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NSE index appreciates by 0.34%

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Cumulative value of equities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange rebounded on Friday as the All Share Index appreciated by 0.34 per cent. The market indices had depreciated by 0.21 per cent on Thursday. The All-Share Index grew by 96.67 points to close at 28,538.05 against 28,441.38 recorded on Thursday. Also, the market capitalisation of listed securities grew by N31 billion to close at N9.121 from the N9.090 trillion posted on Thursday.

Presco led the gainers chart with N1.88 to close at N20.72 per share. Nestle followed with a gain of N1.10 to close at N701.10 per share, while FBN Holdings appreciated by 60k to close at N16.98 per share. Forte Oil also rose by 38k to close at N8.11 per share, while Diamond Bank gained 32k to close at N5.42 per share.

On the other hand, NewGold led the price losers’ chart with a loss of N64 to close at N2, 495 per unit Guinness dropped by N3.75 to close at N273 per share, while Julius Berger lost N1.17 to close at N38.48 per share. Nigerian Breweries dipped by N1.15 to close at N149.06 per share, while NASCON lost 20k to close at N8per share. In all, investors exchanged 233.81 million shares worth N1.6 billion in 2,875 deals on Friday against the 289.43 million shares valued at N2.5 billion traded in 4,511 deals on Thursday.


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