The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market closed with 4,450.00 deals on Thursday lower than the 3,990.00 it closed with on Wednesday with trade volumes reaching a total of 239,421.124.00 units at market closing.
The value of trades recorded on Thursday edged lower to N2,315,549,915.21 from Wednesday's N2,803,263,597.35, bringing the All-Share Index down (-128.39 points or -0.33%) to 38,916.74.
Top Five Gainers
UACN Property Development Plc led the top gainers' chart after its stock price gained 10.00 percent or 0.90 kobo to close trading at N9.90 from the initial price of N9.00 kobo per share according to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market data seen by AllNews.
Royal Exchange Plc was tied on the second spot second, also gaining 10.00 percent, or 0.03 kobo, to close the market at N0.33 kobo per share, having opened trading at N0.30 kobo per share.
Japaul Oil and Maritime Services Plc became the third on the gainer's market price list today, after its share price gained 9.76 percent, or 0.04 kobo, to close the market at 0.45 kobo per share, having opened trading at 0.41 kobo per share.
Cutix Insurance Plc gained 9.31 percent equivalent to 0.19 kobo to be the fourth top advancer in the market today, closing at N2.23 kobo per share.
Linkage Assurance Plc was number five on the list as its share price gained N0.06 kobo, or 9.31 percent to close trading at N0.66 per share.
Top Five Losers
FTN Cocoa Processors Plc topped the decliners' list for Thursday, as the company's stock fell by 8.70 percent to close at 0.42 kobo per share at the end of trading.
Nem Insurance Plc came second on the list after its stock price fell by 7.39 percent or -0.17 to close trading at N2.13 from the N2.30 it open with per share to post.
Unity Bank Plc recorded a -6.67 percent drop in its market share price as it lost -0.05 kobo to close at N0.70 kobo per share.
Regency Assurance Plc's share price fell by -0.01 kobo to record a -3.33 percent drop, as its share price closed trading at 0.29 kobo per share.
Livestock Feeds Plc completed the list after it closed trading with a -2.60 percent loss of N-0.05 kobo in its market activity to stand at N1.89 kobo per share.
Top Five Trades
AllNews learned that the most traded in the stock market for Thursday 1st April 2021 is UACN Property Development Plc, having a trading volume of over 37 million units valued at over N370.01 million.
Transcorp Hotel Plc is the second on the list with a volume of over 25 million units valued approximately at NGN20.88 million.
Third on the list is Fidelity Bank having traded with over 12 million units valued at over N31.45 million.
Flour Mill Plc was the fourth most traded stock today, closing the market with over N10 million units traded at a value of over NGN300.40 million.
Guaranty Trust Bank Plc completes the top five list with 9 million units traded at a value of NGN289.61 million.