A total turnover of 896.618 million shares worth N15.368 billion in 17,048 deals were traded this week by Investors on the floor of the Exchange in contrast to a total of 887.024 million shares valued at N17.450 billion that exchanged hands last week in 16,955 deals.

The Financial Services Industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 708.046 million shares valued at N7.793 billion traded in 9,164 deals; thus contributing 78.97% and 50.71% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively. The Consumer Goods Industry followed with 56.502 million shares worth N5.509 billion in 3,414 deals. The third place was occupied by Conglomerates Industry with a turnover of 32.439 million shares worth N106.687 million in 744 deals.

Trading in the Top Three Equities namely–Diamond Bank Plc, Zenith International Bank Plc, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, (measured by volume) accounted for 336.181million shares worth N5.680 billion in 2,936 deals, contributing 37.49% and 36.96% to the total equity turnover volume and Value respectively.

15 sept

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