From NSE Data, cautious trading dominated today’s trading session Wednesday August 19, 2015, as the market dropped by a marginal loss of -0.23%, hence, short-living yesterday’s gain of of 0.68% to close at 30,042.38.
The decrease took the week–to–date, the month–to–date and the year-to-date markets returns to deeper losses of -2.16%, -0.46% and -13.32% respectively .
NESTLE, GUARANTY and UBA were the most active stocks boosting market turnover in the bourse.
Market breadth was remained negative as 38 losers over 5 gainers were recorded..
Volume traded decreased by -2.69% to 299.70 billion shares, valued at N2.55 billion and traded in 3,556 deals. The highest gainer recorded was PAINTCOM with a 4.17% gain in its price, while TRANSCORP on the other hand was the highest loser with -9.20% loss in its price.
Also, four out of the key five sectoral indices was affected in today’s reversals.