Stock Market: Market capitalisation declines by N88 billion

The Nigerian Bourse (NGX) closed negative amidst buy-interests and sell-offs as bears dominated proceedings, weighing down the broad market by 47 basis point. The All-share Index (ASI) depreciated by 0.47% to close at 49,190.34 points.

In the same vein, Market Capitalization declined by N88 billion to close at N26.45 trillion while the Year-to-Date (YtD) returns settled at 14.77%. The stock market has advanced by 6,473.9 base points since the start of the year.

The SWOOTs capitalization closed negative at the end of the trading session.

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Market breadth closed negative as VITAFOAM led 11 gainers, and 22 Losers topped by CWG at the end of today’s session.

On a sectoral level, 3 of the 5 major indices of the Nigerian Exchange closed negative with NGX Insurance, NGX Oil & Gas and Industrial indices were down 0.46%, 0.21% and 1.61% respectively while NGX banking and Consumer goods index grew by 0.85 and 0.10%

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