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Nigerian Stock Exchange: All Share Index Crosses 32% YTD Performance

By on October 11, 2012

The Nigerian Stock Exchange crossed 32% in year-to-date performance today as Diamond Bank bagged another 9%+ price appreciation in today’s trading.

The ASI closed at 27,371.30 gaining 1.35% in today’s trading. Market capitalization was N8.7 trillion ($55 billion).

The bulls held sway in the banking sector as 14 participants recorded price appreciation and no single participant recorded a loss.

The breweries sub-sector saw International Breweries gain 8.22%, and Nigerian Breweries pick up 1.59%.

The building materials sub-sector was led by Ashaka (+4.98%), CCNN (+4.87%), Lafarge (+0.87%).