Investors in the Nigerian capital market smiled home with N159.8billion following the rise in their investment by 0.55 percent at the close of trading on Wednesday, IgbereTV reports
After eight hours of trading on the floor of the capital market, the equity capitalization rose from N27.54 trillion to N27.69 trillion on Wednesday
Similarly, the All-Share Index was up by 285.46 basis points to close at 51,377.21 compared to 51,091.75 posted the previous day
Investors traded 229.3 million shares valued at N3.19 billion in 4,536 deals on Wednesday.
This surpassed 166.96 million shares worth N2.73 billion which exchanged hands 4,398 deals on Tuesday.
Ellah Lakes led the gainers with N0.40kobo to move from N4 to N4.40kobo per share.
Prescon gained N16.20kobo to move from N166.80kobo to N183 per share.
First Bank’s share was up by N0.80kobo to end trading with N9.20kobo from N8.40kobo per share.
Livestock gained N0.12kobo to close at N1.44kobo from N1.32kobo per share.
Courtville’s share appreciated by 8.70 percent to rise from N0.46kobo to N0.50kobo per share