NGX traded N24.43bn shares in mixed transactions last week

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Lagos, Oct. 16, 2023 – The Nigerian Exchange (NGX) traded 1.470 billion shares worth N24.431 billion in 29,683 deals in mixed transactions last week.

This was in contrast to the 2.410 billion shares valued at N22.115 billion which changed hands in 27,965 deals in the preceding week.

The Financial Services Industry, measured by volume, led the activity chart with 929.631 million shares valued at N12.948 billion traded in 13,626 deals.

The industry contributed 63.25% and 53.00% to the total equity turnover volume and value, respectively.

The Healthcare Industry followed with 171.236 million shares worth N334.792 million traded in 452 deals.

The third place was taken by the Oil and Gas Industry with 90.156 million shares worth N5.099 billion traded in 2,769 deals.

Transactions in the top three equities, namely Access Holdings, Neimeth International Pharmaceutical and Fidelity Bank, measured by volume, accounted for 502.843 million shares worth N4.388 billion traded in 3,117 deals.

The transactions also accounted for 34.21% and 17.96% of the total equity turnover volume and value, respectively.

Price of 38 equities appreciated during the week, lower than 40 in the previous week.

Thirty-three equities depreciated in price, lower than the 36 in the previous week.

Price of 86 equities remained unchanged, higher than 79 recorded in the previous week. The NGX All-Share Index and market capitalisation appreciated by 1.12% to close for the week at 67,200.69 and N36.920 trillion

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