Daily Market Report for May 16, 2022Yahya Abdulrahman
NGX All Share Index closes on a Negative note… ASI loses 29 Basis Points
The Nigerian Exchange Limited Bourse closed Negative. The benchmark All Share
Index (ASI) depreciated by 0.29% to close at 52,944.65 pts. Market Capitalization
decreased by 82.92 billion to close at N28.54 trillion and the Year-to-Date (YtD)
returns settled at 23.94%.
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. Some of today’s market
losers include, GLAXOSMITH (-9.49%), WAPCO (-8.28%), WEMABANK (-2.19%),
FLOURMILL (-1.69%), UBA (-1.25%), MAYBAKER (-0.99%), ZENITHBANK (-0.61%)
and MTNN (-0.27%) amongst others.
The NASD market closed Flat after today’s trading activities as the Unlisted
Securities Index (USI) declined by 0.02% to close at 807.56. Consequently, Market
Capitalization closed at 1.06 trillion. Market activity measured by aggregate volume
decreased by 99.19% and value decreased by 99.79%. Investors traded a total of
61,131 units of shares valued at N4.62 million in 11 deals
please find here our Daily Financial Market update for today, May 16, 2022