The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed today’s trading session in positive territory. The All Share Index ended today’s trading session at 29,919.77 basis points.
Year to date, the index is down 4.81%
Top Gainers and Losers
Cutix Plc was the best performing stock today. The stock gained 10% to close at N1.87. Forte Oil rose by 9.88% to close at N26.70. Dangote Flour rounds up the top three gainers for today.
On the flip side, Guinness Nigeria was the worst performing stock today. The stock fell to a 10 year low of N48.60, shedding 10%. Prior to this, the stock had been at a 5 year low.
Julius Berger also declined by 10% to N22.50.
UAC Nigeria rounds up the top three losers for the day. The stock shed 9.35% to close at a new low of N6.30.
Top trades by Volume
Japaul Oil and Maritime Services Plc was the most actively traded stock for the second day in a row. 94.4 million shares valued at N21.8 million were traded in 213 deals.
Transcorp Plc was next with 30.9 million shares valued at N33.9 million shares traded in 265 deals.
Unilever Nigeria Plc rounds up the top three most actively traded stocks today with 92.9 million shares valued at N929 million traded in 44 deals.