Movers & Shakers: October 19, 2017


Botswana: DCI unch, USD 833k

Not a bad day at all in Gaborone with a few counters contributing to the market, RDCP (unch, $650k) being 78% of total market turnover, Letshego (unch, $130k) and BIHL (unch, $46k) accounting for a combined 21% of the value traded today.

Kenya: NSE 20 -1.33%, USD 4.38m

Market turnover decreased by 8.7% with foreign investors continuing with a net purchasing interest accounting for 81.9% of the total market and 60.5% of the buy side. Equity (unch, KES36.25) saw a number of massive crosses accounting for over 53% of the exchange, the only other with decent weight was Safaricom (-1.03%, KES24.00) weaker from the previous days trading.

Mauritius: Closed for the day.

Nigeria: ASI +0.01%, USD 4.78m

Not the best day on the bourse by Nigerian standard, the financial sector dropping 0.33% and the Consumers advancing 0.18%. Guaranty (unch, N41.70) and Zenith (-.023%, N26.25) the only two names to bread the $1m mark with the former accounting for 36% and the later 21% of total market turnover. Intbrew was once of the major gainers on the market today advancing 4.99% and Mansard was the biggest loser dropping 4.84%.

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

Zimbabwe: Industrials -0.25%, USD 8.90m

A few massive crosses in Econet (183.57c, $5.9m) accounting for 67% of the market and Delta (306.18c, $2m) drove the Harare bourse today. The Industrial Index edged up marginally by 1.28 points with Meikles and NMB advancing 16% and 5% respectively while Old Mutual (1,420.00c, $342k) was the only other name worth mention in a market which is turning out to be a 2 horse race.

African Currencies

                       
  AFRICA STOCK EXCHANGE PERFORMANCE     CURRENCIES  
                       
  Country Index
19-Oct-17
YTD %
    Country Notation
19-Oct-17
YTD %
 
  Botswana DCI
8920.36
-8.04%
    Botswana BWP
10.31
3.53
 
  Egypt CASE 30
13713.62
11.10%
    Egypt EGP
17.65
2.68
 
  Kenya NSE 20
3543.99
11.23%
    Ghana GHS
4.40
-6.54
 
  Malawi MASI
19265.14
44.63%
    Kenya KES
103.70
-1.19
 
  Mauritius SEMDEX
2206.31
22.01%
    Morocco MAD
9.41
7.64
 
    SEM 10
423.78
22.82%
    Mauritius MUR
34.02
5.74
 
  Morocco MASI
12400.17
6.49%
    Nigeria NGN
355.11
-11.20
 
  Nigeria NSI
36645.65
36.36%
    Rwanda RWF
853.53
-3.69
 
  Tanzania TSI
3909.25
6.29%
    Tunisia TND
2.48
-6.59
 
  Rwanda RSI
127.53
0.21%
    Tanzania TZS
2,231.47
-2.31
 
  Uganda USE ALSI
1664.94
12.69%
    Uganda UGX
3,647.72
-1.40
 
  Zambia LUSE All Share
4992.79
20.06%
    BRVM XOF
571.15
10.75
 
  Zimbabwe Industrial Index
515.95
254.36%
    South Africa ZAR
13.53
1.54
 
    Mining Index
133.12
127.52%
    Zimbabwe *OMIR
5.49
302.22
 
              *Zimbabwe Old Mutial Implied Rate    
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