MTNN, AIRTELAFRI & 15 other push local stocks higher, gain 0.83%
The Nigeria bourse today (Thursday) closed on a positive note, gaining 0.83% to extend the previous day positive sentiment to two consecutive trading days, following value appreciation on some blue-chip stocks like MTNN, AIRTELAFRI, ZENITHBANK and 14 other. Consequently, the market breadth closed on a positive note, recording 17 gainers as against 16 losers.
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In summary, the All-Share Index (ASI) increased by 199.80 absolute points, representing a growth of 0.83% to close at 24,330.06 points.
IKEJAHOTEL emerged as the top gainer while NAHCO emerged as the top loser.
The upturn was impacted by gains recorded in large and medium capitalized stocks, amongst which are; CADBURY (+7.41%), HONYFLOUR (+4.35%), WAPIC (+3.33%), MTNN (+2.61%) UBA (+2.48%) AIRTELAFRI (+2.35%), GUARANTY (+2.33%) and ZENITHBANK (+1.29%).
|CAP||One Day (ASI CHG)||+0.83%|
|Index||24,330.06||One Week (ASI CHG)||+0.22%|
|Volume||207,400,280||One Month (ASI CHG)||-2.41%|
|Value||N987,769,065.3||Six Months (ASI CHG)||-17.11%|
|Deals||3,323||52 Weeks (ASI CHG)||-13.73%|
The Naira at the official window on Thursday closed at 381.00/$1, unchanged against the previous day’s position.
The Investors and Exporters (I&E) FX window opened at N387.96, traded high at N390.89, and eventually closed at N390.00, representing a 0.39% depreciation against the previous day’s closing position. A total of $18.71 million was transacted through the I&E window today.
Overnight(O/N) rate closed at 3.42%, representing a 7.37% depreciation against the previous day’s closing position, while Open Buy-Back (OBB) rate closed at 2.67%, representing a 7.33% depreciation against the previous day’s position.
|Note: BPS=> Basis Points|
NASD OTC MARKET
The NASD OTC market today (Thursday) closed on a positive note, as the Unlisted Securities Index (USI) closed at 712.45, representing a 0.08% appreciation against the previous day’s closing position. Similarly, Market Capitalization gained N410 million closed at N523.34 billion, representing a 0.08% appreciation against the previous day’s closing position. Consequently, the aggregate volume and value increased by 351.05% and 159.57% respectively, as investors traded a total of 1,314,310 shares, worth N14.59 million in 12 deal.
Top 7 Gainers
Top 7 Losers
Top 7 Traders By VolumeTop
7 Traders By Value