NSE All-share index up 0.46%, as Okumu oil, FCMB, International Breweries top losers
Lagos (WorldStage Newsonline)-- Activities on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange closed Wednesday on a positive note with 17 blue chip stocks appreciating in price as against 25 stocks that depreciated.
A total of. 260,264.049 shares worth N2.4 billion exchanged hands in 4,324 deals while market capitalisation rose first time in the week to stand at N7.183 trillion as against N7.150 trillion Tuesday, this representing an increase of N33 billion or 0.46 per cent.
Similarly the All-share index rose by 0.46 per cent to close at 22.524.67 as against 22.422.43 Tuesday.
The Livestock Company led the gainers' table with a gain of N0.05kobo to close at N1.05kobo per share, FO Plc gained N0.54kobo to close at N11.34kobo per share and Berger Paint gained N0.45kobo to close at N9.45kobo per share.
Okumu Oil led the losers' chart by shedding N1.71kobo to close at N32.49kobo per share, next was FCMB N0.25kobo per share to close at N4.75kobo per share and International Breweries Plc N0.28kobo per share to close at N5.35kobo per share.