Movers & Shakers: March 27, 2018


Botswana: DCI -0.07%, USD 4k

Another very dull day in Gaborone today.

Kenya: NSE 20 -0.24%, USD 6.81m

It was another negative close in Kenya as turnover declined, while foreign participation barely changed. Equity Bank and Safcom were the most active names, accounting for 45% of turnover.

Mauritius: Semdex -0.04%, USD 770k

The Mauritius bourse saw most major indices close the session in negative territory with the Semdex retreating to 2,286.26 points as total turnover was a poultry Rs25.3m for the day. MCBG advanced 0.3% closing at Rs276.75, Innodis up 0.3% trading at 43.70 and SBMH following suit gaining 0.3% as well at Rs7.68 accounting for a united 60% of the market, Lux Island Resorts unchanged trading at Rs70.00 and Gamma Civic also unmoved at Rs38.00 were the only names with some sort of notable activity.

Nigeria: ASI -0.51%, USD 11.5m

The market closed lower as turnover also declined. The only sector that closed higher was the Industrials, while the Oil & Gas (2.68%) sector declined the most on the day. Zenithbank dominated the action, accounting for 43% of turnover.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials +0.05%, USD 4.26m

A chunky and bullish trade in Old Mutual ($3.2m) drove the market today on the Harare bourse. The counter advanced slightly trading at 560.00c and accounted for 76% of today’s turnover while the only names with decent volume were TSL($195k) at 40.00c and Econet ($235k) sitting at 67.00c.

African Currencies

AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE

CURRENCIES

Country

Index

27-Mar-18

YTD %

Country

Notation

27-Mar-18

YTD %

Botswana

DCI

8 617.32

-2.74%

Botswana

BWP

9.47

3.84

Egypt

CASE 30

17 270.43

14.95%

Egypt

EGP

17.60

1.19

Kenya

NSE 20

3 822.12

3.17%

Ghana

GHS

4.41

2.15

Malawi

MASI

25 016.30

15.83%

Kenya

KES

101.25

1.91

Mauritius

SEMDEX

2 286.26

3.82%

Morocco

MAD

9.15

1.92

SEM 10

435.51

3.25%

Mauritius

MUR

32.72

2.60

Morocco

MASI

13 097.48

5.64%

Nigeria

NGN

360.00

0.00

Nigeria

NSI

41 243.24

7.78%

Rwanda

RWF

852.41

0.19

Tanzania

TSI

3 923.33

0.10%

Tunisia

TND

2.38

3.42

Rwanda

RSI

132.85

-1.87%

Tanzania

TZS

2 253.30

-0.83

Uganda

USE ALSI

2 193.67

10.92%

Uganda

UGX

3 679.06

-0.97

Zambia

LUSE All Share

5 590.46

4.93%

BRVM

XOF

542.34

4.03

Zimbabwe

Industrial Index

290.94

-10.77%

South Africa

ZAR

11.63

6.45

Mining Index

124.90

-12.30%

Zimbabwe

*OMIR

1.63

0.11

*Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate

 

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