Equities market dropped by 0.12% to close at 38,802.15 points while the market capitalisation closed at N20.216 trillion during Tuesday’s trading at the floor of the Nigerian Exchange (NGX).
A total of 243,086.071 million shares with market value of N1.90 billion were traded in 4,326 deals.
Despite the negative market performance, the exchange recorded equal number of gainers and losers being 20.
Oando led the gainers with 0.43% gain to close at N4.79k, followed by Champion Breweries with a gain of N0.19k to close at N2.30k then FTN Cocoa Processors gained N0.04k to close at N0.49k.
On the other hand, UPDC Real Estate Investment Trust came out tops on the losers’ side having lost N0.40k to close at N5.60k. It was followed by Unity Bank with N0.04k to close at N0.58k then NPF Microfinance Bank lost N0.09k to close at N1.61k.
Access Bank recorded the highest volume of 21.8 million shares followed by Wema Bank with 21.3 million shares.