Transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday closed on a positive note as the All Share Index appreciated by 0.05% to settle at 47,364.46 points, from the previous close of 47.340.86 points, bringing the year-to-date to 0.23%%, the month-to-date to -0.37% and the week-to-date to -0.16% respectively.
Investors gained N13Billion as market capitalisation appreciated by 0.05% to close at N25.527trillion from the previous close of N25.514trillion. An aggregate of 145.832Million units of shares were traded in 4,113 deals valued at N2,535Billion
The market breadth closed positive as 18 equities while and 17 equities declined in their share prices.
NPF Micro Finance Bank Plc led other gainers with 10% growth to close at N2.31 from the previous close of N2.10.
PZ, Aiico Insurance and Unity Bank Plc amongst other gainers also grew their share prices by 9.79%, 6.15% and 4.17% respectively.
Royal Exchange Assurance Plc led other price decliners as it shed 9.73% off its share price to close at N1.02 from the previous close of N1.13.
Livestock, Chams and Redstar Express Plc amongst other losers also shed their share prices by 9.71%, 9.47% and 4.69% respectively.
UBA Plc traded about 14.759mIllion units of its shares in 175 deals, valued at N125.882Million.
Access Bank Plc traded about 10.283million units of its shares 176 deals, valued at N107.055Million.
Zenith Bank Plc traded about 10.031million units of its shares in 392 deals, valued at N266.096Million.