A total turnover of 2.265 billion shares worth N20.990 Billion in 23,722 deals were traded this week by investors on the floor of the Exchange in contrast to a total of 1.675 billion shares valued at N25.425 Billion that exchanged hands last week in 23,650 deals.
The Financial Services Industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 1.884 billion shares valued at N14.933 Billion traded in 13,602 deals; thus contributing 83.15% and 71.14% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively. The Consumer Goods Industry followed with 116.400 million shares worth N2.817 Billion in 3,474 deals. The third place was the Conglomerates Industry with a turnover of 107.803 million shares worth N231.323 Million in 897 deals.
Trading in the Top Three Equities namely, Jaizh Bank Plc, United Bank for Africa Plc, and Zenith Bank Plc (measured by volume) accounted for 894.000 million shares worth N7.077 Billion in 4,045 deals, contributing 39.47% and 33.72% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.