NGX: Meyer among top stocks as investors return from Easter holidays with N19.1bn gain

Investors in the Nigerian stock market went home with 19.1 billion naira after the stock market resumed after the Easter holiday on Tuesday.

This follows the rise in equity capitalization of 0.07% from 25.61 trillion naira published last Thursday to 25.63 trillion naira today.

Similarly, the All-Share index rose 35.48 basis points to close at 47,545.86 from 47,510.38 recorded last week.

Traders parted with 7.10 billion naira in exchange for 365.45 million shares in 5,790 trades on Tuesday.

This exceeded the 4.02 billion naira invested by investors across 385.18 million shares in 6,212 trades last week.

Meyer led the winners chart with N0.16kobo to go from N1.60kobo to N1.76kobo per share.

Guinness’ share increased by N4.80kobo from N70 to N74.80kobo per share.

NPF Microfinance’s share rose by N0.14kobo to go from N2.06 to N2.20kobo per share.

Cadbury earned N0.40kobo to end trading with N8.40kobo of N8 per share.

Unilever completed the list after earning N0.55kobo to close at N12.75kobo against N12.20kobo per share.

Meanwhile, Academy tops the list of losers after losing N0.14kobo to drop from N1.44kobo to N1.30kobo per share.

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John Holt’s stock fell 9.30% to end trading at 0.78 kobo from 0.86 kobo per share.

Japaul Gold’s fell from N0.33kobo to N0.30kobo per share after losing 9.09% during trading.

Neimeth lost N0.13kobo to end trading with N1.45kobo of N1.58kobo per share.

Pharmdeko completed the list after losing N0.13kobo to go from N1.73kobo to N1.60kobo per share.

Fidelity Bank led the trading day with 33.75 million shares valued at N132.13 million.

AccessCorp followed with 23.96 million shares valued at N247.07 million.

MTN Nigeria traded 22.15 million shares worth N4.71 trillion.

Omatek sold 17.89 million shares worth N3.57 million, while RT Briscoe traded 15.07 million worth N8.89 million.

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