Movers & Shakers: March 07, 2018


Botswana: DCI +0.10, USD 4.7m

Another massive day in Gaborone today, with Letshego (unch, 189t) accounting for 95% of turnover. There were also decent trades in Choppies ($223k), while the rest of the market was quiet.

Kenya: NSE 20 +0.13%, USD 9.05m

The market closed positive for the second straight day, as foreign participation remained at 52%. KNCB (+1.03%) was the most active name, accounting for a third of the market turnover as its numbers are expected to come before the end of the week.

Mauritius: Semdex +0.11%, USD 1.09m

A not so bad day in Port Loius as Rs36m exchanged hands while MCBG (+0.5%, Rs275.50), Excelsior (-4.5%, Rs21.00) and IBL (unch, Rs50.00) making the numbers accounting for a combined 77% of the turnover. The rest of the market was softer with the likes of SBM declining 0.3% trading at Rs7.58.

Nigeria: ASI -1.51%, USD 14.3m

It was a negative close in Nigeria, with only the Insurance sector gaining on the day. Zenith bank dominated the action, accounting for approximately 40% of total market turnover.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials -0.06%, USD 823k

A massive decline from yesterday’s booming activity even though it wasn’t a really horrible day, relatively speaking, with Seedco ($227k) accounting for 28% of the market turnover at 195.00c continuing its topsy-turvy movement. BATZ ($174k) unmoved trading at 200.00c and the only other name worth a mention was Hippo Valley ($170k) sitting flat at 170.00c.

African Currencies

                       
 

AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE

   

CURRENCIES

 
                       
 

Country

Index

7-Mar-18

YTD %

   

Country

Notation

7-Mar-18

YTD %

 
 

Botswana

DCI

8 692.93

-1.89%

   

Botswana

BWP

9.57

2.85

 
 

Egypt

CASE 30

16 384.07

9.05%

   

Egypt

EGP

17.62

1.09

 
 

Kenya

NSE 20

3 740.97

0.98%

   

Ghana

GHS

4.45

1.27

 
 

Malawi

MASI

24 407.64

13.01%

   

Kenya

KES

101.35

1.81

 
 

Mauritius

SEMDEX

2 283.56

3.70%

   

Morocco

MAD

9.16

1.88

 
   

SEM 10

435.67

3.28%

   

Mauritius

MUR

33.11

1.42

 
 

Morocco

MASI

13 179.19

6.30%

   

Nigeria

NGN

360.10

-0.03

 
 

Nigeria

NSI

42 952.70

12.25%

   

Rwanda

RWF

850.69

0.39

 
 

Tanzania

TSI

3 893.73

-0.65%

   

Tunisia

TND

2.40

2.49

 
 

Rwanda

RSI

134.18

-0.89%

   

Tanzania

TZS

2 254.00

-0.86

 
 

Uganda

USE ALSI

2 096.32

6.00%

   

Uganda

UGX

3 651.83

-0.24

 
 

Zambia

LUSE All Share

5 586.64

4.86%

   

BRVM

XOF

544.38

3.64

 
 

Zimbabwe

Industrial Index

290.11

-11.02%

   

South Africa

ZAR

11.86

4.40

 
   

Mining Index

120.56

-15.35%

   

Zimbabwe

*OMIR

1.54

0.05

 
             

*Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate

   

 

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