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FTN Cocoa Processors Gained 43.55 Percent Last Week as NSE Extends Bullish Run by 5.42 Percent to N20.279 Trillion Market Cap



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NSE Sustains Bullish Run Last Week as Market Value Hits N20.279 Trillion

FTN Cocoa Processors led gainers last week with 27 Kobo or 43.55 percent gain to close at 89 kobo per share ahead of the Christmas holiday.

During the four trading days, investors traded a total of 2.756 billion shares valued at N40.311 billion in 17,459 deals, against the 1.893 billion shares worth N17.647 billion that were traded in 20,660 deals in the previous week.

In terms of volume traded, the financial services industry led the activity table with 2.106 billion shares valued at N19.454 billion that were exchanged in 8,327 transactions. Therefore, the financial services industry contributed 76.40 percent and 48.26 percent to the total equity turnover and value, respective.

In the second place was the consumer goods industry, the industry followed with 182.099 million shares worth N4.392 billion in 2,485 deals.

The industrial goods industry came third with a turnover of 145.808 million shares estimated at N10.632 billion but exchanged in 2,587 deals.

The top three most traded equities in terms of volume were Access Bank Plc, Zenith Bank Plc and AXA Mansard Insurance Plc. The three accounted for 1.439 billion shares worth N13.881 billion that were traded in 2,972 transactions. They contributed a combined 52.23 percent and 34.44 percent to the total equity turnover volume and value traded during the week, respectively.

Market value of the Nigerian Stock Exchange blasted through N20 trillion to N20.279 trillion, representing an increase of 5.42 percent from the previous week.

Similarly, the NSE All-Share Index gained 5.42 percent or 1,995.26 index points from 36,804.75 index points posted in the previous week to 38,800.01 index points.

The Exchange year to date gain rose to 44.55 percent while it has gained 27.09 percent in this final quarter of the year with 10.72 percent of that gain coming from December alone.

As the year comes to an end, the NSE Industrial Goods Index leads other indexes with a 72.88 percent gain this year. While the NSE Premium Index came second with a 60 percent gain. See the list of top gainers and losers for the week below.

CEO/Founder Investors King Ltd, a foreign exchange research analyst, contributing author on New York-based Talk Markets and, with over a decade experience in the global financial markets.

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Nigerian Stock Market Gains N27 Billion on Monday



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The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) opened the week in green as more stocks extended their gains on Monday.

Market value of all listed stocks rose by N27 billion from N21.794 trillion it closed on Friday to N21.821 trillion on Monday. While the NSE All-Share Index appreciated by 0.12 percent to 41,814.74 index points, up from 41,763.26 index points it closed on Friday.

Investors traded 674,498,620 shares worth N7.591 billion in 5,432 transactions during the trading hours of Monday.

PZ led gainers with N0.55 or 9.32 percent to close at N6.45 per share. This was followed by Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc with N0.02 or 7.14 percent to settle at N0.30 a unit. See other details below.

Top Five Gainers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
PZ N 5.90 N 6.45 0.55 9.32 %
MBENEFIT N 0.28 N 0.30 0.02 7.14 %
UNILEVER N 14.50 N 15.50 1.00 6.90 %
MANSARD N 2.31 N 2.46 0.15 6.49 %
CUTIX N 6.05 N 6.40 0.35 5.79 %

Top Five Losers 

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
ABBEYBDS N 0.95 N 0.86 -0.09 -9.47 %
PRESTIGE N 0.47 N 0.43 -0.04 -8.51 %
REGALINS N 0.41 N 0.38 -0.03 -7.32 %
CILEASING N 4.70 N 4.40 -0.30 -6.38 %
NGXGROUP N 22.00 N 20.60 -1.40 -6.36 %

Top Five Trades

Symbols Volume Value
FBNH 350541622.00 4345726068.70
ETI 45642660.00 347799322.85
UNIVINSURE 33914599.00 6782919.80
TRANSCORP 32576994.00 33205137.68
GTCO 21476241.00 614370055.60

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Nigerian Exchange Group Leads Gainers as Stock Investors Gained N169 Billion Last Week



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The stock price of the Nigerian Exchange Group extended its bullish run to N22 per share last week, representing an increase of 23.95 percent when compared to its N17.75 per share opening price.

