Nigeria shares higher at close of trade; NSE 30 up 0.06%

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Nigeria shares higher at close of trade; NSE 30 up 0.06%
Credit: © Reuters. – Nigeria equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Insurance , Banking and Food, Beverages & Tobacco sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lagos, the NSE 30 gained 0.06%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the NSE 30 were Total Nig (LAGOS: TOTAL ), which rose 4.97% or 9.60 points to trade at 202.90 at the close. Skye Bank (LAGOS: SKYEBAN ) added 2.90% or 0.020 points to end at 0.710 and Wemabank (LAGOS: WEMABAN ) was up 1.39% or 0.010 points to 0.730 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Pz Cussons LG (LAGOS: PZ ), which lost 4.76% or 0.95 points to trade at 19.00 in late trade. Diamond Bank (LAGOS: DIAMONB ) declined 3.27% or 0.050 points to end at 1.480 and Fidelitybk (LAGOS: FIDELIT ) shed 2.63% or 0.060 points to 2.250.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 68 to 30 and 12 ended unchanged on the Lagos.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for August delivery was down 0.93% or 0.64 to $67.94 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in September fell 1.57% or 1.18 to hit $74.14 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.14% or 1.80 to trade at $1268.90 a troy ounce.

EUR/NGN was up 0.08% to 419.460, while USD/NGN rose 0.28% to 360.500.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.21% at 93.99.

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