CEM REPORT, MARKET | The NASD Over-the-Counter (OTC) Securities Exchange witnessed a positive close on the final trading session of the week, appreciating by 0.53 percent.
Trade volume increased by 57,597.5 per cent to 21.3 million units while the value of shares traded at the bourse also rose by 718.5 percent to N20.2 million.
Similarly, the number of deals increased by 22.2 percent to 11 deals while the NASD market capitalisation closed at N928.96 billion.
In the same vein, the NASD Unlisted Securities Index (NSI) appreciated by 3.71 points to end the day at 706.97 points as against the 703.26 points it recorded in the previous session.
Friesl and Campina Wamco Nigeria Plc, Central Securities Clearing Systems (CSCS) Plc, UBN Property Plc, and Geo Fluids Plc were the major markets players contributing N4.87 billion to the NASD market capitalisation.
The most active stock by volume on a year-to-date basis was still Geo Fluids Plc with a turnover of 40.9 million units valued at N32.3 million, UBN Property Plc recorded a turnover of 9.7 million units worth N7.1 million to occupy the second spot, as FrieslandCampina Wamco Nigeria was in third place with 795,166 units valued at N52.3 million.
VFD Group Plc ended the trading session as the most traded stock by value on a year-to-date basis with the sale of 420,865 units worth N102.7 million, Friesl and Campina Wamco Nigeria Plc was in second place with 795,166 units valued at N52.3 million, and Geo-Fluids Plc was in third place with 40.9 million units valued at N32.3 million.