C&I leasing, Courteville, Oando, United Bank of Africa (UBA) and UACN led the gainers’ chart on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday.
While the stock market closed trade in positive territory as the All-share index increased by 0.19% to close at 26,434 index points, the equity market capitalisation at N12.76 trillion.
C&I Leasing topped the Gainers’ Chart as it gained 9.26% to close at N5.9 followed by Courteville Business solutions which gained 8.7% to close at N0.25. Oando plc gained 4.17% to close at N3.75. UBA gained 3.85% to close at N6.75 while UACN rounded off the list with 3.11% loss to close at N8.3.
Chellarams Plc lost the most on the bourse today as it shed 9.74% of its stock value to close at N2.78 followed by Union Diagnostics, which lost 8.33% to close at N0.22. Chams plc lost 8.11% on the floor of the stock exchange to close at N0.34.
Linkage Assurance Plc lost 5.88% to close at N0.48 while Lasaco Assurance plc dipped 3.85% to close at N0.25.
Top trades by volume
UBA was the most actively traded stock of the stock market today, having traded in 29.3 million shares valued at N192.7 million across 143 deals. Zenith Bank followed with trades in 19.9 million shares at N366.3 million across 255 deals.
Guinness Nigeria also ranked, having recorded trades in 15.7 million shares valued at N460.6 million across 52 deals. GT bank traded in 13.3 million shares valued at N373 million across 208 deals while Access bank rounded off the list with trades in 12.98 million shares at N119.4 million across 226 deals.