A total turnover of 3.316 billion shares worth N36.451 billion in 29,771 deals were traded this week by investors on the floor of the Exchange in contrast to a total of 14.257 billion shares valued at N35.056 billion that exchanged hands last week in 17,379 deals.
The Financial Services Industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 2.785 billion shares valued at N26.075 billion traded in 18,293 deals; thus contributing 83.97% and 71.54% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively. The Conglomerates Industry followed with 247.639 million shares worth N1.330 billion in 1,333 deals. The third place was occupied by Consumer Goods Industry with a turnover of 185.560 million shares worth N5.976 billion in 6,137 deals.
Trading in the Top Three Equities namely – FBN Holdings Plc, Fidelity Bank Plc and Zenith International Bank Plc (measured by volume) accounted for 958.742 million shares worth N11.355 billion in 6,765 deals, contributing 28.91% and 31.15% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.