NGX All-Share Index ends the week strong, up 13.84% w/w -19 January 2024

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Closing the week, the Lagos stock exchange ended the session on a positive note, bringing the All-Share index up by 2.87% to close at 94,538.12 points.

 

Sustained buying interests in industrial heavyweights DANGCEM (+9.98%), and BUACEMENT (+10.00%), alongside MTNN (+0.69%) offset selloffs in GTCO (-3.08%), FBNH (-1.30%) and NB (-4.76%) keeping the market in the positive terrain. Having gained in all trading sessions this week, the ASI closed 13.84% higher w/w.

 

Over the course of the week, strong performances in DANGCEM (+53.94% w/w), BUACEMENT (+48.80% w/w), and GEREGU (+17.72% w/w) drove the market's positive performance, outweighing losses in GTCO (-4.75% w/w), FBNH (-5.00% w/w), and STANBIC (-4.41% w/w).

 

Consequently, the year-to-date (YTD) return rose to 26.43%, while the market capitalization gained ₦6.30trn w/w to close at ₦51.74trn.

 

Analysis of today's market activities showed trade turnover settled lower relative to the previous session, with the value of transactions down by 32.67%. A total of 759.14m shares valued at ₦12.99bn were exchanged in 14,988 deals. TRANSCORP (-2.86%) led the volume chart with 80.32m units traded while  ZENITHBANK (+1.58%)  led the value chart with deals worth ₦1.55bn.

 

Market breadth closed negative at a 1.06-to-1 ratio with declining issues outnumbering the advancing ones. LASACO(-9.85%) topped thirty-four (34) others on the laggard’s table while BUACEMENT (+10.00%) led thirty-two (32) others on the leader's log.

Find below key highlights of market activities.

 

Indicators

Current     

Change (%)

YTD

All-Share Index

94,538.12

+2.87

+26.43

Market Cap. (₦ 'trillion)

51.74

+2.87

+26.44

Volume (millions)

759.14

-33.43

 

Value (₦ 'billion)

12.99

-32.67

 

Source: Coronation Registrars

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