Transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Monday closed on a positive note as the All Share Index appreciated by 0.20% to settle at 47,233.91 points, from the previous close of 47.140.48 points, bringing the year-to-date to 0.12%, the month-to-date to 1.59% and the week-to-date to 0.20% respectively.
Investors gained N51Billion as market capitalisation appreciated by 0.20% to close at N25.457trillion from the previous close of N25.406trillion. An aggregate of 421.458Million units of shares were traded in 5,961 deals, valued at N4.221Billion.
The market breadth closed positive as 31 equities gained while 16 equities declined in their share prices.
RT Briscoe Plc led other gainers with 10% growth to close at N0.66 from the previous close of N0.60.
UCap, Afriprud and Academy Plc amongst other gainers also grew their share prices by 10%, 9.56% and 9.50% respectively.
Multiverse Plc led other price decliners as it shed 8% off its share price to close at N0.23 from the previous close of N0.25.
Mutual Benefit, Flourmill and Honyflour Plc amongst other losers also shed their share prices by 7.14%, 4.56% and 4.23% respectively.
Transcorp Plc traded about 99.258million units of its shares in 296 deals, valued at N118.535Billion.
Zenith Bank Plc traded about 46.325million units of its shares 353 deals, valued at N1.248Billion.
UCAP Plc traded about 31.575million units of its shares in 185 deals, valued at N416.796Million.