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Nigerian Equities Market Opens the Week in Red

The Nigerian equities market opened the week in the red as economic uncertainty amid the projected global economic recession continues to weigh on investors’ sentiment.

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The Nigerian equities market opened the week in the red as economic uncertainty amid the projected global economic recession continues to weigh on investors’ sentiment.

On Monday, equity investors exchanged 194,121,466 shares valued at N2.822 billion in 4,899 transactions. Transcorp was the most traded equity with  25,074,269 shares estimated at N31,769,883.94. GTCO came second with 20,176,295 shares worth N413,019759.30.

Breaking down each sector, the banking secyor appreciated by 17 basis points (bps) as stocks of Wema Bank, Zenith bank and UBA gained 1.23%, 1.41% and 0.68%, respectively. Unity Bank, Jaiz Bank, Fidelity Bank and Sterling Bank extended their declines.

The consumer goods sector lost 94bps even as Cadbury posted 1.23% gain. 5.02% decline in NB dragged on the sector.

Also, oil and gas sector dipped by 35bps on 9.90% decline in Conoil and just 0.18% gaine recorded in Oando. Industrial index lost 12bps on depreciation in the value of Cutix and Wapco.

Market value of all listed equities declined by N21 billion from N27.942 trillion it closed on Friday to N27.921 trillion on Tuesday. The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) All-Share Index declined by 0.07% to 51,791.45 index points, down from 51,829.67 index points it settled on Friday.

The year to date return moderated to 21.24% as 18 stocks closed in the red, against 17 that appreciated. See other details below.

Top Gainers 

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
FIDSON N 11.20 N 12.30 1.10 9.82 %
LEARNAFRCA N 2.25 N 2.47 0.22 9.78 %
UPDC N 1.03 N 1.13 0.10 9.71 %
PRESTIGE N 0.36 N 0.39 0.03 8.33 %
REGALINS N 0.26 N 0.28 0.02 7.69 %

Top Losers 

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
CONOIL N 28.80 N 25.95 -2.85 -9.90 %
REDSTAREX N 2.75 N 2.50 -0.25 -9.09 %
RTBRISCOE N 0.44 N 0.40 -0.04 -9.09 %
CUTIX N 2.47 N 2.28 -0.19 -7.69 %
UNITYBNK N 0.45 N 0.42 -0.03 -6.67 %

Top Traders 

Symbols Volume Value
TRANSCORP 25074269.00 31769883.94
GTCO 20176295.00 413019759.30
UBA 17593981.00 131220783.60
AIICO 13607972.00 8323113.84
FBNH 11634161.00 131920631.90

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Stock Market Extends Decline as Inflation Rises to 17-Year High in Nigeria

The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) shed 0.07% on Monday after the NBS report showed inflation rose to a 17-year

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The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) shed 0.07% on Monday after the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) report showed inflation rose to a 17-year in Africa’s largest economy in the month of July.

Nigeria’s inflation expanded by 19.64% in July, the highest since September 2005. The persistent increase in prices despite efforts by the central bank to rein in prices and deepen economic productivity forced many investors to start closing their open positions.

The market capitalisation of listed equities declined by another N19 billion to N26.769 trillion following a N571 billion decline recorded last week.

Similarly, NGX All-Share Index lost another 0.07% to close at 49,629.43 index points, this was in addition to 1,058.26 index points or 2.09% depreciation suffered last week.

Investors transacted 210,835,728 shares worth N2.188 billion in 4,122 transactions during the trading hours of Monday, representing a 71.90% decline from 750,285,275 shares that exchanged hands on Friday. E-Transact and financial services stocks were the most traded stocks on Monday as shown below.

A critical look into each sector showed the banking sector gained 15 basis points (bps) on a 4.65% appreciation in the values of Unity Bank, 2.12% gain in Zenith Bank and 0.33% improvement in Fidelity Bank. Jaiz Bank, UBA and Sterling Bank closed in the red.

The industrial index appreciated by 17bps. While consumer goods and oil and gas declined 33bps and 3bps, respectively.

The Exchange year to date declined further to 16.18%. See the details of top gainers and losers below.

