Stocks of Stanbic IBTC, United Bank for Africa, Access Bank and other top banks led the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) to close in the green after two consecutive days of decline.
Investors traded 365.414 million shares valued at N4.692 billion in 6,325 deals during the trading hours of Tuesday.
The market capitalisation of listed equities expanded to N17.943 trillion while the NSE All-Share Index gained 0.65 percent to settle at 34,340.56 index points.
Zenith Bank once again led the most traded stocks in terms of volume with 71,933,841 shares valued at N1,730,151,404.20.
This was followed by Transcorp’s 37,172,526 shares worth N32,853,263.27.
GTBank, Access Bank and UBA transacted 30,003,182 shares, 29,549,235 shares and 29,332,033 shares estimated at N1,022,126,997.60, N243,311,726.70 and N236,303,261.20, respectively. See the details below.