The Nigerian Exchange (NGX) held its bullish momentum on Wednesday with N150 billion growth, following interest in Dangote Cement, Honeywell and others.
The market capitalization closed at N20.416 trillion as the All-Share Index rose by 289.25 points or 0.74 percent to close at 39,170.95 from 38,881.70 recorded on Tuesday.
Market sentiment was also positive with 25 gainers compared with 6 laggards.
Cutix topped the gainers’ chart in percentage terms with 10 percent to close at N2.53 per share.
On the other hand, Sovereign Trust Insurance led the losers’ chart in percentage terms with 3.57 percent to close at 27kobo per share.
Transactions in the shares of Zenith Bank topped the activity chart with 20.76 million shares valued at N476.13 million.
FBN Holdings accounted for 11.59 million shares worth N83.87 million, while Fidelity Bank transacted 11.31 million shares worth N25.49 million.
In all, the total volume of shares transacted decreased by 16.9 percent with an exchange of 181.53 million shares valued at N3.96 billion in 3,217 deals.
|UNITY BANK PLC||0.99||1.17||18.18|
|CAPITAL HOTEL PLC||2.50||2.75||10.00|
|DANGOTE SUGAR REFINERY PLC||52.00||57.20||10.00|
|NIGERIAN AVIATION HANDLING COMPANY PLC||21.50||23.65||10.00|
|NASCON ALLIED INDUSTRIES PLC||47.00||51.70||10.00|
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