From NSE Data, bullish sentiments continued in today’s trading session Tuesday 04 August, 2015, as the NSE ASI recorded 0.70% to close at 30,458.86.
Today’s gain was motivated by bargain hunters who took advantages of some stocks that were heavily discounted like GUARANTY, MANSARD, DANGCEM, ZENITHBANK, UBA , ACCESS among others .
The increase took both the week–to–date and the month–to–date market returns to a further gain of 0.92% while the year-to-date market returns to a reduced loss of -12.11%.
GUARANTY, ZENITHBANK and MANSARD were the most active stocks boosting market turnover in the bourse.
The market breadth was positive as 29 gainers over 20 losers was recorded.
Volume traded increased by 108.73% to 668.32 million shares, valued at N4.76 billion and traded in 4,415 deals. The highest gainer recorded was TRANSCORP with a 8.80% gain in its price, while CONOIL on the other hand was the highest loser with -9.74% loss in its price.
Also, two of the key five sectoral indices were affected in today’s reversals.