The share price of about 27 stocks appreciated on the last day of the trading week to settle at 0.01%.

Investors throughout the week experienced mixed fortunes, recording losses and a day of marginal gain.


Meanwhile, Regency Assurance and Unity Bank, share prices dropped by 9.76% and 7.65%, respectively.

Stock Market's Last Trading Day Share Price Dips
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The Nigerian stock market’s benchmark depreciated by 0.01% at the close of trading on Friday, 26th April 2024.

Share price rises from First Bank Nigeria Holdings, NGX Group, and Vitafoam Nigeria contributed to the positive run in the market.

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The All Share Index appreciated to settle at 98,176.3076 from the previous close of 98,169.30.

Market Capitalisation closed at ₦‎55.512 trillion. An aggregate of 265 million units of shares was traded in 6,582 deals valued at ₦‎5.022 billion.

Share Price Gainers And Losers 

Stanbic IBTC Holdings, NGX Group, and FBN Holdings Plc led other gainers with 10% growth each to close at ₦‎49.50, ₦‎23.10, and ₦‎20.35.

Livestock Feeds, Vitafoam Nigeria, and African Prudential Plc also grew their share prices by 9.93%, 9.91%, and 9.84% respectively.


Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc led other price decliners as it shed 10% off its share price to close at ₦‎0.36.

Regency Assurance, Unity Bank, and Japaul Gold Ventures Plc also shed their share prices by 9.76%, 7.65%, and 6.83% respectively.


Volume Drivers

UBA Plc traded about 42.352 million units of its shares in 655 deals, valued at ₦‎980.010 million.

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Access Holdings Plc Plc traded about 28.553 million units of its shares in 578 deals, valued at ₦‎473.107 million.

The Initiate Plc traded about 26.546 million units of its shares in 48 deals, valued at ₦‎48.015 million.



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