Movers & Shakers: July 03, 2017


Botswana: DCI -0.56%, USD 122k

A below average start to the week in Gaborone with some small activity in Sefalana as 67k shares traded amounting to half the market.

Kenya: NSE 20 Unchanged, USD 7.6m

Turnover was down 31% from the previous trading day, with SAFCOM accounting for 41% of turnover. Major gainers on the day were SCAN (+8%), UMME (+7.6%) and CRBG (+5.6%). Foreign participation on the day was 54%.

Mauritius: Semdex -1.15%, USD 206k

A dull start to the week in Mauritius with a low market turnover being driven by MCBG (-1.1%. Rs269) and SBM (-0.5%, Rs7.66).

Nigeria: ASI -2.76%, USD 14.3m

The market continued from where it left off on Friday to close 2.76% lower. All indices bar the Insurance and Oil & Gas sectors closed lower, with the Industrials leading the pack (-4.69%) on the back of Dangcem and Wapco (both down 5%). Guaranty and Zenith were also down 5% on the day, bringing the Banks 3.8% lower.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials +0.59%, USD 836k

Harare bourse kicked off the week with locals once again dominating trading activity. Block trades in Axia and CBZ closed the month on a decent note. Major gainers of the day were Simbisa (11.11%), Econet (2.09%) and Axia (4.17%).

African Currencies

Country

Notation

Currency

YTD %

South Africa

ZAR

13.18

4.29

Nigeria

NGN

320.50

-1.61

Kenya

KES

103.90

-1.34

Mauritius

MUR

33.33

7.94

Botswana

BWP

10.21

4.59

Tanzania

TZS

2226.95

-2.54

Uganda

UGX

3607.25

-0.30

Rwanda

RWF

832.03

-1.21

Ghana

GHS

4.39

-3.53

BRVM

XOF

562.82

11.92

Egypt

EGP

17.87

1.51

Morocco

MAD

9.46

7.05

Tunisia

TND

2.42

-4.20

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