During the four trading days week (Eid-iL-Maulud Holiday), investors traded a total of 1.565 billion shares worth N18.384 billion in 21,621 deals, in contrast to a total of 2.838 billion shares valued at N31.653 billion that exchanged hands in 23,355 deals in the previous week.

In terms of the volume traded, the financial service industry led the activity chart with 1.179 billion shares valued at N12.746 billion traded in 13,272 transactions. Therefore, contributing 75.38 percent and 69.33 percent to the total equity turnover volume and value, respectively.

The ICT Industry followed with 131.585 million shares worth N2.151 billion in 636 deals. In third place was Conglomerates Industry, with a turnover of 110.828 million shares worth N 262.227 million in 928 deals.

FBN Holdings Plc, E-Tranzact International Plc and Access Bank Plc were the most traded equities, accounting for 626.888 million shares worth N6.303 billion in 3,677 deals. The three contributed 40.07 percent and 34.29 percent to the total equity turnover volume and value, respectively.

The market value of listed equities gained 0.78 percent or N163 billion from N21.625 trillion in the previous week to N21.794 trillion last week. The NGX All-Share Index also appreciated by 0.78 percent or 325.11 index points to close the week at 41,763.26 index points, up from 41,763.26 index points.

However, all other indices finished lower with the exception of NGX Main Board, NGX 30, NGX Banking, NGX Oil/Gas, NGX Industrial Goods and NGX Sovereign Bond indices which appreciated by 1.64 percent, 0.80 percent, 0.69 percent, 1.40 percent, 2.59 percent and 0.03 percent, respectively, while the NGX ASeM Index closed flat.

The year-to-date return rose to 3.71 percent last week.






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Stock Investors Gained N238 Billion as NGX Index Rises by 1.10 Percent



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Investors at the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) gained another N238 billion on Thursday following a profit of N53 billion on Wednesday.

Market value of all listed equities closed at N21.764 trillion, an increase of N238 billion when compared to N21.526 trillion it closed on Wednesday.

NGX All-Share Index appreciated by 1.10 percent from 41,249.71 index points on Wednesday to 41,704.11 index points on Thursday.

Investors exchanged 216,194,624 shares valued at N3.381 billion in 4,272 transactions during the trading hours of Thursday, in contrast to 499,507,983 shares worth N5.079 billion transacted in 5,998 deals on Wednesday.

Cutix led gainers with N0.5 or 10 percent to close at N5.50 a unit. NGX Group sustained its bullish run with N2.10 or 9.79 percent to close at N23.55 percent as shown below.

Top Gainers 

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
CUTIX N 5.00 N 5.50 0.50 10.00 %
NGXGROUP N 21.45 N 23.55 2.10 9.79 %
CHIPLC N 0.55 N 0.60 0.05 9.09 %
NB N 47.90 N 51.45 3.55 7.41 %
BUACEMENT N 67.85 N 72.00 4.15 6.12 %

Top Losers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
TIP N 0.47 N 0.43 -0.04 -8.51 %
NEIMETH N 1.85 N 1.76 -0.09 -4.86 %
UNIVINSURE N 0.21 N 0.20 -0.01 -4.76 %
NAHCO N 3.60 N 3.47 -0.13 -3.61 %
UNITYBNK N 0.57 N 0.55 -0.02 -3.51 %

Top Trades

Symbols Volume Value
FBNH 51915381.00 628328003.80
ETI 20019916.00 143690535.50
TRANSCORP 14645821.00 14974142.81
ACCESS 13034388.00 124228342.40
FIDELITYBK 12480690.00 34160372.88

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