Transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Exchange on Friday closed on a positive note as the All Share Index appreciated by 0.20% to settle at 42,353.31 points, from the previous close of 42,270.23 points, bringing the year-to-date to 5.40%, the month-to-date to 9.60% and the week-to-date to 1.12% respectively.
Investors gained N45Billion as Market Capitalization appreciated by 0.20 to close at N22,107 trillion from the previous close of N22,062 trillion. An aggregate of 341,688 million units of shares were traded in 3,059 deals, valued at N3,535 billion.
The market breadth closed positive as 21 equities gained while 19 equities declined in their share prices.
Pharmadeko Plc led other gainers with 10% growth to close at N2.20 from the previous close of N2.00.
Royal Exchange Insurance, Mutual Benefit Insurance and Regency Assrance Plc amongst other gainers also grew their share prices by 9.52, 8.33%, and 7.89% respectively.
Champion Plc led other price decliners as it shed 10% off its share price to close at N2.34 from the previous close of N2.60.
Honey well Flour, Academy Press, and Courtville Plc amongst other losers also shed their share prices by 7.61%, 5.88% and 5.26% respectively.
Inter Brewery Plc traded about 83.674million units of its shares in 29 deals, valued at N409.428million.
UACN Plc traded about 62.828million units of its shares in 28 deals, valued at N600.914million.
First Bank Plc traded about 32.428million units of its shares in 156 deals, valued at N397.882Million.
December 17, 2021