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All-Share Index And Market Capitalization

All-Share Index (ASI) (Points)

Stock market underperform post-2014

Market Capitalization (Billion )

Declining investor confidence

All-Share Index: In 2016Q1, the decline in ASI was driven by declines in Banking, Insurance, Consumer goods, Oil/Gas, Lotus Islamic, Industrial, AseM, Pension and Premium NSE indices. However, the ASI increased in 2016Q2 on the account of the rise in all sectoral indices which rose above the levels in the preceding quarter, with the exception of the NSE Oil and Gas index.

Market Capitalization: Market capitalization for all listed securities (equities and bonds) has generally maintained an upward trajectory except during the period surrounding 2009 financial crisis, and post-2015. The poor performance, post-2015, was largely driven by unfavourable macroeconomic developments, currency risk, recovery in developed economies, and the effects of quantitative easing by the US Federal reserve. Particularly in 2016Q1, the weak performance was driven by unfavourable economy policies, low oil price and the attendant impact on FOREX, and delay in the signing of budget.



Crude Oil Price

Crude Oil Price: Crude oil price attained a historical low of $30.7 in January 2016 largely due to excess global oil supply. Crude Oil Production and Export: Oil production has continued to fall in

Public Debt Stock And Debt Servicing

Public Debt Stock and Debt Servicing: Public debt stock has steadily increased overtime; reaching over N12, 000 billion naira by 2015Q4. With the persistent fall in crude oil price and the attendant d

Money Supply And Lending Rate

Money Supply: On a month-on-month basis, growth in M2 have accelerated overtime; reaching over N20,000 billion by April 2016. The rise in M2 at the end of 2016Q1 reflects the fast-paced rise in aggre

Net Domestic Credit And Currency In Circulation (CIC):

Net Domestic Credit: Rising net credit to government and private sector have driven the upward trend in NDC, especially post-2008. In 2016Q1, NDC grew largely on the account of the rise in banking sec