The Nigerian equities opened the last trading week of August on a positive note, extending gains from the previous session as investors continued to take positions on blue-chip firms.
The All-Share Index (ASI) traded 0.90% higher to close at 66,151.38 index points as against 65,558.91 index points recorded in the previous day’s trading session.
The market capitalization of equities saw a gain of N324 billion to close at N36.205 trillion, 0.90% higher than the N35.881 trillion recorded in the previous trading session.
Below are the market indices for today’s trading session:
NGX ASI: 66,151.38 points
% Day Change: +0.90%
% YTD: +29.07%
Market Cap: N36.205 trillion
Volume Traded: 311.12 million
Value: N3.92 billion
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