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Casablanca Stock Exchange: A week in the red

The Casablanca Stock Exchange ended the week from March 21 to 25, 2022 down, its main index, the Masi, yielding 2.13% to 12,602.92 points.

The Morocco Stock Index 20 (MSI20), which reflects the price performance of the 20 most liquid companies, dropped 2.31% to 1,017.52 points and the Casablanca ESG 10, the Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) benchmark index. , lost 2.53% to 943.88 points.

During this week, 17 sectors of the 23 represented on the Casablanca coast ended in the red, against 5 on the rise. The utilities index showed no change following the suspension of trading of the equity securities of its sole representative, Lydec.

The real estate participation and development index showed the largest decline over the period (-9%), followed by the portfolio companies-holdings sector (-3.64%) and that of the pharmaceutical industry (-3. 43%).

The banking sector, for its part, lost 3.30% and that of electricity fell by 3.18%.

As for the winners, the Forestry & Paper index finished with a gain of 4.50%, ahead of that of Insurance (+1.67%).

In the process, the overall volume of trade exceeded 539 million dirhams (MDH) including more than 537 billion dirhams made on the central market (equities).

With a transactional volume of more than 47.93 MDH, Sonasid was the most active instrument of the week, capturing 8.92% of transactions, followed by Ciments du Maroc with 42.20 MDH (7.85% ) and Attijariwafa Bank with 41.51 MDH (7.72%).

Market capitalization stood at more than 657.66 billion dirhams (MMDH).

At the end of this week, Douja Prom Addoha (-10.75%), Alliances (-7.28%), Auto Hall (-7.22%), TGCC SA (-6.73%) and Cartier Saada (- 5.81%) showed the biggest declines.

On the other hand, Saham Assurances, Med Paper, Sonasid, Centrale Danone and Fenie Brossette posted the highest increases with respectively +7.33%, +4.50%, +4.17%, +2.44% and +2. ,30%.




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