At the close in Casablanca, the Moroccan All Shares lost 1.80% to hit a new 52-week low.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Moroccan All Shares were CIH (CS: CIH ), which rose 7.97% or 22.80 points to trade at 309.00 at the close. Afric Industries Sa (CS: AFIND ) added 5.90% or 16.00 points to end at 287.00 and Taqa Morocco SA (CS: TQM ) was up 5.35% or 46.90 points to 923.00 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Alliances (CS: ADI ), which lost 9.96% or 12 points to trade at 109 in late trade. Wafa Assurance (CS: WASS ) declined 8.55% or 398 points to end at 4256 and Brasseries Du Maroc (CS: SBM ) shed 5.80% or 167 points to 2710.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 28 to 11 and 3 ended unchanged on the Casablanca Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for August delivery was down 0.18% or 0.13 to $73.81 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in September unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to hit $77.30 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 1.10% or 13.70 to trade at $1255.40 a troy ounce.
EUR/MAD was up 0.01% to 11.0570, while USD/MAD fell 0.03% to 9.4968.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.23% at 94.38.
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