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The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market closed with 6,386.00 deals on Thursday, January 28, 2021, lower than the 6,770.00 deals on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. The volume reached 555,321,328.00 units at the close of the market on Thursday higher than the 543,597,202 units it closed with on Wednesday.
The value of trades recorded on Thursday was NGN5,764,078,832.09, with the All-Share Index of 42,169.41, an increase of 0.57% (238.68) over Wednesday’s value of 41,930.73.
The stock market also ended with an N22,059 trillion equity capitalisation on Thursday higher than the N21,934 trillion equity recorded on Wednesday.
Stanbic IBTC led the top gainers' chart after its stock price gained N2.6 to close trading at N46.6 per share after opening the days trading with N44 per share, according to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market data seen by AllNews.
Julius Berger was second on the table, as its stock price gained NGN2.05 kobo to close the market with N22.65 per share, having started trading today with N20.6 kobo per share.
Nigerian Breweries came in third as its stock price this time closed the market with N2.0 gain to move from the opening price of N61 per share to NGN63 kobo per share.
GTBank follows, closing the market with N0.80 kobo gain to end trading at NGN34.0 kobo per share from the opening share price of NGN33.20 kobo per share.
Zenith Bank was last on the top five gainers' table after its share price gained NGN0.80 kobo to close trading at N27.2 kobo per share, having opened trade at N26.4 per share.
On the top of the losers' list is Mobil, which had begun trading at NGN249.5 kobo per share, only to drop in price by NGN-21.5 kobo to close at NGN228 per share at the end of trading.
Cadbury Nigeria was second on the chart after closing at NGN9.6 kobo per share from its opening trade price of NGN8.9 kobo per share; this represents a drop of NGN-0.9 kobo.
Ardova’s share price fell by NGN-0.20 kobo as its share price closed trading at NGN17.50 kobo per share, lower than the NGN18.00 kobo per share it opened with.
NEM Insurance also recorded a drop in its share price as it declined by NGN-0.5 kobo to close trading at NGN2.20 kobo per share, below the NGN2.38 kobo per share it opened with.
Livestock completed the top five losers chart after it closed trading with NGN2.49 kobo per share, losing NGN-0.1 kobo from the NGN2.59 kobo per share it opened trading with.
AllNews learnt that the top trade in the stock market for Thursday was Transcorp, which traded a volume of over 76.18 Million units worth over N81.82 million. UBN was the second most traded stock today with over 75.91 million units worth NGN432.80 million. Zenith Bank was next on the list, trading over 35.23 million units worth NGN936.78 million.
Dangote Sugar was the fourth on the most traded stock list, closing the market with over 31.68 million units traded at over NGN660.27 million. UACN completes the top five list with over 25.29 million units traded at over NGN203.86 million.