Trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Tuesday closed on the upward trend as some blue chips recorded price gains.
Due to the price gains, the All- Share Index appreciated by 47.3 points or 0.13 per cent to close at 36,904.52.
This was against the 36,857.22 recorded on Monday.
Similarly, the market capitalisation, which opened at N11.73trillion, rose by 0.13 per cent to close at N11.75 trillion.
Mobil led the price gainers’ chart by N4.50 to close at N114.55 per share.
Flour Mills followed with N2.55 to close at N82.55 per share, while UACN grew by 2.29 to close at N63.49 per share.
Forte Oil appreciated by N2.17 to close at N45.57 per share, while CAP rose by N1.85 to close at N38.85 per share.
On the other hand, Guinness led the price losers’ chart by N2.64 to close at N247 per share.
Nestle dropped N2 to close at N1, 000 per share, while Cadbury dipped by 64k to close at N49.31 per share.
Dangote Sugar lost 50k to close at N11.20 per share, while Ashaka Cement depreciated by 45k to close at N20.10 per share.
Transcorp emerged as the most traded stock, accounting for 58.35 million shares worth N104.21 million.
Diamond Bank was second, exchanging 40.49 million shares valued at N255.08 million, while Unity Bank sold 20.82 million shares worth N11.84 million.
In all, investors exchanged 283 million shares worth N2.9 billion in 4,467 deals.
This was against the 309.87 million shares valued at N4.1 billion exchanged in 4,277 deals on Monday.