Honeywell Flour leads gainers as stock market returns -0.01%

The Nigerian stock market on Tuesday closed on a negative note as the All Share Index declined marginally by 0.01% to close at 43,255.14 points from the previous close of 43,260.13 points.

The Market Capitalisation was marginally up by 0.004% to close at N22.577 trillion from the previous close of N22.576 trillion, thereby gaining N1bn.

An aggregate of 217.97 million units of shares were traded in 4,158 deals, valued at N2.91 billion.

The Market Breadth closed positive as 19 equities emerged as gainers against 15 equities that declined in their share prices.

Percentage Gainers

Honeywell Flour led other gainers with 9.95% growth, closing at N4.09 from the previous close of N3.72.

University Press and Consolidated Hallmark Insurance among other gainers also grew there share prices by 8.70% and 7.41% respectively.

Percentage Losers

UDPC led other price decliners as it shed 9.35% of its share price to close at N1.26 from the previous close of N1.39.

NEM Insurance and AXA Mansard among other price decliners also shed 9.27% and 5.11% of their share prices respectively.

Volume Drivers

GTCO traded about 36.19 million units of its shares in 427 deals, valued at N919.63 million.

FBNH traded about 31.54 million units of its shares in 259 deals, valued at N387.28 million.

Zenith Bank traded about 13.43 million units of its shares in 334 deals, valued at N327.24 million.

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