Nigerian bourse extends gaining streak by N18bn

Investors lose N87bn as NSE resumes from Easter holidays

The Nigerian equities market improved marginally on Thursday by 0.10 per cent as price appreciation witnessed in Guaranty (+2.6 per cent), IntBrew (+9.6 per cent) and Mobil Plc (+9.9 per cent) drove the benchmark index higher. Specifically, the Nigerian Stock Exchange all-Share Index (NSEASI) advanced by 34 points or 0.1 per cent to close the session at 34,803.00 index points. Consequently, investors recouped N18 billion as market capitalisation rose to N18.185 trillion from N18.167 the previous day, while the year to date return improved to 29.6 per cent. However, the activity level declined as volume…

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