Investors Gain N292.65bn as NGXASI advances by 1.23%; Overnight Rate Contracts by 0.83% to Close at 9.00%; BDC Depreciates to 855
- EQUITIES MARKET
1.1 NGX – Listed Equities
Nigerian Equities Market closed positive as the key market indicator advanced by 537.29bps amid negative market breadth
The NGX All-Share Index advanced by 1.23% to close at 44,283.02 basis points as against 0.21% loss recorded previously to close at 43,745.73 basis points at the end of the last trading session. In Naira terms, the NGX Market CAP records N292.65bn gain.
YTD, the NGXASI Stands at +3.67%
The total volume traded declined by 10.10% to close at 155.41m, valued at N1.53bn and traded in 3,796 deals. STERLNBANK was the most traded stock by volume with 24.28m units traded while MTNN was also the most traded stock by value which is put at N238.86m
Sectoral performance was broadly positive as nine (9) NGX sector index closed northward, six (6) closed southward while three (3) closed flat. The NGX-IND index advanced by 3.98% to top the gainers chart while the NGXMERIVAL dipped by 1.52% to top the losers’ chart.
Dangote index advanced by 8.35% to close at 125.75 basis points and the Elumelu index declined by 3.24% to close at 102.16 basis points.
At the close of trading, market recorded 9 gainers to 22 losers and 68 unchanged. DANGCEM topped the list of gainers while MRS topped the list of losers.
Thus, market breadth closed negative as the Market Breadth Index (MBI) is put at -0.19x.
Volume and Value Contribution
STERLNBANK led the volume’s chart with 15.63% contribution and closely followed by ACCESSCORP and FBNH
MTNN tops the value’s chart with 15.65% contribution and closely followed by ACCESSCORP and GTCO
NGX Earnings Summary
No Financial statement was released on the NGX Exchange today.
NGX Corporate News
No Corporate News was released on the NGX Exchange today
1.2 NASD OTC Exchange – Unlisted Equities
The NASD market index declined by 0.01% to close at 720.83 basis points as against the 0.21% loss recorded previously to close at 720.91 basis points
The total volume traded advanced by 292.43% to close at 0.76m units valued at N5.19m and traded in 9 deals.
At the close of trading, NASD OTC market recorded zero (0) gainer(s) to one (1) loser(s)
NASD Earnings Summary
No Financial statement was released on the NASD OTC Exchange today.
NASD Corporate News
No Corporate News was released on the NASD OTC Exchange today.
1.3 Global Indices
On the global scene, the Hong Kong Hang Seng Index leads the top five gainers with 2.41% gain while the Belgium BEL-20 Index tops the top five losers with 1.64% loss as of 4pm Nigerian Time
1.4 African Indices
Similarly, on the African scene, the South Africa Industrial 25 Index tops the top five gainers with 2.35% gain while the Egypt EGX 30 Index tops the top five losers with 1.67% loss as of 4pm Nigerian Time
- BONDS AND FIXED INCOME MARKETS
2.1 Debt Market Size
The FMDQ Debt Market Size was not available as at the time of writing this report.
2.2 Overnight and Open Repo (OPR)
The Overnight lending rate contracted by 0.83% to close at 9.00% while the Open Repo (OPR) rate also contracted by 0.66% to close at 8.67%
- COMMODITIES MARKET
3.1 AFEX Indices
The AFEX ACI closed flat at 455.71 while the AFEX AEI also closed flat at 202.48
3.2 AFEX Commodity Prices
Paddy Rice grew by 8.85% to top the gainers chart while Soybeans declined by 16.29% to top the losers chart.
3.3 Global Commodity Prices
Gold recorded 0.05% loss while Silver also declined by 0.20% as of 11:43 NY time
In the energy market, Brent advanced by 1.39% while WTI also advanced by 1.61% as of 10:46 AM Central Daylight Time (CDT)
- CURRENCY/ FX MARKET
The naira closed flat at the I&E FX Window to close at N446/USD while the NAFEX rate appreciated by 0.11% to close at N442.50/USD
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