A total turnover of 2.243 billion shares worth N139.789 Billion in 18,466 deals were traded this week by investors on the floor of the Exchange in contrast to a total of 1.852 billion shares valued at N51.523 Billion that exchanged hands last week in 23,863 deals.
The Financial Services Industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 984.584 million shares valued at N10.588 Billion traded in 11,116 deals; thus contributing 43.89% and 7.57% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively. The Industrial Goods Industry followed with 564.804 million shares worth N125.378 Billion in 927 deals. The third place was occupied by Conglomerates Industry with a turnover of 804.447 million shares worth N561.921 Million in 689 deals.
Trading in the Top Three Equities namely – Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc, Dangote Cement Plc and Aiico Insurance Plc and (measured by volume) accounted for 1.335 billion shares worth N125.907 Billion in 888 deals, contributing 59.52% and 90.07% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.