Transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday closed on a positive note as the All Share Index appreciated by 0.21% to settle at 47,157.23 points, from the previous close of 47.057.24 points, bringing the year-to-date to 10.29%, the month-to-date to 1.14% and the week-to-date to -0.26% respectively.
Investors lost N79Billion as Market Capitalization appreciated by 0.21% to close at N25.411trillion from the previous close of N25.357trillion. An aggregate of 297.245Million units of shares were traded in 4,661 deals, valued at N4,694Billion.
The market breadth closed positive as 27 equities gained while 13 equities declined in their share prices.
RT Briscoe Plc led other gainers with 10% growth to close at N0.33 from the previous close of N0.30.
SCOA, Sunu Insurance, Nem Insurance Plc amongst other gainers also grew their share prices by 9.49%, 8.33% and 7.25% respectively.
Multiverse Plc led other price decliners as it shed 4.76% off its share price to close at N0.20 from the previous close of N0.21.
Sovereign Insurance, Aiico Insurance and UPD Creit Plc amongst other losers also shed their share prices by 4.17%,, 2.74% and 2.74% respectively.
Access Bank Plc traded about 48.079million units of its shares in 303 deals, valued at N498.703Million.
Sovereign Insurance Plc traded about 37,478million units of its shares 33 deals, valued at N8.621Million.
NGX Group Plc traded about 22.695million units of its shares in 94 deals, valued at N567.093Million.
February 9, 2022