Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Transactions maintain bullish trend

04 April 2014, 13:49

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 Thursday.

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 recording rallies.

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 share.

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.

-         NAN

For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page.


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Nigeria @ 56: Words to my green f...

A leader’s job is not to dictate, but rather to be respected, admired and be a trustee, of the land we love, with so much potential, a land which should be freer than free. Its still a long way to fufilling our destiny! Read more...

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Recession: An opportunity for Nig...

The recession should be seen as an opportunity for the country’s promotion as long as we all collectively conduct ourselves in a patriotic manner, writes Isaac Asabor.  Read more...

Submitted by
Black and White

We want to imitate the whites in everything because we are ignorant of our inherent originality and content. We spend all our Naira to acquire his inventions because we so oblivious of our natural endowments that we allow him have it for free. Read more...

Submitted by
Nate Nat
Adamawa State University Mubi: A ...

ADSU integrity forum has accused the Sunday Joshua Wugira, a lawyer, of adopting unorthodox tactics by abusing his privilege by attacking the integrity of ADSU Vice Chancellor Dr. Moses Zira Zaruwa, writes a News24 reader. Read more...

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
My Country Nigeria (Part One)

Poetry by Abdulsalam Jubril.

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
Recession, dearth in leadership a...

Every leader has the opportunity to become great and making himself immortal in the lives and hearts of people for generations to come. Will Mr. President seize this opportunity?, questions Abdulsalam Jubril. Read more...