Nigerian stocks closed on the positive for the second day running, as the All Share Index (ASI) rose by 1.34% to close at 23,916.15, with the banking, and consumer good sectors leading gains.
Investors were encouraged by a resurgence in the price of oil, which closed at above $32 up from $27 a week ago.
Here is a snapshot of today’s trading:
Here are the 5 top gainers for the day;
CADBURY opened at N17.54 and closed at N19. gaining 8.32%
DANGSUGAR opened at N5.60 and closed at N6.05 gaining 8.04%
ZENITHBANK opened at N11.76 and closed at N12.61 gaining 7.23%
GUARANTY opened at N15.76 and closed at N16.79 gaining 6.54%
GUINNESS opened at N110 and closed at N115.50 gaining 5%
Here are the top 5 losers for the day;
UPL opened at N6 and closed at N5.70 losing 5%
CAVERTON opened at N1.95 and closed at N1.86 losing 4.62%
FCMB opened at N1.01 and closed at N0.98 losing 2.97%
FBNH opened at N4 and closed at N3.93 losing 1.75%
LIVESTOCK opened at N1.28 and closed at N1.26 losing 1.56%