NB ($4.42m), GTB ($3.93m) and Flour Mills ($2.80m). Banks closed higher with the sector gaining +0.46% thanks to Access (+2.73%) and GTB (+0.86%). Consumers (+0.56%) also closed in positive territory thanks to Dangote Flour (+4.13%) and NB (+3.31%).

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials -0.51%, USD 1.1m

Decent volumes in the likes of CBZ (Unch, 10c), Econet (-2.83%, 51.5c) and DZL (-5.56, 8.50c) steered proceedings. Each counter traded 1.3m, 1.2m and 2.5m shares respectively. Delta had a quiet end to the week as the stock only managed to trade 10k shares, closing at a price of 115c.

African Currencies

Country

Notation

Currency

YTD %

South Africa

ZAR

11.66

-0.97

Nigeria

NGN

203.00

-9.63

Kenya

KES

91.40

-0.88

Mauritius

MUR

33.67

-5.72

Botswana

BWP

9.66

-1.52

Tanzania

TZS

1837.50

-5.69

Uganda

UGX

2890.00

-4.12

Rwanda

RWF

705.04

-2.16

Ghana

GHS

3.52

-8.59

BRVM

XOF

584.29

-7.22

Egypt

EGP

7.63

-6.26

Morocco

MAD

9.64

-5.88

Tunisia

TND

1.94

-4.48

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