A total turnover of1.555 billion shares worth N13.504 billion in 18,409 deals were traded this week by Investors on the floor of the Exchange in contrast to a total of 1.493 billion shares valued at N15.107 billion that exchanged hands last week in 14,549 deals.
The Financial Services Industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with1.365 billion shares valued at N6.507 billion traded in 10,880 deals; thus contributing 87.76% and 48.19% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively. The Consumer Goods Industry followed with70.496 Million shares worth N5.637 billion in 3,398 deals. The third place was occupied by Conglomerates Industry with a turnover of 58.779 million shares worth N141.929 million in 706 deals.
Trading in the Top Three Equities namely–Diamond Bank Plc, Zenith International Bank Plc and Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (measured by volume) accounted for 985.762 million shares worth N2.841billion in 3,401 deals, contributing 63.39% and 21.04% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.