Lagos - A total of 263.740 million shares valued at N4.32 billion were
exchanged in 3 941 deals on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on
This was against a turnover of 329.603 million shares worth N4.47 billion
achieved in 4 518 deals on Wednesday.
Transactions on the NSE ended on impressive note with some blue chips
Total Oil led the gainer’s chart with N8.50 to close at N181.45 per share.
Flour Mill came second with N2.50 to close at N70.50, while UACN rose by 80k
to close at N54.80 per share.
Oando Oil grew by 78k to close at N16.48, while Nigerian Breweries
appreciated by 74k to close at N150.99 per share.
On the other hand, CAP and Cadbury topped the losers' chart, dipping by N2
each to close at N38.62 and N73 per share, respectively.
International Breweries followed with a loss of N1.39 to close at N26.41 per
Lafarge Wapco went down by 42k to close at N109.30, while Dangote Cement dipped
by 24k to close at N9.70 per share.
Consequently, the NSE All-Share appreciated by 76.55 points to close at 38
545.88 against the 38 469.33 achieved on Wednesday.
Also, the market capitalisation, which opened at N12.356 trillion, rose by
N25 billion or 0.20 per cent to close at N12.381 trillion.
Fidelity Bank emerged the most traded stock, accounting for 73.48 million
shares valued at N143.10 million.
It was trailed by Access Bank which sold 31.55 million shares worth N236.53
million, while FBN Holdings accounted for 17.74 million shares valued at
N221.74 million. -
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