The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market closed with 4,016.00 deals on Thursday, March 25th, 2021, lower than the 4,018.00 deals on Wednesday, March 24th, 2021. The volume reached 229,417,359.00 units at the close of the market on Thursday lower than the 361,903,179.00 units it closed with on Wednesday.
The value of trades recorded on Thursday was N3,780,885.627.02 with the All-Share Index of 39,293.14 an increase of 0.53% or 207.36 over Wednesday's value of 39,085.78
The stock market also ended with an equity cap of N20.56 trillion capitalization on Thursday higher than the N20.45 trillion recorded on Wednesday
Top Five Gainers
Wapic Insurance 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 N0.5 kobo per share indicating a 10.00 percent change, according to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market data seen by AllNews.
UPDC Real Estate was second on the chart, as its stock price gained NGN0.50 kobo equivalent to a 9.80 percent change to close the market with N5.60 kobo per share, having started trading with N5.10 kobo per share.
Pharma-Deko, been third on the gainers' list closed the market with NGN1.48 kobo per share from the opening price of N1.35 kobo per share which represents an increase of N0.13 kobo gain indicating a 9.63% change in the share price.
Neimeth Insurance takes the fourth spot, having closed the market with NGN0.17 kobo gain, 9.55 percent change in the share price to end trading at N1.95 kobo per share from the opening share price of N1.78 kobo per share.
Glaxo smithkline was last on the list after its share price gained NGN0.6 kobo, a change of 9.45 percent to close trading at N6.95 kobo per share, having opened trade at N6,35 per share.
Top Five Losers
Sovereign Trust Insurance tops the decliners' list today Thursday, March 25th, 2021, having begun trading at NGN0.24 kobo per share, only to drop in price by NGN-0.02 kobo indicating a -8.33% change to close at NGN0.22 kobo per share at the end of trading.
NPF Microfinance Bank was second on the chart after closing at NGN1.80 kobo per share from its opening trade price of NGN1.94 kobo per share; this represents a change of -7.22 percent or NGN-0.14 kobo.
Prestige Assurance also recorded a drop in its share price as it declined by NGN-0.03 kobo, -6.82 percent change in its market share to close trading at NGN0.41 kobo per share, below the NGN0.44 kobo per share it opened with.
Japaul Gold share price fell by NGN-0.02 kobo a percentage change of -4.44%, as its share price closed trading at NGN0.43 kobo per share, lower than the NGN0.45 kobo per share it opened with.
Dangote Sugar completed the top five decliners chart after it closed trading with NGN16.40 kobo per share, losing NGN-0.45 kobo, a drop of -2.67 percent in its market share price, from the NGN16.85 kobo per share it opened trading with.
Top Five Trades
AllNews learnt that the top trade in the stock market for Thursday 25th March 2021 is UBN which traded a volume of over 79.57 million units worth over N4201.69 million.
GTBank is the second on the list with a volume of over 19.27 million units worth overNGN598.97 million.
Third On the list is Zenith Bank having traded with over 12.08 million units worth over N265.89 million.
MTN Nigeria was fourth on the most traded stock market list today, closing the market with over N10.07 million units traded at over NGN1.61 million.
Oando completes the top five list with over 9.51 million units traded at over NGN31.28 Million.