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Nigerian Stock Market Statistics (Tuesday, 15th May, 2012)

by Business News Report

Market Cap (N’bn) 7,150.77
Market Cap (US$’bn) 45.29
NSE All-Share Index 22,422.43
Daily Performance % (0.58)
1 Week Performance % (1.03)

YTD Performance % 8.16
Daily Volume (Million) 449.21
Daily Value (N’bn) 4.13
Daily Value (US$’m) 26.17

The Nigerian Stock Exchange All-Share Index shed a further 58basis points at the end of transactions on Tuesday. The banking sector went fully to the bears with selling pressure shaving off points from both top-tier and mid-tier banks. Unity Bank with a 2.0 per cent mark-up was the lone gainer at the close of the session. A gradual downward review of price during the session shaved off maximum points from Skye Bank, as it lost full points and closed with offers that could lead to further losses. First Bank and FCMB also lost 4.2 per cent and 4.8 per cent respectively, with closing sentiments skewed to the sell side. NB was steady at N112.01inching up slightly at the close of the session with strong demand at N112.00; on the other hand, Guinness was skewed to the sell side though recording no change at the close of the session while International Breweries shed 4.9 per cent. In other sectors, Presco and Dangote Flour remained favourites with demand at limit up consolidating previous gains with both bagging 4.9 per cent apiece; profit taking however curbed the appreciation on Dangote Sugar to a 1.0 per cent mark-up.

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