Nigerian Stock Exchange closed Wednesday on a negative note as the All Share Index lost 2.09 per cent to close at 23,333.34 points from 23,832.03 on Tuesday while market capitalisation also dropped from N8.196 trillion to N8.025trillion.
The market recorded 11 gainers yesterday led by Seplat with a gain of N14.12 or 8.26 per cent to N185.00 followed by Cadbury with a gain of N0.79 or 4.96 per cent to close at N16.71 while AIICO gained N0.04 or 4.94 per cent to close at N0.85 per share.
On the other hand, Transcorp topped 24 stocks on the losers’ chart with N0.12 loss or 9.16 per cent to close at N1.19 followed by UBA that lost 0.23 or 7.72 per cent to close at N2.75 per share, and FCMB that lost N0.08 or 7.62 per cent to close at N0.97 per share.
All together, a total of 260,480,900 shares worth N1.705 billion exchange hands in 3,465 deal.

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