Transactions on the Nigerian Exchange (NGX) closed negative on Friday to halt its three-day winning streak due to profit-taking.
Consequently, the market capitalisation dropped by N28 billion to close at N20.409 trillion as the All-Share Index depreciated by 53.82 points to 39,156.28 from 39,210.10 on Thursday.
A breakdown of the activity chart shows that NEM Insurance topped the losers’ chart in percentage terms, dropping by 10 percent to close at N1.80 per share.
Conversely, Cutix led the gainers’ table in percentage terms, appreciating by 9.88 percent to close at N2.78 per share.
However, in spite of the drop in indices, the volume of shares traded rose by 82.53 percent with an exchange of 289.08 million shares worth N3.55 billion in 3,719 deals.
Sterling Bank was the most active stock during the day, exchanging 32.09 million shares worth N50.58 million.
|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|