May 16 (Bloomberg) -- The Nigerian Stock Exchange All-Share Index rose 0.5 percent to 22,524.67 in Lagos, according to an e-mailed statement from the bourse.
Kenya’s All-Share Index slid 0.1 percent to 63.67 in Nairobi. The FTSE/Namibia Overall Index increased 0.8 percent to 885.44 in Windhoek. Mauritius’s SEMDEX Index rose 0.7 percent to 1,821.15 in Port Louis.
The following shares were active in sub-Saharan Africa, excluding South Africa. Stock symbols are in parentheses.
NIC Bank Ltd. (NICB KN), a Kenyan lender, gained for a sixth day, increasing 9.1 percent to 36 shillings, the highest close since Aug. 5, after shareholders approved a bonus offer and rights issue that will fund expansion into Uganda.
State Bank of Mauritius Ltd. (SBM MP), the country’s second-biggest lender by market value, jumped 5.6 percent, the most since Aug. 10, to 85 rupees after announcing third-quarter profit surged.
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