A total turnover of 3.100 billion shares worth N29.180 billion in 33,677 deals were traded this week by investors on the floor of the Exchange in contrast to a total of 2.319 billion shares valued at N23.813 billion that exchanged hands last week in 22,310 deals.
The Financial Services Industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 2.577 billion shares valued at N16.524 billion traded in 19,831 deals; thus contributing 83.15% and 56.63% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively. The Conglomerates Industry followed with 173.544 million shares worth N985.456 million in 1,620 deals. The third place was occupied by Consumer Goods Industry with a turnover of 161.374 million shares worth N3.540 billion in 5,275 deals.
Trading in the Top Three Equities namely – FBN Holding Plc, Diamond Bank Plc and Access Bank Plc (measured by volume) accounted for 1.084 billion shares worth N6.522 billion in 7,095 deals, contributing 34.98% and 22.35% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.