Movers & Shakers: January 04, 2018


Botswana: DCI -0.01%, USD 64.06k

The little volume the stock exchange experienced was done mostly by FNBB ($40k) accounting for 64% of the market, the rest of the market was extremely quiet.

Kenya: NSE 20 +0.7%, USD 5.8m

The market reversed its negative streak at the start of the year to close higher as crosses in Safcom (+0.9%) and EABL (Unchanged) dominated the action on the day. Both names accounted for 77% of turnover. Foreign participation was down to 74% from 83%.

Mauritius: Semdex +0.22%, USD 560k

Another below par day in Port Louis with MCBG once again trading Rs276.50 advancing 0.5% accounting for 58% of total market turnover. The only other names worth mentioning Lux Island Resorts (+0.7%, Rs69.50), Sun Resorts (unch, Rs48.70) and SBM (+0.8%, Rs7.56).

Nigeria: ASI +1.28%, USD 10.79m

The market returned to its bullish ways as all indices (led by the banks), ex the consumers closed higher on the day. The Banks, supported by Diamond and FCMB, together with the Oils closed 3.85% and 2.14% higher respectively.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials -0.74%, USD 781.93k

We saw a decent day in Harare as trading from yesterday went up by almost 100% as notable trades were posted in Delta and Old Mutual. Delta traded $196k at 155.50c while Old Mutual traded $106k at 461.10c, the only other name worth mentioning was Axia trading a massive $181k at 18.00c accounting for 23% of the market.

African Currencies

                       
  AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE     CURRENCIES  
                       
  Country Index 4-Jan-18 YTD %     Country Notation 4-Jan-18 YTD %  
  Botswana DCI 8861.72 0.02%     Botswana BWP 9.81 0.30  
  Egypt CASE 30 14782.38 -1.61%     Egypt EGP 17.69 0.67  
  Kenya NSE 20 3701.57 -0.08%     Ghana GHS 4.48 0.56  
  Malawi MASI 21711.40 0.52%     Kenya KES 103.25 -0.07  
  Mauritius SEMDEX 2220.25 0.82%     Morocco MAD 9.31 0.12  
    SEM 10 426.20 1.04%     Mauritius MUR 33.42 0.45  
  Morocco MASI 12509.58 0.90%     Nigeria NGN 360.00 0.00  
  Nigeria NSI 38676.12 1.07%     Rwanda RWF 845.31 1.03  
  Tanzania TSI 3923.00 0.10%     Tunisia TND 2.49 -1.34  
  Rwanda RSI 135.38 0.00%     Tanzania TZS 2,239.00 -0.20  
  Uganda USE ALSI 1967.48 -0.52%     Uganda UGX 3,648.33 -0.14  
  Zambia LUSE All Share 5331.58 0.07%     BRVM XOF 557.10 1.27  
  Zimbabwe Industrial Index 324.98 -0.33%     South Africa ZAR 12.32 0.46  
    Mining Index 142.38 -0.03%     Zimbabwe *OMIR 1.51 2.74  
              *Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate    

 

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