Equities market continues gain

YTD returns stand at 31.8%

Ayotunde Johnston | Thursday, 28 September 2017 5:19pm | markets

source: NSE

ALL SHARE INDEX

35,429.31

DEALS

3,066.00

VOLUME

346,215,413.00

VALUE

3,995,823,903.61

MARKET CAPITALIZATION

N12.101 trillion

The equities market continues its gain as market capitalization increased by N112 billion to close at N12.213 trillion compared to Wednesday’s closing rate of N12.101 trillion.

Additionally, the All Share Index increased by 0.93 % to close at 35,429.31 points compared to Wednesday’s closing rate of at 35,103.40 points. Its Year-to-Date (YTD) returns currently stands at 31.8%

Today’s trading top gainers list was led by Nestle Nigeria Plc which gained N14.94 to close at N1225 per share, while Dangote Cement Plc followed, gaining N2.99 to close at N212.99 per share.

PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc and International Breweries Plc both gained N1 to close at N26 per share and N37 per share respectively. Guaranty Trust Bank Plc gained N0.8 to close at N40 per share.

MRS Oil Nigeria Plc recorded the highest price loss to lead the losers table, dropping by N1.68 to close at N31.98 per share. Nascon Allied Industries Plc followed as it dropped N1.08 to close at N12.02 per share, while Unilever Nigeria Plc dropped N0.68 to close at N43.61 per share.

Cement Co. of North Nigeria Plc dropped N0.44 to close at N8.36 per share, while Ecobank Transnational Incorporated Plc dropped N0.3 to close at N17.7 per share.

The uncertainty surrounding decisions made by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) on maintain all key monetary rates have cleared and can be thus be attributed to the recent rally in the stock market.

GAINERS

COMPANIES

YESTERDAY’S CLOSING PRICE

CLOSING PRICE

CHANGE

NESTLE

N1210.06.

N1225

N14.94

DANGCEM

N210

N212.99

N2.99

PZ

N25

N26

N1

INTBREW

N36

N37

N1

GUARANTY

N39.2

N40

N0.8

DECLINERS

COMPANIES

YESTERDAY’S CLOSING PRICE

CLOSING PRICE

CHANGE

MRS

N33.66

N31.98

-N168

NASCON

N13.1

N12.02

-N1.08

UNILEVER

N44.29

N43.61

-N0.68

CCNN

N8.8

N8.36

-N0.44

ETI

N18

N17.7

-N0.3


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