The market closed beneath expectation as JAPAULGOLD led 15 Gainers, and 20 Losers topped by CUSTODIAN.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange market made another bearish end posting a loss at the end of the trading session.
The top-performing stockbroking firms in the NSE traded about 30.15 billion units of shares valued at N357.48 billion in Q1 2021.
Nigerian Stocks started the first trading session of the week on a bullish note amid soaring oil prices.
Shares in Honeywell Flour Mills Plc at the close of trading activities on the 26th of March 2021 gained a total of N555 million.
The market breadth closed positive as GUINNESS led 20 Gainers, as against 13 Losers topped by SOVRENINS.
The performance of the index was largely influenced by buy interest in STANBIC, GUINNESS, and OANDO which gained 9.99%, 8.76%, and 8.68%, respectively.
CAP led 19 Gainers as against 21 Losers topped by LIVESTOCK at the end of today's session.
JBERGER (+10.00%) led the gainers' chart today, while CHAMPION (-8.20%) was the top loser.
BUACEMENT (-6.42%) and DANGCEM (-3.42%) were the major drivers of the plunge, despite the latter's announcement of an N16/share dividend.