The Equities market maintained an upward movement as continual appreciation in the price of some blue chips stocks such as DANGCEM , ACCESS and ZENITHBANK contributed to a higher lift from the preceding session. The ASI grew by +1.65% to close at 25,816.29 basis points.
Market breadth was positive as 23 gainers led by DIAMONDBNK (+10.00%) over 10 losers led by 7UP (-5.00%) was recorded on the chart today.
Volume traded was 317.48 million shares, valued at N2.27 billion and traded in 3,335 deals. The highest traded Equities in volume and value were FCMB ( 75,615,802 ) and ZENITHBANK ( N537,658,083.91 ) respectively.
Also, all the key Sectoral indices appreciated except the Consumer goods and the Oil and gas indices which declined by 1.14% and 0.02% respectively. The Industrial goods index led the gainers with 2.98%, While the Banking and the Insurance indices followed suite with 1.70% and 0.85% gains respectively.