July 18 (Lagos) - Today, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) index continued in its upward movement, closing the day with a gain of 27 basis points (0.27%) each, when compared to their previous trading figures. The NSE index crossed the 23,000 mark. Its since Aug 2011 that NSE saw these levels. You can always check the historical prices in numbers and in charts on easykobo for all listed companies.
NIBOR rose at the Inter-Bank market today.
At the Inter-Bank foreign exchange market on Monday, the Naira appreciated against the US dollar to 160.29, you can always see the latest exchange rates on the easykobo homepage.
At the fixed income market today, yields on most long and short tenor bonds fell, just as their prices rose.
In world markets, Greece continues to remain a thorn in the Euro and that leavs room for volatality to increase back the levels seen earlier this year.
Crude oil prices rose today. Brent crude is at $103.60 per barrel in London, while NYMEX crude oil futures are trading at $ 90.79 per barrel in New York.
reporting for easykobo.com on Tuesday, July 18 2012 from Lagos, Nigeria