A total turnover of 2.518 billion shares worth N114.117 billion in 23,546 deals were traded this week by investors on the floor of the Exchange in contrast to a total of 2.211 billion shares valued at N30.636 billion that exchanged hands last week in 26,287 deals.
The Financial Services Industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 1.507 billion shares valued at N16.354 billion traded in 12,511 deals; thus contributing 59.85 per cent and 14.33 per cent to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively. The Industrial Goods Industry followed with 441.914 million shares worth N89.356 million in 1,282 deals. The third place was occupied by Conglomerates Industry with a turnover of 184.608 million shares worth N701.665 million in 929 deals.
Trading in the Top Three Equities namely – Dangote Cement Plc, Access Bank Plc and Zenith International Bank Plc. (measured by volume) accounted for 833.966 million shares worth N95.969 billion in 3,203 deals, contributing 33.12 per cent and 84.10 per cent to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.