NSE Capitalisation Up By N69.739bn


Activities at the
Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ended on a positive note on Monday as the traded equities raised investors confidence to open the week.
Market capitalisation ended positively at N9.57 trillion, adding N69.739 billion compared to N9.5 trillion recorded at the NSE on Friday.
All-share Index also ended positively at 27,833.89 points, adding 202.84 points as against 27,631.05 according to Exchange reports.
Investors traded a total of 123,219,265 shares worth N2.440 billion traded in 2379 deals.
The equities market volume moved up by 13.80 per cent against 54.91 per cent decline recorded in the previous trading.
Sixteen companies made gains in their transactions, 30 companies lost, while the prices of equities of 42 companies remained unchanged.
The gainers chart was led by Dangote Cement which made N10.10 gains per share, closing at N171.15.
Guiness, Presco, Flourmill and Unilever made N1.13, 30 kobo, 20 kobo and 18 kobo gains respectively to close at N123.15, N32.5, N19.3 and N42 respectively.
On the other hand, Nestle, Nigerian Bottling Company and UAC Nigeria lost N15, N3.50 and N1.28 per share, respectively closing at N810, N115.5 and N24.33 per share, respectively to lead the losers chart.