At the close of trading on Wednesday, the Nigerian Stock Exchange All-Share Index gained 0.15 per cent to close at 35,358.57 basis points as 19 stocks appreciated. Thus, the year-to-date return advanced to 31.57 per cent. In addition to 18 stocks that declined, the volume of transactions and market turnover declined by 53.02 per cent and 72.56 per cent, respectively. The market had recorded a decline on Tuesday.
C & I Leasing Plc led the gainers’ chart, advancing further by 9.50 per cent to close at N1.96. It was followed by Nascon Industries Plc, which closed at N12.62 indicating a gain of 4.99 per cent.