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Courtesy of Afrinvest and FSH, here are the performance stats and reports for the NSE for the past week.
FSDH recently released their analysis/review of the Nigerian economy for the first half of the year and their outlook for the rest of the year.
Below is their summary. And you can read the full report below.
Courtesy of Cordros Capital, here are the best and worst performing stocks on the Nigeria Stock Exchange in the first half of the year. Best: Worst:
Courtesy of FSDH, here are the statistics from the NSE from the week ended April 13th 2012:
Courtesy of Afrinvest, FSDH Securities, IBTC, Access Bank and Lead Capital here are the weekly reports for the week ended October 14th as well as the reports for the past month.
<blockquote>Equity Market Review & Outlook
+ The Nigerian equity market closed the week in bearish territory, despite a marginal rally on the last trading day. Consequently, the benchmark Index shed 176bps, while the average value of transactions for the week rose by 45.2%, relative to the previous week.
+ We expect equity market activities to remain flat this week as attractive rates in money and fixed income markets will lure investors from this market, despite anticipation that the release of results this week will boost the level of activities.
Money Market Review & Outlook
+ A hike in the MPR last week led to corresponding hikes in money market rates across board. A dearth of liquidity within the system saw rates skyrocket during the week, with slight moderation on Friday as proceeds from AMCON bond sales to the tune of N450.0bn were credited into the system.
+ We expect a decline in system liquidity this week on the back of an upcoming bond auction. Interbank rates should adjust upward by the end of the week, as liquidity within the system eases out.
Foreign Exchange Market Review & Outlook
+ Demand for the Dollar at the official market stood at US$1.3bn, 93.8% higher than the US$685.4m on demand at the single auction in the previous week. The CBN’s offer of US$400.0m at Monday’s auction was 45.7% short of the US$736.9m on demand, depreciating the Naira by 151k to close at N156.91/US$1.00.
+ We expect to see a slight depreciation in the Naira this week at the official market, with an appreciation at the interbank segment. We also expect the CBN to help ease supply gaps for the Greenback at the interbank, in a bid to limit the growing premium between markets.
Bond Market Review & Outlook
+ The 275bps hike in the MPR to 12.0% last week saw yields in the bond market adjust upwards by at least 300bps apiece on all securities at the end of the week. Although inflation for September came in at 10.3%, 100bps above the 9.3% reported for August 2011, these instruments will continue to generate real returns for investors based on current yields.
+ Despite an inflow of N450.0bn from the sale of AMCON bonds by certain banks late last week, liquidity is expected to tighten slightly this week on account of T-bills and bond auctions. This may lead to a further increase in yields, albeit marginally.</blockquote>
Week Ended September 30th:
NSE Weekly Report - Access Bank - Sept 30th 2011 (778).
NSE Weekly Report - FSDH - Sept 30th (742).
NSE Weekly Report - Lead Capital - Sept 30th (702).
NSE Weekly Report - Lead Capital - Sept 30th 2011 (699)
Week Ended September 23rd:
Afrinvest Weekly Update 23rd September 2011 (725).
NSE Weekly Report - Access Bank - Sept 23rd 2011 (726).
NSE Weekly Report - FSDH - Sept 23rd 2011 (741).
NSE Weekly Report - Lead Capital - Sept 23rd 2011 (752)
Courtesy of Afrinvest, Stanbic IBTC, FSDH, Lead Capital, here is the summary of the NSE activities for the week ended September 16th 2011:
– The NSE All-Share Index inched up by 1 basis point this week.
– Bearish sentiments in the banking sector were skewed mainly to top-tier banks this week. Unrelenting sell side pressure during the week sent First Bank to its lowest value in 12 months, closing at N10.00 on Thursday. The stock also generated interest from bargain hunters, curbing the cumulative loss to a 2.4% drop. GTBank similarly had a volatile week, though re-entries also curbed its loss to a 1.9% dip. On the flip side, bullish sentiments resulted in a 16.0% cumulative gain for Unity Bank, while UBA and Ecobank also closed the week with cumulative gains of 3.8% and 5.5% respectively.
– Sentiments were mixed in the breweries sector this week, with NB recording a 9.2% mark-up in price, as strong demand for the stock was sustained throughout the week. On the other hand, Guinness lost 3.5% finding support at the N220.00 price band.
– The food and beverages sector went to the bears this week, with only two companies recording gains in the sector. Nascon and 7-Up inched up with gains of 7.0% and 0.3% respectively, while bearish sentiments shaved off points ranging from 2.1% to 15.2% in Dangote Flour, Dangote Sugar, Cadbury and Honeywell Flour.
Here is the summary of the Nigerian Stock Exchange for the week ended August 5th 2011 (reports and summary for the last week will be posted soon).
+ The NSE All-Share Index lost 180 bps cumulatively this week.
+ Bearish sentiments were prevalent in the banking sector this week depleting previous gains recorded. Participants however appeared to favour Oceanic Bank on the back of merger news with ETI and speculative trades led to a 19.8% cumulative gain for the stock this week. On the flip side, rescued banks Unity Bank, Afribank and Intercontinental Bank recorded losses ranging from 11.6% to 18.6%.
