The best time to start buying shares and investing in your future is now, even though the equities market can be unpredictable.

Investors may record losses today and make gains tomorrow, just like it has been for the last 9 days in the equities market.

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Yet investors keep trying to lay their hands on as many equities as they can afford.

Recently, the market has tilted more towards losses, recording 8 straight days without gains.

Equities Market Cap Surge To ₦‎56 trn, As ASI Rose By 0.17%
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Transaction at the equities market on Monday, 22nd April 2024, closed positive for the first trading day of the week.

The rise in share price of 16 equities contributed to the rise of the All-Share Index by 0.17%, from 99,539.75bps to settle at 99,706.40bps.

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Have You Read: Equities Market Capitalisation Gains ₦166 Billion

Today’s market capitalisation rose by ₦‎71 billion to close at ₦‎56.392 trillion.

At the market, about 306 million units of shares were traded in 8,176 deals valued at ₦‎5.300 billion.

Equities Gainers And Losers

Japaul Gold and Ventures Plc led other gainers with 9.58% growth to close at ₦‎1.83.

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GTCO, FTN Cocoa Processors, and Universal Insurance Plc led other gainers with share price growth of 9.55%, 8.76%, and 8.57% respectively.

The Initiate Plc led the price decliners, as it shed 10% off its share price to close at ₦‎1.80.

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Prestige Assurance, Omatek Ventures, and VitaFoam Nigeria Plc saw their share prices fall by 9.84%, 9.52%, and 9.26% respectively.

Volume Drivers

GTCO Plc traded about 50.158 million units of its shares in 630 deals, valued at ₦‎1.1774 billion.

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Access Holdings Plc traded about 48.067 million units of its shares in 951 deals, valued at ₦‎815.925 million.

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc traded about 41.746 million units of its shares in 776 deals, valued at ₦‎956.455 million.

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