© Reuters. Nigeria stocks lower at close of trade; NSE 30 down 0.01% Investing.com – Nigeria stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Food, Beverages & Tobacco , Oil & Gas and Banking sectors led shares lower.
The best performers of the session on the NSE 30 were Diamond Bank (LAGOS: DIAMONB ), which rose 10.00% or 0.110 points to trade at 1.210 at the close. Meanwhile, Pz Cussons LG (LAGOS: PZ ) added 9.96% or 1.30 points to end at 14.35 and Fidelitybk (LAGOS: FIDELIT ) was up 3.77% or 0.060 points to 1.650 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Uacn Prop (LAGOS: UACN ), which fell 4.76% or 0.60 points to trade at 12.00 at the close. Stanbicibtc Hl (LAGOS: IBTC ) declined 4.44% or 2.20 points to end at 47.30 and Skye Bank (LAGOS: SKYEBAN ) was down 3.51% or 0.020 points to 0.550.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Lagos by 47 to 39 and 15 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for October delivery was up 0.20% or 0.14 to $68.86 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 0.38% or 0.29 to hit $76.42 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.25% or 3.00 to trade at $1216.30 a troy ounce.
EUR/NGN was up 0.11% to 419.710, while USD/NGN rose 0.21% to 361.350.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.47% at 94.63.