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6th Floor, St Peter's House, 3 Ajele Street Lagos, Nigeria.

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+234 709 8119 327

Stock Market

FBN HOLDINGS PLC

FBNH      5.75 NGN    0.10 ( 1.74 %)

Open
5.65
High
5.80
Low
5.55
Close
5.75
Year High
7.90
Year Low
0.00
Volumn
23,908,196
Value
136,880,656.00

UPDATE: FBN Holdings Plc reacts to merger speculations

Fri, 13 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
UPDATE: FBN Holdings Plc reacts to merger speculations    Nairametrics read more

We are scanning for value acquisitions, says FirstBank

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 07:10:18 GMT — The Nation Newspaper
We are scanning for value acquisitions, says FirstBank    The Nation Newspaper read more

FBNH clarifies rumoured merger talks

Mon, 16 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT — New Telegraph Newspaper
FBNH clarifies rumoured merger talks    New Telegraph Newspaper read more

11 Plc, UACN, FBN holdings soar as investors gain N37bn

Sun, 08 Mar 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Daily Sun
11 Plc, UACN, FBN holdings soar as investors gain N37bn    Daily Sun read more

WAPIC Insurance, Others Gain Despite Bearish Trading

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 23:49:17 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
WAPIC Insurance, Others Gain Despite Bearish Trading    THISDAY Newspapers read more

GTBank Plc to consider a holding company structure |

Wed, 11 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
GTBank Plc to consider a holding company structure |    Nairametrics read more

Julius Berger Posts N8.7bn Profit, Declares N3.6bn Dividend, Bonus Share

Tue, 17 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
Julius Berger Posts N8.7bn Profit, Declares N3.6bn Dividend, Bonus Share    THISDAY Newspapers read more

Stock market extends weekly losses

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 23:16:00 GMT — The Punch
Stock market extends weekly losses    The Punch read more

Nigeria's top 5 banks spend more than N40 billion on adverts in 2019 |

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
Nigeria's top 5 banks spend more than N40 billion on adverts in 2019 |    Nairametrics read more

Lagos names FBNQuest financial adviser on debt capital

Thu, 05 Mar 2020 08:00:00 GMT — The Punch
Lagos names FBNQuest financial adviser on debt capital    The Punch read more

First Bank reportedly in-talks with Polaris Bank, and Heritage Bank over merger and acquisition

Fri, 13 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Naija247news
First Bank reportedly in-talks with Polaris Bank, and Heritage Bank over merger and acquisition    Naija247news read more

FBN : Fbnquest Supports Infrastructure Development in Lagos

Wed, 04 Mar 2020 08:00:00 GMT — marketscreener.com
FBN : Fbnquest Supports Infrastructure Development in Lagos    marketscreener.com read more

Stock Market Sustains Gain on Bargain Hunting, NSE Demutualisation

Thu, 05 Mar 2020 08:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
Stock Market Sustains Gain on Bargain Hunting, NSE Demutualisation    THISDAY Newspapers read more

Investors lose N175bn

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 23:07:14 GMT — Daily Sun
Investors lose N175bn    Daily Sun read more

Investors’ low appetite for stocks heighten as uncertainties in global, domestic space persist

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 08:26:07 GMT — Guardian Nigeria
Investors’ low appetite for stocks heighten as uncertainties in global, domestic space persist    Guardian Nigeria read more

Merger rumours rattle banks

Tue, 17 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Daily Sun
Merger rumours rattle banks    Daily Sun read more

Five Leading Banks Reap Big from Savings Deposit Mobilisation

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
Five Leading Banks Reap Big from Savings Deposit Mobilisation    THISDAY Newspapers read more

Market Sheds N1.4tr in Three Days as Investors Dump Shares

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
Market Sheds N1.4tr in Three Days as Investors Dump Shares    THISDAY Newspapers read more

Stock market investors lose N656bn in one day

Wed, 11 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT — The Punch
Stock market investors lose N656bn in one day    The Punch read more

