Macroeconomic Report & Economic Updates

October 6, 2016

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 42)

The
NSE market indices recorded a bear market rally for the third consecutive week
in September. Specifically, All-share index and Market Capitalization increased
marginally by 0.31 percent to close at 28,335.40 points and N9.73 trillion
respectively on September 30, 2016. Major drivers of the rally include;
increased trade-volume of financial, agricultural and consumer-goods
securities. The continued rise in market indices may be connected to a
sustained investor confidence in the agricultural and financial sectors on the
account of the ongoing activities of the government and the CBN to stabilize
the sectors.

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