NSE: Investors rack up N180.88bn on Wednesday
Nigerian stocks posted a third consecutive day of gains on Wednesday as the All-Share Index advanced further by 0.83% to close the day’s trading at 41,930.73 index points.
Consequently, the Nigerian Stock Exchange Year-to-Date Return stood at 4.08% to put market capitalization at N21.934 trillion.
Activity level was impressive as volume and value of trades increased. A total of 543 million units of shares valued at N7.321 billion exchanged hands in 6,770 deals.
Transnational Corporations continued to trend as the most traded stock with regards to volume with 57.2 million shares, while ZENITHBANK topped by value at N1.24 billion.
With 35 gainers to 21 losers, sectoral indices were mostly positive.
The Top gainers table was led by WAPCO up 7.27% to close at N29.; JBERGER up 5.64% to close at N20.6; DANGSUGAR up 2.49% to close at N20.6
MTNN was also up 2.40% to close at N175 and AIRTELAFRI up 1.09% to close at N930
The top losers table was led by SKYAVN down 10.00% to close at N2.88, CAVERTON down 9.41% to close at N1.83; ARDOVA down 2.44% to close at N18
UBN down 3.39% to close at N5.7 and ETI down 2.29% to close at N6.4 were the other top losers
BETAGLAS leads the list of active stocks that recorded an impressive volume spike at the end of today’s session.