NSE: Transactions decline by 66.7% amid COVID-19 chaos

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 23:15:53 GMT — Daily Sun
NSE: Transactions decline by 66.7% amid COVID-19 chaos    Daily Sun read more

Analysts expect CBN to implement Coronanomics unconventional tools to stimulate Nigeria’s economy

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 04:43:00 GMT — Naija247news
Analysts expect CBN to implement Coronanomics unconventional tools to stimulate Nigeria’s economy    Naija247news read more

Lagos appoints FBNQuest financial adviser on debt capital

Thu, 05 Mar 2020 08:00:00 GMT — New Telegraph Newspaper
Lagos appoints FBNQuest financial adviser on debt capital    New Telegraph Newspaper read more

FBN Holdings reports 3.8% profit increase in unaudited FY 2019 result |

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
FBN Holdings reports 3.8% profit increase in unaudited FY 2019 result |    Nairametrics read more

FBN Holdings Plc announces close period ahead of Q3 2019 results

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
FBN Holdings Plc announces close period ahead of Q3 2019 results    Nairametrics read more

Covid-19: Companies postpone AGM as equities lose N279b

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 03:58:31 GMT — The Nation Newspaper
Covid-19: Companies postpone AGM as equities lose N279b    The Nation Newspaper read more

FBN Holdings releases 9 months 2019 Results, PBT increased by 17% to N60 billion |

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
FBN Holdings releases 9 months 2019 Results, PBT increased by 17% to N60 billion |    Nairametrics read more

List of Dividends announced so far in 2020 (March)

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
List of Dividends announced so far in 2020 (March)    Nairametrics read more

FBN Holdings Reduces Impairment Charges by 52%, Posts N62bn Profit

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
FBN Holdings Reduces Impairment Charges by 52%, Posts N62bn Profit    THISDAY Newspapers read more

FBN Holdings Plc releases interim financial statements for Q2 2019 |

Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
FBN Holdings Plc releases interim financial statements for Q2 2019 |    Nairametrics read more

FBNHoldings, FBNBank Ghana call on Prez Akufo-Addo

Tue, 29 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
FBNHoldings, FBNBank Ghana call on Prez Akufo-Addo    Nairametrics read more

GTBank, Access, 2 others pay PWC, KPMG N3.17 billion as audit fees in 2019

Mon, 16 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
GTBank, Access, 2 others pay PWC, KPMG N3.17 billion as audit fees in 2019    Nairametrics read more

FBN Holdings gross profit goes up

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMT — P.M. News
FBN Holdings gross profit goes up    P.M. News read more

FBN Holdings Plc reports 31.4% growth in profit after tax for the year ended December 31, 2018

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
FBN Holdings Plc reports 31.4% growth in profit after tax for the year ended December 31, 2018    Nairametrics read more

NSE sustains negative outlook, index down by 0.71 per cent

Tue, 17 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Premium Times
NSE sustains negative outlook, index down by 0.71 per cent    Premium Times read more

FBN Holdings, FBNBank Ghana Seek Improved Business Relationship with Ghana

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 08:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
FBN Holdings, FBNBank Ghana Seek Improved Business Relationship with Ghana    THISDAY Newspapers read more

FBN Holdings wins World Finance Best Corporate Governance in Nigeria Award |

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
FBN Holdings wins World Finance Best Corporate Governance in Nigeria Award |    Nairametrics read more

FY 2018: FBN Holdings Plc declares final dividend of 26 kobo |

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
FY 2018: FBN Holdings Plc declares final dividend of 26 kobo |    Nairametrics read more

First Bank to redeem $450 million notes ahead of maturity date

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
First Bank to redeem $450 million notes ahead of maturity date    Nairametrics read more

Investors lose N791bn as sell-offs persist

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT — The Punch
Investors lose N791bn as sell-offs persist    The Punch read more

Improved Risk Management Reduces Banks’ Impairment Charges

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 08:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
Improved Risk Management Reduces Banks’ Impairment Charges    THISDAY Newspapers read more

Based on results released so far, here's an overview of Nigerian banks' performance

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
Based on results released so far, here's an overview of Nigerian banks' performance    Nairametrics read more

