The Casablanca Stock Exchange closed the week of May 15 to 19 up, its main index, the MASI, gaining 0.29% to 10,764.97 points (pts).
During this week, the MASI.20, which reflects the price performance of the 20 most liquid companies, gained 0.34% to 869.9 pts, while the MASI.ESG, an index of companies which collect the best ESG rating, as published by Moody’s ESG Solutions, dropped 0.09% to 803.08 pts.
The MASI Mid and Small Cap, thematic index which calculates the price performance of small and medium-sized companies listed on the Casablanca Stock Exchange, gained 0.24% to 878.86 pts.
On the sector level, 14 indices ended up and 9 in the red.
In detail, the forestry and paper sector recorded the strongest increase of the week (+4.76%), ahead of those of agrifood and production (+2.57%) and holding companies and holding companies. (+2.11%).
Conversely, the electricity sector recorded the largest drop (-2.9%), followed by that of mining (-2.77%) and that of real estate (-1.68%). ).
The overall volume of trade amounted to more than 365.64 million dirhams (MDH), carried out mainly on the central market (equities) and dominated by transactions relating to HPS (32.59 MDH), LafargeHolcim Morocco (31 .62 MDH) and Attijariwafa Bank (30.84 MDH).
Market capitalization stood at 557.28 billion dirhams.
On the securities front, the biggest drops of the week were recorded by Fenie Brossette (-7.76% to 113.45 DH), Rebab Company (-7.73% to 101.5 DH), Managem (- 4.26% to 2,250 DH), Salafin (-3.98% to 585.7 DH) and Stokvis North Africa (-3.39% to 11.39 DH).
The best performances were achieved by Mechanical Achievements (+7.58% to 142 DH), Disty Technologies (+6.38% to 200 DH), CDM (+5.47% to 675 DH), Cartier Saada (+5.3% to 26.8 DH) and Med Paper (+4.76% to 23.99 DH).