AdvertisementThe management of The Nigerian Stock Exchange –NSE- through it trading floor, recorded a total turnover of 1.272 billion shares worth N13.993 billion in 19,385 deals were traded this week by investors on the floor of the Exchange in contrast to a total of 1.061 billion shares valued at N12.295 billion that exchanged hands last week in 18,847 deals.
The traded data disclosed that United Bank for Africa Plc toped the trading figures follows by FBN Holdings Plc while Zenith International Bank Plc came third as the most traded equities in volume, accounted for 505.388 million shares worth N5.454 billion in 4,009 deals, contributing 39.73% and 38.98% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively
Therefore Financial Services Industry led the activity chart with 1.086 billion shares valued at N9.743 billion traded in 11,229 deals; thus contributing 85.33% and 69.63% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively. The Consumer Goods Industry followed with 44.786 million shares worth N1.536 billion in 2,853 deals. The third place was occupied by Conglomerates Industry with a turnover of 38.104 million shares worth N75.759 million in 727 deals.
Also traded during the week were a total of 25,540 units of Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) valued at N2.646 million executed in 10 deals compared with a total of 5 units valued at N484.85 transacted last week in 1 deal.
A total of 2,977 units of Federal Government Bonds valued at N2.946 million were traded this week in 11 deals, compared with a total of 358 units valued at N344,610.97 transacted last week in 7 deal
Furthermore, the NSE All-Share Index and Market Capitalization appreciated by 2.47% to close the week at 33,261.66 and N11.464 trillion respectively which led forty–eight (48) equities to appreciated in price during the week, higher than sixteen (16) equities of the previous week. Also twenty-seven (27) equities depreciated in price, lower than fifty-one (51) equities of the previous week, while ninety- seven (97) equities remained unchanged lower than one hundred and five (105) equities recorded in the preceding week.
Similarly, all other Indices finished higher during the week with the exception of the NSE ASeM index that closed flat.