Top Gainers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
NEIMETH N 1.40 N 1.53 0.13 9.29 %
UNITYBNK N 0.43 N 0.45 0.02 4.65 %
FCMB N 3.35 N 3.49 0.14 4.18 %
ZENITHBANK N 21.25 N 21.70 0.45 2.12 %
TRANSCORP N 1.07 N 1.08 0.01 0.93 %

Top Losers 

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
PRESCO N 158.40 N 142.60 -15.80 -9.97 %
MULTIVERSE N 2.44 N 2.25 -0.19 -7.79 %
IKEJAHOTEL N 1.27 N 1.20 -0.07 -5.51 %
DANGSUGAR N 16.70 N 16.00 -0.70 -4.19 %
JAIZBANK N 0.91 N 0.88 -0.03 -3.30 %

Top Trade

Symbols Volume Value
ETRANZACT 52551673.00 119835326.82
FBNH 23082685.00 249782076.95
UBA 21896502.00 153480014.60
GTCO 15517148.00 315918097.65
TRANSCORP 12741555.00 13710597.18

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CBO Capital Partners Ltd Divests N80.112 Million from Ellah Lakes Plc

CBO Capital, an investment advisory, and project development firm based in Lagos, sold 20,333,000 Ellah Lakes shares worth N80,112,020.

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CBO Capital, an investment advisory, and project development firm based in Lagos, sold 20,333,000 Ellah Lakes shares worth N80,112,020.

The management of Ellah Lakes disclosed in a statement signed by Olumoroti Alli (OAKE Legal), Company Secretary.

CBO Capital sold 10,000,000 shares at N3.58 per share on 8 August. On August 9th, the company sold another 333,000 shares at N3.93 per share and 10,000,000 shares at N4.30 per share.

See other details of the transactions below.

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NAHCO, FCMB, Others Gain as NGX Closed in Red

Stocks of NAHCO, FCMB, Ikeja Hotel and others closed in the red on Thursday as the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) extended its decline.

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Stocks of NAHCO, FCMB, Ikeja Hotel and others closed in the red on Thursday as the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) extended its decline.

Investors exchanged 133,591,047 shares worth N2.438 billion in 4,292 deals during the trading hours of Thursday. UBA was the most traded stock with an estimated 20,453,288 shares valued at N143,647,202 exchanging hands. Chams holding company followed with 8,978,109 shares worth N2,772,466.88.

A critical look into each sector, the banking sector lost 62 basis points (bps) as stocks of Jaiz Bank, UBA and Sterling Bank lost 5.56%, 2.78 and 2%, respectively. Wema Bank and Fidelity Bank appreciated by 6.87% and 1.66%.

The consumer goods sector declined by 3bps on 0.95% depreciation in Intbrew despite Honey Flour gaining 1.52%.

Oil and gas and industrial sectors however closed in the green. Oil and gas appreciated by 6bps on the back of a 2.80% increase in the value of Eterna.

The industrial sector gained 10bps on a 2.74% gain in Cutix and 1.29% in the worth of Wapco.

The NGX All-Share Index depreciated by 0.12% to 50,014.6 index points while the market value of listed equities was N26.976 trillion.

The Exchange year-to-date return moderated to 17.09% as a total of 21 stocks gained against 15 stocks that lost points. See other details of top gainers and losers below.

Top Gainers 

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
NAHCO N 5.30 N 5.83 0.53 10.00 %
FCMB N 3.05 N 3.35 0.30 9.84 %
IKEJAHOTEL N 1.06 N 1.16 0.10 9.43 %
MULTIVERSE N 2.06 N 2.25 0.19 9.22 %
COURTVILLE N 0.47 N 0.51 0.04 8.51 %

Top Losers 

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
ABCTRANS N 0.30 N 0.28 -0.02 -6.67 %
JAIZBANK N 0.90 N 0.85 -0.05 -5.56 %
STANBIC N 29.00 N 28.05 -0.95 -3.28 %
CAVERTON N 1.05 N 1.02 -0.03 -2.86 %
UBA N 7.20 N 7.00 -0.20 -2.78 %

Top Trades

Symbols Volume Value
UBA 20453288.00 143647202.00
CHAMS 8978109.00 2772466.88
ACCESSCORP 8165564.00 72687379.70
JAPAULGOLD 7346278.00 2859880.92
JAIZBANK 7103653.00 6240492.39

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