The Nigerian Stock Exchange closed on a negative note today as the All Share Index fell by 0.06% to close at 32,133.58 basis points. Year to date, the index is down 15.98%
Top Gainers and Losers
Unity Bank Plc was the best performing stock, for the second day in a row. The stock gained 8.97% to close at N0.85. Honeywell Flour appreciated by 6% to close at N1.06. Law Union and Rock Insurance rounds up the top three gainers with a 5.77% gain to close at N0.55.
On the flip side, Diamond Bank Plc was the worst performing stock in today’s trading session. The stock declined by 9.52% to close at N0.95. Eterna Oil Plc fell by 9.17% to close at N4.95. Jaiz Bank Plc rounds up the top three losers with a 9.09% decline to close at N0.40.
Top Trades by volume
FBN Holdings was the most actively traded stock today. 72 million shares valued at N541 million where traded in 327 deals. Diamond Bank was next with 29.6 million shares valued at N28.1 million traded in 101 deals. Access Bank rounds up the top three with 22.3 million shares valued at N176 million traded in 135 deal.
Goldlink Insurance Plc
Goldlink Insurance Plc today held an emergency board meeting to approve the company’s 2017 audited financial statements. The statements will be forwarded to industry regulator after approval by the board.