Movers & Shakers: January 22, 2018


Botswana: DCI -0.02%, USD 22.66k

A quiet start to the week in Gaborone, with nothing significant to report as Primetime account for the majority of market activity.

Kenya: NSE 20 +0.12%, USD 5.37m

The market opened the week in positive territory as foreign participation was at 59%. Safaricom had the highest turnover on the day, accounting for 48% of value traded on the day.

Mauritius: Semdex +0.16%, USD 630k

A rather dull and uneventful day in Port Louis. The major action went through in MCBG, closing flat at Rs280.00 and NMH with the hotel chain gaining 8bps to Rs26.40. There was small activity in SBMH (-3bps, Rs7.82).

Nigeria: ASI -0.4%, USD 44.2m

The market started the week negative as profit taking still lingers, with only the Industrials and Insurance sectors closing higher on the day. Block trades in Transcorp dominated the action on the day, as the name accounted for almost 60% of turnover.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials -0.01%, USD 1.2m

The downward momentum continued in Harare with activity dominated by OML ($705k) and PPC ($270k) the only names worth mentioning.

African Currencies

                       
  AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE     CURRENCIES  
                       
  Country Index 22-Jan-18 YTD %     Country Notation 22-Jan-18 YTD %  
  Botswana DCI 8757.54 -1.16%     Botswana BWP 9.69 1.57  
  Egypt CASE 30 15243.23 1.46%     Egypt EGP 17.71 0.56  
  Kenya NSE 20 3741.80 1.01%     Ghana GHS 4.55 -0.88  
  Malawi MASI 22015.57 1.93%     Kenya KES 102.90 0.27  
  Mauritius SEMDEX 2261.43 2.69%     Morocco MAD 9.23 1.09  
    SEM 10 432.82 2.61%     Mauritius MUR 32.80 2.36  
  Morocco MASI 12930.79 4.29%     Nigeria NGN 360.50 -0.14  
  Nigeria NSI 44912.53 17.37%     Rwanda RWF 846.79 0.85  
  Tanzania TSI 3890.78 -0.73%     Tunisia TND 2.44 0.86  
  Rwanda RSI 134.97 -0.30%     Tanzania TZS 2,237.16 -0.16  
  Uganda USE ALSI 2033.45 2.82%     Uganda UGX 3,630.90 0.34  
  Zambia LUSE All Share 5313.42 -0.27%     BRVM XOF 550.13 0.90  
  Zimbabwe Industrial Index 305.73 -6.23%     South Africa ZAR 12.11 2.23  
    Mining Index 134.52 -5.55%     Zimbabwe *OMIR 1.67 13.60  
              *Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate    

 

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