Movers & Shakers: March 21, 2018


Botswana: DCI -0.01%, USD 50k

Another slow day in Gaborone with some small activity across the board.

Kenya: NSE 20 +0.30%, USD 18.70m

The positive run in Kenya continued today with significantly higher turnover. Blocks in Equity Bank, Safcom and EABL dominated the action, accounting for 86% of turnover. Safcom traded at an all time high of 31.75.

Mauritius: Semdex -0.16%, USD 1.46m

Both the Semdex (-16bps) and the Sem-10 (-14bps) closed in the red today. Turnover was decent and lead by the banking duo SBMH (-0.5%, Rs7.60) and MCBG (-0.1%, Rs275.00) together accounted for 59%.

Nigeria: ASI -0.46%, USD 15.68m

The negative streak in Nigeria has refused to come to a halt for 6 straight trading sessions, with only the Banks closing higher on the day. Dangcem, Guaranty, NB and Zenith dominated the turnover on the day, accounting for 65% of total market turnover.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials -0.07%, USD 832k

The industrial index was down in Harare today thanks to Econet (-1.4%, $0.6704). Turnover also depreciated and was led by OML ($212k), Innscor ($164k) and Delta ($127k).

African Currencies

AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE

CURRENCIES

Country

Index

21-Mar-18

YTD %

Country

Notation

21-Mar-18

YTD %

Botswana

DCI

8 645.36

-2.42%

Botswana

BWP

9.61

2.36

Egypt

CASE 30

17 147.12

14.13%

Egypt

EGP

17.63

1.00

Kenya

NSE 20

3 862.27

4.26%

Ghana

GHS

4.42

1.92

Malawi

MASI

24 696.61

14.35%

Kenya

KES

101.25

1.91

Mauritius

SEMDEX

2 295.84

4.25%

Morocco

MAD

9.20

1.44

SEM 10

436.11

3.39%

Mauritius

MUR

33.05

1.59

Morocco

MASI

13 142.36

6.00%

Nigeria

NGN

360.00

0.00

Nigeria

NSI

41 496.25

8.44%

Rwanda

RWF

851.92

0.24

Tanzania

TSI

3 923.33

0.10%

Tunisia

TND

2.42

1.34

Rwanda

RSI

133.93

-1.07%

Tanzania

TZS

2 258.50

-1.06

Uganda

USE ALSI

2 163.29

9.39%

Uganda

UGX

3 662.58

-0.53

Zambia

LUSE All Share

5 590.11

4.93%

BRVM

XOF

544.97

3.53

Zimbabwe

Industrial Index

289.30

-11.27%

South Africa

ZAR

11.93

3.82

Mining Index

124.94

-12.27%

Zimbabwe

*OMIR

1.59

0.08

*Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate

 

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