At the close of the market today, the Equity Market ended trading session with an aggregate of 27,843.55 basis points to produce a further loss of 1.02% (compared to 28,131.28 basis points and 0.26% loss recorded last week Friday).
The market breadth (No of Gainers/No of Losers) significantly declined compared to last week Friday’s (0.28x vs. 0.48x). 8 Gainers were recorded against 26 Losers in the trading chart.
The top 5 Gainers were PZ (+0.88), 7UP (+0.45), PORTPAINT (+0.17), BERGER (+0.15) and ETRANZACT (+0.12) The top 5 Losers were NESTLE (-10.00), GUINNESS (-6.40), NIGERIAN BREWERIES (-5.00), ETI (-0.63) and WAPCO (-0.50).
5 most actively traded stocks were STERLING, FBNH, GUARANTY, ZENITH and NIGERIAN BREWERIES .
In terms of VOLUME, ZENITH, DIAMOND, FIDELITY, UBA and FBNH topped the list of equities on the trading chart.
Furthermore, within the Nigerian All Share Index, the Banking index posted the strongest loss of 2.26%, followed by the Consumer Goods, Insurance, Industrial and Oil & Gas indices with losses of 1.96%, 0.49%, 0.25% and 0.02%.