Movers & Shakers: January 31, 2018


Botswana: DCI Unch, USD 126k

FNBB was the only real active name on the day as it accounted for 85% of turnover.

Kenya: NSE 20 +0.3%, USD 6.2m

The index closed the day positive while telecom giant, Safcom, was down 0.8% as it had the highest turnover of USD 2.6m. Equity Bank was the second most active name on the day with turnover of USD 2m. Foreign participation was 51% on the day.

Mauritius: Closed for the day.

Nigeria: ASI -0.34%, USD 21.5m

The market closed lower on the day, with only the Industrials and Oil & Gas sectors closing higher. Block trades in NB, Zentih and Guaranty dominated the action on the day, with all three names accounting for approximately 60% of turnover.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials -0.06%, USD 2.79m

Not a bad day to close off the last day of the month in Harare as the industrial index dipped to 0.17 points as the mining index closed flat. Old Mutual (520.17c, $1.3m) was the major mover accounting for 45% of turnover on the day, while the likes of Econet (70.00c, $787k) taking up 28% of volume. The only other names worth mentioning were Seed Co (200.00c, $375k) and Innscor (80.25c, $177k) with the rest of the market extremely quiet.

African Currencies

                       
  AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE     CURRENCIES  
                       
  Country Index 30-Jan-18 YTD %     Country Notation 30-Jan-18 YTD %  
  Botswana DCI 8750.03 -1.24%     Botswana BWP 9.55 3.05  
  Egypt CASE 30 15042.37 0.12%     Egypt EGP 17.64 0.94  
  Kenya NSE 20 3737.27 0.88%     Ghana GHS 4.51 0.00  
  Malawi MASI 22223.44 2.90%     Kenya KES 102.35 0.81  
  Mauritius SEMDEX 2255.66 2.43%     Morocco MAD 9.14 2.05  
    SEM 10 431.23 2.23%     Mauritius MUR 32.33 3.85  
  Morocco MASI 13060.41 5.34%     Nigeria NGN 360.25 -0.07  
  Nigeria NSI 44343.65 15.89%     Rwanda RWF 847.58 0.76  
  Tanzania TSI 3951.87 0.83%     Tunisia TND 2.39 2.77  
  Rwanda RSI 133.80 -1.17%     Tanzania TZS 2,244.38 -0.43  
  Uganda USE ALSI 2056.63 3.99%     Uganda UGX 3,629.56 0.38  
  Zambia LUSE All Share 5326.76 -0.02%     BRVM XOF 543.12 3.88  
  Zimbabwe Industrial Index 305.35 -6.35%     South Africa ZAR 11.88 4.26  
    Mining Index 130.42 -8.43%     Zimbabwe *OMIR 1.57 6.82  
              *Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate    

 

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