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The Nigerian Stock Exchange ended today’s trading session on a positive note. The All Share Index closed at 32,058.28 basis points, up 0.61%. Year to date, the index is down 16.17%

Top Gainers and Losers 

AXA Mansard was the best performing stock today. The stock closed at N1.90, up 9.83%. Prestige Assurance was next with a 9.80% gain, to close at N0.56. Livestock Feeds Plc rounds up the top three gainers with a 9.62% appreciation, to close at N0.57.

On the flip side, University Press was the worst performing stock today. The stock fell by 9.43% to close at N1.92. C and I Leasing was next with a 9.25% decline to close at N2.06. Eterna Plc rounds up the top three losers with a 9.09% decline, to close at N4.50.

Top Trades by Volume 

The three most actively traded stocks were from the banking space. Guaranty Trust Bank was the most actively traded stock today. 47 million shares valued at N1.7 billion were traded in 254 deals. Diamond Bank was next with 22.8 million shares valued at N21.1 million traded in 103 deals. UBA rounds up the top three with 21.4 million shares valued at N167 million traded in 153 deals.

Corporate Actions 

Courteville Business Solutions 

Courteville Business Solutions has announced the appointment of Oladimeji Sanni as an Independent Non-Executive Director, and the resignation of Ms Helen Emore a Non-Executive Director.

Onome Ohwovoriole has a degree in Economics and Statistics from the University of Benin and prior to joining Nairametrics in December 2016 as Lead Analyst had stints in Publishing, Automobile Services, Entertainment and Leadership Training. He covers companies in the Nigerian corporate space, especially those listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). He also has a keen interest in new frontiers like Cryptocurrencies and Fintech. In his spare time, he loves to read books on finance, fiction as well as keep up with happenings in the world of international diplomacy. You can contact him via onome.ohwovoriole@nairametrics.com

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