Movers & Shakers: September 29, 2017


Botswana: DCI +0.06%, USD $2m

Not a bad way to end the week in Gaborone with Choppies ($1.6m) driving proceedings accounting for 59% of turnover. Sefalana, FNBB and Letshego also traded decent volumes.

Kenya: NSE 20 +0.93%, USD 5.05m

Market turnover in the NSE slightly improved to $5.05m (KES237M) recorded at the close of business today from $2.3m yesterday. The NSE 20 share index gained 0.93% to close at 3,751.46 while the NASI shed 0.72% to close at 162.21. Foreign investor participation improved to 64.6% compared to yesterday’s 53.9%, accounting for 63.06% of total buying and 66.21% of total selling. Safaricom Ltd was the top mover on the back of active foreign buying. The counter however shed for the second day in a row to close @ Kes24.75 representing a downside of -1.98%.

Mauritius: Semdex -0.01%, USD 1.01m

Not much on the go in Port Louis as turnover amounted to $1.01m with small activity in Terra ($149k) CIM ($116). The market ended the week on a lower note with the Semdex falling -0.01%.

Nigeria: ASI +0.03%, USD 10.64m

The NSE Banking Index was up by 1.17% w-o-w. Zenithbank (N23.40, 6.12%) led the gainers chart, supported by Sterlnbank (N1.05, 5.00%), FCMB (N1.07, 4.90%), Fidelitybk (N1.34, 3.08%), UBN (N5.76, 1.59%), GTB (N40.00, 1.01%) and FBNH (N5.64, 0.18%). Losers in the sector are UBA (N8.64, -3.68%), ETI (N17.50, -2.78%), Diamondbnk (N1.10, -1.79%), Access (N9.63, -0.52%), The NSE Consumer Goods Index declined by 1.87% w-o-w. Losers are Guinness (N95.01, -4.30%), NB (N165.00, -3.51%), UACN (N15.00, -1.25%), Unilever (N43.61, -1.11%), Nestle (N1,220.11, -0.80%) and Cadbury (N10.99, -0.09%). Presco (N59.00, 3.40%) led the gainers chart in the sector followed by PZ (N26.00, 3.09%), Dangflour (N6.38, 2.90%), Glaxosmith (N22.00, 2.80%), 7UP (N90.02, 0.02%).

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials +1.09%, USD 5.91m

An impressive way to end the week in Harare with activity heavily focused on a block in OML ($4.56m). The industrial Index was up+1.09% on the back of CBZ (+11%), OML (+10%) and PPC (+20%). The mining index also edged up 12.99% on the back of gains in Bindura (+19%) and RioZim (+11).

African Currencies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE

CURRENCIES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Country

Index

29-Sep-17

YTD %

 

 

Country

Notation

Currency

YTD %

Botswana

DCI

8930.36

-7.94%

 

 

Botswana

BWP

10.30

3.95

Egypt

CASE 30

13888.51

12.51%

 

 

Egypt

EGP

17.64

2.73

Kenya

NSE 20

3751.46

17.74%

 

 

Ghana

GHS

4.41

-6.80

Malawi

MASI

19920.42

49.55%

 

 

Kenya

KES

103.10

-0.61

Mauritius

SEMDEX

2229.79

23.30%

 

 

Morocco

MAD

9.43

7.45

 

SEM 10

432.00

25.20%

 

 

Mauritius

MUR

33.92

6.05

Morocco

MASI

12200.97

4.78%

 

 

Nigeria

NGN

355.49

-11.30

Nigeria

NSI

35439.98

31.87%

 

 

Rwanda

RWF

845.21

-2.75

Tanzania

TSI

3742.45

1.76%

 

 

Tunisia

TND

2.48

-6.30

Rwanda

RSI

122.90

-3.43%

 

 

Tanzania

TZS

2,234.50

-2.40

Uganda

USE ALSI

1718.28

16.31%

 

 

Uganda

UGX

3,598.69

-0.06

Zambia

LUSE All Share

4871.55

17.15%

 

 

BRVM

XOF

570.89

10.34

Zimbabwe

Industrial Index

418.39

187.36%

 

 

South Africa

ZAR

13.51

1.72

 

Mining Index

122.57

109.49%

 

 

Zimbabwe

*OMIR

3.38

143.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate

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