NSE extends gain by N223bn

Equities

Nigerian Stock market yesterday sustained its positive outlook as the overall performance measures, NSE ASI and market capitalisation, rose further by 1.244 per cent. Market watchers attributed the development to sustained confidence as bargain hunters leverage undervalued stocks. Consequently, the All- Share Index rose by 428.44 basis points or 1.24 per cent to close at 34,769.00 index points as against 34,340.56 recorded the previous day while market capitalisation of equities appreciated by N223 billion or 1.24 per cent to close higher at N18.166 trillion from N17.943 trillion as market sentiment…

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