In a combined week of January and February trading on the Lusaaka Securities Exchange, we analyze the weeks trading activity as two separate months. In regards to the end of January the Bond market recorded a 100% score. Regarding the beginning of February trading the bond market recorded a 100% score as well meaning that as a combined week of trading the bond market completely dominated the equity market as it recorded bonds of total face value of K1,311,380,000 were transacted in 58 trades, resulting in a market value sales of K801,313,330.
In the week ended 3rd February 2023, a total of 282,792 shares were transacted in 382 trades, yielding a market turnover of K640,457.88. Trading activity was recorded in AIRTEL NETWORKS, BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO ZAMBIA, COPPERBELT ENERGY CORPORATION ZAMBIA, CHILANGA CEMENT, NATIONAL BREWERIES, TAJ PAMDOZI, PUMA ENERGY, REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT ZAMBIA, STANDARD CHARTERED BANK LIMITED, ZAMBIAN BREWERIES, ZAMBIA FORESTRY and FOREST CORPORATION, ZAMBEEF, ZANACO and ZAMBIA SUGAR as well as CEC AFRICA INVESTMENTS on the quoted tier. The LuSE All Share Index (LASI) closed at 7,226.74 points. The market closed on a capitalization of K72,388,368,505.24 including Shoprite Holdings and K37,605,683,065.24 excluding Shoprite Holdings.
Bonds of total face value of K1,311,380,000 were transacted in 58 trades, resulting in a market value sales of K801,313,330.