+ Marginal gains was recorded by two companies in the building materials sector this week, institutional purchases during the week took Ashaka Cement into positive territory with a 2.3% gain, while a hold back on offers and subsequent upward review of Lafarge Wapco prices also led to a 1.1% mark-up. Dangote Cement was quiet during the week with average daily volumes of about 100,000 units and price hovering between N118.00-N120.00.
+ In the breweries sector, bullish sentiments during the week firmed up the prices of Guinness and NB, they however also attracted investors seeking to exit positions. They both bagged cumulative gains in excess of 3.0% at the close of the week.
And here are the stats:
Here are the NSE reports (from Afrinvest, FSDH, IBTC, and Lead Capital) for the week ended August 5th 2011.NSE Weekly Update - Afrinvest - August 5th 2011 (674)
Here are the reports for the week ended July 29th 2011:NSE Weekly Report - IBTC - July 29th 2011 (752)
Here are the reports for the week ended July 22nd 2011:NSE Weekly Report - Lead Capital - July 22nd 2011 (638)
Courtesy of FSDH, Afrinvest, and Lead Capital, here are the NSE reports and stats for the week ended July 15th 2011:
Courtesy of FSDH, Vetiva and Afrinvest, here are the analysis of the recently released results of Guaranty Trust Assurance, Guinness, Skye Bank, Zenith Bank, Cadbury, Flour Mills, Dangote Cement, and Unilever:Company Research - Vetiva - Dangote Cement FY10 Earnings Release (1231)
Below is the summary of the NSE for the week of July 8th.
– The NSE All-Share Index cumulatively shed 157bps at the end of this week.
– Bearish sentiments continued to dominate proceedings on the bourse this week despite the marginal appreciation recorded towards the end of the week. Some stocks in the banking sector however recorded marginal gains, with the likes of Stanbic IBTC, Diamond Bank, FinBank and Unity Bank bagging varied points. On the other hand, Wema Bank, Union Bank and Afribank shed points in excess of 11.0% apiece. The sector is likely to trade around this level in coming sessions; there is however a possibility that activities from new entrants could reverse this trend.
– In the food and beverages sector, NBC and Cadbury recorded marginal gains this week. On the flip side, NNFM, Honeywell Flour, Nascon, Dangote Flour and Flour Mills went southwards, shedding points between 1.3% and 11.5%. Other stocks in the sector traded sideways. A dearth of new and positive information may lead to a continuation of the trend witnessed in the sector last week in the near term.
– Japaul Oil was divergent to the market trend this week, with a 3.8% gain.
And here are the reports from FSDH, Afrinvest, and Lead Capital for the weeks ending July 1st and 8th:
July 8th:Afrinvest Weekly Update 8th July 2011 (668)
July 1st:NSE Weekly Report - Lead Capital - July 1st 2011 (653)
Below is the Monthly Economic News and Views presentation by BJ Rewane at the Lagos Business School. Presentations for the prior months are also below.
LBS Executive Breakfast June 2011 (862).
LBS Executive Breakfast May 2011 (792).
LBS Executive Breakfast April 2011 - 1 (816).
LBS Executive Breakfast April 2011 - 2 (788).
LBS Executive Breakfast March 2011 (785).
LBS Executive Breakfast February 2011 (735)
Below are the weekly NSE Reports for the week ended June 17th 2011.
+ The NSE All-Share Index cumulatively lost 151bps this week.
+ Activities in the banking sector picked up during the week, without any significant price appreciation across board. A few rescued banks rallied with gains this week; Unity Bank topped the gainers’ list with a 20.0% gain, while Wema Bank, Diamond Bank, Skye Bank, Intercontinental Bank, Union Bank and Sterling Bank recorded points in excess of 2.0% apiece. On the flip side, Spring Bank, Ecobank and Bank PHB all lost in excess of 13.0%. The market may begin to show slow positive recovery from the present trend in the coming sessions.
+ In the building materials sector, Dangote Cement and CCNN were sent tumbling at the end of this week, shedding points in excess of 1.0% apiece, while Lafarge Wapco and Ashaka Cement were divergent to the market trend with gains of 1.1% and 3.5% respectively.
NSE Weekly Report - Afrinvest - June 10th 2011 (573).
NSE Weekly Report - Afrinvest - June 17th 2011 (550).
NSE Weekly Report - Afrinvest Weekly Update - June 17th 2011 (606).
NSE Weekly Report - FSDH - June 17th 2011 (626).
NSE Weekly Report - Lead Capital - June 17th 2011 (588)
Also below are the weekly reports for the weeks ended June 10th and 3rd.
NSE Weekly Report - FSDH - June 3rd 2011 (676).
NSE Weekly Report - Afrinvest - 3rd June 2011 (626).
NSE Weekly Report - IBTC - 3rd June 2011 (653).
NSE Weekly Report - Lead Capital - June 3rd 2011 (586).
NSE Weekly Report - Afrinvest - June 10th 2011 (562).
NSE Weekly Report - FSDH - June 10th 2011 (583).
NSE Weekly Report - Lead Capital - June 10th 2011 (552).
NSE Weekly Report - IBTC - 10th June 2011 (567)
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