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The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) recorded 3,989 deals trading 197.04 million shares valued at N3.5 billion on Friday.

The stock market indicator dipped by 0.22% to close at 26,855.52 index points leaving the equity market capitalization at N12.96 trillion.

Details: Top trades by volume

UACN Plc was the most actively traded stock on the bourse today having traded 33.02 million shares valued at N282.9 million across 251 deals. Access bank traded 28.7 million shares at N263.7 million across 245 deals.

UBA also traded actively on the floor today, as it traded 24.4 million shares valued at N164.1 million across 341 deals with Zenith bank trading in 18.9 million shares at N354.4 million across 354 deals while Dangote cement capped the list with trades in 12.8 million shares valued at N1.8 billion across 111 deals hereby contributing 50.6% of the total value of stocks traded.

Top gainers

Niger Insurance plc tops the chart of gainers on the bourse today with 10% increase to close at N0.22 followed by ABC transport, which gained 9.76% to close at N0.45. Unity bank plc gained 7.69% to close at N0.7 as Trans-Nationwide Express gained 7.61% to close at N0.99 while UACN rounded off the list with 6.83% to close at N8.6.

Top losers

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On the flip side, University press plc lost the most as its share value dipped by 7.53% to close at N1.35 while Japaul oil followed with 4.55% decline to close at N0.21. Honeywell flour lost 3.77% to close at N1.02 as UBA joined the list with 2.9% decline to close at N6.7 while Fidelity bank rounded off the list with 0.98% decline to close at N2.02.


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