Transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday closed on a negative note as the All Share Index depreciated by 0.26% to settle at 47,360.79 points, from the previous close of 47.482.73 points, bringing the year-to-date to 0.40%, the month-to-date to -0.07% and the week-to-date to 0.07% respectively.
Investors lost N66Billion as market capitalisation depreciated by 0.26% to close at N25.525trillion from the previous close of N25.591trillion. An aggregate of 279.954Million units of shares were traded in deals valued at N4,163Billion.
The market breadth closed negative as 15 equities gained while 34 equities declined in their share prices.
Royal Exchange Insurance Plc led other gainers with 10% growth to close at N1.65 from the previous close of N1.50.
Seplat, Multiverse and Nem Insurance Plc amongst other gainers also grew their share prices by 9.33%, 9.09% and 8.38% respectively.
Niger Insurance Plc led other price decliners as it shed 10% off its share price to close at N0.27 from the previous close of N0.30.
International Brewery, RT Briscoe and NGX Group Plc amongst other losers also shed their share prices by 9.73%, 9.09% and 8.70% respectively.
Transcorp Plc traded about 29.2006million units of its shares in 182 deals, valued at N32.635Million.
UCap Plc traded about 28.340million units of its shares 571 deals, valued at N374.211Million.
Access Bank Plc traded about 17.654million units of its shares in 192 deals, valued at N181.486Million.
March 2, 2022