A total turnover of 1.006 billion shares worth N10.330 Billion in 17,165 deals were traded this week by investors on the floor of the Exchange, in contrast to a total of 981.147 million shares valued at N10.384 Billion that exchanged hands last week in 15,001 deals.
The Financial Services Industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 646.404 million shares valued at N5.199 Billion traded in 8,996 deals; thus contributing 64.26% and 50.33% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively. The Consumer Goods Industry followed with 108.587 million shares worth N2.257 Billion in 3,213 deals. The third place was Conglomerates Industry, with a turnover of 80.257 million shares worth N179.134 Million in 614 deals.
Trading in the top three equities namely Zenith Bank Plc, Transcorp Hotels Plc and Access Bank Plc (measured by volume) accounted for 207.341 million shares worth N2.510 Billion in 2,774 deals, contributing 20.61% and 24.30% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.