Nigerian stocks continued its three day positive streak as the All Share Index (ASI) rose by 2.19% today to close at 24,664.89.
Banking stocks were the top traded as a total of five banks(Wema Bank, Guaranty, Zenith, FCMB, and FBNH) made the list of the most traded stocks.
Forte Oil ended as the highest gainer with an 8.67% increase in its share price to close at N326, while Dangote Cement followed with a 6.63% rise in its share price to close at N145.
Ikeja Hotel, UBA, Unity bank and Afripud, Access bank, Zenith, Transcorp, and FBNH also appreciated in value.
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On the losing side, Glaxosmithkline depreciated by 5% to close at N20.91, while Mansard Insurance dipped by 4.87% to close at N2.15. Portpaint also dipped by 4.77% to close at N3.59. May and Baker, Conoil, Honeywell flour, Wema Bank all depreciated in value.