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Mauritius: Over 30 million of shares traded in one week on the stock market

Trading activity in Mauritius has continued its upward trend in the wake of the good health of its two main indices, SEMDEX (1) and SEMTRI (2).
At the closure of the market on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 SEMDEX index reached 2111,41 points while it was 2109,52 points a week earlier.
Meanwhile, the SEMTRI index closed at 6834,27 points, an increase of more than 9 points.
The market capitalisation of the official market was valued at the end of the meeting at 232,15 billion rupees (3).
They are thus 30.3 million shares that were exchanged in a week for an amount that is close to 257.7 million rupees.
On 49 securities, 17 titles have increased in one week, 17 other titles have maintained their position and 15 titles have posted a decline, as reported by the newspaper L'Express Mauritius.
As a reminder, the stock exchange of Mauritius, whose the SEMDEX index jumped by 21% in 2013, raised capital for these past four years totalling more than 45 billion rupees and have served to develop the companies listed on the stock market.
(1) The SEMDEX index is calculated on all stocks listed on the stock market
(2) Index SEMTRI (Stock Exchange of Mauritius Total Return Index), created in October 2002 incorporates the performance of the overall market with dividends and capital gains
(3) one euro roughly equivalent to 41 rupees

Fabrice François

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