A turnover of 1.202 billion shares worth N9.641 billion in 13,712 deals were traded this week by investors on the floor of the Exchange in contrast to a total of 1.407 billion shares valued at N17.277 billion that exchanged hands last week in 14,914 deals.
The Financial Services Industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 1.005 billion shares valued at N6.471 billion traded in 8,313 deals; thus contributing 83.66% and 67.12% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively. The Consumer Goods Industry followed with 54.333 million shares worth N2.114 billion in 2,365 deals. The third place was occupied by the Conglomerates Industry with a turnover of 45.977 million shares worth N184.205 million in 518 deals.
Trading in the Top Three Equities namely – Zenith International Bank Plc, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc and United Bank for Africa Plc.(measured by volume) accounted for 500.360 million shares worth N5.449 billion in 4,011 deals, contributing 41.63% and 56.52% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.