NSE: Value Rises Slightly, Market Remains Bearish


Although there was a slight appreciation in the volume of shares traded on the floor of Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) yesterday, the entire market performance has remained bearished.

Specifically, market closed at 25,526.49 points, with market capitalisation closing at N6.2 trillion.

At the end of transactions investors traded a total of 236,071,929 shares worth N1.9 billion in 6,536 deals, compared to 206,205,905 shares valued at N1.9 billion in 5,092.

The volume of traded equities apprecicated by 29,866,024 shares or 14.5 percent from 206,205,905 shares to close at 236,071,929 shares.

Gainers chart was led by CAP after gaining N1.50 per share while the losers chart was led by NBC which lost N1.11 per share.