Transactions on the
Similarly, the All-Share Index, which opened at 38,485.48 appreciated by 93.3 basis points to close at 38,578.78.
NAN reports that
Seplat grew by N3.69 to close at N630, while Ashaka chalked up N1.68 to close at N18.18 per share.
Market analysts attribute the renewed interest in equities to improved first quarter results released by some blue chip companies.
However, Total led the losers' chart, losing N8.06 to close at N153.14 per share.
Guinness came second on the laggards' chart with a loss of N5.50 to close at N170.50, while
Also, Mobil dropped N3.22 to close at N115, while
A breakdown of the activity chart indicated that MTI emerged the most traded stock, accounting for 167.61 million shares worth N83.81 million.
It was trailed by
NSI Technology accounted for 31 million shares worth N15.50 million and
Over all, the volume of shares traded increased to 430.09 million shares worth N3.96 billion transacted in 5,383 deals.
This is in contrast with 300.26 million shares valued N5.38 billion achieved in 4,800 deals on Wednesday. (NAN)
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