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  • Updated: February 01, 2021

NSE Index: Seplat Tops Gainer, Amidst Fall In All Company's Market Performance

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market closed with 7,611.00 deals on Monday, February 1st, 2021, higher than the 5117.00 deals on Friday, January 29 2021. The volume reached 586,806,603.00 units at the close of the market on Monday lower than the 669,876,332.00 units it closed with on Friday.

The value of trades recorded on Monday was NGN6,024,018,923.16, with the All-Share Index of 42,357.90 a decrease of -0.13% (-54.76) over Friday’s value of 42,412.66.

The stock market also ended with equity of N22.157 trillion capitalisation on Monday higher than the N22.186 trillion equity recorded on Friday.

Top Five Gainers
Seplat
led the top gainers' chart after its stock price gained N5 to close trading at N495 per share after opening the days trading with N490 per share, according to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market data seen by AllNews.

MRS was second on the table, as its stock price gained NGN1.1 kobo to close the market with N13.4 per share, having started trading today with N12.3 kobo per share.

UAC Nigeria was the third top gainer, as its stock price closed the market with N0.6 gain to move from the opening price of N9.4 per share to NGN10.05 kobo per share.

Dangote Sugar leaps to the fourth spot, though closes the market this time with N0.45 kobo gain to end trading at NGN21.7 kobo per share from the opening share price of NGN21.25 kobo per share.

Cadbury was last on the top five gainers' table after its share price gained NGN0.40 kobo to close trading at N9.2 kobo per share, having opened trade at N8.8 per share.

Top Five Losers
On the top of the losers' list is Nestle, which had begun trading at NGN1505 per share, only to drop in price by NGN-55 to close at NGN1450 per share at the end of trading.

Julius Berger was second on the chart after closing at NGN21 kobo per share from its opening trade price of NGN22.65 kobo per share; this represents a drop of NGN-1.65 kobo.

Flour Mill’s share price fell by NGN-1.1 kobo as its share price closed trading at NGN33.6 kobo per share, lower than the NGN34.7 kobo per share it opened with.

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Vita Foam also recorded a drop in its share price as it declined by NGN-0.35 kobo to close trading at NGN9.7 kobo per share, below the NGN10.05 kobo per share it opened with.

Access Bank completed the top five losers chart after it closed trading with NGN9.15 kobo per share, losing NGN-0.15 kobo from the NGN9.3 kobo per share it opened trading with.

Top Five Trades
AllNews learnt that the top trade in the stock market for Monday was UBN, which traded a volume of over 79.59 Million units worth over N469.64 million. Transcorp also retains Its second spot has the most traded but with a lesser volume of over 61.79  million units worth NGN64.68 million. UBA was third on the list, trading over 44.31 million units worth NGN406.72 million.

However, Access Bank was the fourth on the most traded stock list, closing the market with over 40.195 million units traded at over NGN371.69 million. FBN Holdings completes the top five list with over 37.51 million units traded at over NGN282.35 Billion.

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Samuel, O Adegbite
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