Trading Volume Rises 58.7% as Al-Share Index Records Marginal Appreciation

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Goddy Egene

The volume of trading at the stock market rose 58.7 per cent to 356.46 million shares worth N4.19 billion in 6,130 deals yesterday, from 224.594 million shares valued at N2.143 billion in 4,675 deals.

Also, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index (ASI) rose 0.02 per cent to be at 38,774.03 following gains by MTN Nigeria Plc and Nestle Nigeria. A total of 14 stocks appreciated compared with 20 that depreciated.