MTN tops gainers’ chart as market close bullish

The Nigerian Stock Exchange ended Friday’s trading session in positive territory. The All Share Index closed at 28,871.93 basis points, up 1.53%. Year to date, the index is down 8.14%.

Top Gainers and Losers: MTN Nigeria Plc was the best performing stock today. The stock gained 10% to close at N108.90. This is the second day MTN is topping the gainers’ chart.

Cutix Plc gained 9.09% to close at N1.80. Royal Exchange Plc rounds up the top three gainers for today with a gain of 9.09% to close at N0.24.

On the losing end, Forte Oil Plc was the worst performing stock today, declining by 10% to close at N28.35. Champion Breweries Plc fell by 9.30% to close at N1.17. FCMB Plc rounds up the top three losers for the day. The stock shed 8.82% to close at N1.55.

Transcorp Plc was the most actively traded stock today. 58.5 million Shares valued at N72.2 million were traded in 137 deals. MTN Nigeria Plc was next with 48.3 million shares valued at N218 million traded in 49 deals. UBA rounds up the top three most actively traded stocks today with 19.3 million shares valued at N117 million traded in 284 deals.