All shares index falls by 0.26%

Salamatu Ejembi, Lagos

Today, the NSE All-Share Index fell by 0.26% and stood at 29,552.99 basis points while the Market Capitalisation stood at N15,222 trillion.
The total volume of trades increased to 444.04 million units, valued at N3.35 billion and exchanged in 4,306 deals.
Veritas Kapital Assurance PLC  was the most traded stock by volume at 226.56 million units and Zenith Bn=ANK PLC was the most traded by value at N988.96 million.

On sector performances, the Banking index recorded the largest decline of 1.19%, with the Oil & Gas index following after with 0.04%.

Conversely, the Insurance index, Consumer Goods index and Industrial Goods index all grew by 0.51%, 0.21% and 0.07% respectively.
However, market sentiment as measured by market breadth were positive as 14 stocks recorded gains while 13 stocks recorded declines.
Nigerian Aviation Handling Company PLC topped the gainers’ list by 10.00% and NPF Microfinance Bank PLC was next with 9.73% gain, while Unilever Nigeria PLC topped the decliners’ chart by 9.97% and Eterna PLC followed with 9.52% loss.
Suzan O