The management of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (The NSE) published traded data for the week of all listed companies on its trading floor which shown the top three most traded equities in volume. They are United Bank for Africa Plc, FBN Holdings Plc and Access Bank Plc which accounted for 798.334 million shares worth N7.165 billion in 5,855 deals, representing 36.11% and 23.39% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.The overall figures shown a total turnover of 2.211 billion shares worth N30.636 billion in 26,287 deals were traded this week by investors on the floor of the Exchange in contrast to a total of 3.628 billion shares valued at N34.886 billion that exchanged hands last week in 19,834 deals. The Financial Services Industry led the activity chart by volume with 1.735 billion shares valued at N19.044 billion traded in 14,626 deals; thus contributing 78.45% and 62.16% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively. The Conglomerates Industry followed with 165.396 million shares worth N454.240 million in 1,400 deals. The third place was occupied by Consumer Goods Industry with a turnover of 135.802 million shares worth N6.681 billion in 4,143 deals.
ETPs also traded during the week were a total of 1.732 million units of Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) valued at N13.711 million executed in 19 deals compared with a total of 40 units valued at N493.60 transacted last week in 4 deals.
BONDS recorded a total of 750 units of Federal Government Bonds valued at N695,229.29 were traded this week in 8 deals, compared with a total of 13,465 units valued at N14.486 million transacted last week in 10 dealsWhile, the NSE All-Share Index which serve as barometer of all indices appreciated by 8.36% to close the week at 36,864.71 and Market Capitalization hits N12.705 trillion respectively. Similarly, all other Indices finished higher during the week with the exception of the NSE ASeM Index that depreciated by 1.09%.All in all, the market data shown fifty-one (51) equities appreciated in price during the week, higher than thirty-six (36) equities of the previous week. Twenty-three (23) equities depreciated in price, lower than thirty-three (33) equities of the previous week, while ninety-seven (97) equities remained unchanged lower than one hundred and two (102) equities recorded in the preceding week.