The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market closed with 6,770.00 deals on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. The volume reached 543,597,202 units at the close of the market.
The value of trades recorded on Wednesday was NGN7,321,959,683.47, with the All-Share Index of 41,930.73, an increase of 0.83 percent (345.79) over Tuesday’s value of 41,584.94. The stock market also ended with over N21.934 trillion equity capitalisation.
Airtel Africa led the top gainers' chart after its stock price gained N10 to close trading at N930 per share after opening the days trading with N920 per share, according to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market data seen by AllNews.
MTN Nigeria was second on the table, as its stock price gained NGN4.10 kobo to close the market with N175 per share, having started trading today with N170.9 kobo per share.
WAPCO was the third top gainer as its stock price closed the market with N2 gain to move from the opening price of N27.50 per share to NGN29.50 kobo per share.
Julius Berger follows, closing the market with N1.10 kobo gain to end trading at NGN20.60 kobo per share from the opening share price of NGN19.50 kobo per share.
Dangote Sugar was last on the top five gainers' table after its share price gained NGN0.50 kobo to close trading at N20.60 kobo per share, having opened trade at N20.1 per share.
On the top of the losers' list is Ardova plc, which had begun trading at NGN18.45 kobo per share, only to drop in price by NGN-0.45 kobo to close at NGN18 per share at the end of trading.
Skyway Aviation was second on the chart after closing at NGN3.20 kobo per share from its opening trade price of NGN2.88 kobo per share; this represents a drop of NGN-0.32 kobo.
Union Bank’s share price fell by NGN-0.20 kobo as its share price closed trading at NGN5.7 kobo per share, lower than the NGN5.90 kobo per share it opened with.
Caverton also recorded a drop in its share price as it declined by NGN-0.19 kobo to close trading at NGN1.83 kobo per share, below the NGN2.02 kobo per share it opened with.
Eco Bank completed the top five losers chart after it closed trading with NGN6.40 kobo per share, losing NGN0.15 kobo from the NGN6.55 kobo per share it opened trading with.
Top Five Trades
AllNews learnt that the top trade in the stock market for Wednesday was Transcorp, which traded a volume of over 57 Million units worth over N61 million. Japaul Gold was the second most traded stock today with over 52 million units worth NGN40 million. Zenith Bank was next on the list, trading over 47 million units worth NGN1.242 billion.
FBN Holdings was the fourth on the most traded stock list, closing the market with over 38million units traded at over NGN284 million. UBA completes the top five list with over 32 million units traded at over NGN291 million.