On the other hand,
With 790.128 million shares valued at N6.366 billion, the financial services industry, measured by volume led the activity chart. The sector contributed 76.67 per cent and 51.82 per cent to the total volume and value of the trading respectively.
Conglomerate industry occupied distant second position with a turnover of 81.650 million shares worth N663.774 million traded in 1,534 deals. It was followed by consumer goods, which traded 54.716 million shares valued N3.154 billion.
A total number of 1.031 billion shares worthy N12.284 billion traded in 22,055 deals exchanged hands in the five-trading days.
The All-share Index and market capitalisation appreciated by 0.44 per cent to close at 41,5464.19 basic points and N13.724 trillion respectively. Apart from banks and consumer goods, all the sectors closed on a positive note. The banking sector lost 0.18 per cent on aggregate while consumer goods went down by 0.06 per cent. Oil/gas gained 1.05 per cent while industrial goods added 0.93 per cent.
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