Shareholders approve FBN Holdings’ N9.33bn dividend payment

Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT — The Punch
Shareholders approve FBN Holdings’ N9.33bn dividend payment    The Punch read more

FBN Holdings profit after tax rises by 34% in FY 2018

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
FBN Holdings profit after tax rises by 34% in FY 2018    Nairametrics read more

FBNHoldings & FBNBank Ghana pay visit to President Nana Akufo-Addo

Wed, 30 Oct 2019 11:45:14 GMT — BellaNaija
FBNHoldings & FBNBank Ghana pay visit to President Nana Akufo-Addo    BellaNaija read more

FBNQUEST and She Leads Africa Strengthen Partnership, Educate Women on Investing and Estate Planning

Sat, 05 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
FBNQUEST and She Leads Africa Strengthen Partnership, Educate Women on Investing and Estate Planning    Nairametrics read more

Atedo Peterside shares throwback picture of pioneer Stanbic IBTC staff members

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 08:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
Atedo Peterside shares throwback picture of pioneer Stanbic IBTC staff members    Nairametrics read more

FBN Holdings Plc. Reports Gross Earnings of N145.8bn in Q1 2019

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Proshare Nigeria Limited
FBN Holdings Plc. Reports Gross Earnings of N145.8bn in Q1 2019    Proshare Nigeria Limited read more

FBNH Declares N51.75bn PAT in Q3 2019 Results,(SP:N5.30k)

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Proshare Nigeria Limited
FBNH Declares N51.75bn PAT in Q3 2019 Results,(SP:N5.30k)    Proshare Nigeria Limited read more

First Bank Holdings records N51.8bn profit in 9 months

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMT — BusinessAMLive
First Bank Holdings records N51.8bn profit in 9 months    BusinessAMLive read more

FBNH Declares N61.95bn PAT in Unaudited Q4 2019 Results, (SP:N6.95k)

Thu, 30 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Proshare Nigeria Limited
FBNH Declares N61.95bn PAT in Unaudited Q4 2019 Results, (SP:N6.95k)    Proshare Nigeria Limited read more

FBNQuest Proposed Transfer of FBNQuest Trustees Limited to FBN Holdings Plc

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT — Proshare Nigeria Limited
FBNQuest Proposed Transfer of FBNQuest Trustees Limited to FBN Holdings Plc    Proshare Nigeria Limited read more

Stock market gains N471bn, biggest in seven months

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT — The Punch
Stock market gains N471bn, biggest in seven months    The Punch read more

FBN Holding reduces NPLs to 14.2 per cent, posts N294.2b gross earnings

Wed, 31 Jul 2019 14:29:15 GMT — Guardian Nigeria
FBN Holding reduces NPLs to 14.2 per cent, posts N294.2b gross earnings    Guardian Nigeria read more

FBNH reports N74bn pre-tax profit

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT — New Telegraph Newspaper
FBNH reports N74bn pre-tax profit    New Telegraph Newspaper read more

Nigerian banks brace for new rules on lending, capital

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT — S&P Global
Nigerian banks brace for new rules on lending, capital    S&P Global read more

FUGAZ Banks earn N336 billion as profit in H1 2019

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
FUGAZ Banks earn N336 billion as profit in H1 2019    Nairametrics read more

FBN Holdings To Unveil Innovation Platform

Mon, 29 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Leadership Newspaper
FBN Holdings To Unveil Innovation Platform    Leadership Newspaper read more

FBN Holdings Changes Dividend Payment Qualification Date

Fri, 25 Oct 2019 02:56:56 GMT — Business Post Nigeria
FBN Holdings Changes Dividend Payment Qualification Date    Business Post Nigeria read more

Banks Record Loan Growth on CBN Lending Policy

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
Banks Record Loan Growth on CBN Lending Policy    THISDAY Newspapers read more

FBNQuest leads N23b Interswitch bonds - Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT — The Nation Newspaper
FBNQuest leads N23b Interswitch bonds - Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics    The Nation Newspaper read more

