Mauritius Equity Watch | 27 July 2015: Mauritius equities carried forward the bull mood … SEMDEX 0.23% up

Port Louis, Mauritius (Capital Markets in Africa) — Stock Exchange of Mauritius carried forward the bull mood previous week to begin this week on a positive notes. The Mauritius All Share Index (SEMDEX index) gained 0.23 percent or 4.51 points to close at 1,958.29 points and the SEM10 index closed at 374.39 points after surging by 0.90 points or 0.24 percent.

The market capitalization recorded MUR 217.718 billion (relative to yesterday’s market capitalization of MUR 217.216 billion) after gaining MUR 507 million. The overall total volume trade was registered at 1.952 million (a significant reduction relative to 13.369 million recorded on previous trading session). The total valued traded was recorded at MUR 31.473 million (an increase of 14.50 percent relative to MUR 27.489 million recorded at previous trading session).

The most active traded securities by volume were SBM Holdings Mauritius had 1.340 million (almost 69 percent of total volume) at MUR 1.179 million and LOTTOTECH Mauritius recorded 343,191  traded stocks amounted to MUR 1.745 million. MCB Group traded 96,439 stocks at MUR 21.084 million and CIM Limited got a total volume of 31,156 shares at MUR 69,660. POLICY Mauritius also recorded 25,500 shares at MUR 174,930.

From the market sentiment/breath viewpoints, out of the 28 traded securities there were 5 price gainers and 6 price decliners as well as 17 remained unchanged. The price advancers were Phoenix Beverage Limited added 3.83 percent at MUR 399.75, Roger Mauritius closed at MUR 29.90 after gaining 1.01 percent, National Investment Trust Limited closed at MUR 42.40 by  adding 0.95 percent and New Mauritius Hotels ended at MUR 18.60 with a surge of 0.54 percent. MCB Group also rose by 0.64 percent to trade at MUR 219.00.

LOTTOTECH Limited emerged as the top loser by losing 3,85 percent to close at MUR 2.70. The second top loser was Plastic Industry Mauritius Limited with a price reduction of 1.05 percent to trade at MUR 71.00. Other laggards were FINCORP Limited plummeted by 0.73 percent to settle at MUR 20.37, Sun Resorts Limited fell by 0.61 percent to end at MUR 40.75 and Vivo Energy tumbled by 0.20 percent to trade at MUR 121.75.

The DEMEX index marginally added 0.01 points to close at 207.81 points. Likewise, the market capitalization slightly increased by MUR 2 million to close at MUR 49.390 (against MUR 49.388 billion recorded previous trading session). The total value traded was MUR 3.016 million exchanged in 237,155 traded securities. HOTELEST added 0.54 percent to trade at MUR 37.20 and Livestock (Ordinary) surged by 0.42 percent to close at MUR 24.10. However, Livestock (Preference) plunged by 3.97 percent to close MUR 23.00 and Constance Hotel went down by 0.27 percent to settle at MUR 36.50.

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