The Nigerian Stock Exchange crossed the N10 trillion mark in Wednesday’s trading session.
The performance of the bourse is off to a remarkable start this 2013, mostly due to bullish performance by consumer goods stocks, cement stocks and banking sector stocks.
The ASI closed up 1.49% to close at 31446.22. The market capitalization of the bourse hit N10.06 trillion.
Top ten stocks leading the market in capitalization are as follows
Dangote Cement - N2.6 trillion,
Nigerian Breweries- N1.2 trillion,
GTBank- N721 billion,
Zenith -N640 billion,
Nestle- N594 billion,
First Bank- N587 billion,
Guinness- N420 billion,
Access- N248 billion,
UBA- N207 billion, and Lafarge- N195 billion.