The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market closed with 4,714.00 deals on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, higher than the 4,470.00 deals on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. The volume reached 244,342,845.00 units at the close of the market on Wednesday higher than the 222,573,570.00 units it closed with on Tuesday.
The value of trades recorded on Wednesday was N4,128,027,466.04 with the All-Share Index of 39,522.06 a decrease of -0.44% (-175.56) over Tuesday's value of 39,697.62
The stock market also ended with equity of N20.68 trillion capitalization on Wednesday lower than the N20.77 trillion recorded on Tuesday
Top Five Gainers
Seplat led the top gainers' chart after its stock price gained N53 to close trading at N583 per share after opening the trading with N530 per share, according to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market data seen by AllNews.
AIICO was second on the chart, as its stock price gained NGN0.06 kobo to close the market with N1.21 kobo per share, having started trading with N1.15 kobo per share.
Cornerstone was the third top gainer, as its stock price closed the market with NGN0.03 kobo gain to move from the opening price of N0.58 kobo per share to N0.61 kobo per share.
UACN-Prop takes the fourth spot, having closed the market with NGN0.04 kobo gain to end trading at N0.84 kobo per share from the opening share price of N0.8 per share.
Cutix was last on the list after its share price gained NGN0.09 kobo to close trading at N2.23 kobo per share, having opened trade at N2.14 per share.
Top Five Losers
Japaul Gold tops the decliners' list today Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021, having begun trading at NGN0.6 kobo per share, only to drop in price by NGN-0.06 kobo to close at NGN0.54 kobo per share at the end of trading.
NEM was second on the chart after closing at NGN1.91 kobo per share from its opening trade price of NGN2.12 kobo per share; this represents a drop of NGN-0.21 kobo.
Champion also recorded a drop in its share price as it declined by NGN-0.2 to close trading at NGN1.85 kobo per share, below the NGN2.05 per share it opened with.
NPF Microfinance Bank's share price fell by NGN-0.18 kobo as its share price closed trading at NGN1.72 kobo per share, lower than the NGN1.9 kobo per share it opened with.
Linkage Assurance completed the top five decliners chart after it closed trading with NGN0.51 kobo per share, losing NGN-0.05 kobo from the NGN0.56 kobo per share it opened trading with.
Top Five Trades
AllNews learnt that the top trade in the stock market for Wednesday 3rd March 2021 is Zenith Bank which traded a volume of over 41.38 million units worth N1.06 billion.
GTBank is the second on the list with a volume of over 28.99 million units worth over NGN919.82 million.
Third On the list is United Capital having traded with 24.61 million units worth over NGN145.32 Million.
AxaMansard was fourth on the most traded stock list today, closing the market with over 17.59 million units traded at NGN18.46 million.
FBN Holdings completes the top five list with over 16.54 million units traded at NGN115.79 Million.