The Casablanca Stock Exchange closed its trade on Monday in negative territory, the MASI having lost 0.32%, to 11,755.83 points (pts).
The MASI.20, an index comprising the 20 most liquid stocks, fell by 0.43%, to 953.36 pts, and the MASI.ESG, the index of companies with the best ESG rating, as published by Moody’s ESG Solutions, lost ground by 0.27%, to 882.77 pts. Conversely, the MASI Mid and Small Cap, thematic index which calculates the performance of the prices of small and medium-sized companies listed on the Casablanca Stock Exchange, rose by 0.14%, to 937.58 pts.
The FTSE CSE Morocco 15, made up of the 15 main securities of the Casablanca Stock Exchange, classified by market capitalization, and the FTSE CSE Morocco All-Liquid, a benchmark index which traces the performance of all liquid securities on the Stock Exchange, fell respectively 0.6%, to 10,844.48 pts and 0.5%, to 9,833.05 pts.
At the sectoral level, the chemical index showed the strongest increase (+3.05%), ahead of the mining index (+2.44%), and the engineering and industrial capital goods index (+1.16%).
The leisure and hotel index showed the largest drop (-1.64%), followed by the distributors index (-1.51%), and the real estate participation and promotion index (-1.36%).
The overall volume of trade was 107.26 million dirhams (MDH) made entirely on the Central Market (Shares). In terms of the most active values, TGCC comes first with a transactional flow of 35.34 MDH, ahead of Bcp (14.67 MDH) and Label Vie (10.83 MDH). As for market capitalization, it exceeded 608.59 billion dirhams (MMDH).
As for values, Involys (-2.8% to 93.31 dirhams (DH)), Alliances (-2.33% to 84 DH), Afriquia Gaz (-2% to 4,400 DH), Aluminum du Maroc (-1.96% to 1,350 DH) and Label Vie (-1.71% to 4,600 DH) recorded the largest declines.
On the other hand, the biggest increases were made by Minière Touissit (+3.6% to 1,985 DH), Snep (+3.29% to 565 DH), Fenie Brossette (+3.23% to 114.95 DH), Ib Maroc.Com (+2.86% to 27 DH) and Cartier Saada (+2.55% to 24.97 DH).