Local bourse gains N59 billion, as NGX-ASI increase by 0.29%

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The Nigerian equity market closed transactions for today (Monday) on a bullish note, began the trading week on a positive trajectory, as the NGX-ASI and the market capitalization grew by 0.29%. The positive performance was impacted by investors’ sustained buy interests in bellwether stocks like WAPCO,  GUARANTY, ACCESS, and ZENITH and 24 others. Consequently, the market breadth closed positively, recording 28 gainers against 15 losers.

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In summary, the All-Share Index (ASI) increased by 113.99 absolute points, representing a growth of 0.29% to close at 39,312.74 points. While the overall Market Capitalization value gained N59.41 billion, representing an increase of 0.29% to close at N20.49 trillion.

ABCTRANS and REGALINS emerged as the joint-top gainers (by percentage points) for today, with a maximum price appreciation of 9.68%, while UNITY BANK emerged as the top loser (by percentage points) with a maximum price depreciation of -8.33%.

Today’s market gain was driven by price appreciation in large and medium capitalized stocks amongst which are; UBN(+9.26%) LINKASSURE(+8.70%), AFRIPRUD(+8.11%), MBENEFIT(+8.11%), CHIPLC(+7.69%), TRANSCORP(4.71%), WAPIC(+3.92%), ZENITHBANK(+3.60%), ETERNA(+3.27%), UCAP(+3.09%), GUARANTY(+2.56%), ACCESS(+2.45%), WAPCO(+1.46%), UBA(+1.40%), FIDELITYBANK(+1.34%), INTBREW(+0.94%),  FCMB(+0.67%) and  OKOMUOIL(+0.49%).

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MARKET STATISTICS

CAP N 20,490,732,391,550.18 One Day (ASI CHG) +0.29%
Index 39,312.74 One Week (ASI CHG) -1.31%
Volume 324,187,345.00 One Month (ASI CHG) +1.15%
Value N 3,280,637,033.44 Six Months (ASI CHG) +20.42%
Deals 4,867.00 52 Weeks (ASI CHG) +63.49%
Gainers 28 Losers 15
Unchanged 68 Total 101
YTD Returns -2.38%

Source: Ngxgroup.com, GTI Research 

 

 

FMDQ ABOUT

FOREIGN EXCHANGE

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

The Investors and Exporters (I&E) FX window opened at N410.22 traded high at N437.41, and low at N400, and eventually closed at N410.67,  representing a 0.08% depreciation against Friday’s closing position. Also, a total of $146.52 million was transacted through the I&E window today.

MONEY MARKET

The overnight (O/N) rate closed at 15.00%, representing a 0.25% depreciation as against Friday’s position. while Open Buy-Back (OBB) rate closed at 14.50%, representing a 0.25% depreciation as against Friday’s position.

Sector Performance

Security Change Percent
NSE30 0.44
NSEBNK 2.89
NSECNSMRGDS -0.26
NSEINDUSTR 0.08
NSEINS 1.33
NSELOTUSISLM 0.04
NSEOILGAS -0.08

Top 7 Gainers

Security Previous Close Open Price Close Price Change Price  % Change
ABCTRANS 0.31 0.31 0.34 0.03           9.68
REGALINS 0.31 0.31 0.34 0.03           9.68
UBN 5.4 5.5 5.9 0.5           9.26
LINKASSURE 0.69 0.69 0.75 0.06           8.70
AFRIPRUD 5.55 5.55 6 0.45           8.11
MBENEFIT 0.37 0.37 0.4 0.03           8.11
CHIPLC 0.39 0.39 0.42 0.03           7.69

Top 7 Losers

Security Previous Close Open Price Close Price Change Price % Change
UNITYBNK 0.6 0.6 0.55 -0.05 –        8.33
JAPAULGOLD 0.6 0.6 0.56 -0.04 –        6.67
NEIMETH 1.82 1.82 1.71 -0.11 –        6.04
FLOURMILL 31 31 29.5 -1.5 –        4.84
CHAMS 0.22 0.22 0.21 -0.01 –        4.55
NAHCO 2.2 2.2 2.1 -0.1 –        4.55
MANSARD 0.9 0.9 0.86 -0.04 –        4.44

Top 7 Traders By Volume

Security Close Price  Daily Volume   Daily Value 
ETRANZACT 2.25      72,175,979          162,395,952.75
ZENITHBANK 23      44,000,748      1,015,465,286.05
ACCESS 8.35      22,978,740          189,173,515.95
UBA 7.25      16,585,198          119,352,727.00
MANSARD 0.86      16,429,809            14,202,316.49
TRANSCORP 0.89      15,232,337            13,723,443.23
UCAP 6      14,150,004            83,992,099.10

Top 7 Traders By Value

Security Close Price  Daily Volume   Daily Value 
ZENITHBANK 23      44,000,748      1,015,465,286.05
BUACEMENT 77.9        7,306,602          512,954,896.50
GUARANTY 30      11,459,010          341,769,730.00
ACCESS 8.35      22,978,740          189,173,515.95
ETRANZACT 2.25      72,175,979          162,395,952.75
UBA 7.25      16,585,198          119,352,727.00
STANBIC 46        2,288,367          105,440,267.20

 

 

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