The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market closed with 5,258 deals on Monday, December 21, 2020, higher than the 4,298 deals it closed with on Friday, December 18, 2020. The volume reached 427,05 million units at the close of the market on Monday, higher than the 426,33 million units it closed with on Friday.
The value of trades recorded on Monday was NGN3,309 billion, lower than the NGN4,362 billion of Friday. Meanwhile, on Monday, the All-Share Index reached 37,443.40 index points, higher than the 36,804.75 All-Share Index of Friday.
The stock market also ended with a NGN19,570 trillion equity capitalisation on Monday, higher than the NGN19,236 trillion recorded on Friday.
Dangote Cement led the top gainers' chart after its stock price gained NGN20.9 kobo to close trading at NGN230.4 kobo per share after opening today's trading with NGN209.5 per share, according to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market data seen by AllNews.
BOC Gas was second on the table, as its stock price gained NGN0.72 kobo to close the market with NGN7.92 kobo per share, having started trading today with NGN7.2 kobo per share.
Flour Mill was the third top gainer as its stock price closed the market with NGN0.65 kobo gain to move from the opening price of NGN26 per share to NGN26.65 kobo per share.
Wapco follows, closing the market with NGN0.5 kobo gain to end trading at NGN22.5 kobo per share from the opening share price of NGN22 per share.
PZ Cussons was last on the top five gainers' table after its share price gained NGN0.35 kobo to close trading at NGN5.35 kobo per share, having opened trade at NGN5 per share.
On the top of the losers' list is Ardova, which had begun trading earlier today at NGN14.3 kobo per share, only to drop in price by NGN-0.75 kobo to close at NGN13.55 kobo per share at the end of trading today.
Zenith Bank was second on the chart after closing at NGN24.3 kobo per share from its opening trade price of NGN24.8 kobo per share; this represents a drop of NGN-0.5 kobo.
Eterna share price fell by NGN-0.45 kobo as its share price closed trading at NGN4.1 kobo per share, lower than the NGN4.55 kobo per share it opened with.
Unilever also recorded a drop in its share price as it declined by NGN-0.4 kobo to close trading at NGN13.95 kobo per share, below the NGN14.35 kobo per share it opened with.
GTBank completed the top five losers chart after it closed trading with NGN33.5 kobo per share, losing NGN0.25 kobo from the NGN33.75 kobo per share it opened trading with.
AllNews learnt that the top trade in the stock market for today was Mansard, which traded a volume of over 90.18 million units worth NGN91.08 million. Japaul Gold was the second most traded stock today with over 45.45 million units worth over NGN16.81 million. Transcorp was next on the list, trading 36.58 million units worth NGN34.21 million.
Sky Aviation was the fourth on the most traded stock list, closing the market with over 24 million units traded at a cost of over NGN63.74 million, while AIICO completed the top five list with over 22.93 million units traded today, worth NGN29.59 million.