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Ghana Stock Market Commentary – Week Ending September 6, 2013

Profit-taking emerged as investors took a breather after sending the stock market up 4.1% in the last six weeks. Trading in effect was relatively tepid amid thin liquidity. The GSE CI closed the period 0.3% down from the previous week, bringing its YTD return to 65.2% (-44bp w/w). A total amount of GHS 2m was recorded as turnover for the week, [...]

Kenya Stock Market Commentary – Week Ending September 6, 2013

The FTSE NSE 15 gained 175bps this week to 159.5. Express Kenya (+12.5%, KES 4.05), Longhorn Kenya (+8.8%, KES 14.20) and East African Portland Cement (+7.4%, KES 58.00) were the top gainers. Scangroup (-7.5%, KES 62.00), I&M Bank (-4.5%, KES 85.00) and Kenya Airways (-4.2%, KES 9.10) were the top decliners this week. EABL topped the value [...]

BRVM Stock Market Commentary – Week Ending September 6, 2013

The IC Composite gained 0.4% to close the week at 202.7 on the back of gains in CFAO CI (+15.6%), SOLIBRA CI (+15.4%), and Unilever CI (+7.4%). During the week, losses were recorded in CIE (-5.2%), BICI CI (-2.4%), and SODE (-2.2%). The top traders by value were Sonatel SN (USD 1.2m), SGB (USD 0.3m), and Onatel BF (USD 0.2m). Trading in these [...]

Nigeria Stock Market Commentary – Week Ending September 6, 2013

The NSE ALSI gained 0.2% to close the week at 36,476.3 on the back of gains in P Z Cussons Nigeria (+11.9%), Stanbic IBTC Holdings (+11.2%), and IHS (+8.9%). During the week, losses were recorded in Intl Energy Insurance (-23.3%), Champion Breweries (-10.0%), and Forte Oil (-8.2%). The top traders by value were Dangote Cement (USD 13.7m), Guaranty [...]

Tunisia Stock Market Commentary – Week Ending August 23, 2013

The Tunis ALSI gained 1.0% to close the week at 4,614.8 on the back of gains in SOMOCER (+14.3%), SPDIT (+10.7%), and Carthage Cement (+6.8%). During the week, losses were recorded in ARTES (-2.6%), UBCI (-2.5%), and Poulina Group (-1.8%). The top traders by value were Carthage Cement (USD 3.2m), SFBT (USD 1.4m), and SOMOCER (USD 0.7m). Trading in [...]

Egypt Stock Market Commentary – Week Ending August 23, 2013

Concerns over a possible hold of United States military and financial aid impacted foreign investor sentiment. The EGX 30 declined by 2.2%, to close the week at 5,424.6 on the back of losses in Zahraa El Maadi Inv & Dev (-9.3%), Telecom Egypt (-5.7%), and Naeem Holding (USD) (-4.5%). During the week, gains were recorded in Orascom Construction [...]

Namibia Stock Market Commentary – Week Ending August 23, 2013

The NSX Local gained 0.1% to close the week at 307.9 on the back of gains in FNB Namibia (+0.3%). During the week, no losses were recorded. The top traders by value were Bank Windhoek (USD 1.1m), FNB Namibia (USD 11.31k), and Oryx Properties (USD 6.02k). Trading in these shares accounted for all of this week’s turnover of NAD 11.4m (USD 1.1m). [...]

Malawi Stock Market Commentary – Week Ending August 23, 2013

Active counters during the week were NBS, PCL, NICO, Standard bank (+1.7%), NBM (+30.3%), Mpico, Sunbird, Illovo and TNM. Total market turnover was MWK 111.9m. The Malawi All Share Index (MASI) went up by 4.5% to close at 8,190.8 points during the week under review and is up by 36.2% ytd. Total market capitalization is currently USD [...]

Zimbabwe Stock Market Commentary – Week Ending August 23, 2013

The ZSE Industrial declined 3.8% to close the week at 183.1 on the back of losses in BAT (Zimbabwe) (USD) (-28.6%), OK Zimbabwe (USD) (-8.7%), and CBZ Bank (USD) (-6.7%). During the week, gains were recorded in Hippo Valley Estates (USD) (+5.0%), Lafarge Zimbabwe (USD) (+4.8%), and Kingdom Meikles Africa (USD) (+3.5%). The top traders by value [...]

Botswana Stock Market Commentary – Week Ending August 23, 2013

The BSE DCI declined 0.1% to close the week at 8,443.3 on the back of losses in Letshego (-2.3%), Primetime (-2.2%), and Barclays Botswana (-1.5%). During the week, gains were recorded in FNB Botswana (+3.3%), ABCH Botswana (+3.1%), and Choppies (+1.7%). The top traders by value were Sechaba (USD 6.8m), Choppies (USD 1.4m), and FNB Botswana (USD [...]

Mauritius Stock Market Commentary – Week Ending August 23, 2013

The SEMDEX gained 1.6% to close the week at 1,913.7 on the back of gains in Lux Island Resorts (+11.4%), CIM Financial (+7.6%), and State Bank Mauritius (+3.9%). During the week, losses were recorded in Bramer Bank (-6.3%), Vivo Energy (-2.9%), and Swan Insurance (-1.6%). The top traders by value were State Bank Mauritius (USD 2.7m), MCB (USD [...]

Morocco Stock Market Commentary – Week Ending August 23, 2013

The MASI declined 0.5% to close the week at 8,452.5 on the back of losses in Brasseries Dumaroc (- 5.8%), Ennakl Auto (Maroc) (-5.5%), and Centrale Laitiere (-5.0%). During the week, gains were recorded in Promopharm (+5.7%), Label'Vie (+5.5%), and Wafa Assurance (+4.6%). The top traders by value were Maroc Telecom (USD 4.1m), BMCE Bank (USD [...]

Zambia Stock Market Commentary – Week Ending August 23, 2013

The LuSE ALSI is up 1.8% to close at 4,740.7 on the back of gains in Zambian Breweries (+6.8%) and Bata Zambia (+4.3%). A loss was recorded in Pamodzi (-8.3%). The top trader by value was Copperbelt Energy which accounted for 59.5% of this week’s turnover of ZMW 2.7m. The LuSE ALSI is up 27.26% YTD and the total market capitalisation is [...]

Uganda Stock Market Commentary – Week Ending August 23, 2013

The USE ALSI lost 0.6% to close the week at 1,540.6. During the week, a gain was recorded in Bank of Baroda at UGX 115 (+4.5%).The top traders by value were Stanbic Uganda (UGX 396m), New Vision (UGX 329.5m) and Umeme (UGX 217.8m). Trading in these shares accounted for 78% of this week’s turnover of UGX 1.2bn (USD 0.5m). The average weekly value [...]

Rwanda Stock Market Commentary – Week Ending August 23, 2013

This week’s RSE turnover was RWF 172.9m (previously 1.4bn). Bank of Kigali price closed up 1.1% at RWF 185, on value traded of RWF 118m (previously RWF 5.8m). Bralirwa’s price closed down 3.4% at RWF 860. BK was the bulk of market activity in the week with the contribution of 70% on the market turnover). The Rwanda Share Index closed down 2.4% [...]

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