The Nigerian Stock Exchange closed in the red today. The All Share Index ended today’s trading session at 30,885.31 basis points, down 0.50%. Year to date, the index is down 1.73%
Top Gainers and Losers
Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc was the best performing stock today. The stock gained 10% to close at N0.22. Ikeja Hotel Plc was next appreciating by 9.62% to close at N1.71. Aiico Plc rounds up the top three gainers for the day, adding 9.23% to close at N0.71.
On the flip side, Champion Breweries Plc was the worst performing stock today. The stock declined by 9.68% to close at N1.40. ABC Transport Plc fell by 9.26% to close at N0.49. Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc rounds up the top three losers for today, shedding 6.90% to close at N0.27.
Top Trades by Volume
Access Bank Plc was the most actively traded stock, for the second day in a row. 93.5 million shares valued at N638 million were traded in 744 deals. Zenith Bank Plc was next with 30.8 million shares, valued at N678 million traded in 390 deals. United Bank of Africa Plc rounds the top three most actively traded stocks today. 24.6 million shares, valued at N192 million were traded in 343 deals.