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Equities Market Performance Review
Nigerian Stock Market closed the month of January 2022 in the green zone to open the year on a bullish note as market sentiment turned positive as against the decline recorded in the month of December 2021. The NGXASI moved up by +9.51% in January 2022. It firmed up further in February 2022 with +1.655 uptick while the benchmark indicator dipped slightly by -0.91% in March 2021.
Quarter-on-Quarter, the NGXASI grew by +9.95% in Q1 2022 as against -3.04% decline in Q1 2021
Similarly, the NASD NSI opened year 2022 on a positive note as the index inched up by +0.16%. The index erased the gains recorded in the month of January 2022 as it dipped by -2.44% in February 2022. It declined further by -0.19% in March 2022.
Quarter-on-Quarter, the NASD NSI declined by -2.47% in Q1 2022 as against +1.91% growth in Q1 2021
New Issues in Q1 2022
Based on updates from the Nigerian Exchange Ltd, new issuance worth N1.70trn and $4bn Eurobond were listed on the NGX in Q1 2022. The new issuance was listed across both bonds and equities.
The breakdown is as follows.
- FGN Bonds - N589.06bn
- Eurobonds - $4bn
- Corporate Bonds – N35.3bn
On equities, the listings are as follows.
- BUA Foods -N720bn
- Abbey Mortgage Bank – N3.03bn
- Access Holdings Plc -N353.68bn
In this edition of The Nigerian Capital Market Service Report, we continue the updates of our data section with latest figures on Economic indicators & Upcoming Events in the market and economy. This is to ensure that we deliver a comprehensive capital market service report that helps cover and track innovations, developments as well as service issues in the market effectively.
In all, the Q1 2022 SSS Quality Report is a snapshot and aide memoire of developments in our market - tracking milestones that the investing public should be aware of. Do feel free to share your opinions/observations and feedback with us vide [email protected]
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Chart 1: Capital Market Size By Exchanges – March 2022