The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ended Monday’s trading session in positive territory. The All Share Index closed at 27,669.38 basis points, up 0.14%. Year to date, the index is down by 11.97%.
Top Gainers: Dangote Flour Plc was the best-performing stock today. The stock gained 10% to close at N20.35. Cornerstone Insurance Plc also gained 10% to close at N0.22. BOC Gases Plc gained 9.86% to close at N5.57. UACN Property Development Co Plc gained 9.73% to close at N1.24. NCR Nigeria Plc rounded off the top five gainers for today. The stock gained 9.43% to close at N5.80.
Top Losers: On the flip side, Ecobank Transnational Inc was the worst-performing stock, declining by 10% to close at N7.20. NPF Microfinance Bank Plc fell by 8.53% to close at N1.18. NEM Insurance Plc fell by 4.65% to close at N2.05. Union Diagnostic & Clinical Services Plc fell by 4.17% to close at N0.23. FCMB Plc rounded off the top five losers for the day. The stock shed 3.59% to close at N1.61.
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Top Trades by Volume: Sterling Bank Plc was the most actively-traded stock today. 198 million shares valued at N436 million were traded in 51 deals. Zenith Bank Plc was next with 19.4 million shares valued at N353 million traded in 375 deals, followed by Dangote Flour Plc with 7.5 million shares valued at N152 million traded in 413 deals.
Ecobank Transnational Inc was next with 7.1 million shares valued at N51 million traded in 150 deals. FBN Holdings Plc rounded off the top five most actively traded stocks today with 6 million shares valued at N32.9 million traded in 194 deals.