1. EQUITIES MARKET
Nigerian Equities Market maintained negative posture as the key market indicator dipped further by 1575.81bps amid negative market breadth
The NGX All-Share Index dipped by 3.23% to close at 47,260.89 basis points as against 0.09% loss recorded previously to close at 48,836.70 basis points at the end of the last trading session. In Naira terms, the NGX Market CAP records N858.3bn loss.
YTD, the NGXASI Stands at +10.64%
The total volume traded grew by +3.80% to close at 140.67m, valued at N2.52bn and traded in 4,372 deals. GTCO was the most traded stock by volume with 25.73m units traded while GEREGU was also the most traded stock by value which is put at N586.76m
Sectoral performance was broadly negative as one (1) NGX sector index closed northward, thirteen (13) closed southward while four (4) closed flat. The NGXAFRHDYI inched up by 0.15% to top the gainers chart while the NGX MAIN BOARD Index dipped by 5.06% to top the losers’ chart.
Gote index dipped by -0.02% to closed at 128.23 basis points and the Toni index dipped by 1.75% to close at 99.87 basis points.
Thus, market breadth closed negative as the Market Breadth Index (MBI) is put at -0.16x.
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 dipped by 0.23% to close at 727.95 basis points as against 0.23% loss recorded previously to close at 729.63 basis points
The total volume traded advanced by 247.92% to close at 0.14m units valued at N7.25m and traded in 12 deals.
At the close of trading, NASD OTC market recorded zero (0) gainer(s) to two (2) 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 USA Nasdaq Index leads the top five gainers with 1.64% gain while the Nigeria All Share Index tops the top five losers with -2.01% loss as of 4pm Nigerian Time
1.4 African Indices
Similarly, on the African scene, the Casablanca Index tops the top five gainers with 0.65% gain while the Zimbabwe All Share Index tops the top five losers with 5.49% loss as of 4pm Nigerian Time
2.1 Debt Market Size
The FMDQ Debt Market Size declined by 0.03% to close at N29.34trn.
2.2 Overnight and Open Repo (OPR)
The overnight lending rate expanded by 0.75% to close at 16.75% while the Open Repo (OPR) rate also expanded by 0.75% to close at 16.25%
3.1 AFEX Indices
The AFEX ACI and the AFEX AEI both closed flat
3.2 AFEX Commodity Prices
Paddy rice advanced by 5.52% to top gainers chart while Soybeans declined by 0.50% to top the losers’ chart.
3.3 Global Commodity Prices
Gold recorded 0.43% loss while Silver also advanced by 0.77% as of 12:33 NY time
In the energy market, Brent advanced by 0.63% while WTI also advanced by 0.48% as of 11:33 AM Central Daylight Time (CDT)
The naira appreciated by 0.20% at the I&E FX Window to close at N436.63/USD while the NAFEX rate also depreciated to close at N437.25