Transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Exchange on Friday closed on a positive note as the All Share Index appreciated by 0.47% to settle at 41,882.97 points, from the previous close of 41,685.22 points, bringing the year-to-date to 4.28%, the month-to-date to 8.48% and the week-to-date to -0.67% respectively.
Investors gained N103 Billion as Market Capitalization appreciated by 0.47 to close at N21.854 trillion from the previous close of N21.751 trillion. An aggregate of 473.467 million units of shares were traded in 3,874 deals, valued at N5.167 billion.
The market breadth closed positive as 24 equities gained while 13 equities declined in their share prices.
Meyer Plc led other gainers with 10% growth to close at N0.33 from the previous close of N0.30.
Sovereign Insurance, UPDCreit, and Guinness Plc amongst other gainers also grew their share prices by 9.09%, 8.51% and 6.85% respectively.
Unity Bank Plc led other price decliners as it shed 10% off its share price to close at N2.52 from the previous close of N2.80.
Jaiz Bank, Custodian and Courtville Plc amongst other losers also shed their share prices by 5.97%, 5.33% and 5.13% respectively.
C/I Leasing Plc traded about 146,414million units of its shares in 10 deals, valued at N673.499million.
Access Bank Plc traded about 55,842million units of its shares in 130 deals, valued at N510.964million.
FBNH Bank Plc traded about 35.346million units of its shares in 250 deals, valued at N415.071Million.