Transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Exchange on Friday closed on a positive note as the All Share Index appreciated by 0.02% to settle at 39,485.65 points, from the previous close of 39,477.18 points, bringing the year-to-date to 0.06, the month-to-date to 2.25% and the week-to-date to 0.01% respectively.
Investors gained N5billion as Market Capitalization appreciated by 0.02% to close at N20.573trillion from the previous close of N20.568trillion. An aggregate of 232.853million units of shares were traded in 3,351 deals, valued at N1.851billion.
The market breadth closed positive as 18 equities gained while 10 equities declined in their share prices.
Morison Plc led other gainers with 9.47% growth to close at N1.85 from the previous close of N1..69.
FTN Coca, Sovereign Insurance and UPDC Plc amongst other gainers also grew their share prices by 9.09%, 8.70% and 8.28% respectively.
Unilever Plc led other price decliners as it shed 10% off its share price to close at N13.50 from the previous close of N15.
Nascon, Aiico and Varitas Kapital Plc amongst other losers also shed their share prices by 9.87%, 4.85% and 4.17% respectively.
Transcorp Plc traded about 45.133million units of its shares in 159 deals, valued at N42.141million.
Mutual Benefit Insurance Plc traded about 8.869million units of its shares in 34 deals, valued at N8.869Million
Guaranty Trust Bank Plc traded about 22.094million units of its shares in 244 deals, valued at N614.251million.