The Casablanca Stock Exchange ended Thursday up, benefiting in particular from the performance of the “Forestry and Paper” and “Chemical” sectors.
The Masi, a global index made up of all equity-type securities, thus advanced by 0.10% to 12,373.71 points and the Morocco Stock Index 20 (MSI20) by 0.17% to 1,014.42 points.
For its part, the Madex, a compact index made up of stocks quoted on a continuous basis, appreciated by 0.08% to 10,060.27 points, while the benchmark Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) “Casablanca ESG 10 »Took 0.17% to 925.16 points.
Regarding international indices, the FTSE CSE Morocco 15 gained 0.24% to 11,663.17 points and the FTSE Morocco All-Liquid gained 0.04% to 10,566.28 points.
The “Forestry and Paper” sector recorded the best performance of the day (+ 2.17%), thanks to the good performance of its only Med Paper title.
The “Chemicals” index closed with an increase of 2.02%, driven in particular by the SNEP (+ 2.11%), while Maghreb Oxygène ended in equilibrium.
Also on the rise, the “Pharmaceutical industry” sector (+ 1.84%) benefited from the surge in Sothema (+ 1.99%). At the top of the sectors ending in the red, figure “Beverages” with -1.84% followed by “Insurance” (-1.74%) and “Distributors” (-1.40%). The overall volume of securities trading amounted to more than 428.13 million dirhams (MDH), largely carried out on the central market, while the market capitalization exceeded 636.39 billion dirhams (billion dirhams) (billion dirhams). . The largest increases were achieved by Sonasid (3.99%), Jet Contractors (2.80%), SMI (2.29%), Med Paper (2.17%) and Microdata (2.14%).
As for the largest decreases, they were accused by M2M Group (-3.99%), Fenie Brossette (-3.09%), Société des beverages du Maroc (-2.26%), Timar (-1.94 %) and Label Vie (-1.92%).