Markets maintained uptrend…ASI crossed 33,000 mark

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The bulls maintained a dominant position in the Nigerian equity space on the back of renewed interest in banking and consumer goods shares. Notably, the All-Share Index (ASI) advanced by 1.90% to 33,268.36 while market capitalization gained N324.62bn to close at N17.38tn today. Consequently, Year to Date performance improved to +23.94%.

Performance across sectors was significantly bullish as all sectors under coverage closed on a positive note. Banking and industrial indices both gained 4.07% and 1.14% respectively following gains in the shares of ACCESS (+4.49%) and WAPCO (+3.81%). Similarly, consumer goods, insurance and oil & gas indices advanced by 2.56%, 1.19% and 1.27% on the back of bargain hunting in the shares of GUINNESS(+10.00%), NEM(+9.76%) and OANDO(+9.82%) respectively.

The bond market traded on a mixed note as yield compressed across short-dated maturities while that of long term maturities are advanced. Notably, the average yield declined marginally by 0.02%.

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