Movers & Shakers: March 14, 2018


Botswana: DCI -0.06%, USD 100k

A slight improvement in Gaborone as turnover doubled thanks to BTCL and WILL which were 62% and 31% respectively.

Kenya: NSE 20 +0.42%, USD 9.68m

The positive run in Kenya continued with increased local participation, which was at 71.2% on the day. Equity Bank, Safcom and KNCB dominated the action, accounting for a total of 69% of turnover.

Mauritius: Semdex -0.14%, USD 1.14m

A not so bad day in Port Loius as Rs38m exchanged hands while MCBG (unch%, Rs277.50), CIM (unch, Rs10.50) and SBM (-0.3%, Rs7.60) making the numbers accounting for a combined 48% of the turnover. The rest of the market was softer with the likes of PBL unmoved trading at Rs650.00.

Nigeria: ASI -0.54%, USD 19.02m

It was a negative close for the Nigerian stock market as the Banks (-1.45%) had the biggest decline on the day. NB topped the turnover, accounting for 35% of total market turnover, while Guaranty and Zenith accounted of a total of 32%.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials +0.06%, USD 1.19m

The Harare bourse traded slightly lower today as the main movers on the day being Seedco accounting for 33% of total market turnover sitting at $359k, Simbisa trading $229k a modest 20% of total volume and BATZ with $143k while the rest of the market wasn’t quite active.

African Currencies

AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE

CURRENCIES

Country

Index

14-Mar-18

YTD %

Country

Notation

14-Mar-18

YTD %

Botswana

DCI

8 687.73

-1.95%

Botswana

BWP

9.54

3.35

Egypt

CASE 30

16 881.72

12.37%

Egypt

EGP

17.61

1.16

Kenya

NSE 20

3 760.87

1.52%

Ghana

GHS

4.42

1.92

Malawi

MASI

24 825.04

14.94%

Kenya

KES

101.30

1.86

Mauritius

SEMDEX

2 304.43

4.65%

Morocco

MAD

9.17

1.76

SEM 10

437.95

3.82%

Mauritius

MUR

32.99

1.77

Morocco

MASI

13 217.60

6.61%

Nigeria

NGN

360.08

-0.03

Nigeria

NSI

42 839.49

11.96%

Rwanda

RWF

851.27

0.32

Tanzania

TSI

3 892.09

-0.69%

Tunisia

TND

2.41

1.52

Rwanda

RSI

134.02

-1.00%

Tanzania

TZS

2 252.19

-0.78

Uganda

USE ALSI

2 094.96

5.93%

Uganda

UGX

3 658.25

-0.41

Zambia

LUSE All Share

5 599.41

5.10%

BRVM

XOF

540.42

4.40

Zimbabwe

Industrial Index

288.55

-11.50%

South Africa

ZAR

11.80

4.95

Mining Index

122.73

-13.83%

Zimbabwe

*OMIR

1.55

0.06

*Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate

 

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