Equities market closes week on high, ASI rises
Equities market closed Friday on a positive note, as the Nigeria All share index appreciated by +0.86% to close at 30,874.17 basis points as against -1.33% depreciation recorded previously. Its yearto-date (YTD) returns currently stands at -19.27%.
Market breadth closed positive as FCMB led 22 Gainers as against 15 Losers topped by CAP at the end of today’s session. The market performance signified an improvement over the previous day’s trading.
Market turnover closed negative as volume moved down by -43.52% as against+100.37% uptick recorded in the previous session. The most traded stocks at Friday’s session were diamond bank, First Bank, and Zenith Bank. However, Guaranty Trust Bank and Zenith topped the value chart.