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Daily Market Review :
The market was relatively quiet today, with overall turnover amounting to Rs18.4m, geared towards CFS, MCFI and UBP Bond. CFS witnessed two crosses; 500k shares and 100k shares at Rs7.92 (Unch.) respectively whilst MCFI dropped to Rs22.50 (-2.2%) on a cross of 150k shares. UBP Bond as well decreased to Rs100.52 on 30k exchanges. On the banking side, MCBG gave up 0.4% to Rs216.00 (VWAP: Rs216.3261) on very thin volumes, whilst State Bank remained flat at Rs1.03 on 146.5k shares traded. Investors had mixed feeling on the hotel stocks, whereby NMH and Sun Resorts lost 0.6% and 0.7% respectively, whilst Lux Island Resorts gained 0.3%. Only mover on the commerce counter was Vivo Energy which fell by 0.2% to Rs149.00 on merely 200 shares. Construction company Gamma Civic also went down by 2.2% to Rs45.00 on 26.0k shares exchanged. The company’s subsidiary Lottotech Ltd has obtained approval from relevant Stock Exchange Authorities to proceed with the Offer for Sale of up to 85m ordinary shares of no par value and the listing of 340m ordinary shares of no par value on the official list of SEM, subject to all the conditions pertaining to the Offer for Sale and the listing being met. Other movers were CIEL Limited (-1.2%) Air Mauritius (-0.6%), BMH (-0.4%), POLICY (+0.2%) and Rogers (+0.1%). As for the indices, they were on the downside, with the Semdex and SEM-7 losing 0.3% and 0.2% respectively.
On the DEM, the index gave up 0.1% to reach 177.47 points on turnover of Rs0.3m. Ciel Textile (-0.7%) and Medical & Surgical (-1.3%) were on the downside, whilst Livestock Feed (P) was the only gainer, rising by 2.4% to Rs21.00 on only 140 shares.