The Casablanca Stock Exchange closed trading on Thursday, driven by particularly good performance in the “Engineering and Industrial Equipment”, “Forestry and Paper” and “Holding Companies” sectors.
At the end of this session, the index of all shares, Massi, closed with a gain of 0.72% to 13,283.15 points. MSI20 also rose 0.72% to 1,084.10 points, and Madek 0.75% to 10,787.88 points.
The Environmental, Social and Governance Reference Index (ESG) “Casablanca ESG 10” improved by 0.42% to 995.18 points.
Internationally, the FTSE CSE Marocco 15 strengthened 0.75% to 12,578.31 points and the FTSE Marocco All-Liquid 0.62% to 11,269.61 points.
In terms of value, 16 of the 24 sectors represented on the Casablanca coast ended, compared to 2 less, while the remaining six showed no change.
Reinforced by its shares Stroc Industrie (+ 5.36%) and Delattre Levivier Maroc (+ 2.78%), the index “Goods for engineering and industrial equipment” ended with a gain of 4.44%.
Similarly, the Forestry and Paper sector grew 4.39% at the end of the year, influenced by the good performance of its only share Med Paper, and the shares of Holding Companies-Holdings rose 3.64%.
On the losing side, the index “Participation and promotion of real estate” fell by 1.92%, followed by “Leisure and Hotels” (-0.21%).
The total volume of trading in securities amounted to 182.47 million MAD, while the market capitalization was around 683.8 billion MAD.
The largest increases were achieved by Stroc Industrie (+ 5.36%), Med Paper (+ 4.39%), Maghreb Okigene (+ 3.98%), Ekdom (+ 3.94%) and Total Maroc (+ 3.93). %).
The biggest declines were recorded by Stokvis North Africa (-2.71%), Res Dar Saada (-2.33%), Ennakl (-2.06%), Douja Prom Addoha (-2.06%) and Diswai (-1 , 39%).