The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ended Monday’s trading session in negative territory. The All-Share Index closed at 27,574.32 basis points, up by 0.74%.
Okomu Oil Palm Plc was the best-performing stock today. The stock gained 9.30% to close at N52.9. Cadbury Plc gained 8.37% to close at N11.65. Guaranty Trust Bank Plc gained 3.45% to close at N28.5. NASCON Allied Industries Plc also gained 2.36% to close at N13. Nigerian Breweries Plc rounded off the top five gainers for today. The stock gained 0.88% to close at N51.5.
On the flip side, Airtel Africa Plc was the worst-performing stock, declining by 10% to close at N315. Chemical and Allied Products Plc fell by 6.06% to close at N23.25. Cement Company Northern Nigeria Plc fell by 4.44% to close at N16.15. Unilever Nigeria Plc fell by 1.02% to close at N29. Dangote Cement Plc rounded off the top five losers for the day. The stock shed 0.26% to close at N155.
Top Trades by Volume
FBN Holdings Plc was the most actively-traded stock today. 56.5 million shares valued at N309.2 million were traded in 591 deals. Guaranty Trust Bank Plc was next with 25.9 million shares valued at N731.4 million traded in 168 deals, followed by Access Bank Plc with 15.8 million shares valued at N118.5 million traded in 304 deals.
Zenith Bank Plc was next with 15.7 million shares valued at N306.3 million traded in 429 deals. Fidelity Bank Plc rounded off the top five most actively traded stocks today with 14.7 million shares valued at N26.3 million traded in 155 deals.
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