Equity market gains N69bn

Investment in the nation’s equity market on Tuesday opened trading activities on the bullish note, gaining N69 billion.

Specifically, market capitalisation of listed equities increased by 0.54 per cent to N12.878 trillion from N12.809 trillion traded on Friday.

The NSE All Share Index also appreciated by 141.90 basis points to 26456.39 from 26314.49 points traded the previous day.

Investors exchanged 378.346 million shares valued at N7.150 billion in 4798 deals against 432.474 million shares valued at N5.578 billion in 4002 deals.

A review of the day showed that Cement Company of Northern Nigeria led gainers table, gaining N1.60 kobo to close at N19.10 kobo, Dangote Cement industry followed with a gain of N1.40 kobo to close at N147.20 kobo, Nigerian Breweries gained N0.70 kobo to close at N47.20 kobo, Access Bank added N0.35 kobo to close at N9.55 kobo, UACN gained N0.30 kobo to close at N6.50 kobo.

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