The Nigerian stock market lost N130 billion on Thursday as share prices dwindled.
Value of equities was reduced to N21 trillion and the All-Share Index decreased by 0.6 per cent to 40,212.19.
Top gainer on the market on Thursday was RT Briscoe, gaining by 10 per cent with N0.22 and the top loser was University Press Plc by 9.09 per cent with N1.2. FBN Holdings was the foremost trade with 130 million stocks dealt at the value of N949 billion.
Here is a snapshot of the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday:
Top Five Advancers
RTBRISCOE up 10.00 per cent to N0.22
CORNERST up 8.47 per cent to N0.64
ROYALEX up 8 per cent to N0.27
NAHCO up 6.51 per cent to N2.29
NIGERINS up 4.55 per cent to N0.23
Top Five Decliners
UPL down 9.09 per cent to N1.2
CHAMS down 8.33 per cent to N0.22
UPDCREIT down 7.76 per cent to N5.35
MULTIVERSE down 7.69 per cent to N0.24
JAPAULGOLD down 5.56 per cent to N0.68
Top Five Trades
FBNH traded 129,802,950 stocks valued at N949,312,348.15
ZENITHBANK traded 37,737,353 stocks valued at N912,013,954.70
DANGSUGAR traded 37,127,613 stocks valued at N688,391,209.45
GUARANTY traded 35,427,659 stocks valued at N1,078,974,708.55
TRANSCORP traded 28,854,031 stocks valued at N26,612,622.37