Gain in Banking Sector Stocks lift NSE-ASI By 0.54%

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Transactions in the Nigerian Local Bourse today (Thursday) closed in the positive region to reverse yesterday’s loss, as NSE-ASI Index and Market Cap increased by 0.54%. The price appreciation was buoyed by buy-interest in Banking and Industrial Goods sectors. Consequently, the market breadth closed largely positive, recording 22 gainers against 11 losers.

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In summary, the All-Share Index (ASI) rose by 208.71 absolute points, representing a growth of 0.54% to close at 38,914.84 points. While the overall Market Capitalization value gained N109.20 billion, representing an increase of 0.54% to close at N20.36 trillion.

ETERNA emerged as the top gainer with a maximum price appreciation of +9.96%, while LINKASSURE and WAPIC emerged as the joint-top loser (by percentage points) for today, with a maximum price depreciation of -9.09%. 

Today’s market gain was driven by price appreciation in large and medium capitalized stocks amongst which are; ZENITHBANK(+7.32%), GUARANTY(+6.43%), DANGSUGAR(+6.25%), UACN(+4.90%), UCAP(+4.40%), FIDELITYBK(+4.11%), WAPCO(+2.73%), VITAFOAM(+2.72%), MANSARD(+2.13%),   WEMABANK(+1.69%),   UBA(+1.43%),   UAC-PROP(+1.27%),  ACCESS(+0.64%),   and FCMB(+0.35%).

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MARKET STATISTICS

 

CAP N20,360,436,403,298.12 One Day (ASI CHG) +0.54%
Index 38,914.84 One Week (ASI CHG) +0.56%
Volume 1,468,421,633 One Month (ASI CHG) -3.83%
Value N5,853,549,889.88 Six Months (ASI CHG) +52.41%
Deals 4,040 52 Weeks (ASI CHG) +70.76%
Gainers 22 Losers 11
Unchanged 71 Total 104
YTD Returns -3.37%

Source: NSE, GTI Research 

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FOREIGN EXCHANGE

The Naira at the official rate remains unchanged to close at N379.00/$1 as against last Tuesday’s position.

The Investors and Exporters (I&E) FX window opened at N409.14 traded high at N412.00 and eventually closed at N409.67representing 0.02% appreciation against yesterday’s position. Also, a total of $148.54 million was transacted through the I&E window today.

MONEY MARKET

Overnight(O/N) rate closed at 12.75%, representing a 0.75% depreciation against yesterday’s position, while Open Buy-Back (OBB) rate closed at 12.50%,  representing a 0.17% depreciation as against yesterday’s position.

Sector Performance

Security % Change
NSE30 0.69
NSEBNK 4.40
NSECNSMRGDS -0.24
NSEINDUSTR 0.16
NSEINS -0.78
NSELOTUSISLAM -0.05
NSEOILGAS -0.13

Top 7 Gainers

Security Previous Close Open Price Close Price Change Price % Change
ETERNA 4.62 4.62 5.08 0.46 9.96
LASACO 1.2 1.2 1.30 0.10 8.33
ZENITHBANK 20.5 20.5 22.00 1.50 7.32
GUARANTY 28 28 29.80 1.80 6.43
DANGSUGAR 16 16 17.00 1.00 6.25
COURTVILLE 0.2 0.2 0.21 0.01 5.00
UACN 7.15 7.15 7.50 0.35 4.90

Top 7 Losers

Security Previous Close Open Price Close Price Change Price % Change
LINKASSURE 0.55 0.55 0.50 -0.05 -9.09
WAPIC 0.55 0.55 0.50 -0.05 -9.09
ABCTRANS 0.3 0.3 0.28 -0.02 -6.67
STERLNBANK 1.57 1.57 1.47 -0.10 -6.37
HONYFLOUR 1.25 1.25 1.18 -0.07 -5.60
IKEJAHOTEL 1.05 1.05 1.00 -0.05 -4.76
JAIZBANK 0.68 0.68 0.65 -0.03 -4.41

Top 7 Traders By Volume

Security Daily Volume Daily Value Close Price
UNITYBNK           1,000,975,813      700,691,378.83 0.70
MULTIVERSE              200,187,497        40,037,499.40 0.20
GUARANTY              122,177,309   3,552,939,063.95 29.80
ZENITHBANK                 32,840,707      711,915,806.40 22.00
FBNH                 18,970,590      137,821,152.30 7.20
TRANSCORP                 12,082,708           9,692,088.76 0.80
DEAPCAP                   7,430,053           1,486,010.60 0.20

Top 7 Traders By Value

Security Daily Volume Daily Value Close Price
GUARANTY              122,177,309   3,552,939,063.95 29.80
ZENITHBANK                 32,840,707      711,915,806.40 22.00
UNITYBNK           1,000,975,813      700,691,378.83 0.70
FBNH                 18,970,590      137,821,152.30 7.20
MTNN                      700,642      111,107,014.10 159.90
DANGCEM                      275,575        60,085,263.10 227.80
NESTLE                        36,185        49,438,152.20 1375.00

 

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