The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market closed with 3,527.00 deals on Monday, March 15th, 2021, lower than the 3,760.00 deals on Friday, March 12th, 2021. The volume reached 184,528,225.00 units at the close of the market on Monday lower than the 293,970,400.00 units it closed with on Friday.
The value of trades recorded on Monday was N2,517,628,450.59 with the All-Share Index of 38,561.84 a decrease of -0.22% (-86.64) over Friday's value of 38,648.48
The stock market also ended with equity of N20.18 trillion capitalization on Monday lower than the N20.22 trillion recorded on Friday
Top Five Gainers
Wapic led the top gainers' chart after its stock price gained N0.05 to close trading at N0.55 kobo per share after opening the trading with N0.50 kobo per share, according to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market data seen by AllNews.
Northern Nig. Flour Mill was second on the chart, as its stock price gained NGN0.55 kobo to close the market with N6.20 kobo per share, having started trading with N5.65 kobo per share.
Smart Products Nig. been third on the gainers' list closed the market with NGN0.26 kobo per share from the opening price of N0.24 kobo per share which represents an increase of N0.02 kobo gain in the share price.
Nem Insurance takes the fourth spot, having closed the market with NGN0.16 kobo gain to end trading at N2.19 kobo per share from the opening share price of N2.03 kobo per share.
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Berger Paints was last on the list after its share price gained NGN0.45 kobo to close trading at N6.50 kobo per share, having opened trade at N6.05 per share.
Top Five Losers
Regency Insurance tops the decliners' list today Monday, March 15th, 2021, having begun trading at NGN0.33 kobo per share, only to drop in price by NGN-0.03 kobo to close at NGN0.30 kobo per share at the end of trading.
Livestock Feeds Feeds was second on the chart after closing at NGN1.83 kobo per share from its opening trade price of NGN2.00 kobo per share; this represents a drop of NGN-0.17 kobo.
Nig. Breweries also recorded a drop in its share price as it declined by NGN-2.65 kobo to close trading at NGN47.00 kobo per share, below the NGN49.65 kobo per share it opened with.
Lasaco Assurance share price fell by NGN-0.06 kobo as its share price closed trading at NGN1.24 kobo per share, lower than the NGN1.30 kobo per share it opened with.
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Jaiz Bank completed the top five decliners chart after it closed trading with NGN0.62 kobo per share, losing NGN-0.03 kobo from the NGN0.65 kobo per share it opened trading with.
Top Five Trades
AllNews learnt that the top trade in the stock market for Monday 15th March 2021 is FBN Holdings which traded a volume of 31.14 million units worth over N225.97 million.
Notore Chemical is the second on the list with a volume of 22.00 million units worth over NGN1.37 billion.
Third On the list is Fidelity bank having traded with over 15.28 million units worth N35.31 million.
Sovereign Insurance was fourth on the most traded stock market list today, closing the market with 10.79 million units traded at over NGN2.42 million.
Transcorp Hotels completes the top five list with over 18.68 million units traded at NGN7.11 Million.