The Plateau State Government on Wednesday approved the reconstruction of the Jos Main Market gutted by fire in 2002.
The negative performance was driven by price depreciation in stocks like, Con Oil, Jaiz Bank, Honeywell Flour, Linkage Assurance and WAPIC Plc.
Investors traded 179.327 million shares valued N7.123 billion in 4,654 deals.
On the price movement chart, 34 stocks recorded price depreciation while 12 others constituted the gainers’ chart.
The market capitalisation which opened at N21.275 trillion increased by 0.10 per cent to close at N21.295 trillion.
Specifically, the market capitalisation shed N19 billion.
Honeywell Flour was the most active stock, trading 57.49 million shares worth N185.76 million.
The positive out-turn was due to bargain hunters’ buying interest in both the industrial and banking sectors.
The All-Share Index, which opened at 37,866.90 rose by 80.28 points or 0.21 per cent to close at 37,947.18.
The All-Share Index increased by 55.50 points