The stocks of Access Bank, GT Bank and Zenith Bank were actively traded in the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Tuesday as they attracted a total of 877 deals with 203.6 million shares valued at N3.42 billion, representing 71.6% of the total value of shares traded.
The stock market indicators, All Share Index dipped by 0.11% to close at 26,660.44 index points leaving the equity market capitalisation at N12.87 trillion.
Chams Plc gained 10% to close at N0.33 followed by Guinness Nigeria, which gained 9.88% to close at N35.6.
A.G Leventis witnessed an increase of 9.52% to close at N0.46. Presco plc gained 9.2% to close at N47.5 while Wema bank plc rounded off the list with 8.82% gain to close at N0.74.
UPDC Real Estate Investment Trust lost 8.99% to close at N4.05. Unity bank followed having shed 7.14% of its stock value to close at N0.65 and Cornerstone Insurance lost 6.67% to close at N0.56. International Breweries lost 5.94%, closed at N9.5 while Nascon plc closed at N13.25 indicating 5.36% loss.
Top trades by volume
Access Bank Plc was the most actively traded stock on the bourse with trades 106.9 million shares valued at N1.07 billion across 312 deals representing 22.36% of the total value of trades recorded today. GT bank traded in 50.12 million shares valued at N1.48 billion across 138 deals representing 30.95% of the total value of shares traded.
Zenith Bank Plc traded 46.64 million shares at N873.56 million across 427 deals, Transcorp traded in 24.08 million shares valued at N23.53 million across 108 deals while FCMB rounded off the list with trades in 20.55 million shares valued at N37.6 million across 106 deals.