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Market Statistics (Thursday, 26th April, 2012)

by Business News Report

Market Cap (N’bn) 7,051.06
Market Cap (US$’bn) 44.84
NSE All-Share Index 22,109.76
Daily Performance % 0.64
1 Week Performance % 3.37

YTD Performance % 6.65
Daily Volume (Million) 319.57
Daily Value (N’bn) 3.22
Daily Value (US$’m) 20.47
The NSE All-Share Index according to Afrinvest gained 64basis points. Last minute trades firmed up the price of FCMB, as profit taking had initially sent it southwards during the session; demand for UBA however remained strong, booking 4.9 per cent with the possibility of further appreciation tomorrow. Institutional purchases also firmed up the prices of Zenith Bank, GTBank and First Bank all ending the session with gains of 2.3 per cent, 1.3 per cent and 0.5 per cent respectively. Sentiments were skewed to the buy side for UACN and PZ Cussons today, leading to gains of 1.8% and 5.0% respectively; Unilever also inched up marginally. Transcorp and A.G. Leventis however recorded no change at the close of the session. The petroleum marketing sector was also upbeat with no losses recorded in the sector. Mobil, Total and Conoil bagged maximum points while Eterna Oil and Oando recorded gains of 2.6 per cent and 0.5 per cent respectively.

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