A total turnover of 1.675 billion shares worth N25.425 billion in 23,650 deals were traded this week by investors on the floor of the Exchange, in contrast to a total of 1.816 billion shares valued at N25.791 billion that exchanged hands last week in 31,665 deals.
The Financial Services industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 1.206 billion shares valued at N12.064 billion traded in 13,534 deals; thus contributing 72.00% and 47.45% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.
The Consumer Goods Industry followed with 102.368 million shares worth N3.616 billion in 3,511 deals. The third place was Natural Resources Industry, with a turnover of 86.626 million shares worth N17.492 million in 28 deals.
Trading in the top three equities namely Access Bank Plc, FBN Holding Plc and Zenith Bank Plc (measured by volume) accounted for 475.819 million shares worth N6.144 billion in 4,900 deals, contributing 28.41% and 24.16% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.