Equity market sustains positive sentiment
The equity market performance index (NSE-ASI) gained 1.06%, extending yesterdays uptrend. Market breadth closed positive, recording 30 gainers against 5 losers.
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The All Share Index (ASI) went up by 312.97 absolute points, representing a gain of 1.06%, closing at 29,830.70 points. Similarly, Market Capitalization increased by N116.71 billion representing a growth of 1.06%, closing at N11.12 trillion.
CORNERSTONE, VERTASKAP and WAPIC emerged the top gainer, with 10% gain while SEPLAT emerged the top loser.
The upturn was impacted by gains recorded in medium and large capitalized stocks, amongst which are; DANGFLOUR (+9.65%), ACCESS (+6.60%), FBNH (+4.23%), OANDO (+3.61%), HONYFLOUR (+3.60%), DANGCEM (+3.21%), DIAMONDBNK(+1.51%), DANGSUGAR (+1.45%) ZENITHBANK (+1.16%) and GUARANTY (+0.90%).
|CAP||N11,124,136,181,705.38||One Day (ASI CHG)||+1.06|
|Index||29,830.70||One Week (ASI CHG)||-2.64|
|Volume||206,301,197||One Month (ASI CHG)||-2.89|
|Value||N2,747,918,447.51||Six Months (ASI CHG)||-19.92|
|Deals||3,538||52 Weeks (ASI CHG)||-30.69|
The Naira at the inter-bank rate remained unchanged at N306.90 against yesterday’s closing price
The Investors and Exporters (I&E) FX window opened at N364.93, traded high at N366.65 and eventually closed at N364.94, representing a 0.05% appreciation against yesterday’s closing price. A total of $177.24 million was transacted through the I&E window today.
Overnight(O/N) rate closed at 22.50%, representing a 2.17% depreciation against yesterday’s closing position, while Open Buy-Back (OBB) rate also closed at 20.00% representing a 2.67% depreciation against yesterday’s closing position.
|Note: BPS=> Basis Points|
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