The key market performance measures, the NSE All Share Index and market capitalisation rose by 0.03 per cent as market sentiments extended, gaining streaks to the second day following investors’ sustained optimism.
The market breadth closed positive with 12 gainers against 11 losers.
Consequently, the All-Share Index rose by 8.41 basis points or 0.03 per cent to close at 30.741.88 index points as against 30.733.47 recorded the previous day.
Further analysis of the day’s trading showed that CHI Plc topped the gainers’ table with 8.82 per cent to close at 37 kobo per share while Prestige Assurance Plc followed with 7.41 per cent to close at 58 kobo per share and FCMB Plc with a gain of 5.17 per cent to close at N3.05 per share.
On the flip side, Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc led the losers’ chart with a drop of 4.76 per cent to close at 20 kobo per share.
Wema Bank Plc followed with a loss of 3.13 per cent to close at 62 kobo per share, while Julius Berger Plc dropped by 2.57 per cent to close at 7.05 per share.