Movers & Shakers: January 12, 2018


Botswana: DCI -0.09%, USD 21.04k

A dull way to end the week in Gaborone with BTCL ($7.33k) accounting for the a third of total market turnover. Barclays ($5.12k) and Letshego ($3.27k) were the other two names that contributed little volume on the day.

Kenya: NSE 20 -0.30%, USD 3.64m

The market closed the week in the negative territory, as foreign participation dropped to 49% from 71%. EABL, Safcom, KNCB and NICB were the stocks with the highest turnover, all accounting for 78% of total market turnover.

Mauritius: Semdex +0.44%, USD 1.53m

MCBG (+0.2%, Rs278.50) clipped higher again today on thin volume. SBMH (+1.0%, Rs7.98) was dominated by foreign purchases. Both the Semdex (+0.44%) and the Sem-10 (+0.24%) closed the week higher.

Nigeria: ASI -0.33%, USD 39.5m

The market closed the week on a negative note as profit taking dominated the action in the Banks (-2.23%), which was the only index that closed lower. The top four trades by turnover were all banks, Guaranty, Zenith, FBNH and Access, all accounting for 52% of turnover.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials -1.98%, USD 1.05m

The market closed lower for the third consecutive session on average turnover. Major losses were recorded in BATZ, Innscor, Mash and Padenga. While Delta ($420k), Innscor ($270k), Hippo ($173k) and OML ($117k) dominated turnover.

African Currencies

                       
  AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE     CURRENCIES  
                       
  Country Index 12-Jan-18 YTD %     Country Notation 12-Jan-18 YTD %  
  Botswana DCI 8818.91 -0.47%     Botswana BWP 9.83 0.20  
  Egypt CASE 30 15242.48 1.46%     Egypt EGP 17.72 0.50  
  Kenya NSE 20 3708.75 0.11%     Ghana GHS 4.52 -0.33  
  Malawi MASI 21869.66 1.26%     Kenya KES 103.07 0.11  
  Mauritius SEMDEX 2258.84 2.57%     Morocco MAD 9.27 0.65  
    SEM 10 431.88 2.38%     Mauritius MUR 33.27 0.90  
  Morocco MASI 12535.17 1.10%     Nigeria NGN 360.20 -0.06  
  Nigeria NSI 42743.65 11.70%     Rwanda RWF 854.50 -0.06  
  Tanzania TSI 3923.55 0.11%     Tunisia TND 2.48 -0.83  
  Rwanda RSI 135.05 -0.24%     Tanzania TZS 2,239.00 -0.20  
  Uganda USE ALSI 2017.92 2.04%     Uganda UGX 3,649.39 -0.17  
  Zambia LUSE All Share 5291.68 -0.67%     BRVM XOF 566.20 -0.35  
  Zimbabwe Industrial Index 316.10 -3.05%     South Africa ZAR 12.41 -0.18  
    Mining Index 134.37 -5.65%     Zimbabwe *OMIR 1.56 5.94  
              *Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate    

 

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