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Stock market closes negative with market capitalization down N25 billion

The Nigerian Bourse (NGX) closed negative amidst buy-interests and sell-offs as bears dominated proceedings, driving down the broad market. 

The All-share Index (ASI) depreciated by 0.08% to close at 52,612.55 points.    

In the same vein, Market Capitalization declined by N25 billion to close at N28.681 trillion while the Year-to-Date (YtD) returns settled at 1.97%. The stock market has advanced by 1,016.89 basis points since the start of the year.    

Market breadth closed positive as MBENEFIT led 21 gainers, and 14 losers topped by NB at the end of today’s session. 

 Market Indices  

  • NGX ASI: 52,612.55 points 
  • Previous ASI: 52,657.69 points 
  • Percentage Day Change: 0.08% 
  • Y-T-D: 1.97% 
  • Market Cap: N28,656 trillion 
  • Volume: 182.3 million 
  • Value: N4.82 billion            
  • Deals: 3,470 

NGX Top ASI gainers 

  • MBENEFIT up + 10.00% to close at N0.33 
  • UNILEVER up  + 9.91% to close at N12.20 
  • CILEASING up + 9.84% to close at N3.46 
  • ABCTRANS up + 9.68% to close at N0.34 
  • INTENEGINS up + 8.16% to close at N0.53 

NGX Top ASI losers 

  • NB down – 9.90% to close at N41.85 
  • CAVERTON down – 9.52% to close at N0.95 
  • CHAMPION down – 8.00% to close at N4.60 
  • WAPIC down – 6.67% to close at N0.42 
  • NGXGROUP down – 5.93% to close at N25.40 

Top 3 by Volume 

  • GEREGU– 23,840,483 
  • ACCESSCORP –17,299,269 
  • TRANSCORP – 16,647,68. 

Top 3 by Value  

  • GEREGU – N3,195,589,930 
  • GTCO– N303,413,882 
  • ZENITHBANK- N267,120,053 

 

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