It was a bearish session on the floor of the Nigerian stock market on Wednesday as the All Share Index dipped further by 0.07% to close at 52,721.34 points against the previous close of 52,756.62 points on Tuesday.
The market capitalisation closed at N28.423 trillion, shedding 19 billion from N28.442 trillion recorded in the last session.
An aggregate of 611.97 million units of shares were traded in 5,948 deals, valued at N7.4 billion.
The market breadth closed negative as 21 stocks gained against 23 that declined in their share prices.
MCNICHOLS with 9.94% growth, led the gainers table to close at N1.77 from the previous close of N1.61.
Transcorp Hotel and Champion Breweries among other gainers also grew their share prices by 9.84% and 7.03% respectively.
Academy Press, Berger Paints and NEIMETH among other stocks shed their share prices by 9.93%, 8.86%, and 8.57% respectively.
FBNH traded about 153 million units of its shares in 246 deals, valued at about N1.897 billion.
GTCO traded about 66 million units of its shares in 309 deals, valued at about N1.577 billion.