Transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Exchange on Monday closed on a positive note as the All Share Index appreciated by 0.10% to settle at 43.897.13 points, from the previous close of 43.854.42 points, bringing the year-to-date to 2.74%, the month-to-date to 2.74% and the week-to-date to 0.10% respectively.
Investors gained N24Billion as Market Capitalization appreciated by 0.10% to close at N23.651trillion from the previous close of N23.627trillion. An aggregate of 311.256Million units of shares were traded in 5,159 deals, valued at N8.642Billion.
The market breadth closed positive as 28 equities gained while 19 equities declined in their share prices.
BUA Food Plc led other gainers with 9.96% growth to close at N58.50 from the previous close of N53.20.
MRS, PZ and Aiico Insurance Plc amongst other gainers also grew their share prices by 9.72%, 8.53% and 7.69% respectively.
NNFM Plc led other price decliners as it shed 9.66% off its share price to close at N6.55 from the previous close of N7.25.
UBN, Redstar and MTN Nigeria Plc amongst other losers also shed their share prices by 6.90%, 6.38% and 5.84% respectively.
BUA Food Plc traded about 101.356million units of its shares in 152 deals, valued at N5.929Billion.
Trasncorp Plc traded about 51.224million units of its shares in 173 deals, valued at N50.210Million.
Zenith Bank Plc traded about 12.130million units of its shares in 361 deals, valued at N308.628Million.