The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ended Monday’s trading session in positive territory. The All-Share Index closed at 27,565.09 basis points, up 0.14%. Year to date, the index is down by 12.30%.
Cement Company of Northern Nigeria Plc was the best-performing stock today. The stock gained 9.78% to close at N17.40. Cornerstone Insurance Plc gained 9.52% to close at N0.23. United Bank of Africa Plc gained 5.58% to close at N6.20. Nestle Nigeria Plc also gained 5.94% to close at N1319. GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Nigeria Plc rounded off the top five gainers for today. The stock gained 3.47% to close at N7.45.
On the flip side, UAC of Nigeria Plc was the worst-performing stock, declining by 10% to close at N4.50. Champion Breweries Plc fell by 9.80% to close at N1.38. Africa Prudential Plc fell by 9.25% to close at N3.63. Chams Plc fell by 7.69% to close at N0.24. Tripple Gee and Company Plc also rounded off the top five losers for the day. The stock shed 7.35% to close at N0.63.
Top Trades by Volume
Zenith Bank Plc was the most actively-traded stock today. 16.1 million shares valued at N283.9 million were traded in 327 deals. United Bank of Africa Plc was next with 13.9 million shares valued at N86 million traded in 266 deals, followed by FBN Holdings Plc with 13.6 million shares valued at N64.8 million traded in 192 deals.
UAC of Nigeria Plc was next with 7.7 million shares valued at N35.9 million traded in 170 deals. Guaranty Trust Bank Plc rounded off the top five most actively traded stocks today with 5.1 million shares valued at N141 million traded in 246 deals.
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