The Nigerian Stock Exchange closed in the red today. The All Share Index ended today’s trading session at 30,531.69 basis points, down 1.64%. Year to date, the index is down 2.86%.
Top Gainers and Losers
McNichols Consolidated Plc was the best performing stock today. The stock gained 10% to close at N0.77. Berger Paints Nigeria Plc was next appreciating by 9.70% to close at N9.05. Ikeja Hotel Plc rounds up the top three gainers for the day, adding 9.57% to close at N2.06.
On the flip side, Union Diagnostic and Clinical Services Plc was the worst performing stock today. The stock declined by 10% to close at N0.27. Beta glass Plc fell by 9.94% to close at N64.80. Dangote Flour Plc rounds up the top three losers for today, shedding 9.80% to close at N9.20.
Top Trades by Volume
Wema Bank Plc was the most actively traded stock today. 1.4 billion shares valued at N1.04 million were traded in 97 deals. United Bank of Africa Plc was next with 62.9 million shares, valued at N485 million traded in 296 deals. Chams Nigeria Plc rounds the top three most actively traded stocks today. 47.7 million shares, valued at N9.6 million were traded in 85 deals.