1. EQUITIES MARKET
Nigerian Equities Market closed positive as the key market indicator advanced by 17.15 bps amid negative market breadth
The NGX All-Share Index advanced by 0.04% to close at 48,899.08 basis points as against a 1.07% gain recorded previously to close at 48,881.93 basis points at the end of the last trading session. In Naira terms, the NGX Market CAP records a N9.34bn gain.
YTD, the NGXASI Stands at +14.47%
The total volume traded advanced by 134.65% to close at 236.59m, valued at N2.52bn and traded in 3,334 deals. ACCESSCORP was the most traded stock by volume with 120.98m units traded while ACCESSCORP was also the most traded stock by value which is put at N1.03bn
Sectoral performance was broadly positive as ten (10) NGX sector index closed northward, four (4) closed southward and four (4) closed flat. The NGX Banking index advanced by 0.47% to top the gainer’s chart while the NGX Insurance index declined by 0.61% to top the losers’ chart.
The Gote index closed flat at 136.87 basis points while the Toni index declined by 0.96% to close at 111.24 basis points.
Thus, market breadth closed negative as the Market Breadth Index (MBI) is put at -0.03x.
Volume and Value Contribution
NGX Earnings Summary
No Financial statement was released on the NGX Exchange today.
NGX Corporate News
No Corporate News was released on the NGX Exchange today
1.2 NASD OTC Exchange -Unlisted Equities
The NASD market index declined by 0.06% to close at 709.87 basis points as against the 1.20% loss recorded previously to close at 710.30 basis points
The total volume traded declined by 48.08% to close at 76,870 units valued at N5.32m and traded in 11 deal(s).
At the close of trading, NASD OTC market recorded zero (0) gainer(s) to one (1) loser(s)
NASD Earnings Summary
No Financial statement was released on the NASD OTC Exchange today.
NASD Corporate News
No Corporate News was released on the NASD OTC Exchange today.
1.3 Global Indices
On the global scene, the Jarkata JKSE Index leads the top five gainers with 0.29% gain while the Argentina MerVal Index tops the top five losers with 3.47% loss as of 4pm Nigerian Time
1.4 African Indices
Similarly, on the African scene, the BRVM BRVM-C Index tops the top four gainers with 1.54% gain while the Namibia NSX Namibia Index tops the top five losers with 1.75% loss as of 4pm Nigerian Time
2.1 Debt Market Size
The FMDQ Debt Market Size was not available as at the time of writing this report.
2.2 Overnight and Open Repo (OPR)
The Overnight lending rate expanded by 2.12% to close at 16.25% while the Open Repo (OPR) rate also expanded by 2.12% to close at 15.75%
3.1 AFEX Indices
The AFEX ACI closed flat at 455.71 while the AFEX AEI advanced by 0.61% to close at 233.16 basis points
3.2 AFEX Commodity Prices
Sorghum advanced by 3.37% to top the gainers’ chart while Cocoa declined by 0.09% to top the losers’ chart.
3.3 Global Commodity Prices
Gold recorded 0.56% loss while Silver declined by 1.15% as of 10: 33 NY time
In the energy market, Brent advanced by 2.64% and WTI also advanced by 3.45% as of 10: 35 AM Central Daylight Time (CDT)
The naira at the I&E FX Window appreciated by 0.11% to close at N446/USD while the NAFEX rate also depreciated by 0.07% to close at N445.04/USD