Nigerian stocks’ loss deepened Wednesday, with the benchmark index dipping by 1.33 per cent as profit-taking efforts on blue-chip equities weighed.
The commercial index took the heaviest bashing of the 5 sectorial indices tracked by the alternate, sliding by 3.55 per cent to 1,836.88 foundation factors
Market breath closed on a unfavourable observe, with 25 losers recorded in comparison with 19 losers.
The all-share index closed at 38,781.48 foundation factors. Market capitalisation declined N274 billion to N20.296 trillion.
Yr so far, the index is down by 3.7 per cent.
TOP FIVE GAINERS
Consolidated Hallmark led gainers, rising by 10 per cent to shut at N0.33. Portland Paint gained 8.33 per cent, leaping to N2.60.. Royal Change leapt to N0.45, notching up 7.14 per cent within the course of.
ABC Transport rose by 6.90 per cent to N0.31. Japaul Gold accomplished the highest 5, climbing up by 5.17 per cent to N0.61.
TOP FIVE LOSERS
FTN Cocoa topped the losers’ desk, declining by 10 per cent to shut at N0.36. Neimeth shrank by 8.95 per cent to finish the day at N1.73. Worldwide Breweries fell to N5.20, shedding 8.77 per cent.
PZ dipped to N5, recording 7.41 per cent depreciation. Dangote Cement Cement closed at N204, happening by 7.27 per cent.
TOP FIVE TRADES
In all, 259.512 million shares price N1.910 billion had been traded in 3,547 offers.
FBN Holdings was probably the most most well-liked inventory with 69.478 million items of its shares price N514.304 million traded in 243 offers.
Transcorp’s shares of 36.724 million items priced at N32.972 million exchanged palms in 157 transactions. Zenith had 16.580 million shares valued at N366.426 million traded in 365 offers.
Sovereign Belief traded 12.580 million shares estimated at N2.879 million in 13 transactions. UCAP traded 8.886 million shares valued at N50.222 million in 144 offers.
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