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Nigerian Stock Market Trades Flat, Sunu Leads Gainers, NCR Tops Losers

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Nigerian bourse traded flat on Thursday, as the stock market capitalisation closed at N29.920 trillion, slightly below Wednesday’s N29.927 trillion.

The All-Share Index sheds 12.03 basis points to decline to 54,924.08 ASI from 54,936.11 ASI. 

Over 117.85 million shares exchanged investors’ hands on Thursday in 2,575 deals, worth N1.39 billion.  

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The day before, investors traded 134.15 billion shares, worth N1.33 billion, in 2,479 deals. 

Top five gainers

  • Sunu Assurance’s share appreciated by 9.09 per cent to rise from N0.44kobo to N0.48kobo per share          
  • Transcohot grew by N0.53kobo, up from N6.37kobo to N6.90kobo per share
  • Academy ended trading with N1.29kobo from N1.20kobo per share, rising by 7.50 per cent.   
  • Regal Insurance gained 7.14 per cent to end trading at N0.30kobo, having opened with N0.28kobo per share.      
  • Associated Bus Transport’s stock was up by 5.71 per cent, closing at N0.37kobo from N0.35kobo per share     
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Top five losers  

  • NCR depreciated by N0.26kobo, dwindling from N2.61kobo to N2.35kobo per share.         
  • Linkage Assurance also fell by 8.70 per cent to end trading at N0.42kobo, after opening with N0.46kobo per share.  
  • Mansard followed the same path, losing N0.15kobo after trading hours, to sell at N1.85kobo from N2 per share.         
  • Royal Exchange reported a decline of 4.17 per cent from the previous day’s share price of N0.72kobo to end trading at N0.69obo per share.         
  • UPDC’s share depreciated to N0.96kobo from N1, after losing 4 per cent during trading hours.          

Top five trading equities in the stock exchange   

  • Transcorp reported 23.39 million shares valued at N31.47 million were traded on its floor           
  • Fidelity Bank recorded 16.95 million shares valued at N88.16 million         
  • First Bank saw investors trade 13.06 million of its shares valued at N143.57 million         
  • Royal Exchange recorded 9.18 million shares exchanged on its floor, worth N6.15 million         
  • UBA reported 8.99 million shares, valued at N72.19 million, exchanged investors’ hands
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