Mauritius Equity Markets | 30 Sep 2015 : Mauritius Equity Investors Lose US$4 Million, SEM10 Index 6bps up …

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, Capital Markets in Africa — The Mauritius equity markets trading continued to stay in the red zone. The equity market capitalization closed ended at MUR 212.752 billion by losing MUR 126 million (about US$3.5 million) compared to previous market capitalization of MUR 212.878 billion.

The Mauritius All Share Index (SEMDEX index) sagged by 0.06 percent or 1.13 points to close at 1,910.46 but SEM10 index added 0.06 percent or 0.21 points to end at 364.82 points. From the market activity viewpoint, the overall total volume trade ended at 14,326,020 (a rise relative to volume of 5,809,106 recorded on previous trading session) and the total valued traded was recorded at MUR 143,271 million (an increase relative to MUR 46.459 million recorded at previous trading session).

The most active traded securities by volume were SMB Holdings recorded 11,915,155 (about 83.2 percent of total volume) at MUR 9.898 million and CIM Financial Services registered 1,088,400 traded stocks amounted to MUR 8.88 million. MCB Group had 537,516 at MUR 112.072 million and CIEL Limited recorded a total volume of 305,336 shares at MUR 2.054 million. Mauritius Development Investment Trust also recorded 246,800 shares at MUR 1.234 million.

From the market sentiment/breath viewpoints, among the 21 traded securities there were 2 price gainers and 8 price losers, hence the market sentiment ended negative. MCB Group soared by 0.85 percent to end at MUR 208.25 and Sun Resorts Limited ended at MUR 37.30 after gaining 0.67 percent.

 Conversely, FINCORP Investment Limited closed at MUR 19.05 after losing 4.27 percent, OMNICANE Limited slipped by 2.90 percent to settle at MUR 67.00 and Air Mauritius Limited slumped by 2.43 percent to close at MUR 10.05. Rogers & Co Limited plummeted by 1.38 percent to trade at MUR 29.00 and New Mauritius Hotel sagged by 1.11 percent to end at MUR 17.80.

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