Daily Financial Markets Report for August 10, 2021

Daily Financial Markets Report for August 10, 2021

Equities market closes on a Positive note… ASI gains 158 Basis Point.

The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) closed Negative. The benchmark All Share
Index (ASI) depreciated by 0.63% to close at 38,567.26. Market Capitalization
decreased by 126 Billion to close at N20.094 trillion while the Year-to-Date (YtD)
returns settled at –4.23%.
What shaped today’s market direction?
Today’s market direction can be largely attributed to losses recorded in large and
mid-cap stocks in Banking, Industrial and Consumer goods sector. Some of today’s
market losers include: UPL (-9.79%), LINKASSURE (-7.81%), COURTVILLE (-4.00%),
SOVRENINS (-3.57%), WEMABANK (-3.45%), DANGCEM (-3.26%), FLOURMILL (-
2.30%), UNITYBNK (-1.75%), TRANSCORP (-1.05%), UNILEVER (-0.69%) and
STERLNBANK (-0.65%) amongst others.

NASD Market
The NASD market closed Positive after today’s trading activities as the Unlisted
Securities Index (USI) advanced by 0.23% to close at 751.41. Consequently, Market
Capitalization closed at 653.10 billion. Market activity measured by aggregate
volume increased by 646.99% while value increased by 48.40%. Investors traded a
total of 31,306,712 units of shares valued at N127 million in 31 deals.

Please find here our Daily Financial Market update for today, August 10, 2021

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