By Cynthia Ezekwe
The Nigerian Bourse (NGX) closed negative on Tuesday, as market capitalisation declined by N25 billion.
The All share Index (ASI) depreciated by 0.08% to close at 52,612.55 points.
Also, market capitalization declined by N25 billion to close at N28.681 trillion
An aggregate of 182.3 million units of shares were traded in 3,470 deals, valued at N4.82 billion.
MBENEFIT topped the gainers chart with 10.00 per cent growth to close at N0.33; UNILEVER appreciated 9.91 per cent to close at N12.20; CILEASING increased by 9.84 per cent to close at N3.46; ABCTRANS was up + 9.68 per cent to close at N0.34; while INTENEGINS advanced by 8.16 per to close at N0.53.
On the contrary,NB topped the losers chart as it shed 9.90 per cent to close at N41.85; CAVERTON lost 9.52 per cent to close at N0.95; CHAMPION was down by 8.00 per cent to close at N4.60;WAPIC lost 6.67 per to close at N0.42; while NGXGROUP declined by 5.93 per cent to close at N25.40.
As of the close of the day’s trading, the stock market value stood advanced by 1,016.89 basis points.