The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) began the first trading day of the week on a positive note. The All Share Index closed today’s trading session at 30,745.05 basis points, up 0.32%. Year to date, the index is down 2.18%.
Top Gainers and Losers
Redstar Express Plc was the best performing stock today. The stock gained 10% to close at N5.50. Ikeja Hotel was next appreciating by 10% to close at N1.65.
McNichols Plc rounds up the top three gainers for today. The stock added 8.33% to close at N0.39.
On the flip side, Champion Breweries was the worst performing stock today. The stock shed 10% to close at N1.62. Academy Press declined by 8.89% to close at N0.41. Unity Bank rounds up the top three losers. The stock also shed 8.89% to close at N0.82.
Top Trades by Volume
Fidelity Bank was the most actively traded stock today. 36.6 million shares valued at N82.3 million were traded in 134 deals. Transcorp Plc was next with 34.2 million shares valued at N43.6 million were traded in 107 deals. . Diamond Bank rounds up the top three most actively traded with 29.4 million shares valued at N68 million traded in 130 deals.
Grief Plc delays FY 2018 results
The company today issued a notice stating there was a delay in the filing of its full-year 2018 results due to what its external auditors exercising due diligence in its tax issues. The company expects to file the audited results on or before the 15th of February, 2019.
Dangote Cement Plc announced the resignation of Olusegun Olusanya, an Independent Non-Executive director from its board. The decision was a voluntary one.