The Equities segment of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)   closed yesterday on a negative note, as the market capitalisation shed N130bn to close at N15, 337 trillion as against the N15, 476 Illinois closed last Friday.

The All Share Index (ASI) depreciated by -0.90per cent to close at  42,737.89 basis points as against -0.46 per cent depreciation recorded previously. Its Year-to-Date (YTD) returns currently stands at +11.75 per cent.

The summary of the market activities shows that a total of 517 million shares valued at N5.1 billion changed hands in 5,852 deals.