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12 Apr
Following gains in 32 stocks, transactions on the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) reopened on an upward note yesterday, as investors’ wealth appreciated by N128 billion.
21 Mar
At the end of transactions on the equities sector of the capital market, losses in Cornerstone Insurance, SCOA and MRS dragged the all-share index and market capitalisation
15 Dec 2021
Profit-taking in many blue-chip stocks, especially in UPDC Real Estate Investment Trust (UPDC REITS) and Japaul Gold and Ventures, dragged transactions on the Nigerian Exchange Limited...
9 Dec 2021
The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) sustained a rising profile at the end of yesterday, as bargain hunting in the shares of 20 blue-chip companies lifted market capitalisation further by N218 billion.
8 Dec 2021
Following gains recorded by many blue-chip stocks, the equities market halted its losing streak, closing in an upbeat, yesterday, and causing market capitalisation to appreciate by N5 billion.
6 Nov 2020
The Nigerian equities market halted gaining streak to close on a downturn yesterday, following profit-taking by investors at the Exchange, causing market capitalisation to fall by N6 billion.
3 Nov 2020
As anticipated, profit-taking by investors at the Nigerian equities sector halted six days of bullish run to commence trading on a downturn yesterday, causing market capitalisation to depreciate by N27 billion.
28 Oct 2020
The bulls sustained dominance at the end of yesterday’s transactions on the equities sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), as more blue-chip stocks joined the gainers’ league, causing market capitalisation to appreciate further by N106 billion.
7 Oct 2020
Market capitalisation of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) hit the N15tr mark yesterday, as investors jostled for higher capitalised stocks, amid expectation of market rebound.
5 Nov 2019
Weak corporate earnings and persistent low liquidity have propelled transactions in the month of October, the first month of the last quarter of 2019, to close on a downturn extending five consecutive months of bear run.
22 May 2019
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), extended positive streak at the end of yesterday’s transactions occasioned by bullish sentiments in the shares of MTN Nigeria, and Dangote Cement, as market capitalisation soared significantly by N372 billion.
9 Nov 2018
The Nigerian equities market reversed previous day’s negative sentiment to close higher at the end of yesterday’s transactions, following price gains by most blue chip stocks, as market capitalisation increased by N44 billion....


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