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  • Updated: November 05, 2020

NSE Index: Top Five List Of Gainers And Losers

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market closed with 4,319 deals on Thursday, November 5, 2020, higher than the 2,889 deals it closed with on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. The volume reached 430,12 million units at the close of the market on Thursday, higher than the 286,44 million units it closed with on Wednesday.

The value of trades recorded on Thursday was NGN6,619 billion, higher than the NGN3,094 billion of Wednesday. Meanwhile, on Thursday, the All-Share Index reached 30,738.92 index points, higher than the 30,741.88 All-Share Index of Wednesday.

The stock market also ended with a NGN16,062 trillion equity capitalisation on Thursday, lower than the NGN16,068 trillion recorded on Wednesday.

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Top Five Gainers

African Prudential led the top gainers' chart after its stock price gained NGN0.53 kobo to close trading at NGN6.2 kobo per share after opening today's trading with NGN5.67 kobo per share, according to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market data seen by AllNews.

Unilever was second on the table, as its stock price gained NGN0.4 kobo to close the market with NGN14.1 kobo per share, having started trading today with NGN13.7 kobo per share.

GTBank was the third top gainer as its stock price closed the market with a NGN0.2 kobo gain to move from the opening price of NGN32.1 kobo per share to NGN32.3 kobo per share.

First Bank follows, closing the market with a gain of NGN0.15 kobo to end trading with NGN6.45 kobo per share from the opening share price of NGN6.3 kobo per share.

Learn Africa was last on the top five gainers' table after its share price gained NGN0.1 kobo to close trading at NGN1.15 kobo per share, having opened trading at NGN1.05 per share.

Top Five Losers

On the top of the losers' list is Flour Mill, which had begun trading earlier today at NGN28.4 kobo per share, only to drop in price by NGN-0.8 kobo to close at NGN27.6 kobo per share at the end of trading today.

International Breweries was second on the chart after closing at NGN6.5 kobo per share from its opening trade price of NGN6.9 kobo per share; this represents a drop of NGN-0.4 kobo.

Fidson share price fell by NGN-0.4 kobo as its share price closed trading at NGN4.1 kobo per share, lower than the NGN4.4 kobo per share it opened with.

UBN also recorded a drop in its share price as it declined by NGN-0.2 kobo to close trading at NGN5.3 kobo per share, below the NGN5.5 kobo per share it opened with.

Glaxo Smith completed the top five losers chart after it closed trading with NGN5.8 kobo per share, declining by NGN-0.1 kobo from the NGN5.9 kobo per share it opened trading with.

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Top Five Trades

AllNews learnt that the top trades in the stock market for today were First Bank, which traded a volume of over 61.49 million units worth NGN390.60 million. BUA Cement was the second most traded stock today with over 50.27 million units worth over NGN2.28 billion. Access Bank was next on the list, trading 46.23 million units worth NGN373.69 million.

Transcorp was the fourth on the most traded stock list, closing the market with over 38.54 million units traded at a cost of over NGN29.57 million, while Zenith Bank completed the top five list with over 35.99 million units traded today, worth NGN787.37 million.

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Olalekan Fakoyejo

Fakoyejo Olalekan is a certified media practitioner from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ)....

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