Transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Friday closed on a negative note as the All Share Index depreciated by 0.18% to settle at 47,202.30 points, from the previous close of 47.286.34 points, bringing the year-to-date to 10.38%, the month-to-date to 1.23% and the week-to-date to -0.19% respectively.
Investors lost N45Billion as Market Capitalization depreciated by 0.18% to close at N25.436trillion from the previous close of N25.481trillion. An aggregate of 311.502Million units of shares were traded in 4,916 deals, valued at N4,386Billion.
The market breadth closed positive as 19 equities gained while 16 equities declined in their share prices.
Guinness Nigeria Plc led other gainers with 10% growth to close at N60.50 from the previous close of N55.
NCR, SCOA and RT Briscoe Plc amongst other gainers also grew their share prices by 10%, 9.88% and 8.33% respectively.
Pharmadeko Plc led other price decliners as it shed 8.84% off its share price to close at N1.65 from the previous close of N1.81.
NEM, Champion and Cutix Plc amongst other losers also shed their share prices by 6.48%, 5.80% and 4.94% respectively.
Access Plc traded about 30.813million units of its shares in 258 deals, valued at N322.436Million.
Sovereign Insurance Plc traded about 30.753million units of its shares 34 deals, valued at N7,077Million.
NGX Group Plc traded about 28.654million units of its shares in 290 deals, valued at N773.224Million.