Transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Friday closed on a negative note as the All Share Index depreciated by 0.06% to settle at 47,268.61 points, from the previous close of 47.296.07 points, bringing the year-to-date to 0.00%, the month-to-date to -0.27% and the week-to-date to -0.13% respectively.
Investors lost N15Billion as Market Capitalisation depreciated by 0.06% to close at N25.475trillion from the previous close of N25.490trillion. An aggregate of 179,328Million units of shares were traded in 4,654 deals valued at N2,123Billion.
The market breadth closed positive as 20 equities gained while 19 equities declined in their share prices.
John Holt Plc led other gainers with 8.86% growth to close at N0.86 from the previous close of N0.79.
Regency Insurance, Linkage Assurance, Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc amongst other gainers also grew their share prices by 7.69%, 7.41% and 5.36% respectively.
Royal Exchange Assurance Plc led other price decliners as it shed 9.40% off its share price to close at N1.35 from the previous close of N1.49.
Mcnichols Plc amongst other losers also shed their share prices by 9.09%, 8.85% and 8% respectively.
FCMB Plc traded about 25,023million units of its shares in 85 deals, valued at N84.458Million.
Zenith Bank Plc traded about 13.013million units of its shares 392 deals, valued at N344.960Billion.
First Bank Plc traded about 12.765million units of its shares in 201 deals, valued at N142.089Million.