Movers & Shakers: March 23, 2018


Botswana: DCI -0.15%, USD 13.6k

Another quiet day in Gaborone.

Kenya: NSE 20 -0.11%, USD 8.35m

The market closed the week on a negative note, with foreign participation closing at 61%. The big 4 dominated the action on the day, accounting for 83% of turnover.

Mauritius: Semdex -0.32%, USD 1.36m

A not so bad day in Port Loius as Rs45m exchanged hands while GRIT (unch, Rs1.45), MCBG (+0.4%, Rs276.00) and NMH (-1.0%, Rs23.75) making the numbers contributing to a combined 76% of the market. The rest of the market closed softer with the likes of CIEL retreating 0.5% trading at Rs7.46.

Nigeria: ASI -0.39%, USD 18.78m

A negative close to the week in Nigeria while all indices except the consumers closed positive. Heavyweights Dangcem, Nestle and NB all closed negative, dragging the index into the negative territory. The Banks (+3.15%) gained the most on the day, spurred by names like Zenith which closed limit up and Guaranty. The Banks also dominated the turnover with Guaranty, Access and Zenith closing with decent volumes traded on the day. There was a cross in Unilever, as the name recorded a turnover of USD 3.7m.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials +0.30%, USD 4.38m

A chunky and bullish trade in Old Mutual ($3.6m) drove the market today on the Harare bourse. The counter advanced 0.92% trading at 556.05c and accounted for 84% of today’s turnover while the only name with decent volume was Econet ($554k) unmoved at 67.00c.

African Currencies

                       
 

AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE

   

CURRENCIES

 
                       
 

Country

Index

23-Mar-18

YTD %

   

Country

Notation

23-Mar-18

YTD %

 
 

Botswana

DCI

8 625.09

-2.65%

   

Botswana

BWP

9.52

3.35

 
 

Egypt

CASE 30

17 064.58

13.58%

   

Egypt

EGP

17.63

1.00

 
 

Kenya

NSE 20

3 847.18

3.85%

   

Ghana

GHS

4.41

2.19

 
 

Malawi

MASI

24 997.62

15.74%

   

Kenya

KES

101.10

2.06

 
 

Mauritius

SEMDEX

2 286.72

3.84%

   

Morocco

MAD

9.17

1.66

 
   

SEM 10

435.55

3.25%

   

Mauritius

MUR

33.00

1.74

 
 

Morocco

MASI

13 008.17

4.92%

   

Nigeria

NGN

360.04

-0.01

 
 

Nigeria

NSI

41 472.10

8.38%

   

Rwanda

RWF

855.50

-0.17

 
 

Tanzania

TSI

3 923.33

0.10%

   

Tunisia

TND

2.44

2.08

 
 

Rwanda

RSI

133.93

-1.07%

   

Tanzania

TZS

2 253.66

-0.84

 
 

Uganda

USE ALSI

2 179.34

10.20%

   

Uganda

UGX

3 668.50

-0.69

 
 

Zambia

LUSE All Share

5 607.74

5.26%

   

BRVM

XOF

540.08

4.47

 
 

Zimbabwe

Industrial Index

290.62

-10.86%

   

South Africa

ZAR

11.76

5.30

 
   

Mining Index

124.90

-12.30%

   

Zimbabwe

*OMIR

1.65

0.12

 
             

*Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate

   

 

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