Zenith Bank plc shares on Thursday at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) depreciated by 95k to close at N27, The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Flour Mills trailed with a loss of N1.40 to close at N31, while Cement Company of Northern Nigeria declined by N1.20 to close at N24 per share.
Dangote Sugar Refinery was also down by 85k to close at N18.95 per share.
On the other hand, MRS led the gainers’ table, gaining N3.15 to close at N34.35 per share.
Okomu Oil Palm followed with a gain of N2.70 to close at N85, while Ecobank Transnational Incorporated gained 45k to close at N20.50 per share.
Ikeja Hotel appreciated by 11k to close at N2.35, while Law Union and Rock Insurance grew by 4k to close at 99k per share.
Following persistent profit taking embarked by investors, the All-Share Index dropped to 39,000 points while the index shed 426.70 points to close at 39,723.85 compared to 40,150.55 achieved on Wednesday.
Similarly, the market capitalisation which opened at N14.543 trillion dipped N154 billion or 1.06 per cent to close at N14.389 trillion.
NAN reports that some large capitalised stocks posted price depreciation and was led by the Nigerian Breweries which lost N6.10 to close at N116.10 per share.