NSE Index Appreciates Marginally By 0.14%

Despite drop in volume of shares traded yesterday on the Nigerian Stcok Exchange, All-Share Index appreciated marginally by 0.14 per cent.

The index, which opened at 38,585.99, grew by 54.45 points or 0.14 per cent to close higher at 38,640.44.

Also, the market capitalisation rose by N18 billion or 0.14 per cent to close at N12.72 trillion against N12.70 trillion achieved on Wednesday.

Mobil led the gainers’ chart, gaining N5.90 to close at N129.40 per share, while Ashaka Cement came second with a gain of 80k to close at N19.80 per share.

Okomu Oil appreciated by 66k to close at N35.60, while Oando garnered 52k to close at N16.

Guinness gained 50k to close at N180.50 per share.

On the other hand, Nestle topped the laggards’ chart, shedding N9.51 to close at N1,070.49 per share.


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