Daily Financial Markets Report for October 14, 2021Yahya Abdulrahman
Equities market closes on a Positive note… ASI gains 19 Basis Point
The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) closed Positive. The benchmark All Share
Index (ASI) appreciated by 0.19% to close at 41,129.98. Market Capitalization
increased by 41.06 Billion to close at N21.43 trillion while the Year-to-Date (YtD)
returns settled at 2.13%.
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: CHAMPION (9.71%), AFRIPRUD (7.81%), FBNH (7.31%),
FIDELITYBK (3.33%), UACN (3.29%), UCAP (3.28%), STERLNBANK (2.61%), WAPCO
(2.43%), AIICO (2.15%), TRANSCORP (2.08%), STANBIC (1.83%), SEPLAT (1.41%), NB
(1.08%), HONYFLOUR (0.90%) and NEIMETH (0.56%) amongst others.
The NASD market closed Positive after today’s trading activities as the Unlisted
Securities Index (USI) increased by 1.18% to close at 746.80. Consequently, Market
Capitalization closed at 616.99 billion. Market activity measured by aggregate
volume increased 132.80% while value increased by 125.14%. Investors traded a
total of 765,455,364 units of shares valued at N382 million in 5 deals.
please find here our Daily Financial Market update for today, October 14, 2021