Investing.com | Sep 03, 2018 18:15
At the close in Lagos, the NSE 30 fell 0.32% to hit a new 52-week low.
The biggest gainers of the session on the NSE 30 were Skye Bank (LAGOS:SKYEBAN), which rose 1.96% or 0.010 points to trade at 0.520 at the close. Zenithbank (LAGOS:ZENITHB) added 1.67% or 0.35 points to end at 21.35 and Guaranty Bnk (LAGOS:GUARANT) was up 1.39% or 0.50 points to 36.50 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Pz Cussons LG (LAGOS:PZ), which lost 9.67% or 1.45 points to trade at 13.55 in late trade. Union Bank LG (LAGOS:UBN) declined 9.40% or 0.55 points to end at 5.30 and Nestle Nig (LAGOS:NESTLE) shed 8.03% or 120.50 points to 1379.50.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 55 to 36 and 20 ended unchanged on the Lagos.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for October delivery was up 0.49% or 0.34 to $70.11 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 0.61% or 0.47 to hit $78.11 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.22% or 2.60 to trade at $1207.00 a troy ounce.
EUR/NGN was down 1.12% to 417.600, while USD/NGN fell 0.73% to 359.520.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.02% at 95.07.
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