Management of the floor of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (The NSE) have published data for another four-day trading week as a result of the Federal Government of Nigeria declared Friday,1st and Monday 4th of September, 2017 as Public Holidays in commemoration of the Eid -el- Kabir Sallah Celebrations.
The traded data shown the NSE All-Share Index appreciated by 1.27% to close the week at 35,957.24 and Market Capitalization stood at N12.393 trillion respectively. Similarly, all other Indices finished higher during the week with the exception of the NSE Main Board, NSE Banking, NSE Insurance, NSE Oil/Gas and NSE Industrial Goods Indices that depreciated by 0.24%, 1.08%, 0.10%, 3.77% and 1.01% respectively while the NSE ASeM Index closed flat
Meanwhile, a total turnover of 887.024 million shares worth N17.450 billion in 16,955 deals were traded this week by investors on the floor of the Exchange in contrast to a total of 998.973 million shares valued at N11.455 billion that exchanged hands last week in 13,626 deals. The Financial Services Industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 729.177 million shares valued at N8.816 billion traded in 10,744 deals; thus contributing 82.20% and 50.52% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively. The Consumer Goods Industry followed with 68.153 million shares worth N6.692 billion in 2,908 deals. The third place was occupied by Conglomerates Industry with a turnover of 32.109 million shares worth N183.098 million in 687 deals.
Trading in the Top Three Equities namely – Access Bank Plc, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, Zenith International Bank Plc (measured by volume) accounted for 320.549 million shares worth N6.909 billion in 2,643 deals, contributing 36.14% and 39.59 % to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.
Also traded during the week were a total of 3,000 units of Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) valued at N31,590.00 executed in 1 deal compared with a total of 86,063 units valued at N838,754.79 transacted last week in 8 deals.
Total 1 3,000 31,590.00 BONDS A total of 8,535 units of Federal Government Bonds valued at N8.660 million were traded this week in 11 deals, compared with a total of 12,244 units valued at N12.374 million transacted last week in 11 deals
The floor barometer of The NSE shown the total of equities that were active in price for the week as follows twenty-eight (28) equities appreciated in price during the week, higher than nineteen (19) of the previous week. Thirty-eight (38) equities depreciated in price, lower than forty-eight (48) equities of the previous week, while one hundred and five (105) equities remained unchanged higher than one hundred and four (104) equities recorded in the preceding week