NGX equities gain 0.40% with financial services on the lead

NGX equities gain 0.40% with financial services on the lead

The Nigerian equities market ended trading activities this week with the NGX All-Share Index and Market Capitalization both appreciating by 0.

40% to close the week at 47,328.

42 and N25.

507 trillion respectively.

 
A total turnover of 1.

668 billion shares worth N19.

481 billion in 25,979 deals were traded this week by investors on the floor of the Exchange, in contrast to a total of 1.

713 billion shares valued at N30.

764 billion that exchanged hands last week in 24,767 deals.

 
At the close of the week, forty-four (44) equities appreciated in price, higher than Forty-three (43) equities in the previous week.

 
Twenty-two (22) equities depreciated in price, lower than Thirty-eight (38) equities in the previous week, while Ninety (90) equities remained unchanged higher than Seventy-five (75) equities recorded in the previous week.

 
Similarly, all other indices finished higher with the exception of NGX Asem, NGX Meri Value, NGX consumer Goods, NGX Lotus II, NGX Industrial Goods and NGX Sovereign bond indices which depreciated by 1.

17%, 0.

34%, 1.

06%, 0.

07%, 0.

01% and 0.

02% respectively while the NGX Growth Index closed flat.

 
The Financial Services Industry, measured by volume, led the activity chart with 1.

120 billion shares valued at N10.

889 billion traded in 13,514 deals; thus contributing 67.

13% and 55.

89% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.

 
The Conglomerates Industry followed with 242.

945 million shares worth N395.

228 million in 1,418 deals.

 
The third place was The Consumer Goods Industry, with a turnover of 80.

368 million shares worth N1.

958 billion in 3,876 deals.

 
Trading in the top three equities namely Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc, United Capital Plc and Zenith Bank Plc, measured by volume, accounted for 491.

673 million shares worth N5.

411 billion in 4,277 deals, contributing 29.

48% and 27.

78% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.

 
ETP
A total of 1,622 units valued at N775,980.

88 were traded this week in 27 deals compared with a total of 10,633 units valued at N1.

181 million transacted last week in 27 deals.

 
BONDS
A total of 67,646 units valued at N76.

346 million were traded this week in 11 deals compared with a total of 40,892 units valued at N44.

706 million transacted last week in 22 deals.

 
Bilkisu Pai
NGX equities gain 0.

40% with financial services on the lead

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