The equities market of the Nigerian Exchange Limited upturned the previous day’s loss with a N95.34bn gain on Tuesday following renewed buying interest in 27 stocks.
The NGX All-Share Index increased by 0.45 per cent to close at 40,896.96 basis points from 40,714bps on Monday, while the market capitalisation of stocks rose to N21.31tn from N21.22tn on Monday.
The total volume and value traded appreciated by 194.75 per cent and 96.72 per cent, respectively.
A total of 563.88 million units of shares valued at N5.1bn were traded in 4,253 deals, compared to 91.31 million shares valued at N2.58bn in 4,395 deals recorded the previous day.
FBN Holdings Plc emerged as the most traded stock in terms of volume, accounting for 56.28 per cent of the total volume of trades on the floor of the NGX on Tuesday.
Written by: EaglesFM