Movers & Shakers: January 19, 2017


Botswana: DCI -0.05%, USD 199.89k

A slight improvement on the Botswana stock exchange today as Letshego dominated turnover accounting for 73% of the volume.

Kenya: NSE 20 +0.8%, USD 57.9m

The market ended the week on a positive note as foreign participation went up to 96%, on the back of a foreign cross in KNOC which accounted for 91% of total market turnover.

Mauritius: Semdex -0.01%, USD 740k

Not the best way to end the week in Port Louis as investors returned to trading after Tropical Cyclone Berguitta subsided. MCBG declined 0.1% trading at Rs280.00 accounting for almost half of today’s turnover while ENL Land (+0.7%, Rs41.95), Ciel (-0.3%, Rs7.24), NMH (0.2%, Rs26.20) and Lux (unch, Rs69.25) all had semi decent days.

Nigeria: ASI +0.54%, USD 23.95m

It was a positive end to the week in Nigeria, with the Banks once again dominating the gains. All the top 4 gainers and top 5 value traded names on the day were banks. Guaranty, Zenith and First Bank accounted for 37% of turnover.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials -0.49%, USD 1.67m

Not the best way to end the week in Port Louis as investors returned to trading after Tropical Cyclone Berguitta subsided. MCBG declined 0.1% trading at Rs280.00 accounting for almost half of today’s turnover while ENL Land (+0.7%, Rs41.95), Ciel (-0.3%, Rs7.24), NMH (0.2%, Rs26.20) and Lux (unch, Rs69.25) all had semi decent days.

African Currencies

                       
  AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE     CURRENCIES  
                       
  Country Index 19-Jan-18 YTD %     Country Notation 19-Jan-18 YTD %  
  Botswana DCI 8759.24 -1.14%     Botswana BWP 9.72 1.28  
  Egypt CASE 30 15411.00 2.58%     Egypt EGP 17.69 0.70  
  Kenya NSE 20 3737.17 0.88%     Ghana GHS 4.54 -0.69  
  Malawi MASI 22015.57 1.93%     Kenya KES 102.90 0.27  
  Mauritius SEMDEX 2257.87 2.53%     Morocco MAD 9.22 1.15  
    SEM 10 432.21 2.46%     Mauritius MUR 32.66 2.81  
  Morocco MASI 12849.51 3.64%     Nigeria NGN 360.35 -0.10  
  Nigeria NSI 45092.83 17.84%     Rwanda RWF 855.00 -0.12  
  Tanzania TSI 3935.80 0.42%     Tunisia TND 2.43 1.28  
  Rwanda RSI 134.97 -0.30%     Tanzania TZS 2 236.38 -0.12  
  Uganda USE ALSI 2018.06 2.04%     Uganda UGX 3 629.22 0.39  
  Zambia LUSE All Share 5309.35 -0.34%     BRVM XOF 559.91 0.77  
  Zimbabwe Industrial Index 305.70 -6.24%     South Africa ZAR 12.23 1.23  
    Mining Index 134.52 -5.55%     Zimbabwe *OMIR 1.52 3.42  
              *Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate    

 

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