Profit-taking pushed market bearish marginally by 0.02%


The local stock market starts the week’s trading with mixed sentiments with a bearish tilt, as profit-taking activities witnessed pushes the benchmark index lower by 0.02 per cent.

Specifically, profit booking on Stanbic, United Bank for Africa and Flour mills of Nigeria, weighed the local bourse down on Monday, as their respective shares lost 1.4 per cent, 1.9 per cent and 4.2 per cent.

Thus, the All-Share Index traded flat at 39,252.98 basis points. Accordingly, Month-to-Date and Year-to-Date return printed +0.1 per cent and -2.5 per cent, respectively.

As measured by market breadth, market sentiment was positive, as 19 tickers gained, relative to 15 losers. Linkage Assurance And FTN…

Source: Nigerian Tribune