A total turnover of 1.096 billion shares worth N17.859 billion in 16,070 deals were traded this week by investors on the floor of the Exchange in contrast to a total of 896.618 million shares valued at N15.368 billion that exchanged hands last week in 17,048 deals.
The Financial Services Industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 880.597 million shares valued at N13.614 billion traded in 8,994 deals; thus contributing 80.33% and 76.23% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively. The Industrial Goods Industry followed with 69.174 million shares worth N676.248 million in 881 deals. The third place was occupied by Consumer Goods Industry with a turnover of 49.288 million shares worth N2.870 billion in 3,077 deals.
Trading in the Top Three Equities namely – Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, Access Bank Plc, Jaiz Bank Plc (measured by volume) accounted for 450.567 million shares worth N10.942 billion in 1,834 deals, contributing 41.11% and 61.27 % to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.