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Nigeria Stock Exchange Watch: ASI (+0.85%) Crosses 27,000 as 7UP (+10%) Leads

By on December 11, 2012

The Nigerian Stock Exchange gained big today as the All Share Index crossed the 27,000 pyschological mark to close at 27,050.19.

The year-to-date performance of the market has topped 30% for the first time this year, it stands precisely at 30.48%.

Fidelity Bank (+5.14%) led the banking sector with FCMB (+4.38%) trailing closely behind.

Top tiers, FBN Holding (+2.83%), GTBank (+1.58%), UBA (+1.26%) and Access (+0.33%) also closed in the green.

Zenith (-0.45%) was the second most traded stock in the session, as investors traded 33.8 million worth.

A cross deal of Law Union and Rock stock saw 106.1 million units traded and made it the highest activity stock today.