Movers & Shakers: March 05, 2018


Botswana: DCI -0.05, USD 81.6k

Letshego (unch, 189t) traded only 8.5k shares after reporting net interest income up +11% YoY for 2017 full year results. The rest of the market also traded very thin volumes.

Kenya: NSE 20 -0.78%, USD 9.41m

The market closed down on the day, as foreign participation declined from 45% to 22%. A block trade in KNOC dominated the action on the day, accounting for 55% of total market turnover.

Mauritius: Semdex -0.05%, USD 700k

Another below par day in Port Louis with Alteo MCBG and NMH driving the market altogether accounting for 25% of total market turnover. Alteo unmoved trading at Rs29.00 while MCBG followed suit trading flat at Rs276.50. The only other tickers to note were NMH (unch, Rs25.00), Grit (unch, Rs1.45) and CIM (-1.4%, Rs10.45).

Nigeria: ASI +1.49%, USD 15.9m

It was a positive start to the week, as all indices closed higher on the day, the Oil & Gas index led the gains, closing 4.81% higher. Guaranty dominated the action on the day, accounting for approximately 40% of turnover.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials -0.63%, USD 2.49m

Not a bad day to start off the off the week in Harare as the industrial index dipped to 1.84 points and the mining index closed flat with no activity in the sector. Amalgamated Regional Trading 4.50c, $1.1m) was the major contributor accounting for 45% of turnover, while the likes of Barclays (5.05c, $606k) took up 24% of volume. The only other names worth mentioning were Delta (156.00c, $198k), Old Mutual (540.00c, $172k) and Hippo Valley (170.00c, $170k) with the rest of the market extremely quiet.

African Currencies

AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE

CURRENCIES

Country

Index

5-Mar-18

YTD %

Country

Notation

5-Mar-18

YTD %

Botswana

DCI

8 684.80

-1.98%

Botswana

BWP

9.59

2.56

Egypt

CASE 30

15 709.01

4.56%

Egypt

EGP

17.61

1.13

Kenya

NSE 20

3 726.74

0.60%

Ghana

GHS

4.45

1.18

Malawi

MASI

23 402.46

8.35%

Kenya

KES

101.35

1.81

Mauritius

SEMDEX

2 279.86

3.53%

Morocco

MAD

9.21

1.29

SEM 10

434.35

2.97%

Mauritius

MUR

33.22

1.07

Morocco

MASI

13 167.08

6.20%

Nigeria

NGN

360.02

-0.01

Nigeria

NSI

43 513.93

13.72%

Rwanda

RWF

856.00

-0.23

Tanzania

TSI

3 893.73

-0.65%

Tunisia

TND

2.40

2.55

Rwanda

RSI

131.71

-2.71%

Tanzania

TZS

2 248.95

-0.64

Uganda

USE ALSI

2 085.81

5.47%

Uganda

UGX

3 645.29

-0.06

Zambia

LUSE All Share

5 586.64

4.86%

BRVM

XOF

544.50

3.62

Zimbabwe

Industrial Index

290.11

-11.02%

South Africa

ZAR

11.92

3.90

Mining Index

124.91

-12.29%

Zimbabwe

*OMIR

1.57

0.07

*Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate

 

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