NGX All Share Index closes on a Positive note… ASI gains 15 Basis Points
The Nigerian Exchange Limited Bourse closed Positive. The benchmark All Share
Index (ASI) appreciated by 0.15% to close at 45,957.35. Market Capitalization
increased by 36.01 billion to close at N24.76 trillion while the Year-to-Date (YtD)
returns settled at 7.59%.
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 NNFM (9.72%), VITAFOAM (5.46%), SEPLAT (4.86%), TRANSCORP
(4.85%), JAIZBANK (4.48%), FCMB (1.69%), NB (1.48%), GTCO (1.18%), ETI (1.12%),
NGXGROUP (0.99%), FLOURMILL (0.88%) and OANDO (0.21%) amongst others.
The NASD market closed Negative after today’s trading activities as the Unlisted
Securities Index (USI) decreased by 0.41% to close at 744.54. Consequently, Market
Capitalization closed at 630.46 billion. Market activity measured by aggregate
volume increased by 103,160% and value increased by 11,227.57%. Investors traded
a total of 4.13 million units of shares valued at N86.89 million in 8 deals
please find here our Daily Financial Market update for today, January 21, 2021.