Daily Financial Markets Report for October 05, 2021

Daily Financial Markets Report for October 05, 2021

Equities market closes on a Positive note… ASI gains 118 Basis Point

The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) closed Positive. The benchmark All Share
Index (ASI) appreciated by 1.18% to close at 40,716.66. Market Capitalization
increased by 246.79 Billion to close at N21.22 trillion while the Year-to-Date (YtD)
returns settled at 1.11%.
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, Industrial and Consumer goods sector. Some of today’s
market gainers include: FBNH (9.76%), AIRTELAFRI (6.29%), ETI (5.56%), UBA
(4.61%), AFRIPRUD (4.07%), OANDO (3.79%), UNITYBNK (3.77%), TRANSCORP
(3.19%), FIDELITYBK (2.86%), STERLNBANK (2.74%), ACCESS (2.73%), ZENITHBANK
(1.70%), HONYFLOUR (1.57%), GTCO (1.42%), UCAP (1.08%) and DANGSUGAR
(0.57%) amongst others.

NASD Market
The NASD market closed Negative after today’s trading activities as the Unlisted
Securities Index (USI) decreased by 0.62% to close at 729.38. Consequently, Market
Capitalization closed at 633.96 billion. Market activity measured by aggregate
volume increased 1130.04% while value increased by 306.59%. Investors traded a
total of 5,427,106 units of shares valued at N25.82 million in 37 deals.

please find here our Daily Financial Market update for today, October 5, 2021

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