The Nigerian Bourse, Tuesday extended decline from the previous session as the All Share Index declines 0.35% to close at 41,686.36 points as against 41,832.63 points of the last trading session.
Market capitalization declined by 0.35% to settle at N14.912 trillion as against N14.964 trillion of the last trading indicating a loss of N52 billion.
Although volume of traded stocks grew by 24.85%, value of trade stocks declined by 25.5% to settle at N3.918 billion as against N5.259 billion of the last trading session.
16 stocks closed positive against 31 that lost bringing the market breadth to a negative round off.
Unity Bank led other percentage gainers closing 6.5% above the previous close of N1.23, to settle at N1.31
Total and Unilever both grew 5% respectively ahead stocks like Eterna Plc, UPL, Regency Alliance, Nascon, UCAP, FBNH and AFRIPRUD.
Cadbury tops the losers’ chart losing 9.39% of its share price, while Japaul Oil and MULTITREX both shed 9.38% and 9.09% respectively.
Guaranty has the highest traded value of N826,744,889.40 and Fidson has the highest traded volume of 85.131 million units.
Zenith emerged as the most actively traded stock, trading about 24million units of its shares in 742 deals, worth about N682million.