Movers & Shakers: March 26, 2018


Botswana: DCI -0.02%, USD 187k

A slight improvement in Gaborone today thanks to Letshego which accounted for 71% of turnover. There was also some small activity in FNBB.

Kenya: NSE 20 -0.42%, USD 7.62m

it was a negative start to the week in Kenya as foreign participation declined to 48% from 61%. EABL, Equity Bank and Safcom dominated the action, accounting for 69% of turnover on the day.

Mauritius: Semdex +0.02%, USD 500k

Both the Semdex (+0.02%) and the Sem-10 (+0.03%) began the week in the positive today. PBL dominated activity accounting for 78% of turnover. MCBG was unchanged at Rs276.00 while trading very thin volume, and SBMH gained +0.3% to close at Rs7.66.

Nigeria: ASI -0.04%, USD 14.26m

A negative start to the week in Nigeria, as the Industrials and Banks dragged the index marginally lower. Crosses in Zenith and Access dominated the turnover on the day, accounting for 51% of total market turnover.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials +0.06%, USD 5.1m

A very solid start to the week in Harare thanks to a large cross in OML ($3.54m), while there was also some decent activity in Econet ($563k) and Delta ($525k). The industrial index was marginally higher gaining 0.18 points.

African Currencies

                       
  AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE     CURRENCIES  
                       
  Country Index 26-Mar-18 YTD %     Country Notation 26-Mar-18 YTD %  
  Botswana DCI 8,623.00 -2.68%     Botswana BWP 9.46 3.94  
  Egypt CASE 30 17,104.34 13.85%     Egypt EGP 17.64 0.99  
  Kenya NSE 20 3,831.16 3.42%     Ghana GHS 4.41 2.15  
  Malawi MASI 25,016.30 15.83%     Kenya KES 101.25 1.91  
  Mauritius SEMDEX 287.14 -86.96%     Morocco MAD 9.13 2.15  
    SEM 10 435.67 3.28%     Mauritius MUR 32.80 2.36  
  Morocco MASI 13,066.05 5.38%     Nigeria NGN 360.00 0.00  
  Nigeria NSI 41,454.30 8.34%     Rwanda RWF 852.26 0.20  
  Tanzania TSI 3,923.33 0.10%     Tunisia TND 2.42 1.86  
  Rwanda RSI 133.93 -1.07%     Tanzania TZS 2,251.40 -0.74  
  Uganda USE ALSI 2,182.31 10.35%     Uganda UGX 3,677.60 -0.93  
  Zambia LUSE All Share 5,607.74 5.26%     BRVM XOF 539.28 4.61  
  Zimbabwe Industrial Index 290.79 -10.81%     South Africa ZAR 11.65 6.24  
    Mining Index 124.90 -12.30%     Zimbabwe *OMIR 1.62 0.10  
              *Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate    

 

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