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Nigerian Stock Market Statistics (Wednesday, 20th June, 2012)

by Business News Report

Market Cap (N’bn) 6,866.93
Market Cap (US$’bn) 42.29
NSE All-Share Index 21,510.70
Daily Performance % 2.03
1 Week Performance % 1.00

YTD Performance % 3.76
Daily Volume (Million) 165.11
Daily Value (N’bn) 1.19
Daily Value (US$’m) 7.31

The Nigerian Stock Exchange All-Share Index gained up 203basis points. The banking sector was upbeat during today’s session with no loss recorded in the sector; institutional purchases firmed up the prices of top –tier banks as GTBank and Zenith Bank rallied with gains in excess of 4.0 per cent apiece while First Bank and UBA also recorded 2.6 per cent and 3.1 per cent respectively. Profit taking however the bane of the conglomerates sector as John Holt was shed maximum points while Transcorp and UACN lost 4.7 per cent and 0.7 per cent respectively. On the flip side, Unilever bagged 1.9 per cent with robust demand at N29.00 giving it support during the session. The food and beverages sector was relatively quiet today; Nascon and Dangote Sugar were the only gainers in the sector inching up 4.1 per cent and 2.4 per cent respectively, closing sentiments for both could also lead to further appreciation.

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