Movers & Shakers: March 22, 2018


Botswana: DCI -0.09, USD 242k

The volume the stock exchange experienced was divided mostly across a handful of names with Letshego ($197k) accounting for 82% of the market, FNBB ($27k) and BTCL ($12k) making up the numbers.

Kenya: NSE 20 -0.3%, USD 17.0m

The positive streak came to a halt in Kenya as foreign participation declined to 59% from 67%, while turnover remained decent at USD 17m. Equity Bank, Safaricom, KNCB and Carbacid dominated the turnover, accounting for 81% of turnover.

Mauritius: Semdex -0.08%, USD 560k

Both the Semdex (-0.08%) and the Sem-10 (-0.18%) closed in the negative territory again today. MCBG (unch, Rs275.00) traded very thin volume, while SBMH (+0.3%, Rs7.62) was among the most actively traded stocks dominated by locals.

Nigeria: ASI +0.33%, USD 20.41m

Finally a positive close in Nigeria after a negative streak for over a week, as all indices closed higher, with the financials leading the gains. Guaranty, Zenith and Access were the most active names, accounting for 76% of turnover.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials +0.16%, USD 269k

Another uneventful day in Harare today, turnover was led by Innscor ($118k). There was also some small activity in Econet which closed lower again today down -0.06% at $0.67. The industrial index closed marginally higher up 0.16% to 289.75 points.

African Currencies

                       
  AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE     CURRENCIES  
                       
  Country Index 22-Mar-18 YTD %     Country Notation 22-Mar-18 YTD %  
  Botswana DCI 8,637.83 -2.51%     Botswana BWP 9.57 2.95  
  Egypt CASE 30 17,064.58 13.58%     Egypt EGP 17.63 1.00  
  Kenya NSE 20 3,851.37 3.96%     Ghana GHS 4.42 2.04  
  Malawi MASI 24,995.55 15.73%     Kenya KES 101.15 2.01  
  Mauritius SEMDEX 2,194.07 -0.37%     Morocco MAD 9.19 1.58  
    SEM 10 435.32 3.20%     Mauritius MUR 33.21 1.11  
  Morocco MASI 12,960.20 4.53%     Nigeria NGN 360.00 0.00  
  Nigeria NSI 41,633.79 8.80%     Rwanda RWF 852.07 0.23  
  Tanzania TSI 3,923.33 0.10%     Tunisia TND 2.43 2.15  
  Rwanda RSI 133.93 -1.07%     Tanzania TZS 2,254.12 -0.86  
  Uganda USE ALSI 2,179.67 10.21%     Uganda UGX 3,662.20 -0.52  
  Zambia LUSE All Share 5,607.74 5.26%     BRVM XOF 543.81 3.75  
  Zimbabwe Industrial Index 289.75 -11.13%     South Africa ZAR 11.86 4.50  
    Mining Index 124.90 -12.30%     Zimbabwe *OMIR 1.58 0.08  
              *Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate    

 

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