Daily Financial Market Report for January 13, 2021Yahya Abdulrahman
Equity market Closes on a Bullish Note ……ASI Gains 11 Basis Point
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed positive as bulls dominated proceedings in the market today. The benchmark All Share Index (ASI) appreciated by 0.11% to close at 40,341.05. Similarly, Market Capitalization increased by N23 billion to close at N21.09 trillion while the Year-to-Date (YtD) returns settled at 0.17%.
Sectors performance was Significantly Bullish
Performance across sectors was significantly bullish as all 5 sectors closed in the green zone. Insurance, Oil and Gas, Banking, Industrial, and Consumer Goods indices advanced by 4.12%, 1.74%, 0.08% and 0.11% respectively, on the back of buy interests recorded in the shares MANSARD (9.52%), JAPAUL (9.48%), MOBIL (9.43%), FLOURMILL(6.93%), GUINNESS (1.61%), ARDOVA (1.52%), WAPCO (1.35%), ACCESS (1.10%), ZENITH (0.39%) and SEPLAT (0.08%) among others.
The NASD market closed flat after today’s trading activities as the Unlisted Securities Index (USI) remained unchanged to close at 740.98. Consequently, Market Capitalization also remained unchanged to close at N531.67. Market activity measured by aggregate volume decreased by 97.09% while value increased by 150.11%. Investors traded a total of 47,544units of shares valued at N4.9 mn in 2 deals.
Please find here attached our Daily Financial Market update for today, January 13th, 2020.