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Nigerian Stock Exchange sees N773 billion dip in Equities 

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) encountered a modest decline in its primary indicators, marked by prevailing bearish sentiment that resulted in a drop of 1412.64 points in the NGX All-Share Index (ASI), settling at 100,582.89 points. 

Market capitalization suffered a setback, decreasing by N773 billion to reach N55.04 trillion by the close of the session. This downturn reflected the prevalent bearish sentiment among investors, attributed to significant declines of 10% and 9.94% in the share prices of FBN Holdings and MTNN, both members of the SWOOT group. 

Trading activity also saw a decline, with a total volume of 280.46 million shares traded, marking a decrease of 13.86 million shares compared to the previous session’s volume of 294.32 million shares. 

Additionally, the total trading value experienced a downturn, with shares worth N6.12 billion changing hands, indicating an 8.93% decrease from the N6.72 billion recorded in the preceding session. 

Market Indices  

Here are the market Indices for today’s trading session    

NGX All-Share Index: 100,582.89 points    

Previous ASI: 101,995.53 points 

% Day Change: -1.39%      

% YTD: +34.52%     

Market Cap: N55.04 trillion     

Volume Traded: 280.46 million units     

Value: N6.12 billion     

Deals: 9,141 

Top Gainers   

  • AFRIPRUD: +9.86% to close at N7.80 
  • OMATEK: +9.86% to close at N0.78 
  • JULI: +9.73% to close at N2.82  
  • TANTALIZER: +8.11% to close at N0.37 
  • ELLAHLAKES: +8.07% to close at N2.85 

Top Losers 

  • FBNH: -10% to close at N30.60 
  • MULTIVERSE: -10% to close at N15.30 
  • MTNN: -9.94% to close at N222.90 
  • MCNICHOLS: -9.79% to close at N1.29 
  • CONHALLPLC: -9.63% to close at N1.22 

Top Traded Stocks 

TRANSCORP led in trading activity, with a volume of 44.41 million units exchanged. Following closely was ACCESSCORP, trading at 30.56 million units, then UBA with 26.51 million units, Zenith Bank with 24.96 million units, and NASCON with 13.80 million units. 

Regarding transaction value, NASCON topped the list, recording transactions worth N893.68 million. Zenith Bank secured the second position with N874.63 million, followed by DANGSUGAR with N768.88 million, UBA with N611.19 million, and ACCESSCORP with N600.55 million. 

SWOOT and FUGAZ Update 

The banking sector in the SWOOT category, including FBN Holdings, Zenith Bank, and GTCO, has recently recorded declines in their market values. Telco giant MTNN also experienced a drop of 9.94% in their share price. Conversely, AIRTELAFRI, BUACEMENT, BUAFOODS, DANGCEM, GEREGU, SEPLAT, and TRANSCOHOT have maintained stability. 

Across all top-tier banking segments—FBN Holdings, UBA, Access Holding, Zenith Bank, and GTCO—there have been declines of 10%, 5.46%, 3.49%, 2.27%, and 0.13%, respectively, in their market worths 


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