NGX Closes Positive As ASI Appreciates By 0.28%


The Nigerian Exchange (NGX) on Wednesday closed positive amidst buy-interests and sell-offs as bulls dominated proceedings, driving up the broad market by 52 basis points. 

The All-share Index (ASI) appreciated by 0.28% to close at 48,988.04 points.  

NewsBeatng reports that the market capitalization appreciated by N73.26 billion to close at N26.682 trillion while the Year-to-Date (YTD) returns settled at 14.7%.

The stock market has advanced by 6,271.60 base points since the start of the year.   

The SWOOTs capitalization closed positive at the end of the trading session with BUACEMENT driving the change 

Market breadth closed positive as REDSTAR led 16 gainers, and 12 Losers topped by GTCO at the end of today’s session. 

On a sectoral level, 2 of the 5 major indices of the Nigerian Exchange closed negative with NGX Insurance, NGX Consumer Goods and NGX Oil and Gas indexes down by 0.85%, 0.53% and 0.15% respectively while NGX banking and Industrial indexes grew by 0.07% and 1.46% respectively. 

Market Indices 

NGX ASI: 48,988.04 points  

Previous ASI: 48853.54points  

% Day Change: 0.28%  

% Y-t-D: 14.68% 

Market Cap (N): 26,682 trillion  

Volume: 88,039,186 

Value (N): 1.67 billion  

Deals: 2,832 

NGX Top ASI gainers    

REDSTAREX up +9.71% to close at N2.26 

CHAMS up +9.52% to close at N0.23 

SCOA up + 8.97% to close at N0.85 

LEARNAFRCA up +8.84% to close at N 1.97 

LASACO up +7.14% to close at N0.90 

NGX Top ASI losers   

PRESTIGE down – 8.70% to close at N0.42 

MULTIVERSE down – 8.51% to close at N3.98 

LINKASSURE down – 6.98% to close at N0.40 

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ETERNA down – 5.75% to close at N6.07 

DANGSUGAR down – 5.56% to close at N15.30 

 Top 3 by Volume   

GTCO – 10,213,785 

ZENITHBANK – 9,787,240 

JAIZBANK – 7,910,769 

 Top 3 by Value  

NESTLE – N240,794,208.70 

GEREGU – N231,863,121.20 

ZENITHBANK – N225,271,146.85 


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