Consumer goods owned the show in the stock market today, making up for the market's shortfall as the All-share index fell by 0.17% to 38571.89. The banking index dropped 0.97 percent to 344.83 points despite being the most traded sector today.
Top Five Gainers
Guinness Nig Plc topped the gainer's list today after its stock price gained 10percent, or N2.65, to close trading at N29.15 per share according to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market data seen by AllNews.
FTN Cocoa Processors Plc ranked second after its stock price gained 4kobo or 9.3 percent to close at 47kobo per share.
Morison Industries Plc, tied at second place as it ticked up with a 9.3 percent gain of 8kobo to close trading at 94kobo per share.
Honeywell Flour Mills Plc moved up 9.17 percent to post a 10kobo gain, closing at N1.19 per share.
Livestock Feeds Plc was number five on the list as its share price gained 6.74 percent, or 12kobo to close trading at N1.90 per share.
Top Five Losers
UACN Property Development Plc was today's top decliner, as the company's stock dropped by 10 percent, or 8kobo to close trading at 72kobo per share.
PZ Cussons Nig Plc came second on the list with a 9.78 percent dip of 45kobo to close at N4.15 per share.
Studio Press Nig. Plc recorded a 9.5 percent drop as it lost 17kobo to close at N1.62 per share.
Northern Nigeria Flour Mills Plc's share price lost 5kobo to record a 9.26 percent drop and close at N4.90 per share
Chams Plc completed the list, spotted with a 9.09 percent loss of 2kobo to close at 20kobo per share.
Top Five Trades
AllNews learned that the most traded in the stock market for Thursday was Access Bank Plc having a trading volume of 36.89 million units valued at approximately N298million.
GT Bank Plc came second on the list with a volume of over 12.2 million units valued at over N352 million.
Third on the list is Zenith Bank Plc, with a trading volume of 5.7 million units valued at almost N125 million.
FBN Holdings Plc was the fourth most traded stock today, closing the market with approximately N26.1 million units traded at a value of N19.77 million.
Fidelity Bank Plc completes the top five list with over 46.7 million units traded at a value of N11.35 million.