The NGX closed on a positive note amidst sell-offs and buy-interests as the benchmark All-Share Index (ASI) appreciated by 49 basis points.

The NGX ASI closed at 43,444.20 points, to reflect a growth of 0.49% from the previous trading day and a Year-to-Date (YTD) return of 7.88%. Meanwhile, the market capitalization increased by N111.61 billion.

At the close of market today, Tuesday 16th November 2021, the stock exchange market value currently stands at N22.67 trillion from N22.56 trillion in the previous trading day.

The market breadth closed positive as CUTIX led 18 gainers, and 18 Losers topped by TOTAL at the end of today’s session.

The stock market has advanced 3,173.48 base points since the start of the year.

NGX ASI Top gainers

CUTIX up +8.33% to close at N3.26
CORNERST up +7.69% to close at N0.56
CHIPLC up +6.90% to close at N0.62
ROYALEX up +6.00% to close at N0.53
REGALINS up +5.26% to close at N0.40

NGX ASI Top losers

TOTAL down –9.97%to close at N216.80
MBENEFIT down –6.90% to close at N0.27
LINKASS down – 5.36% to close at N0.53
CHAMS down –4.35% to close at N0.22
MANSARD down –4.35% toTraded  close at N2.20

NGX ASI Top by Volume

FBNH – 223,584,099 units
STERLING – 32,480,228 units
TRANSCORP – 24,666,656 units
GTCO – 20,841,624 units
JAIZBANK – 15,925,442 units

NGX ASI Top Traded by Value

NESTLE – N5,643,197,137.20
FBNH – N2,757,789,661.65
AIRTELAFRI – N833,920,402.10
NB – N658,458,217.90
GTCO – N564,222,397.50

Market sentiments trend towards the bulls with the market differential closing flat as 18 gainers equal 18 losers