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Sunday, 6 October 2013
Market Watch: investors trade N4.9 billion in shares
Investors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday traded a total of 412.35 million shares worth N4.9 billion in 4,449 deals.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this was against the 396.43 million shares valued at N4.8 billion traded in 4,356 deals on Wednesday.
The All-Share Index appreciated by 358.62 points to close at 37,266.68 from the 36,908.06 recorded on Wednesday.
Similarly, the market capitalisation, which opened at N11.708 trillion, grew by 0.09 per cent to close at N11.718 trillion.
Nigerian Breweries topped the price gainers’ chart by N1.40 to close at N169.40 per share.
Cadbury trailed with a gain of 93k to close at N47 per share, while GTBank gained 30k to close at N25.70 per share.
NAHCO appreciated by 23k to close at N6.30 per share, while Dangote Sugar grew by 20k to close at N11.20 per share.
On the other hand, Guinness led the losers’ chart by N10.66 to close at N256.04 per share.
OkomuOil followed with a loss of N2.17 to close at N41.53 per share, while Unilever shed N1.11 to close at N59.50 per share.
Presco dipped by 47k to close at N33.50 per share, while NASCON depreciated by 41k to close at N12.09 per share.
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