Daily Financial Markets Report for July 19, 2021Yahya Abdulrahman
Equities market closes on a Flat note… ASI gains 1 Basis Point
The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) closed Flat. The benchmark All Share Index
(ASI) appreciated by 0.01% to close at 37,952.65. Market Capitalization increased by
2.8 Billion to close at N19.77 trillion while the Year-to-Date (YtD) returns settled at –
What shaped today’s market direction?
Today’s market direction can be largely attributed to gains recorded in large and
mid-cap stocks in Banking, Agriculture and Consumer goods sector. Some of today’s
market gainers include: ETERNA (10.00%), UPL (9.93%), HONYFLOUR (6.75%), UCAP
(3.38%), VITAFOAM (2.33%), TRANSCORP (2.17%), UNITYBNK (1.85%), AFRIPRUD
(0.80%), and GTCO (0.17%) amongst others.
The NASD market closed Negative after today’s trading activities as the Unlisted
Securities Index (USI) decreased by 0.44% to close at 750.81. Consequently, Market
Capitalization closed at 652.58billion. Market activity measured by aggregate
volume decreased by 62.42% while value decreased by 84.94%. Investors traded a
total of 3,619,950 units of shares valued at N62 million in 22 deal.
Please find here our Daily Financial Market update for today, July 19, 2021