However, market breadth closed flat with 23 gainers against 23 decliners.
On the activity chart, the insurance sub-sector dominated in volume terms as 153.47 million shares exchanged in 766 deals.
In all, investors exchanged a total of 427.06 million shares in 5,263 deals.
Further analyses of the day’s trading showed that BOC Gases Plc led the gainers with 10 per cent to close at N7.92 per share while Dangote Cement Plc followed with 9.98 per cent to close at N230.40 per share and Oando Plc with a gain of 9.87 per cent to close at N3.45 per share.
On the flip side, Eterna Plc led the losers’ chart with a drop of 9.89 per cent to close at N4.10 per share.
Tranex Plc followed with a loss of 9.20 per cent to close at 79 kobo per share while Chams Plc dropped by 8.70 per cent to close at 21 kobo per share.