DCI silent ahead of festive season

The local stock market agenda was somewhat lightweight as there were no gainers for the week in a long time.

Motswedi Securities weekly financial markets highlights show that despite the silence of the domestic counters, the trades were quite higher than those traded in the prior week, with Letshego trading about 50 percent of volumes while Choppies and Turnstar exchanged 26.8 percent and 16 percent of the total volumes in that respective order.

The Domestic Companies Index (DCI) nevertheless advanced by eight basis points while the despondent activity on the foreign board led the Foreign Companies Index (FCI) to end flat at 1,566.81 points.

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