The Nigerian Stock Exchange ended Monday’s trading session in positive territory. The All Share Index closed at 29,373.40 basis points, up 1.74%. Year to date, the index is down 6.54%.
Top Gainers and Losers: Mcnichols Consolidated Plc was the best performing stock on Monday. The stock gained 10% to close at N0.55. MTN Nigeria Plc gained 9.96% to close at N119.75. Thomas Wyatt Plc rounds up the top three gainers. The stock gained 9.68% to close at N0.34.
On the flip side, Forte Oil Plc was the worst performing stock, declining by 9.88% to close at N25.55. E-Tranzact International Plc fell by 9.85% to close at N2.28. Neimeth International Pharmaceuticals Plc rounds up the top three losers for the day. The stock shed 8.20% to close at N0.56.
Top Trades by Volume: MTN Nigeria Plc was the most actively traded stock. 51.4 million shares valued at N6.15 billion were traded in 61 deals. FBN Holdings Plc was next with 17.4 million shares valued at N218 million traded in 158 deals. United Bank of Africa Plc rounds up the top three most actively traded stocks today with 17.2 million shares valued at N103 million traded in 296 deals.