The market maintained the previous session’s uptrend as the benchmark index rose one per cent to settle at 39,512.31 points following price upticks in BUA Cement (+10%), International Brewery (+10%) and FBNH (+1.4%).
Accordingly, the year to date return improved to 47.2% and market capitalisation advanced ₦213.4 billion to settle at ₦20.7 trillion.
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Activity level was mixed as volume traded declined 48.4percent to 372.9m units while value traded rose 162.6percent to ₦11.5bn. The most traded stocks by volume were UBA (60.6m units), Dangote Cement (33.2m units) and Zenith (27.5m units) while Dangote Cement (₦8.0bn), Zenith (₦690.9m) and UBA (₦524.7m) led by value.