Movers & Shakers: January 03, 2018


Botswana: No data availble at the time of writing.

Kenya: NSE 20 -0.8%, USD 4.0m

The market closed lower for the second consecutive day on higher turnover, as foreign participation increased to 83% from 76%. Safaricom dominated the action on the day, accounting for 54% of total market turnover as its closing price remain unchanged.

Mauritius: Semdex +0.61%, USD 340k

An average day to kick off the first trading day of the new year in Port Louis with MCBG rising 0.7% to traded at Rs275.00 which made up 70% of total market turnover. The rest of the market was extremely quiet.

Nigeria: ASI -0.20%, USD 5.8m

The market closed lower on slightly higher volumes, with the Industrial heavyweight, Dangcem, dragging the market lower as it closed down 3.04%. Zenithbank had the highest turnover of the day, accounting for 17% of total market turnover.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials +0.42%, USD 438.81k

Some decent activity in the top names carried the market with the likes of Old Mutual traded $114k @ 460.38c (-2.04%) and Delta $144k at 155.00c (+3.33%) having their say on a semi-decent day on the bourse. The rest of the market was extremely quiet.

African Currencies

                       
  AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE     CURRENCIES  
                       
  Country Index 3-Jan-18 YTD %     Country Notation 3-Jan-18 YTD %  
  Botswana DCI   -100.00%     Botswana BWP 9.83 -0.10  
  Egypt CASE 30 14833.73 -1.26%     Egypt EGP 17.69 0.67  
  Kenya NSE 20 3676.48 -0.76%     Ghana GHS 4.54 -0.74  
  Malawi MASI 21711.40 0.52%     Kenya KES 103.25 -0.07  
  Mauritius SEMDEX 2215.67 0.61%     Morocco MAD 9.33 -0.03  
    SEM 10 425.05 0.77%     Mauritius MUR 33.43 0.43  
  Morocco MASI 12420.15 0.18%     Nigeria NGN 360.63 -0.18  
  Nigeria NSI 38187.28 -0.20%     Rwanda RWF 845.16 1.05  
  Tanzania TSI 3923.00 0.10%     Tunisia TND 2.50 -1.67  
  Rwanda RSI 135.38 0.00%     Tanzania TZS 2,239.00 -0.20  
  Uganda USE ALSI 1977.10 -0.03%     Uganda UGX 3,643.14 0.00  
  Zambia LUSE All Share 5327.58 0.00%     BRVM XOF 569.64 -0.96  
  Zimbabwe Industrial Index 327.40 0.42%     South Africa ZAR 12.35 0.36  
    Mining Index 142.42 0.00%     Zimbabwe *OMIR 1.50 2.04  
              *Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate    

 

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