UPDATED: FBN Holdings Proposes Cash Dividend of 26 Kobo Per Share

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 01:47:43 GMT — Business Post Nigeria
UPDATED: FBN Holdings Proposes Cash Dividend of 26 Kobo Per Share    Business Post Nigeria read more

Gains by Nestle, GTBank, 18 Others Sustain Bull Run

Tue, 26 Nov 2019 08:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
Gains by Nestle, GTBank, 18 Others Sustain Bull Run    THISDAY Newspapers read more

Nigeria Has a New Biggest Bank After Access-Diamond Deal

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Bloomberg
Nigeria Has a New Biggest Bank After Access-Diamond Deal    Bloomberg read more

FBNH's Sober Year; Soft Top Line Earnings, Modest Bottom Line Growth 9M 2019

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Proshare Nigeria Limited
FBNH's Sober Year; Soft Top Line Earnings, Modest Bottom Line Growth 9M 2019    Proshare Nigeria Limited read more

Zenith Leads as Four Banks Record N431bn Profit in Nine Months

Fri, 25 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
Zenith Leads as Four Banks Record N431bn Profit in Nine Months    THISDAY Newspapers read more

Listing of Interswitch Limited’s N23bn Bond on NSE Excites FBNQuest

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
Listing of Interswitch Limited’s N23bn Bond on NSE Excites FBNQuest    THISDAY Newspapers read more

FBN Holdings Plc - Regaining its Mojo; Upgrade to Strong BUY

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT — Proshare Nigeria Limited
FBN Holdings Plc - Regaining its Mojo; Upgrade to Strong BUY    Proshare Nigeria Limited read more

Otudeko meets with Ghanaian President

Sun, 03 Nov 2019 07:00:00 GMT — The Nation Newspaper
Otudeko meets with Ghanaian President    The Nation Newspaper read more

CBN releases list of 33 authorised money deposit banks, financial holdings operating in Nigeria

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Internatinal Centre For Investigative Reporting
CBN releases list of 33 authorised money deposit banks, financial holdings operating in Nigeria    Internatinal Centre For Investigative Reporting read more

FirstBank wins best mobile banking app, fastest-growing retail awards |

Sat, 25 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
FirstBank wins best mobile banking app, fastest-growing retail awards |    Nairametrics read more

FBNQuest becomes First Merchant Bank Approved for Customs Duties Collections

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 08:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
FBNQuest becomes First Merchant Bank Approved for Customs Duties Collections    THISDAY Newspapers read more

Equities Investors Excited as Market Gains N471bn in Three Days

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
Equities Investors Excited as Market Gains N471bn in Three Days    THISDAY Newspapers read more

FBNH Holds 7th AGM; Shareholders Laud FY2018 Financial Performance; Approves 26k Dividend

Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Proshare Nigeria Limited
FBNH Holds 7th AGM; Shareholders Laud FY2018 Financial Performance; Approves 26k Dividend    Proshare Nigeria Limited read more

NSE All-Share Index Falls 1.27% as Market Opens on Bearish Note

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
NSE All-Share Index Falls 1.27% as Market Opens on Bearish Note    THISDAY Newspapers read more

GTBank, FBNH, Fidelity, 2 others boost stock market by N3.9billion on Thursday

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
GTBank, FBNH, Fidelity, 2 others boost stock market by N3.9billion on Thursday    Nairametrics read more

The 12 Nigerian Banks That Have Been Fined A Massive USD 1.4 Bn For Not Lending Enough

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMT — WeeTracker Media
The 12 Nigerian Banks That Have Been Fined A Massive USD 1.4 Bn For Not Lending Enough    WeeTracker Media read more

Equities Market Sheds N44bn in Four Days on Continuing Bear Run

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 08:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
Equities Market Sheds N44bn in Four Days on Continuing Bear Run    THISDAY Newspapers read more

FBN Holdings net N59.74 bn profit, offers 26 kobo dividend

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Blueprint newspapers Limited
FBN Holdings net N59.74 bn profit, offers 26 kobo dividend    Blueprint newspapers Limited read more

