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Investors Gain N199bn As NGX Closes Positive

 

Trading session on the floor of the Nigerian Exchange (NGX) on Thursday closed with a gain of N199 billion in market capitalization.

NewsBeatng reports that the All Share Index (ASI) increased by 0.73% to close at 50,300 points.  In the same vein, market breadth closed positive as GEREGU led 37 gainers, with 9 losers topped by LIVESTOCK at the end of today’s session.

As of the close of the market on Wednesday, the stock market value stood at N27.3 trillion. Year to date, the stock market has advanced by 7583.56 basis points or 17.8%.

Market Indices    

  • NGX ASI: 50,300 points
  • Previous ASI: 49,934.6 points
  • Percentage Day Change: 0.73%
  • % Y-t-D: 17.8%
  • Market Cap: N27.397 trillion
  • Volume: 490.4million
  • Value: N7.74 billion
  • Deals: 4,480

NGX Top ASI gainers

  • GEREGU up + 10.00% to close at N139.70
  • NESTLE up + 10.00% to close at N1100.00
  • MCNICHOLS up + 9.62% to close at N0.57
  • CWG up + 9.52% to close at N0.92
  • ROYALEX up + 9.35% to close at N1.17

NGX Top ASI losers

  • LIVESTOCK down – 8.40% to close at N1.09
  • FBNH down – 6.36% to close at N11.05
  • VITAFOAM down – 5.92% to close at N20.65
  • UNILEVER down – 2.54% to close at N11.50
  • FIDELITYBK down – 1.94% to close at N4.56

Top 3 by Volume

  • FBNH – 78,864,312
  • GTCO – 38,530,444
  • ZENITHBANK – 19,642,435

Top 3 by Value

  • GTCO – N922,553,157
  • FBNH – N891,708,267
  • GEREGU – N616,217,338
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