Value appreciation in MTNN, 24 others led Nigerian stocks to a 0.71% gain
The Nigerian bourse today (Wednesday), closed higher with a modest gain of 0.71%, extending the previous positive sentiment to two consecutive trading day, following value appreciation in bellwether stocks like in MTNN, ZENITHBANK, and 23 others. Consequently, the market breadth closed positively, recording 25 gainers as against 8 losers.
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In summary, the All-Share Index (ASI) increased by 148.07 absolute points, representing a growth of 0.71% to close at 21,073.26 points. Similarly, the overall Market Capitalization size gained N77.17 billion, representing an increase of 0.71% to close at N10.98 trillion.
ETI & IKEJAHOTEL emerged as the top gainers while SKYAVN & UNIONDAC emerged as the top losers.
The upturn was impacted by gains recorded in large and medium capitalized stocks, amongst which are; ETI (+10.00%), WAPCO (+9.77%), DANGSUGAR (+9.55%), UBA (+3.67%), FLOURMILL (+2.38%), ZENITHBANK (+2.32%), GUARANTY (+1.67%), MTNN (+0.21%) and NESTLE (+0.01%).
|CAP||N10,982,391,535,130.43||One Day (ASI CHG)||+0.71%|
|Index||21,073.26||One Week (ASI CHG)||-0.23%|
|Volume||346,409,715.00||One Month (ASI CHG)||-7.15%|
|Value||N5,216,170,916.39||Six Months (ASI CHG)||-20.77%|
|Deals||4,660.00||52 Weeks (ASI CHG)||-27.82%|
The Naira at the official window on Wednesday closed unchanged at 361.00/$1, against yesterday’s position.
The Investors and Exporters (I&E) FX window opened at N385.47, traded high at N401.45 and eventually closed at N384.83, unchanged against yesterday’s closing position. A total of $76.18 million was transacted through the I&E window today.
Overnight(O/N) rate closed at 3.17%, representing a 0.67% depreciation against yesterday’s closing position, while Open Buy-Back (OBB) rate closed at 2.83%, representing 0.67% depreciation against yesterday’s position.
|Note: BPS=> Basis Points|
NASD OTC MARKET
The NASD OTC market on Wednesday remained unchanged as the Unlisted Securities Index (USI) closed at 694.82, against yesterday’s closing position. Similarly, Market Capitalization closed at N510.39 billion, unchanged against yesterday’s position. Consequently, the aggregate volume and value decreased by 76.88% and 79.51%, as investors traded a total of 346,761 volume of shares, valued at N3.84 million in 2 deals.
Top 6 Gainers
Top 7 Losers
Top 7 Traders By Volume
Top 7 Traders By Value