Stock market opens week with N160bn loss

Tue, 04 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT — The Punch
Stock market opens week with N160bn loss    The Punch read more

FBN Holdings posts N59.7b full-year profit

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT — The Nation Newspaper
FBN Holdings posts N59.7b full-year profit    The Nation Newspaper read more

First Bank convenes digital lab open house, reinforces digital reinvention in banking

Fri, 02 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
First Bank convenes digital lab open house, reinforces digital reinvention in banking    Nairametrics read more

10 Nigerian companies pay a combined N187.9 billion taxes in first half of 2019 |

Tue, 24 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
10 Nigerian companies pay a combined N187.9 billion taxes in first half of 2019 |    Nairametrics read more

Stock Market: Dangote Cement, UBA Lead as Investors Count Gains

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
Stock Market: Dangote Cement, UBA Lead as Investors Count Gains    THISDAY Newspapers read more

Irabor: Investors Now More Conscious of their Financial Health

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 08:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
Irabor: Investors Now More Conscious of their Financial Health    THISDAY Newspapers read more

First Bank Restricts Sale of Shares at Stock Exchange

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:41:20 GMT — Business Post Nigeria
First Bank Restricts Sale of Shares at Stock Exchange    Business Post Nigeria read more

Investors dump bank shares as market dips N52bn

Wed, 05 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT — The Punch
Investors dump bank shares as market dips N52bn    The Punch read more

All-Share Index Sheds 0.3% as Equities Market Opens on Negative Note

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
All-Share Index Sheds 0.3% as Equities Market Opens on Negative Note    THISDAY Newspapers read more

Fitch Affirms FBN Holdings Plc and First Bank of Nigeria at ''B-''; Outlook Negative

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 12:56:03 GMT — Proshare Nigeria Limited
Fitch Affirms FBN Holdings Plc and First Bank of Nigeria at ''B-''; Outlook Negative    Proshare Nigeria Limited read more

Win a trip to Dubai, get cash back for transaction with your FirstBank Cards |

Mon, 23 Dec 2019 08:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
Win a trip to Dubai, get cash back for transaction with your FirstBank Cards |    Nairametrics read more

FBNQuest Trustees Records N6trn Transactions

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
FBNQuest Trustees Records N6trn Transactions    THISDAY Newspapers read more

Banks Rake in N27.5tn Deposits amid Threat by Fintechs

Mon, 04 Nov 2019 08:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
Banks Rake in N27.5tn Deposits amid Threat by Fintechs    THISDAY Newspapers read more

First Bank releases Q3 2018 results

Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
First Bank releases Q3 2018 results    Nairametrics read more

FBN Holdings Restricts Trading of Shares on NSE as Board Meets

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 05:55:06 GMT — Business Post Nigeria
FBN Holdings Restricts Trading of Shares on NSE as Board Meets    Business Post Nigeria read more

Zenith Bank reports 7.9% profit increase for full-year 2019

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
Zenith Bank reports 7.9% profit increase for full-year 2019    Nairametrics read more

GTBank declares interim dividend for half-year 2019

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
GTBank declares interim dividend for half-year 2019    Nairametrics read more

FBNQuest Merchant Bank Holds Wealth Management Customer Forum

Sat, 09 Nov 2019 08:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
FBNQuest Merchant Bank Holds Wealth Management Customer Forum    THISDAY Newspapers read more

First Bank profits up 15.3 % in Q3

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Daily Trust
First Bank profits up 15.3 % in Q3    Daily Trust read more

FBNQuest Trustees has delivered impeccable solutions for preserving legacies – Awojobi

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Daily Sun
FBNQuest Trustees has delivered impeccable solutions for preserving legacies – Awojobi    Daily Sun read more

Corporate Actions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange WTD April 26, 2019 m

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
Corporate Actions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange WTD April 26, 2019 m    Nairametrics read more

NSE All-Share Index Rises 2.1% as Equities Market Records Further Gains

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
NSE All-Share Index Rises 2.1% as Equities Market Records Further Gains    THISDAY Newspapers read more