6 December 2012

Nigeria: NSE Market Indices Appreciate By 0.2 Percent

The market indices of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) appreciated marginally by 0.2 per cent, yesterday.

The All-Share Index, which opened at 26,382.54, appreciated by 53.35 points or 0.20 per cent to close at 26,435.89.

Also, the market capitalisation rose by N17 billion to close at N8.446 trillion against the N8.429 trillion recorded on Tuesday.

NewGold recorded the highest price gain of N7 to close at N2, 607 per unit.

CAP trailed with a gain of N1.04 to close at N27.98 per share, while PZ Cussons grew by N1.02 to close at N29 per share.

Cadbury appreciated by 80k to close at N27.80 per share, while GTBank rose by 78k to close at N19.74 per share.

Lafarge Wapco led the price losers' chart with a loss of N1.48 to close at N57.01 per share.

UACN lost 64k to close at N42.01 per share, while Forte Oil shares dipped by 42k to close at N7.98.

ETI also depreciated by 28k to close at N11 per share, while NASCON fell by 15k to close at N6.26 per share.

Investors exchanged a total of 230.90 million shares worth N2.1 billion in 4,133 deals yesterday.

This was against the 239.44 million shares valued at N1.9 billion traded in 4,010 deals on Tuesday.


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