Transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Exchange on Tuesday closed on a negative note as the All Share Index depreciated by 0.05% to settle at 43,248.05 points, from the previous close of 43,270.94 points, bringing the year-to-date to 7.46%, the month-to-date to 11.66% and the week-to-date to -0.14% respectively.
Investors lost 12 billion as Market Capitalization depreciated by 0.05% to close at N22.566 trillion from the previous close of N22.578 trillion. An aggregate of 224.910 million units of shares were traded in 4,241 deals, valued at N3.708 billion.
The market breadth closed negative as 11 equities gained while 23 equities declined in their share prices.
AIICO Plc led other gainers with 9.21% growth to close at N0.83 from the previous close of N0.76
Wapic, ETI and FCMB amongst other gainers also grew their share prices by 4.17%, 3.73% and 3.33% respectively.
Ikeja hotel Plc led other price decliners as it shed 9.63% off its share price to close at N1.22 from the previous close of N1.35.
UPDC, Chams and UBN amongst other losers also shed their share prices by 9.32%, 9.09% and 6.19% respectively.
Access Bank Plc traded about 42.181million units of its shares in 200 deals, valued at N389.702million.
Zenith Bank Plc traded about 38.967million units of its shares in 437 deals, valued at N935.403Million.
FBNH Plc traded about 16.894million units of its shares in 258 deals, valued at N198.726Million.