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Nigerian Stock Exchange Trading Floor

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed positive for the second day in a row. The All Share Index ended today’s trading session at 32,173.66 basis points, up 0.14%. Year to date, the index is up 2.36% 

Top Gainers and Losers 

Mc Nichols Plc was the best performing stock today. The stock gained 7.14% to close at N0.60. Dangote Flour Plc was next appreciating by 5.7% to close at N11. Union Bank rounds up the top three gainers for the day. The stock appreciated by 4.48% to close at N7.  

On the flip side, Redstar Express was the worst performing stock today. The stock shed 9.09% to close at N5. Japaul Oil and Maritime shed 8.70% to close at N0.21. Mutual Benefits Assurance rounds up the top three losers for the day. The stock shed 7.41% to close at N0.25.  

Top Trades by Volume  

Diamond Bank was the most actively traded stock today. 119 million shares valued at N299 million traded in 130 deals. FBN Holdings was next with 44.3 million shares valued at N358 million traded in 310 deals. UBA rounds up the top three most actively traded stock with 40.8 million shares valued at N314 million traded in 211 deals.  


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


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