Equity market halts 12 successive gaining streak with a loss of N143.75 billion


The Nigerian equity market today (Wednesday) closed trading on a negative note, as investors on the Nigeria Custom street took profit on 31 medium and large capitalized stocks to end the 12 successive gaining streak.  As a result, market breadth closed negatively, recording 31 losers as against 21 gainers.

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In summary, the All-Share Index (ASI) decreased by 275.02 absolute points, representing a decline of 0.95% to close at 28,643.35 points. Similarly, the overall Market Capitalization size lost N143.75 billion, representing a decline of 0.95% to close at N14.97 trillion.

BERGER emerged top gainer (by percentage points) today, while UNILEVER tops the losers’ chart.

The downtrend was impacted by losses recorded in large and medium capitalized stocks, amongst which are; UNILEVER (-9.89%), CORNERST (-9.09%), ZENITH (-6.01%), GUINNESS (-5.66%), MANSARD (-4.74%), DANGSUGAR (-2.90%), UBA (-2.84%), GUARANTY (-1.59%), MTNN (-1.54%), UACN (-1.43%), and DANGCEM (-0.13%).

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CAP N14,966,710,264,675.88 One Day (ASI CHG) -0.95%
Index 28,634.35 One Week (ASI CHG) +6.72%
Volume 832,879,354.00 One Month (ASI CHG) +12.24%
Value N9,539,161,242.52 Six Months (ASI CHG) +38.54%
Deals 9,180.00 52 Weeks (ASI CHG) +6.58%
Gainers 21 Losers 31
Unchanged 48 Total 100
    YTD +6.68%

Source: NSE, GTI Research



 The NASD OTC market performance indicators today (Wednesday) closed unchanged, as the Unlisted Securities Index (USI) and the Market Capitalization value closed at 726.93 points and N533.98 billion respectively.

However, traded Volume and Value rose significantly compared to yesterday’s position. The pair increased by 1,293.60% and 1,244.85% respectively to 732,338 units and N77.09 million in 8 deals.

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