MTNN and 17 others sustains market positive momentum
The Nigerian equities market today (Thursday), closed positively, extending the previous positive momentum to six consecutive trading day, with a marginal gain of 0.07%, following value appreciation on MTNN, DANGCEM and 16 others. However, the market breadth closed negatively, recording 20 losers as against 18 gainers.
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In summary, the All-Share Index (ASI) increased by 14.90 absolute points, representing a growth of 0.07% to close at 22,554.84 points. Similarly, the overall Market Capitalization size gained N7.76 billion, representing an increase of 0.07% to close at N11.75 trillion.
NESTLE emerged as the top gainer while ACCESS & STERLNBANK emerged as the top losers.
The upturn was impacted by gains recorded in large and medium capitalized stocks, amongst which are; NESTLE (+10.00%), NB (+9.89%), MTNN (+3.57%), DANGCEM (+2.18%), HONYFLOUR (+2.13%) and GLAXOSMITH (+0.95%).
|CAP||N11,754,521,304,026.03||One Day (ASI CHG)||+0.07%|
|Index||22,554.84||One Week (ASI CHG)||+5.48%|
|Volume||379,110,193.00||One Month (ASI CHG)||-1.61%|
|Value||N4,327,067,089.55||Six Months (ASI CHG)||-14.75%|
|Deals||5,985.00||52 Weeks (ASI CHG)||-25.03%|
The Naira at the official window on Wednesday closed unchanged at 361.00/$1, against previous day’s position.
The Investors and Exporters (I&E) FX window opened at N385.72, traded high at N390.00 and eventually closed at N386.00, representing a 0.10% depreciation against yesterday’s closing position. A total of $14.22 million was transacted through the I&E window today.
Overnight(O/N) rate closed at 2.67%, representing a 0.25% appreciation against yesterday’s closing position, while Open Buy-Back (OBB) rate closed at 2.00%, unchanged against yesterday’s position.
|Note: BPS=> Basis Points|
NASD OTC MARKET
The NASD OTC market on Thursday remained unchanged as the Unlisted Securities Index (USI) closed at 698.22, against the previous day’s closing position. Similarly, Market Capitalization closed unchanged at N512.89 billion, against the previous day’s position. Consequently, the aggregate volume and value increased by 140,953.30% and 6,042.49%, as investors traded a total of 2,990,330 volumes of shares, valued at N35.16 in 5 deals.
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