Ghana stocks rise slightly after consistent decline

The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) All-Share Index, the main market indicator, went up 1.14 points to close Friday trading at 6,246.91 points.

The Index from Monday to Thursday declined from 6,289.24 points to 6,245.77 points. The Change Year to Date was 12.11 points.

Traded volume was 290,153 shares valued at GH¢584,671.57. Of the 16 equities that sold shares, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) led the pack with 82,300 shares valued at GH¢11,541.00.

On the broader market, there were nine price changes, five negatives and four positives.

Benso Oil Palm Plantation (BOPP); Cal Bank Limited (CAL); Ecobank Ghana Limited (EBG); Ghana Commercial Bank Limited (GCB) and UT Bank Limited (UTB) lost GH¢0.01 each to close trading at GH¢0.74; GH¢0.25; GH¢2.98; GH¢1.48 and GH¢0.26 in that order.

Fan Milk Ghana Limited led the gainers with a price increase of GH¢0.33 to close trading at GH¢7.33; while HFC Bank (Ghana) Limited (HFC); Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited (SCB) and SG-SSB Limited (SG-SSB) appreciated by GH¢0.01 each to close trading at GH¢0.56; GH¢42.73 and GH¢0.55 respectively.

Market Capitalisation was GH¢18,170.37 million from 17.48 million issued shares.

Source: GNA

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