Connect with us

Economy

NSE: Trading sways southward, down by 0.14%

Published

on

Shares

The Nigerian bourse swayed southward on Thursday dropping marginally by 0.14 per cent, amid profit taking ahead of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

Similarly, the market capitalisation which opened at N12.162 trillion lost N17 billion or 0.14 per cent to close at N12.145 trillion.

International Breweries topped the losers’ chart, dropping by N2.75 to close at N26.25 per share.

Zenith International Bank trailed with a loss of 50k to close at N25.30, while PZ Cussons declined by 30k to close at N12.35 per share.

Dangote Flour dropped 25k to close at N9.70, while UACN depreciated by 20k to close at N8.80 per share.

On the other hand, Dangote Cement led the gainers’ table with a gain of 60k to close at N193 per share.

GlaxosmithKline came second with 45k to close at N12, while Fidson Healthcare gained 25k to close at N4.95 per share.

Ecobank Transnational added 25k to close at N6.50 per share.

NNN also reports that the volume of shares traded closed lower as investors bought and sold 220.61 million shares worth N2.24 billion in 4,327 deals.

This was against a turnover of 443.78 million shares valued at N5.64 billion transacted in 4,697 deals on Wednesday.

Transcorp was the most active stock during the day, exchanging 24.73 million shares worth N36.16 million.

FCMB Group followed with an account of 19.22 million shares valued at N43.89 million, while Guaranty Trust Bank traded 16.53 million shares worth N630.23 million.

Zenith Bank sold 15.67 million shares worth N402.21 million, while Access Bank traded 14.29 million shares valued at N91.01 million. (NNN)

Load more

Contact US: editor[at]nnn.com.ng, nnnnews247[at]gmail.com

Recent Posts

February 2020
MTWTFSS
« Jan
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
242526272829

NNN News Nigeria: NNN is an online Nigeria news portal that publishes breaking news in politics, business, entertainment, sport, security, features, opinion, environment, education, technology, and the world news at large. NNN publishes only news that is factual, credible, verifiable, authoritative and investigative. NNN is a media subscriber of the News Agency of Nigeria. NNN is a unique media organization that is founded in the spirit of Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, comprising of ordinary people with an overriding commitment to seeking the truth and publishing it without fear or favor. Contact: editor[at]nnn.com.ng

© 2014 - 2019 NNN News Nigeria. All Rights Reserved.