Nice week for the Casablanca Stock Exchange

The Casablanca Stock Exchange closed the period from January 18 to 22, 2021 in the green, its main index Masi taking 1.29% to 11,563.73 points.

The Morocco Stock Index 20 (MSI20), made up of the 20 most liquid companies, rose 1.21% to 946.10 points, and the Madex, a compact index made up of continuously quoted stocks, rose by 1 , 32% to 9,423.72 points.

Under these conditions, the “Year-To-Date” (YTD) performances of these three barometers are respectively placed at + 2.45%, + 2.31% and + 2.54%.

At the international level, the FTSE CSE Morocco 15 gained 1.37% to 10,561.90 points and the FTSE Morocco All-Liquid gained 1.17% to 9,945.55 points.

This upward trend is also confirmed by the Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) benchmark “Casablanca ESG 10”, which rose 1.84% to 887.36 points.

From a sector perspective, 9 of the 24 listed compartments ended the week on a negative note, the “Electronic and electrical equipment”, “Leisure and hotels” and “Holding companies-Holdings” sectors having recorded respective declines of 5.86%, 1.73% and 1.43%.

As for the winners, the “Engineering and industrial equipment goods” sector (+ 9.81%) achieved the best performance of the week, ahead of that of “Chemicals” (+ 5.16%).

In the process, the overall volume of trade amounted to more than 691.10 million dirhams (MDH). Market capitalization, for its part, stood at nearly 597.98 billion dirhams (MMDH).

Regarding the best weekly performances, they were signed by Delattre Levivier Maroc (+ 21.58%), (+ 15.10%) and Fenie Brossette (+ 10.22%).

On the other hand, Nexans Maroc, Atlanta Sanad, and Stroc Industrie showed the strongest declines with respectively -5.86%, -5.04% and -4.88%.

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With a transaction volume of over 108.27 MDH, Attijariwafa Bank was the most active instrument of the week grabbing 15.82% of transactions, followed by Itissalat Al-Maghrib with 58.62 MDH (8.57 %) and BCP with 56.89 MDH (8.31%).

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