The Nigeria stock market ASI maintains bullish run increasing by 0.12% Thursday

The benchmark index for Nigerian equities increased by 0.12% to close at 48,426.49 points, the highest level since October 5, 2022, as the country’s stocks continued their strong upward trend. Losses in ZENITHBANK (-0.23%), GTCO (-0.24%), and UBA (-0.68%) were offset by investor interest in NESTLE (+1.67%), NB (+4.62%), and GEREGU (+2.78%). Thus, the year-to-date (YTD) return increased to 13.37%, and the market capitalization increased by 32.57 billion dollars to close at 26.38 trillion.

A review of today’s market activity revealed that trade turnover was lower than it had been during the previous session, with a 5.55% decrease in transaction value. In a total of 2,810 transactions, 146.21 million shares worth £3.36 billion were exchanged. With 59.27 million units traded, FBNH (+0.00%) dominated the volume chart, and GEREGU (+2.78%) led the value chart with transactions totaling $1.53 billion.

With a ratio of 1.45 to 1, market breadth closed in the negative, with more decreasing issues than gaining. While JAPAULGOLD (+7.41%) led ten (10) other companies on the gainer’s log, UNITYBNK (-7.02%) led fifteen (15) other companies on the laggard’s table.

Market Indices  

  • NGX ASI: 48,426.49 points   
  • Previous ASI: 48.366.69 points   
  • Percentage Day Change: 0.12%   
  • % Y-t-D: 13.36%   

Market Cap (N): N 26,376trillion

  • Volume: 146.206 million   
  • Value: N3.35 billion   
  • Deals: 2,810  

Top ASI gainers    

  • THOMASWY up +10.00% to close at N0.44   
  • JAPAULGOLD up +7.41% to close at N0.29  
  • HONEYFLOUR up + 6.14% to close at N2.42  
  • MAYBAKER up +5.26% to close at N4.00  
  • NB up +4.62% to close at N38.50  
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Top ASI losers   

  • SCOA down – 9.38% to close at N0.87  
  • UNITYBNK down – 7.02% to close at N0.53  
  • CORNERST down – 6.25% to close at N0.45  
  • COURTVILLE down – 6.00% to close at N0.47  
  • CHAMS down – 4.35% to close at N0.22   

  Top 3 by Volume

  • FBNH – 59,271,970  
  • GEREGU– 14,276,279   
  • ZENITHBANK – 12,510,061 

Top 3 by Value

  • GEREGU – N1,534,802,498  
  • FBNH – N639,973,643  
  • NESTLE- N372,264,632 

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