Nigerian Equity Market records biggest daily gain since 2015 as Market-Cap up by 4.92%

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Investors Gain ₦53.88bn As NGX ASI Increased By 0.21%; Erases Previous Day Loss
Investors Gain ₦53.88bn As NGX ASI Increased By 0.21%; Erases Previous Day Loss

The local bourse today (Tuesday) recorded its biggest daily gain since April 1, 2015, as Market Capitalization value gained N708.14 billion to move back to the N15 trillion range after 9 months. Today’s record-breaking gain was driven by price appreciation in DANGCEM and 44 others. As a result, market breadth closed positively, recording 45 gainers as against 8 losers.

In summary, the All-Share Index (ASI) increased by 1,354.81 absolute points, representing a growth of 4.92% to close at 28,909.37 points. Similarly, the overall Market Capitalization size gained N708.14 billion, representing an increase of 4.92% to close at N15.11 trillion.

Nigerian Equity Market records biggest daily gain since 2015 as Market-Cap up by 4.92%

CORNERST, INTERBREW, and PRESCO are the joint top gainers (by percentage point) for today, while NPFMCRFBK tops the losers’ chart.

The upturn was impacted by gains recorded in large and medium capitalized stocks, amongst which are; CORNERST (+10.00%), INTERBREW (+10.00%), PRESCO (+10.00%), DANGCEM(+9.86%), OANDO (+9.57%), ACCESS (+5.97%), AIRTELAFRI (+5.32%), ZENITH (+5.26%), MTNN (+3.85%), PRESCO (+3.77%), and SEPLAT (+2.50%).

MARKET STATISTICS

CAP N15,110,457,505,668.10 One Day (ASI CHG) +4.92%
Index 28,909.37 One Week (ASI CHG) +8.63%
Volume 749,467,693.00 One Month (ASI CHG) +13.32%
Value N9,495,221,631.65 Six Months (ASI CHG) +36.87%
Deals 8,074 52 Weeks (ASI CHG) +6.73%
Gainers 45 Losers 8
Unchanged 46 Total 99
YTD +7.70%
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Source: NSEGTI Research

NASD OTC MARKET

The NASD OTC market performance indicators today (Tuesday) closed unchanged, as the Unlisted Securities Index (USI) and the Market Capitalization value closed at 726.93 points and N533.98 billion respectively.

However, while Traded volume declined by -18.52% (compared to prior closing position) to settle at 52,550, the Value of total trades rose by +48.12% to N5.73 million compared to yesterday’s position in deals.

GTI Research