At the close of the market today, the Equity Market ended trading session with an aggregate of 27,314 to produce a marginal loss of 0.26% (compared to 27,385.69 and 0.84% loss recorded yesterday).
The market breadth (No of Gainers/No of Losers) moderately improved compared to yesterday (0.70x vs. 0.57x ) as Optimism & Bargain hunting activities improved in the Industrial goods, Banking and Insurance sectors: 16 Gainers were recorded against 23 Losers in the trading chart.
The top 5 Gainers were UNILEVER (+1.84), UACN (+1.14), ETI (+0.33), GUINNESS (+0.30) and ZENITH (+0.10). The top 5 Losers were NB (-2.03), CONOIL (-1.37), 7UP (-1.00), PZ (-0.59) and FLOURMILL (-0.40).
5 most actively traded stocks were FBNH, GUARANTY, ZENITH, NB and ACCESS.
In terms of VOLUME, FBNH, GUARANTY, UBA, FCMB and ACCESS topped the list of equities on the trading chart.
Furthermore, within the Nigerian All Share Index, the Insurance index posted the strongest gain of 0.42%, followed by the Banking and Industrial indices with gains of 0.16% and 0.06%, while the Consumer Goods and Oil & Gas indices posted losses of 0.60% and 0.05%.