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With GTCO being the most traded stock, NGX is still in a bull market.

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The All-Share Index increased by 0.11% to reach 71,365.25 points today, continuing the bullish run that the NGX had begun on Tuesday after recovering from its negative run yesterday.

Equities gained N51 billion as the market capitalization appreciated to N39.052 trillion, bringing the market’s year-to-date return to 39.25%.

There was an appreciation in traded volume to 540.086 million units, against yesterday’s 360.601 million units. In terms of value traded, there was a significant uptick to N10.24 billion, compared to yesterday’s N5.62 billion.

Market IndicesHere are the market indices for today’s trading session.

NGX All-Share Index: 71,365.25 pointsDay Change: +0.11%Day’s Lowest: 71,219.67 pointsDay’s Highest: 71,365.25 points% YTD: +39.25%Market Cap: N39.05 trillionVolume traded: 540.09 millionValue: N10.24 billionDeals: 6,516Top GainersNNFM: +10.00% to close at N35.20THOMASWY: +9.62% to close at N2.28MECURE: +9.09% to close at N12.00CHAMPION: +7.69% to close at N3.50ETI: +6.25% to close at N17.00Top LosersNSLTECH: -9.72% to close at N0.65UNITYBNK: -9.68% to close at N1.40TANTALIZER: -9.43% to close at N0.48DAARCOMM: -9.38% to close at N0.29DEAPCAP: -8.62% to close at N0.59

Top Traded StocksIn terms of volume, GTCO (+1.43%) led with 67.23 million units, followed by UNIVINSURE (-3.85%) with 56.75 million units, CONHALLPLC (+0.77%) with 46.10 million units, TRANSCORP (+2.20%) with 42.76 million units, and FBNH (+0.92%) with 36.03 million units.

In terms of value, GTCO also led with N2.60 billion, followed by AIRTELAFRI (+0.56%) with N1.44 billion, MTNN with N1.29 billion, SEPLAT with N789.62 million, and FBNH (+0.92%) with N787.47 million.

SWOOT and FUGAZTrading were mixed for stocks worth over one trillion, as AIRTELAFRI (+0.56%) and GTCO (+1.43%) recorded gains, while ZENITHBANK (-2.71%) recorded a price drop. Other members of the category recorded no price changes.

Tier-1 banks also witnessed mixed trading activity; GTCO (+1.43%), FBNH (+0.92%), and ACCESSCORP (+0.56%) all recorded price gains, while ZENITHBANK (-2.71%) recorded a price drop. UBA recorded no price change.

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