Transactions at the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, on Thursday, January 18, halted movements north, bringing down market value.
Consequently, the NSE All Share Index ASI depreciated by 1.11% as profit taking dominates activities on the bourse.
Sectoral Performances chart showed the Industrial sector dropping 3.05%, Oil & Gas sector shed 0.08% and Consumer Goods depreciated by 0.92%. Meanwhile, the Banking sector added 0.36%.
Transcorp, which recorded 1.57% growth emerged the most actively traded stock with 146m units of shares accounting for 17% of total volume.
At the end of trading, total volume and value increased by 48% and 5% respectively compared to this time yesterday. This is coming as investors exchanged 849million units of shares worth N5.69billion.