Friday, Agusut 14, 2020
A total turnover of 1.327 billion shares worth N13.934 billion in 19,392 deals were traded this week
by investors on the floor of the Exchange, in contrast to a total of 1.065 billion shares valued at
N10.798 billion that exchanged hands last week in 20,482 deals.
The Financial Services industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 886.545 million
shares valued at N8.360 billion traded in 10,161 deals; thus contributing 66.79% and 60.00% to
the total equity turnover volume and value respectively. The Conglomerates industry followed with
155.956 million shares worth N187.728 million in 828 deals. The third place was the Consumer
Goods industry, with a turnover of 141.099 million shares worth N2.229 billion in 3,403 deals.
Trading in the top three equities namely Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, Transnational Corporation of
Nigeria Plc and Zenith Bank Plc. (measured by volume) accounted for 419.455 million shares
worth N6.079 billion in 3,854 deals, contributing 31.60% and 43.63% to the total equity turnover
volume and value respectively.
A total of 25,904 units valued at N169.443 million were traded this week in 17 deals, compared
with a total of 118,062 units valued at N1.061 billion transacted last week in 26 deals.
A total of 2,542 units valued at N3.412 million were traded this week in 7 deals compared with a total
of 56,530 units valued at N58.664 million transacted last week in 15 deals.
The NSE All-Share Index and Market Capitalization both appreciated by 0.63% to close the week
at 25,199.84 and N13.146 trillion respectively.
All other indices finished higher with the exception of NSE 30, NSE Premium, NSE Banking, NSE
AFR Div Yield, NSE MERI Value, NSE Lotus and NSE Industrial Goods Indices which depreciated
by 0.31%, 1.27%, 0.03%, 0.07, 0.01, 0.70% and 2.71% while the NSE ASeM Closed flat.