Movers & Shakers: January 16, 2017


Botswana: DCI -0.03%, USD 6.67k

A quiet day in Gaborone, with nothing significant to report.

Kenya: NSE 20 +0.2%, USD 5.2m

The market reversed the negative start to the week by closing 0.2% higher, with foreign participation still below the 50% mark. Safcom dominated the trading on the day, accounting for 40% of turnover, as its price was 0.9%.

Mauritius: Semdex +0.04%, USD 1.17m

Another strong day in Mauritius as MCBG continues to pump. The banking group rose by a further 0.4% to Rs280.25 on chunky volumes. There was also some activity in SBMH (-1.0%, Rs7.88).

Nigeria: ASI +2.17%, USD 21.2m

The market started continued its positive start to the week, with all indices, except the industrials, closing higher on the day. The Banks dominated the gains, closing 3.92% higher, as most of the banks closed above 5%. The Banks also dominated the turnover on the day, as Access, Guaranty, FBNH, Zenith and UBA all accounted for 66% of total market turnover.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials -0.89%, USD 1.3m

The major action took place in Delta after releasing Q3 trading update, stating that revenue is up +24% and +9% for Q3 and the 9-month period respectively. There was also some small activity in Hippo, PPC, OML and Innscor.

African Currencies

                       
  AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE     CURRENCIES  
                       
  Country Index 16-Jan-18 YTD %     Country Notation 16-Jan-18 YTD %  
  Botswana DCI 8811.98 -0.54%     Botswana BWP 9.75 0.89  
  Egypt CASE 30 15089.37 0.44%     Egypt EGP 17.73 0.46  
  Kenya NSE 20 3711.23 0.18%     Ghana GHS 4.54 -0.66  
  Malawi MASI 21969.50 1.72%     Kenya KES 103.10 0.08  
  Mauritius SEMDEX 2258.07 2.54%     Morocco MAD 9.24 0.93  
    SEM 10 462.45 9.63%     Mauritius MUR 32.80 2.36  
  Morocco MASI 12946.41 4.42%     Nigeria NGN 360.85 -0.24  
  Nigeria NSI 44054.72 15.13%     Rwanda RWF 854.50 -0.06  
  Tanzania TSI 3938.42 0.49%     Tunisia TND 2.46 0.13  
  Rwanda RSI 135.13 -0.18%     Tanzania TZS 2,234.86 -0.06  
  Uganda USE ALSI 2023.03 2.29%     Uganda UGX 3,641.50 0.11  
  Zambia LUSE All Share 5316.73 -0.20%     BRVM XOF 561.24 0.53  
  Zimbabwe Industrial Index 315.99 -3.08%     South Africa ZAR 12.25 0.97  
    Mining Index 134.37 -5.65%     Zimbabwe *OMIR 1.54 4.79  
              *Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate    

 

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