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The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) All-Share Index, on Friday bounced back to close the week with a rise of 41.8 points.

The Index, with the exception of Thursday, which dipped slightly, saw increases throughout the week trading. It went up from 6,385.97 points on Thursday to close at 6,427.77 points during Friday’s trading.

The Change Year to Date also rose to 15.35, down from 14.60 recorded during previous trading session.

Traded volume closed the session at 1,350,170 shares valued at GH¢1,928,631.74. Ghana Commercial Bank Limited (GCB) led the pack with 539,600 shares valued at GH¢1,018,009.00; followed by Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) with 247,900 shares valued at GH¢34,706.00.

On the broader market, there were eight price changes, five positives and three negatives. Fan Milk Limited led the gainers with a share price increase of GH¢0.48 to close trading at GH¢8.50; Unilever Ghana Limited (UNIL) went up by GH¢0.20 to close trading at GH¢3.85; GCB gained GH¢0.15 to close trading at GH¢1.90; Enterprise Insurance Company Limited (EIC) appreciated by GH¢0.04 to close trading at GH¢1.60 and SIC Insurance Company Limited (SIC) inched up GH¢0.01 to close trading at GH¢0.38.

HFC Bank (Ghana) Limited lost GH¢0.08 to close trading at GH¢0.46; Ecobank Ghana Limited (EBG) lost GH¢0.07 to close trading at GH¢2.80 and Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) went down by GH¢0.02 to close trading at GH¢0.23.

Market Capitalisation now stands at GH¢18,284.62 million from GH¢18,252.43 million issued shares.

Source: GNA

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