Lafarge, Unity Bank lead gainers’ chart on Tuesday

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The Nigerian Stock Exchange traded negatively on Tuesday as the all-share index dipped 0.83% to close at 29,462.76 index points while the bourse recorded trades in 272.84 million units of shares valued at N3.71 billion across 4,945 deals.

Total equity market capitalisation closed at N15.176 trillion, 0.84% decline compared to N15.303 recorded on Monday.

Top gainers
Law Union Insurance recorded the highest gain with 9.09% increase to close at N0.60k followed by Unity Bank, which gained 6.15% to close at N0.69 and Lafarge Africa Plc, which gained 6.12% to close at N17.35. Honeywell Flour recorded 4.85% gain to close at N1.08 while Courteville Business Solution capped the list with 4.35% gain to close at N0.24.

Top losers
Arbico on the hand, topped the ranks of decliners as it dipped 9.97% to close at N3.16 followed by Eterna Plc, which lost 9.72% to close at N3.25. Champion Breweries lost 7.14% to close at N0.91. Access Bank recorded 6.51% loss to close at N10.05 while GTBank rounded off the list with 6.51% loss to close at N32.2.

Top trades by volume
Zenith Bank Plc attracted sales in 57.81 million units of shares valued at N1.31 billion across 587 deals followed by Access Bank Plc which traded 33 million units of shares at N340.75 million across 537 deals. UBA traded 22.43 million shares at N193.72 million across 311 deals.

Oando Plc recorded trades in 18.21 million units of shares at N65.59 million across 59 deals while FCMB traded 16.24 million units of shares at N32.33 million across 142 deals.