Transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Exchange on Friday closed on a positive note as the All Share Index appreciated by 0.46% to settle at 43,308.29 points, from the previous close of 43,108.772points, bringing the year-to-date to 7.60%, the month-to-date to 11.80% and the week-to-date to 0.25% respectively.
Investors gianed 104 billion as Market Capitalization appreciated by 0.46% to close at N22.598 trillion from the previous close of N22.494 trillion. An aggregate of 305.317 million units of shares were traded in 4,360 deals, valued at N3.577 bllion.
The market breadth closed negative as 18 equities gained while 23 equities declined in their share prices.
ABC Transport Plc led other gainers with 10.0% growth to close at N0.33 from the previous close of N0.30
Royal Exchange,AIICO and UPL amongst other gainers also grew their share prices by 10.0%, 9.38% and 8.89% respectively.
Champion Brewery Plc led other price decliners as it shed 5.90% off its share price to close at N2.55 from the previous close of N2.71.
UPDC, FTN Cocoa and Veritas Kapital amongst other losers also shed their share prices by 5.07%, 4.76% and 4.55% respectively.
FCMB Plc traded about 52.467million units of its shares in 105 deals, valued at N247.199million.
GTCO Plc traded about 29.526million units of its shares in 465 deals, valued at N738.316Million.
Access Bank Plc traded about 28.109million units of its shares in 284 deals, valued at N253.848Million.