The equity market witnessed an expansion in today’s trading session, following buying interests in UBA (2.07%), WAPIC (2.22%), ACCESS (0.67%), GUARANTY (0.16%), ETI (1.01%), FBNH (1.37%) and OANDO (3.96%).
Consequently, the NSE ASI expanded by 0.01% with Month-to-Date and Year-to-Date returns printing at +0.22% and -2.82%, respectively.
The total volume of trades decreased by 4.66% to 228.11 million units, valued at NGN2.64 billion and exchanged in 3,656 deals. GUARANTY was the most traded stock by volume and value at 37.29 million units and NGN1.16 billion, respectively.
On sectorial performance today, the expansion in the Oil & Gas (+0.21%) sector outweighed the contractions in the Insurance (-0.40%), Banking (-0.04%) and Consumer (-0.01%) sectors.