Equity market dips below N11 trillion market Cap
The Nigerian equity market today extended downtrend by shedding 1.22%, causing market capitalization to dip below the N11 trillion mark. Market breadth closed positive recording 26 gainers as against 19 losers.
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The All Share Index (ASI) shed by 361.32 absolute points, representing a decline of 1.22% to close at 29,159.74 points. Similarly, Market Capitalization decreased by N135.79 billion representing a dip of 1.22% to close at N10.96 trillion.
CAVERTON, JAPAUL OIL & UAC-PROP emerged the top gainers while CUTIX emerged as the top loser.
The downturn was impacted by losses recorded in medium and large capitalized stocks, amongst which are; CCNN (-8.79%), STANBIC (-3.77%), TRANSCORP (-3.48%), DANGCEM (-3.23%), NESTLE (-1.94%), WEMABANK (-1.35%), GUARANTY (-1.35%), OANDO (-1.00%), DANGSUGAR (-0.71%), and OKOMUOIL (-0.69%).
|CAP||N10,958,721,375,970.20||One Day (ASI CHG)||-1.22%|
|Index||29,159.74||One Week (ASI CHG)||-3.05%|
|Volume||543,924,121||One Month (ASI CHG)||-6.06%|
|Value||N8,199,808,766.10||Six Months (ASI CHG)||-12.08%|
|Deals||4,682||52 Weeks (ASI CHG)||-29.34%|
The Naira exchange rate at the official window remained unchanged at N306.95/$1 against yesterday’s position.
The Investors and Exporters (I&E) FX window opened at N360.40, traded high at N361.15 and eventually closed at N360.63, representing a 0.04% appreciation against yesterday’s closing position. A total of $165.75 million was transacted through the I&E window today.
Overnight(O/N) rate closed at 9.82%, representing an 8.75% depreciation against yesterday’s closing position, while Open Buy-Back (OBB) rate closed at 8.96%, representing an 8.89% depreciation against yesterday’s closing position.
|Note: BPS=> Basis Points|
NASD OTC MARKET
The NASD market closed bearish after today’s trading activities as the Unlisted Securities Index (USI) declined by 1.40% to close at 758.21 points. Market Capitalization also dipped by N7.75 billion to settle at N544.73 billion. Market activities measured by aggregate volume and value declined by 3.43% and 86.80% respectively. Investors traded a total of 500,104 units of shares valued at N9.84 million in 10 deals.
Six securities were traded on the OTC Platform today and they include SDCSCSPlc, SDFCWAMCO, and SDNDEP
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