Movers & Shakers: January 25, 2018


Botswana: Data not available at the time of writing

Kenya: NSE 20 -0.08%, USD 8.58m

It was another negative day in Kenya, as turnover increased to USD 8.58m and foreign participation was at 52%. Safcom and Equity Bank once again dominated the turnover, accounting for a total of almost 40% of turnover.

Mauritius: Semdex -0.20%, USD 99k

A massive decline from yesterday’s booming activity with MCBG and MOROIL accounting for 64% of the market. MCBG trading at Rs276.00 continued its downward drift declining by 0.9% while MOROIL was unchanged trading at Rs30.00, ENL Land and IBL both followed suit trading at Rs43.50 and Rs47.50 respectively as the rest of the market was extremely quiet.

Nigeria: ASI -0.99%, USD 18.4m

The Industrials and Financials dragged the index lower as profit taking still dominates Nigeria. Zenith and Guaranty were the most active names, accounting for almost half of the turnover on the day.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials +0.32%, USD 1.67m

Another decent day in Harare as market movement was spread across the board with the usual suspects coming out to play. PPC (80.14c, $463k) accounted for 28% of total market turnover while the likes of Seed Co ($319k), Old Mutual (500.00c, $289k), Delta (165.11c, $238k) and Econet (70.00c, $217k) contributed to the activity on the bourse.

African Currencies

                       
  AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE     CURRENCIES  
                       
  Country Index 25-Jan-18 YTD %     Country Notation 25-Jan-18 YTD %  
  Botswana DCI 8755.45 -1.18%     Botswana BWP 9.57 2.85  
  Egypt CASE 30 15170.73 0.98%     Egypt EGP 17.69 0.69  
  Kenya NSE 20 3710.16 0.15%     Ghana GHS 4.54 -0.83  
  Malawi MASI 22211.58 2.84%     Kenya KES 102.45 0.71  
  Mauritius SEMDEX 2263.91 2.80%     Morocco MAD 9.13 2.16  
    SEM 10 432.37 2.50%     Mauritius MUR 32.42 3.57  
  Morocco MASI 12999.99 4.85%     Nigeria NGN 360.26 -0.07  
  Nigeria NSI 43529.06 13.76%     Rwanda RWF 845.00 1.07  
  Tanzania TSI 3853.04 -1.69%     Tunisia TND 2.40 2.43  
  Rwanda RSI 133.89 -1.10%     Tanzania TZS 2 237.91 -0.19  
  Uganda USE ALSI 2027.75 2.53%     Uganda UGX 3 631.97 0.31  
  Zambia LUSE All Share 5329.99 0.04%     BRVM XOF 535.50 5.36  
  Zimbabwe Industrial Index 305.64 -6.26%     South Africa ZAR 11.87 4.36  
    Mining Index 134.52 -5.55%     Zimbabwe *OMIR 1.45 1.14  
              *Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate    

 

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