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HomeBUSINESSAll indicators closed in the negative on the floor of Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday.

All indicators closed in the negative on the floor of Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday.

November 19, 2020

{Obi Chibueze}

It was a red day on the floor of Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday as all indicators closed in the negative.

The volume and value of stocks traded, the All Share Index and the total number of deals plunged with not less than 0.40%.

The volume of stocks fell from six hundred and sixty-one million, one hundred and thirty-two thousand, four hundred and thirty-five traded on Wednesday to three hundred and fifty-four million, nine hundred and twenty thousand, three hundred and eighty-seven on Thursday, a forty-four point eight zero percent decline.

The value closed at three billion, five hundred and one million, eight hundred and thirty-one thousand, four hundred and one point seven five naira. This was a fifty-seven point seven nine fall.

The All Share Index also fell to thirty-four thousand, six hundred and forty-three point six five, from thirty-four thousand, eight hundred and eighteen thousand point zero one recorded on Wednesday.

BOC GASSES PLC was the top gainer among other 29 gainers at the close of trading while PRESCO PLC led other 28 losers on the chart.

TODAY’S TOP GAINERS

Name Of Company Opening Price Closing Price Price Change % Change Deals Volume Value
BOCGASS 6.16 6.77 0.61 9.90% 7 124,941 845,723.15
ETERNA 4.35 4.78 0.43 9.89% 15 236,576 1,130,173.64
REDSTAREX 3.27 3.59 0.32 9.79% 16 512,200 1,833,995.45
MAYBAKER 3.18 3.49 0.31 9.75% 32 1,318,242 4,599,396.70
CORNEST 0.53 0.58 0.05 9.43% 18 2,195,751 1,273,366.08

 

TODAY’S TOP LOSERS

Name Of Company Opening Price Closing Price Price Change % Change Deals Volume Value
PRESCO 79.75 71.8 -7.95 9.97% 35 322,787 23,185,922.90
FCMB 3.35 3.02 -0.33 9.85% 173 16,284,075 50,204,483.01
LINKASSURE 0.55 0.5 -0.05 9.09% 10 692,931 377,370.67
FIDELITYBK 2.85 2.65 -0.2 7.02% 245 24,359,417 67,037,366.27
WAPIC 0.45 0.42 -0.03 6.67% 41 3,090,432 1,322,511.17

 

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