NSE closes trading with marginal increase of 0.04%

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Market indicators of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed trading on Friday with a marginal growth of 0.04 per cent, following end of week activities.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the market capitalisation which opened at ₦9.714 trillion increased by ₦4 billion or 0.04 per cent to close at ₦9.718 trillion.

Also, the All-Share Index rose by 11.75 points or 0.04 per cent to close at 28,113.38 against 28,101.63 recorded on Thursday.

NAN reports that Seplat led the gainers’ table, growing by ₦17.20 to close at ₦367.50 per share.

Lafarge Africa came second with a gain of 50k to close at ₦48.50 , while NASCON appreciated by 36k to close at ₦8.75 per share.

United Bank for Africa gained 28k to close at ₦7.29 and May and Baker rose by 7k to close at ₦1.47 per share.

Conversely, Total recorded the highest loss to lead the losers’ chart, dropping by ₦5 to close at ₦265 per share.

Nigerian Breweries trailed with a loss of ₦1.28 to close at ₦143.96 and Flour Mills dipped 30k to close at ₦19 per share.

UACN was down by 25k to close at ₦14.90, while CCNN dropped by 18k to close at ₦460 per share.

Transcorp led the activity chart in volume terms, trading 33.67 million shares worth ₦39.12 million.

It was followed by Zenith Bank with 31.54 million shares valued at ₦561.26 million and UBA sold 30.59 million shares worth ₦218.37 million.

FBN Holdings transacted 28.68 million shares valued at ₦114.66 million and GTBank accounted for 26.69 million shares worth ₦835.09 million.

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In all, investors staked ₦5.39 billion on 305.97 million shares traded in 4,100 deals compared with 353.14 million shares worth ₦9.16 billion exchanged in 4,034 deals on Thursday.

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