NSE: All Share Index appreciates by 0.14%

Salamatu Ejembi, Lagos


The All Share Index of the Nigerian Stock Exchange gained 0.14 percent or 38.92 basis points  on Monday to close at 27,669.38 basis points after opening at 27,630.46 basis points.

In the same vein, Market Capitalisation gained 0.14 percent or 19 billion Naira to close at N13,484 trillion on Monday after opening at N13,465 trillion.

Investors traded 280.695 million shares worth N1.410 billion Naira in 3,314.00 deals compared to Friday’s trade of 161.65 million shares worth N4.802 billion Naira in 3,088.00 deals.

Market breadth grew as 18 stocks appreciated while 12 depreciated.

CORNERSTONE INSURANCE PLC  led the gainers’chart with an opening price of 0.20 kobo per share and closed at 0.22 kobo per share, gaining 0.02 Kobo or 10.00 percent.

DANGOTE FLOUR MILLS PLC was next with an opening price of N18.50 Kobo per share and a closing price of N20.35 Kobo per share, gaining N1.85 or 10.00 percent.

And B.O.C. GASES PLC which opened at N5.07 per share, closed at N5.57 per share, gaining 0.50 Kobo or 9.86 percent.

Conveersely, ECOBANK TRANSNATIONAL INCORPORATED led the losers’chart when it opened at N8.00 per share and closed at N7.20 per share, falling by 0.80 Kobo or 10.00 percent.

Followed by NPF MICROFINANCE BANK PLC which commenced transactions at N1.29 per share and closed at N1.18 per share, falling by 0.11 or 8.53 percent.

While NEM INSURANCE PLC came third on the list with an opening price of N2.15 per share and a closing price of N2.05 per share, falling by 0.10 Kobo or 4.65 percent.

Peace PIAK