Movers & Shakers: January 24, 2018


Botswana: DCI -0.01%, USD 146k

A some what decent day in Gaborone all thanks to the likes of FNBB ($128k) which accounted for 88% of the turnover while the rest of the market was extremely qiuet.

Kenya: NSE 20 -0.08%, USD 6.5m

The positive streak in Kenya came to a halt as market turnover and foreign participation declined to 6.5m and 39% respectively. Safcom and Equity Bank were the 2 most active names on the day, accounting for almost half of the turnover on the day.

Mauritius: Semdex +0.12%, USD 4.29m

An impressive day in Port Louis as the indices were up for the 3rd consecutive session. The action was mostly thanks to the newly listed MCBG Unsecured notes that made up 64% of turnover. MCBG (-0.5%, Rs278.50) was dominated by foreign sales. While banking peer SBMH was unchanged at Rs7.80.

Nigeria: ASI -0.96%, USD 14.4m

It was another negative day in Nigeria, with the Financials closing in the red to bring the index 96bps lower. Guaranty, Fbnh and Zenith dominated the action on the day accounting for 55% of turnover.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials -0.45%, USD 2.1m

The industrial index retreated again today to close the day 1.39 points weaker. Activity was dominated by Econet ($919k), PPC ($387k), OML ($253k), Delta ($233k).

African Currencies

                       
  AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE     CURRENCIES  
                       
  Country Index 24-Jan-18 YTD %     Country Notation 24-Jan-18 YTD %  
  Botswana DCI 8754.75 -1.19%     Botswana BWP 9.61 2.46  
  Egypt CASE 30 15170.73 0.98%     Egypt EGP 17.68 0.70  
  Kenya NSE 20 3713.19 0.23%     Ghana GHS 4.55 -0.96  
  Malawi MASI 22211.58 2.84%     Kenya KES 102.40 0.76  
  Mauritius SEMDEX 2268.53 3.01%     Morocco MAD 9.18 1.65  
    SEM 10 433.73 2.82%     Mauritius MUR 32.65 2.83  
  Morocco MASI 13034.05 5.13%     Nigeria NGN 360.31 -0.09  
  Nigeria NSI 43963.40 14.89%     Rwanda RWF 847.05 0.82  
  Tanzania TSI 3947.21 0.71%     Tunisia TND 2.42 1.64  
  Rwanda RSI 133.89 -1.10%     Tanzania TZS 2,240.95 -0.33  
  Uganda USE ALSI 2050.13 3.66%     Uganda UGX 3,634.53 0.24  
  Zambia LUSE All Share 5313.86 -0.26%     BRVM XOF 540.30 4.42  
  Zimbabwe Industrial Index 308.43 -5.40%     South Africa ZAR 11.98 3.42  
    Mining Index 134.52 -5.55%     Zimbabwe *OMIR 1.46 -0.39  
              *Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate    

 

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