According to the Weekly Market Report of the trading week ended on 11th October 2013 issued by CORE Securities, a leading Tanzanian licensed stockbroker, the Dar Es Salaam Stock Exchange total turnover in the market increased by 820% to 21,071 million from 2,290 million the previous week.
Both local and foreign investors participated in the market. Foreign Investors participated by 25.18% while Local Investors by 74.82%.
On Friday 20th September the Dar es Salaam All Share Index (ASI) closed at 1,768.43 (+3.12% ), the Tanzania Share Index (TSI) closed at 2,191.51 (+6.73% ), the Industrial and Allied Index (IA) closed at 2,424.13 (+6.35%), and the Bank Finance and Investment Index (BI) closed at 2,187.14 (+7.59% ) points. Most of activities were seen on TBL,NMB & CRDB counters.
Last Treasury Bills auction was done on 9th October 2013 with a total of 57 successful bids for a value of 58,628.80 million.
A Five year T-bond worth 6.32 billion was recorded in secondary market, no T-bond for 10, 7 and 2 years were recorded in secondary market.
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Both Net Asset Value schemes (NAV) and fund size were flat edging up in comparison to last week activities.
Spot gold was down by down by -4.48% to 2.045 million per ounce (1 ounce = 31.10 grams) on Friday 11th October.
In comparison to previous week Average, the shilling lost ground against the EUR,GBP, KES and UGS and gained against USD and ZAR Currencies. On the week close Friday 11th October 1USD=TZS1,604.75
The annual headline inflation for the month of August 2013 decreased to 6.1% from 6.7% as of August 2013. However inflation will decrease to a single digit in three month to come (IMF report).
The full copy of the Market Report is made available by TanzanaInvest.com: