NSE begins week’s trading with 0.32% decline

NSE begins week’s trading with 0.32% decline

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) kicked off this week’s trading with a 0.32% decline in the All Share Index at 35,311.36 basis point. The Market capitalization closed at N12.891 trillion.

The gainer’s chart was led by Total Nigeria Plc, Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, Lafarge Africa, Nigerian Breweries Plc and Guaranty Trust Bank with their share prices closing at N181, N23.6, N27, N100.5 and N38 respectively.

On the flipside, the Loser’s chart was led by Dangote Cement Plc, Unilever Nigeria Plc, UACN Plc, Glaxo Smithkline Consumer Nigeria plc and Ikeja Hotel Plc with their share prices declining by 2.13%, 2.86%, 4.76%, 1.96% and 9.68% respectively and closing at N230, N51, N12, N15 and N2.52 respectively.

Being investor’s delight, the top traders chart was dominated by Nigerian Aviation Handling Company plc with over 19 million shares trade at N73.048 million, followed by Access Bank with over 16 million shares at N151.827 million, Diamond Bank had over 13 million shares at N15.599 million, followed by United Bank of Africa with over 10 million shares at N87.194 million and Zenith International Bank with over 10 million shares traded at N230.40 million.

In Summary, the NSE closed the week’s first trading session with 178.810 million shares worth N2.020 billion being transacted in 2,981 deals.

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