Transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Exchange on Tuesday closed on a negative note as the All Share Index depreciated by 0.03% to settle at 43,255.14points, from the previous close of 43,266.27points, bringing the year-to-date to 7.48%, the month-to-date to 11.68% and the week-to-date to 0.13% respectively.
Investors lost 1Billion as Market Capitalization depreciated by 0.03% to close at N22.577trillion from the previous close of N22.576trillion. An aggregate of 217,973Billion units of shares were traded in 4,158 deals, valued at N2,908Bllion.
The market breadth closed positive as 19 equities gained while 15 equities declined in their share prices.
Honey Well Flour Plc led other gainers with 9.95% growth to close at N4.09 from the previous close of N3.72.
UPL, Consolidated Hallmark, and Glaxosmith Plc amongst other gainers also grew their share prices by 8.70%, 7.41% and 5.79% respectively.
UPDC Plc led other price decliners as it shed 9.35% off its share price to close at N1.26 from the previous close of N1.39.
Nem, Mansard, Chams Plc amongst other losers also shed their share prices by 9.27%, 5.11% and 4.55% respectively.
GTCO Plc traded about 36,187million units of its shares in 427 deals, valued at N919,633Million.
FBNH Plc traded about 31,544million units of its shares in 259 deals, valued at N387,277Million.
Zenith Bank Plc traded about 13,434million units of its shares in 334 deals, valued at N327,245Million.