The Nigerian Exchange Limited All Share Index (NGX ASI) and the Market Capitalization increased by 0.13%, while the Year-to-Date return stood at 9.80%. The All Share Index closed at 46,904.48 against the previous close of 46,843.09 while Market Capitalization closed at ₦25.279 trillion against the previous close of ₦25.246 trillion. Volume traded decreased by 5.94% from 214.000 million to 201.280 million, while the total value of stock traded increased by 46.41% from ₦1.790 billion to ₦2.621 billion in 4,017 deals.
The Financial Services sector led the activity chart with 127.278 million shares exchanged for ₦1.544 billion. Conglomerates came next with 18.439 million shares traded for ₦0.113 billion, Consumer Goods, ICT, Construction/Real Estate sectors followed in that order on the activity chart.
ETI, ACCESSCORP, ZENITH BANK, FIDELITY BANK AND TRANSCORP were the most active stocks by volume. CORNERS, IKEJA HOTEL, ETERNA, MEYER AND CHAMS emerged as the highest price gainers on the chart, while CADBURY, JAPAULGOLD, PZ, ROYALEX AND MULTIVERSE topped the losers’ chart.