NSE All-Share Index crosses 45,000 mark


Price of Some blue chips on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday rallied with GT Bank hitting all-time high of N54.71 per share.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the bank topped the gainers’ chart with a gain of N2.60 to close higher at N54.71 per share.

Unilever followed with gain of N2 to close at N47, while International Breweries improved by N1 to close at N63 per share.

Stanbic IBTC gained 99k to close N46, while Zenith Bank rose by N0.70 kobo to close at N33 per share.

The All-Share Index, which opened at 44,848.74, rose by 244.09 points or 0.54 per cent to close at 45,092.83.

The market capitalisation inched by N87 billion or 0.54 per cent to close at N16.154 trillion from the N16.067 trillion on Thursday.

FBN Holdings topped the losers’ chart, dropping 85k to close at N13.90 per share.

Cadbury trailed with a loss of 79k to close at N15.06, while…

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