Two weeks into the month of November trading on the Lusaka Securities Exchange. History repeats itself as the bond market dominates the capital markets by recording a 99% score to 1% on the equity market. In comparison to this time last year we see the complete opposite as it was the equity market that held dominance over the bond market with a 100% score.
In the week ended 11th November 2022, a total of 1,398,635 shares were transacted in 444 trades, yielding a market turnover of K5,861,684.73. Trading activity was recorded in AECI MINING EXPLOSIVES, COPPERBELT ENERGY CORPORATION ZAMBIA, CHILANGA CEMENT, MADISON FINANCIAL SERVICES, PUMA ENERGY, REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT ZAMBIA, STANDARD CHARTERED BANK LIMITED, ZAMBEEF, ZAMBIAN BREWERIES, ZANACO, ZAMBIA SUGAR and CEC AFRICA INVESTMENTS on the quoted tier. The LuSE All Share Index (LASI) closed at 7,218.79 points. The market closed on a capitalization of K72,353,759,849.67 including Shoprite Holdings and K37,571,074,409.67 excluding Shoprite Holdings.
Bonds of total face value of K705,601,000 were transacted in 55 trades, resulting in a market value sales of K476,086,570.