Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


NSE market indices appreciate by 0.55%

11 December 2013, 14:32

Lagos - Equity transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday ended in the upbeat note with the market indices appreciating by 0.55 per cent.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the market capitalisation appreciated by N68 billion or 0.55 per cent to close at N12.461 trillion from the N12.393 trillion achieved on Monday.

The All-Share Index rose by 214.09 points or 0.55 per cent to close at 38 961.60 against the 38 747.51 posted on Monday.

Analysis of the price movement indicated that Nigeria Breweries topped the gainers’ chart with N5.86 to close at N167 per share.

WAPCO followed with N5 to close at N111, while Dangote Cement gained N4.97 to close at N200 per share.

Cadbury appreciated by N1.68 to close at N63.68, while Guinness rose by N1 to close at N260 per share.

On the other hand, Nestle led the losers’ table by N45.10 to close at N1 129.90 per share.

Flour mill trailed with a loss of N6.72 to close at N85.08, while CAP lost by N1.55 to close at N48.45 per share.

Okomu Oil shed 50k to close at N42.50, while ETI dropped 40k to close at N14.60 per share.

The volume of shares traded increased by 3.69 per cent as 701.33 million shares worth N3.30 billion were traded in 5 393 deals.

This was against the 676.39 million shares valued at N3.49 billion traded in 4 776 deals on Monday.

Unity Bank was the toast of investors, accounting for 432.35 million shares worth N221.17 million.

Transcorp came second on the activity chart with 49.95 million shares valued at N200.45 million, while Zenith Bank sold 24.89 million shares worth N523.65 million.

-   NAN


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Nigeria @ 56: Words to my green f...

A leader’s job is not to dictate, but rather to be respected, admired and be a trustee, of the land we love, with so much potential, a land which should be freer than free. Its still a long way to fufilling our destiny! Read more...

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Recession: An opportunity for Nig...

The recession should be seen as an opportunity for the country’s promotion as long as we all collectively conduct ourselves in a patriotic manner, writes Isaac Asabor.  Read more...

Submitted by
Black and White

We want to imitate the whites in everything because we are ignorant of our inherent originality and content. We spend all our Naira to acquire his inventions because we so oblivious of our natural endowments that we allow him have it for free. Read more...

Submitted by
Nate Nat
Adamawa State University Mubi: A ...

ADSU integrity forum has accused the Sunday Joshua Wugira, a lawyer, of adopting unorthodox tactics by abusing his privilege by attacking the integrity of ADSU Vice Chancellor Dr. Moses Zira Zaruwa, writes a News24 reader. Read more...

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
My Country Nigeria (Part One)

Poetry by Abdulsalam Jubril.

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
Recession, dearth in leadership a...

Every leader has the opportunity to become great and making himself immortal in the lives and hearts of people for generations to come. Will Mr. President seize this opportunity?, questions Abdulsalam Jubril. Read more...