Movers & Shakers: March 09, 2018


Botswana: DCI -0.08%, USD 95.8k

Letshego once again dominated the day accounting for 69% of turnover albeit thin volumes across the board.

Kenya: NSE 20 +0.01%, USD 9.68m

The market closed the week marginally higher, while foreign participation declined to 38%. Safcom was the most active name on the day, accounting for 56% of turnover as its price declined 0.85% to close at 29.25.

Mauritius: Semdex +0.60%, USD 1.30m

The Mauritius bourse saw almost all indices close the session in positive territory with the Semdex appreciating to 2,297.83 points as total turnover was Rs43.1m for the day. CIM advanced 1.9% closing at Rs10.50 and GRIT was unmoved at Rs1.44 accounting for a total 52.3% of the market, SBM also unchanged trading at Rs7.60 and Phoenix Beverages up a massive 14.6% at Rs650.00 were the only names with some decent activity.

Nigeria: ASI +0.18%, USD 54.4m

It was a positive close to the week in Nigeria, with the major talk on the day being the cross of 1.16b shares of access crossed at 13.00, accounting for almost 80% of turnover. The Industrials and Consumers helped tilt the index into the positive region with all other indices closing lower on the day.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials -0.18%, USD 2.24m

A decent day to close off the week in Harare as market action was spread across the board. Delta ($366k) lead the way trading at 156.00c which was about 17% of turnover while Hippo Valley (167.93c, $236k), Seedco (195.00c, $222k), BATZ (1975.00c, $203k), Innscor (93.50c, $193k), Padenga (41.50c, $182k) and FBC (20.00c, $143k) all had a semi decent day.

African Currencies

AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE

CURRENCIES

Country

Index

9-Mar-18

YTD %

Country

Notation

9-Mar-18

YTD %

Botswana

DCI

8 687.50

-1.95%

Botswana

BWP

9.59

2.56

Egypt

CASE 30

16 472.28

9.64%

Egypt

EGP

17.62

1.06

Kenya

NSE 20

3 720.21

0.42%

Ghana

GHS

4.40

2.39

Malawi

MASI

24 480.64

13.35%

Kenya

KES

101.23

1.86

Mauritius

SEMDEX

2 297.83

4.35%

Morocco

MAD

9.21

1.24

SEM 10

436.17

3.40%

Mauritius

MUR

33.48

0.28

Morocco

MASI

13 239.85

6.79%

Nigeria

NGN

360.08

-0.03

Nigeria

NSI

43 167.87

12.81%

Rwanda

RWF

861.00

-0.81

Tanzania

TSI

3 893.73

-0.65%

Tunisia

TND

2.42

1.45

Rwanda

RSI

134.18

-0.89%

Tanzania

TZS

2 250.83

-0.72

Uganda

USE ALSI

2 094.76

5.92%

Uganda

UGX

3 655.18

-0.33

Zambia

LUSE All Share

5 586.64

4.86%

BRVM

XOF

544.59

3.60

Zimbabwe

Industrial Index

288.77

-11.43%

South Africa

ZAR

11.86

4.25

Mining Index

120.76

-15.21%

Zimbabwe

*OMIR

1.53

0.04

*Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate

 

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