Movers & Shakers: September 12, 2014


Botswana: DCI -0.02%, USD 134k

A rather slow day in Gaborone as turnover fell to USD 134k with small activity in Choppies and Chobe.

Egypt: Closed for the day.

Kenya: NSE 20 +0.16%, USD 9.0m

Foreign activity was much reduced and remains skewed to the sell side. The most active name was Safcom which closed at KES12.90 while the NSE once again saw some decent trading take place. There was also some decent activity in KNCB (KES57.50) and Equity Bank (KES50.50).

Mauritius: Semdex +0.23%, USD 2.51m

A much slower day in Port Louis but it was still rather active with turnover amounting to USD 2.51m thanks to some action in the likes of MCBG (141k shares), SBM (13.82m shares) and CFS (708k shares).

Nigeria: ASI -0.21%, USD 17.4m

It was a quiet day for most of the session until a late flurry into the close. Banks gained a solid 71bps with chunky action in Zenith. Zenith gained 2.5% to N24.60 while ETI closed up 5% at N19.32. In the consumers there was only some activity in NB (+7bps, N177.19) as the entire sector closed the session broadly unchanged. Oando remains one of the more active stocks and closed up just 4bps at N25.21.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials unch, USD 5.32m

A large cross of 34.44m CBZ ($4.82m) with the buyer being local while the seller was foreign, was the highlight of the day as total turnover amounted to USD 5.32m. There was some small activity in Econet ($289k) while the rest of the market was rather quiet. The market closed the day flat.

African Currencies

Country

Notation

Currency

YTD %

South Africa

ZAR

10.99

-4.50

Nigeria

NGN

162.95

-1.63

Kenya

KES

88.85

-2.87

Mauritius

MUR

31.52

-4.66

Botswana

BWP

9.08

-3.67

Tanzania

TZS

1660.00

-4.22

Uganda

UGX

2610.00

-3.18

Rwanda

RWF

691.02

-2.17

Ghana

GHS

3.59

-33.85

BRVM

XOF

509.91

-5.81

Egypt

EGP

7.14

-2.83

Morocco

MAD

8.59

-4.78

Tunisia

TND

1.76

-6.66

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