The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed the first day of trading this week with an Id el-Maloud gift. The bourse ended Tuesday bullish, with the All Share Index closing at 26.456.39 basis points and up by 0.54%. Year to date, the market is down by 15.8%.
Top 5 gainers
Cement Company of Northern Nigeria led the gainers with a 9.14% to close at N19.10. Union Diagnostics and Clinical Service gained 9.09% to close at N0.24.
Cornerstone Insurance closed at N0.53, gaining 8.16%. Consolidated Hallmark Insurance gained 7.69% to close at N0.42.
Wema Bank rounds up the top 5 gainers with a 6.78% to close at N0.63.
Top 5 losers
On the flipside, Ikeja Hotel led the losers’ bandwagon with a 9.28% loss to close at N0.88. Courtville lost 8.70% to close at N0.21.
Lafarge Africa closed at N14.15, losing 3.74%. FBN Holdings had 3.45% loss to close at N5.60.
FCMB rounds up the top 5 decliners with a 3.23% loss to close at N1.80.
Top 5 trades
The first day of trading this week saw 378 million shares worth N7.2 billion exchanged hands in 4,798 deals.
Zenith Bank top today’s top 5 trades by volume with 86.5 million shares valued at N1.5 billion traded in 773 deals. Access Bank traded 73 million shares worth N682.9 million in 480 deals.
37 million GTBank shares valued at N1 billion were traded in 215 deals. Nigerian Breweries traded 36 million shares worth N1.7 billion in 79 deals.
Fidelity Bank rounds up the top 5 trades by volume with 17.7 million valued at N33 million traded in 102 deals.
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