Oil & Gas sector sustains equity market positive run

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At the end of trading activities on Thursday, the Nigeria Local Bourse closed marginally positive by 0.01%, extending the bullish sentiment to five consecutive trading sessions. The upward trend was sustained, following buy-interest on oil and gas sector. Consequently, the market breadth closed positively, recording 17 gainers and 15 losers.

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In summary, the All-Share Index (ASI) grew by 3.46 absolute points, representing a growth of 0.01% to close at 39,131.80 points. While the overall Market Capitalization value gained N1.81 billion, representing an increase of 0.01% to close at N20.48 trillion.

CUTIX emerged as the top gainer (by percentage points) for today, with a maximum price appreciation of +7.00%, while EKOCORP emerged as the top loser (by percentage points) with a maximum price depreciation of -10.00%.

Today’s market gain was driven by price appreciation in large and medium capitalized stocks amongst which are; CUTIX(+7.00%), PZ(+6.93%), OANDO(+3.96%), WAPIC(+2.22%), UBA(+2.07%), WEMABANK(+1.75%), GLAXOSMITH(+1.56%), UACN(+1.43%), FBNH(+1.37%), ETI(+1.01%) PORTPAINT(+0.84%), ACCESS(+0.67%), LIVESTOCK(+0.56%),  and GUARANTY(+0.16%).

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MARKET STATISTICS

CAP N20,479,485,376,011.23 One Day (ASI CHG) +0.01%
Index 39,131.80 One Week (ASI CHG) +1.45%
Volume 228,111,660 One Month (ASI CHG) +1.06%
Value N2,635,921,777.89 Six Months (ASI CHG) +37.00%
Deals 3,656 52 Weeks (ASI CHG) +71.78%
Gainers 17 Losers 15
Unchanged 68 Total 100
YTD Returns -2.83%

Source: Ngxgroup.com, GTI Research 

 

 

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FOREIGN EXCHANGE

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

The Investors and Exporters (I&E) FX window opened at N422.00 traded high at N437.41 and eventually closed at N410.00, which remains the same (0.00%) against yesterday’s position. Also, a total of $40.13 million was transacted through the I&E window today.

MONEY MARKET

Overnight (O/N) rate closed at 15.17%, representing a 1.17% appreciation against yesterday’s position, while Open Buy-Back (OBB) rate closed at 14.67%,  representing a 1.67% appreciation as against yesterday’s position.

Sector Performance

Security % Change 
NSE30 -0.03
NSEBNK -0.04
NSECNSMRGDS -0.01
NSEINDUSTR 0
NSEINS -0.4
NSELOTUSISLM -0.01
NSEOILGAS 0.21

Top 7 Gainers

Security Previous Close Open Price Close Price Change Price % Change
CUTIX 2 2 2.14 0.14 7.00
PZ 5.05 5.05 5.4 0.35 6.93
LINKASSURE 0.8 0.8 0.84 0.04 5.00
COURTVILLE 0.23 0.23 0.24 0.01 4.35
OANDO 3.03 3.03 3.15 0.12 3.96
WAPIC 0.45 0.45 0.46 0.01 2.22
UBA 7.25 7.25 7.40 0.15 2.07

Top 7 Losers

Security Previous Close Open Price Close Price Change Price % Change
EKOCORP 6 6 5.4 -0.6 -10.00
SUNUASSUR 0.66 0.66 0.6 -0.06 -9.09
HONYFLOUR 1.42 1.42 1.3 -0.12 -8.45
SOVRENINS 0.25 0.25 0.23 -0.02 -8.00
UNITYBNK 0.59 0.59 0.55 -0.04 -6.78
ROYALEX 0.36 0.36 0.34 -0.02 -5.56
ETERNA 6.35 6.35 6.00 -0.35 -5.51

Top 7 Traders By Volume

Security Daily Volume Daily Value Close Price
GUARANTY          37,289,690    1,162,136,537.65 31.30
ZENITHBANK          28,750,433        635,259,096.20 22.00
FBNH          22,313,346        164,877,005.15 7.40
FIDELITYBK          17,546,277          39,039,621.21 2.22
UBA          15,052,644        109,629,945.60 7.40
ACCESS          13,994,483        105,718,628.20 7.55
TRANSCORP          11,137,699            8,918,059.32 0.80

Top 7 Traders By Value

Security Daily Volume Daily Value Close Price
GUARANTY          37,289,690    1,162,136,537.65 31.30
ZENITHBANK          28,750,433        635,259,096.20 22.00
FBNH          22,313,346        164,877,005.15 7.40
UBA          15,052,644        109,629,945.60 7.40
ACCESS          13,994,483        105,718,628.20 7.55
DANGCEM                430,884          94,526,269.50 220.00
UACN            4,588,751          48,096,165.45 10.65

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