Trading Resumes Northward Movement As NSE Index Gains 0.67%

Transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE closed in the Green Zone on Thursday, February 25, as the All Share Index (NSE ASI) appreciated by 0.67% to close at 24,042.73 points.

Likewise, the Market Capitalization appreciated by 0.67% to close at N8.27trn, compared with the depreciation of 0.83% recorded yesterday to close at N8.22trn.

The appreciation recorded in the share prices of Dangote Cement, ETI, Stanbic IBTC, Seplat, and Zenith Bank were mainly responsible for the gain recorded in the Index.

The total value of stocks traded on the floors of The NSE today was N1.54bn, up by 26.40% from N1.22bn traded yesterday. The total volume of stocks traded was 271.61mn in 3,360 deals.

The three most actively traded stocks were: FCMB (79.95mn), FBN Holdings (42.84mn) and Zenith Bank (29.86mn). The most actively traded sectors were: Financial Services (226.71mn), Conglomerates (15.52mn) and Consumer Goods (14.45mn).


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