A total turnover of 1.391 billion shares worth N20.316 billion in 20,064 deals were traded this week by investors on the floor of the Exchange in contrast to a total of 1.417 billion shares valued at N16.739 billion that exchanged hands last week in 19,832 deals.
The Financial Services Industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 824.153 million shares valued at N9.274 billion traded in 11,620 deals; thus contributing 59.23% and 45.65% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively. The Services Industry followed with 308.871 million shares worth N1.256 billion in 610 deals. The third place was occupied by Consumer Goods Industry with a turnover of 86.151 million shares worth N8.073 billion in 3,103 deals.
Trading in the Top Three Equities namely – Nigerian Aviation Handling Co. Plc, United Bank for Africa Plc and Zenith International Bank Plc (measured by volume) accounted for 460.997 million shares worth N5.273 billion in 2,513 deals, contributing 33.13% and 25.95% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.