Daily Stock Market Scorecard, 15th October 2020

Market Summary

The All-Shares Index (ASI) was unchanged today as the charge of the Bulls was equally matched by the Bears for the second straight day.

ASI closed at 28,344.04, market capitalization returned to N14.81 trillion and year-to-date performance was unmoved at 5.60%.

Eterna Plc led the gainers’ chart for the sixth consecutive day. It has now appreciated by over 76%, from N3.00 as at 7th October to N5.29 at the close of trading today.

Total volume and value traded increased by 56.66% and 60.55%, compared to Wednesday’s decline of -59.24% and -37.46% respectively.

Market sentiment was faintly positive today as 13 gainers were recorded as against 12 losers.

Wapco, Guinness and Eterna were among the top 10 advancers for the day while GTB, Access and Fidson featured among the top 10 decliners.

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