L-R: Ms. Tinuade Awe, Executive Director, Regulations, Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and Tobi Oyewole, CSR Analyst, NSE, flanked by children of NSE employees, Brokers and Dealing Member Firms during the closing gong ceremony to commemorate their visit to the Exchange on Wednesday.

The three consecutive gains the Nigerian stock market recorded was undone on Wednesday as it declined 0.97 per cent on the back of losses recorded by capitalized stocks, led by Nestle, GTBank and MTNN.
The All Share Index (ASI) decreased by 267.15 absolute points, representing a dip of 0.97 per cent to close at 27,319.64 points.
Also, the Market Capitalization lost N129.96 billion, representing a decline of 0.97 per cent to close at N13.29 trillion.
UACN gained 9.89 per cent to emerge the top advancer among 12 others, while of the 18 losers, Guinness shed -9.90 per cent to top others.
All sectors of the market went southward except the industrial sector which appreciated 0.29 per cent.
Investors exchanged 250.45 million shares valued at N3.19 billion in 3,219 deals as the as volume and value traded declined by 14.93 per cent and 8.73 per cent, compared to that of the previous day.
The top traded stocks by volume were ACCESS (81.85million units), WAPCO (40.65million units) and ZENITHBANK (24.51million units) while the top traded stocks by value were WAPCO (N587.39million), ACCESS (N542.31million) and MTNN (N526.37million).