Movers & Shakers: March 28, 2018


Botswana: DCI +0.15%, USD 54k

The little volume the stock exchange experienced was divided mostly across a handful of names with Letshego ($29k) accounting for 72% of the market, barclays($9k) and BTCL ($3k) making up the numbers.

Kenya: NSE 20 -0.15%, USD 6.74m

The negative streak in Kenya continued as turnover declined slightly. Equity Bank and Safcom dominated the action, accounting for 65% of turnover. Foreign participation on the day was 50%.

Mauritius: Semdex -0.13%, USD 890k

Both the Semdex (-13bps) and the Sem-10 (-17bps) closed the day in the negative territory. MCBG (+0.1%, Rs277.00) and SBMH (unch, Rs7.68) dominated activity accounting for 58% of turnover.

Nigeria: ASI -1.07%, USD 10.16m

It was another negative day in Nigeria on relatively thin volumes while only the Consumers closed in positive territory. Guaranty, Zenith and FBNH were the major names with the highest turnover. 120m shares of Champion Breweries went through at 2.58 in the closing minutes of the market.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials +0.01%, USD 254k

A very slow day in Harare today with some small activity in Delta ($99k), Innscor ($49k) and Seedco ($38k).

African Currencies

                       
  AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE     CURRENCIES  
                       
  Country Index 28-Mar-18 YTD %     Country Notation 28-Mar-18 YTD %  
  Botswana DCI 8,630.14 -2.60%     Botswana BWP 9.49 3.64  
  Egypt CASE 30 17,305.51 15.19%     Egypt EGP 17.65 0.90  
  Kenya NSE 20 3,816.56 3.02%     Ghana GHS 4.42 2.04  
  Malawi MASI 25,016.83 15.83%     Kenya KES 101.25 1.91  
  Mauritius SEMDEX 2,283.38 3.69%     Morocco MAD 9.18 1.61  
    SEM 10 434.77 3.07%     Mauritius MUR 32.88 2.13  
  Morocco MASI 13,001.57 4.86%     Nigeria NGN 360.00 0.00  
  Nigeria NSI 40,802.08 6.63%     Rwanda RWF 852.54 0.17  
  Tanzania TSI 3,923.33 0.10%     Tunisia TND 2.42 2.45  
  Rwanda RSI 132.85 -1.87%     Tanzania TZS 2,253.30 -0.83  
  Uganda USE ALSI 2,194.32 10.95%     Uganda UGX 3,682.75 -1.07  
  Zambia LUSE All Share 5,594.50 5.01%     BRVM XOF 541.16 4.26  
  Zimbabwe Industrial Index 290.91 -10.77%     South Africa ZAR 11.77 5.23  
    Mining Index 124.90 -12.30%     Zimbabwe *OMIR 1.68 0.14  
              *Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate    

 

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