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Casablanca Stock Exchange: A week in the red

The Casablanca Stock Exchange closed the period from November 1 to 5, 2021 in the red, its main index, Masi, losing 1.04% to 13,413.80 points.

At the end of this week, the Morocco Stock Index 20 (MSI20), made up of the 20 most liquid companies, fell 1.40% to 1,089.34 points and the Madex, a compact index made up of stocks quoted on a continuous basis, dropped. 1.28% at 10,848.12 points.

The benchmark Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) “Casablanca ESG 10”, meanwhile, lost 1.42% to 1,003.70 points.

On the sectoral level, 14 indexes showed gray mine and 8 others ended up, while those of “Electronic and electrical equipment” and “Electricity” recorded no change.

Real estate showed the strongest drop for the week (-6.99%) followed by “Utilities” (-5.19%) and “Building and construction materials” (-3.35%). On the rise, the “Engineering and Industrial Equipment” sector soared 22.58%, ahead of “Forestry and Paper” (+ 7.47%).

The overall volume of trade for the period reached 1.1 billion dirhams (billion dirhams), while capitalization stood at over 690.98 billion dirhams. At values, BCP was the most active instrument with 113.397 million dirhams (MDH), or 13.51% of the trade volume, ahead of Itissalat Al-Maghrib (10.85%) and Ciments du Maroc (8, 17%).

During this period, the best weekly performances were achieved by Dellatre Levivier Maroc (+ 33.76%), Cartier Saada (+ 26.30%), and Stokvis Nord Afrique (+ 21.09%). The biggest drops were recorded by Doujja Prom Addoha (-8.56%), AGMA (-7.81%), and Centrale Danone (-7.02%).




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