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Market capitalisation falls by N88bn

28 April 2015, 17:26

Lagos - The equities segment of the Nigerian Stock Exchange opened the week on a negative note as equities failed to rally after declining on Thursday and Friday, Punch reports.

At the close of trading, the market capitalisation of the listed equities fell by N88bn or 0.75 per cent to close at N11.663tn, down from N11.751tn.

Also, the NSE All-Share Index depreciated by 168 basis points or 0.49 per cent from 34 485.72 basis points to 34 317.72 basis points.

Also read: Market capitalisation increases by N27bn

Monday’s losses were broadly spread as all market indicators fell, with the exception of the NSE Industrial Index, which rose from 2 123.83 basis points to 2 129.94 basis points, and the NSE Alternative Securities Market Index, which closed unchanged.

Investors exchanged 200.966 million shares valued at N2.197bn in 4,151 deals on Monday with 19 stocks recording price appreciation and 27 others recording price depreciation.

Read more at Punch

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