At the close in Lagos, the NSE 30 rose 0.21%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the NSE 30 were Diamond Bank (LAGOS:DIAMONB), which rose 9.55% or 0.150 points to trade at 1.720 at the close. Fidelitybk (LAGOS:FIDELIT) added 8.53% or 0.220 points to end at 2.800 and Wemabank (LAGOS:WEMABAN) was up 8.00% or 0.040 points to 0.540 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Nestle Nig (LAGOS:NESTLE), which lost 3.60% or 55.99 points to trade at 1500.00 in late trade. Total Nig (LAGOS:TOTAL) declined 3.24% or 7.45 points to end at 222.50 and Access Bank (LAGOS:ACCESS) shed 1.42% or 0.15 points to 10.46.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 51 to 25 and 12 ended unchanged on the Lagos.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for February delivery was up 1.95% or 1.18 to $61.55 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 1.70% or 1.13 to hit $67.70 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.14% or 1.90 to trade at $1318.00 a troy ounce.
EUR/NGN was down 0.37% to 431.940, while USD/NGN rose 0.14% to 360.000.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.24% at 91.78.
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