Transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange opened the week on Monday positive with the market value appreciating marginally by N13 billion to close at N11.477.3 trillion as against N11.464 last Friday.
The All Share Index (ASI) rose to 33,301.43 points which represented 0.12% growth, while volume of traded equities stood at 322.81 million shares valued at N2.734.3 billion traded in 3,830.00 deals.
The advancers’ chart was led by 7UP Bottling Company Plc which appreciated N5.72 to end transaction at N94.95. It was followed by the shares of Forte Oil which trailed closely with a gain of N4.33 to close at N60.3; while Unilever took the third gaining N3.38 to close trading at N36.38.
On the other hand, the decliners’ chart was led by International Breweries which closed N30, after losing N1.46, while PZ came second losing 0.85k as it ended transaction at N20.65. OANDO took the third position as a decliner, depreciating by 0.72k after ending trading at N6.83.
The top traders were led by Niger Insurance having sold 150.05 million shares worth N75.02 million.
FBNH took the second position as a top trader, exchanging 35.97 million shares valued at N213.76 million, while FCMB took the third place as an investors’ toast, selling 14.84 million shares valued at N17.97 million.