Last weekday trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX), saw a total of 537.5 million shares traded in 5,893 deals.

The market value of the traded shares is ₦‎9.3 billion, while market capitalisation was ₦‎35.2 trillion.


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NGX All-Share Index (ASI) climbed 295.00 points to close at 64,743.96, representing an overall year-to-date gain of 26.33%.


Compared with NGX of previous trading day (Thursday), Friday’s data shows 68% rise in volume, 152% rise in turnover, and 14% rise in deals.

A total of 122 NGX listed equities participated in trading, ending with 18 gainers and 33 losers.


Gainers Table

John Holt gained with 9.85% share price appreciation closing at ₦‎1.45 per share.

Consolidated Hallmark Insurance (+8.24%), University Press (+6.67%) and Computer Warehouse Group (+5.56%), also made gains.

Losers Table

Guinea Insurance made losses with end-of-day price depreciation of 9.38% at ₦0‎.29 per share.

Tantalizers (-9.09%), Universal Insurance Company (-8.7%) and Champion Breweries (-8.24%), also registered losses.


FBN Holdings recorded the highest volume of 243 million traded shares, followed by Transcorp Nigeria (49.5m), Guaranty Trust Holding (29.7m) and United Bank for Africa (26.5m).

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Other remarkable indices that performed were the NGX Industrial Index (+1.56%; +0.37% 1WK; +18.64% YTD).

The NGX Premium Index (+1.25%; +0.69% 1WK; +48.37% YTD), NGX Pension Index (+0.37%; -0.63% 1WK; +53.48% YTD).

And the NGX Banking Index (+0.06%; -2.06% 1WK; +59.9% YTD).


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