Major regional exchanges

SA FTSE/JSE All Share 49,927 (-282.43, -0.56%)
Nigeria All Share 25,265.08 (+23.45, +0.09%)
Egypt EGX30 11,548.15 (+94.90, +0.83%)
Kenya NSE 20 Share 3,250.62 (+3.43, +0.11%)

Markets wrap

Nigeria’s naira on Wednesday appreciated marginally against the dollar at the interbank market, gaining 25k to exchange at N305. The Egyptian pound continued its decline against foreign currencies at banks on Thursday, hitting EGP 18.25 to the dollar. South Africa’s rand was down 0.05 percent to 14.08 per dollar as at Thursday 1550 GMT. Kenya’s Nairobi Securities Exchange halved the volume of stocks traded Thursday as interest shifted to the bond market.

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