A total turnover of 1.026 billion shares worth N8.183 billion in 18,102 deals were traded last week by investors on the floor of the Exchange, in contrast to a total of 866.544 million shares valued at N12.257 billion that exchanged hands last week in 17,291 deals.
The Financial Services Industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 567.225 million shares valued at N3.658 billion traded in 7,970 deals; thus contributing 55.30% and 44.70% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.
The ICT Industry followed with 126.638 million shares worth N1.164 billion in 1,073 deals.
The third place was Consumer Goods, with a turnover of 90.497 million shares worth N1.454 billion in 3,344 deals.
Trading in the top three equities namely Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc, Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (measured by volume) accounted for 247.735 million shares worth N114.399 million in 809 deals, contributing 24.15% and 1.40% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.