Transactions on the floor of the Nigerian stock exchange today (Thursday) closed on a positive note, gaining 0.38% to sustain the previous day positive momentum. The uptrend was supported by value appreciation on some bellwether stocks like MTN Nigeria, ACCESS, NB and 12 others.
However, the market breadth closed on a negative note, recording 18 losers as against 15 gainers.
In summary, the All-Share Index (ASI) increased by 95.49 absolute points, representing a growth of 0.38% to close at 25,236.97 points. Similarly, the overall Market Capitalization size gained N49.88 billion, representing an increase of 0.38% to close at N13.17 trillion
MANSARD emerged as the top gainer while IKEJA HOTEL emerged as the top loser.
The upturn was impacted by gains recorded in large and medium capitalized stocks, amongst which are; UNILEVER (+8.33%), NB (+5.88%), WAPIC (+3.03%), FLOURMILL (+2.32%), ACCESS (+1.56%), and MTNN (+0.84%).
|CAP||N13,165,158,179,276.12||One Day (ASI CHG)||+0.38%|
|Index||25,236.97||One Week (ASI CHG)||+1.23%|
|Volume||258,081,869||One Month (ASI CHG)||+4.65%|
|Value||N1,678,313,747.99||Six Months (ASI CHG)||-9.47%|
|Deals||3,640||52 Weeks (ASI CHG)||-7.58%|
Source: NSE, GTI Research
The Naira at the official window today (Wednesday) closed at 381.00/$1, unchanged against the previous day’s position.
The Investors and Exporters (I&E) FX window opened at N386.25, traded high at N387.00, and eventually closed at N386.00, representing a 0.13% depreciation against the previous day’s closing position. A total of $31.96 million was transacted through the I&E window today.
Overnight(O/N) rate closed at 5.25%, representing a 0.92% appreciation against the previous day’s closing position, while Open Buy-Back (OBB) rate closed at 4.33%, representing a 0.83% depreciation against the previous day’s position.
|Note: BPS=> Basis Points|
Source: FMDQ, GTI Research
NASD OTC MARKET
The NASD OTC market today (Thursday) closed as the Unlisted Securities Index (USI) closed at 713.39, unchanged against the previous day’s closing position. Similarly, Market Capitalization closed at N524.04 billion, unchanged against the previous day’s closing position. However, the aggregate volume and value increased by 481.65% and 100.15% respectively, as investors traded a total of 514,675 shares, worth N18.62 million in 6 deal.
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