Cautious trading persisted on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange as investors awaits the modalities of the Flexible Exchange Rate. The benchmark index even dipped further by 0.26% from previous position to close at 27,034.05 bps.
However, market breadth was positive as 18 gainers led by NEM (+5.00%) over 9 losers led by CADBURY (-3.61%) was recorded on the chart today.
Volume traded was 1.71 million shares, valued at N2.42 billion with a market capitalisation of N9.28 trillion and traded in 3,153 deals. The highest traded Equities in volume and value was GUARANTY ( 33,557,084 ) and ( N630,958,285.75 ) respectively.
Three out of the five key sectoral indices appreciated. While the industrial goods index topped the list with a 1.20% gain, the insurance and the oil & gas indices followed suite with a 0.80% and 0.19% gains respectively. In contrast, the banking and the consumer goods indices recorded losses of 1.03% and 0.99% respectively.