Daily Market Report for April 19, 2022Yahya Abdulrahman
NGX All Share Index closes on a Positive note… ASI gains 7 Basis Points
The Nigerian Exchange Limited Bourse closed Positive. The benchmark All Share
Index (ASI) appreciated by 0.07% to close at 47,545.86. Market Capitalization
increased by 19.13 billion to close at N25.63 trillion while the Year-to-Date (YtD)
returns settled at 11.31%.
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. Some of today’s market
gainers include, MEYER (10.00%), GUINNESS (6.86%), CADBURY (5.00%),
STERLNBANK (3.57%), FBNH (3.02%), UCAP (2.64%), FIDELITYBK (1.30%),
ACCESSCORP (0.98%), DANGSUGAR (0.95%), GLAXOSMITH (0.83%) and OANDO
(0.21%) amongst others.
The NASD market closed Negative after today’s trading activities as the Unlisted
Securities Index (USI) decreased by 0.21% to close at 778.58. Consequently, Market
Capitalization closed at 1.02 trillion. Market activity measured by aggregate volume
increased by 74.98% and value increased by 1,999.08%. Investors traded a total of
2.14 million units of shares valued at N387.73 million in 26 deals.
please find here our Daily Financial Market update for today, April 19, 2022