Transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Exchange on Monday closed on a negative note as the All Share Index depreciated by 0.17% to settle at 44.399.66 points, from the previous close of 44.454.67 points, bringing the year-to-date to 3.87%, the month-to-date to 3.87% and the week-to-date to 0.14% respectively.
Investors lost N29Billion as Market Capitalization depreciated by 0.14% to close at N23.922trillion from the previous close of N23.951trillion. An aggregate of 214.315Million units of shares were traded in 4,410 deals, valued at N2.689Billion.
The market breadth closed negative as 16 equities gained while 22 equities declined in their share prices.
TIP Plc led other gainers with 10% growth to close at N0.44 from the previous close of N0.40.
Sunu Assurance, Eterna and Wapic Insurance Plc amongst other gainers also grew their share prices by 9.68%, 6.95% and 6.25% respectively.
Veritas Kapital Plc led other price decliners as it shed 8.70% off its share price to close at N0.21 from the previous close of N0.23.
Mutual Benefit Insurance, Cornerstone Insurance and BUA Foods Plc amongst other losers also shed their share prices by 7.41%, 7.27% and 6,36% respectively.
Transcorp Plc traded about 30.347million units of its shares in 248 deals, valued at N43,050Billion.
First Bank Plc traded about 25.496million units of its shares in 149 deals, valued at N305.974Million.
GTCO Plc traded about 24.812million units of its shares in 558 deals, valued at N625.088Million.