Ghana stocks rise again but Total Petroleum loses

The GSE-Composite Index (GSE-CI), the benchmark measure of performance of the Ghana Stock Exchange, climbed for the fourth straight session in a row, up by 20.71 points to close at 1,044.90 points from 1,024.19 points.

The year-to-date now stands at 4.49 per cent.

The GSE-Financial Stocks Index (GSE-FSI), which tracks the performance of listed financial stocks, also rose by 28.67 points to 1,044.72 points from 1,016.04 points with a year-to-date change of 4.47 per cent.

There were eight price changes, seven up one down. Aluworks was up GH¢0.02 at GH¢0.16; Ecobank Ghana was GH¢0.22 better at GH¢3.46; Ecobank Transnational was up by GH¢0.01 points at GH¢ 0.15; Fan Milk Limited gained GH¢0.05 at GH¢2.41; SG-SSB made GH¢0.01 at GH¢0.69; Unilever gained GH¢0.02 points at GH¢5.84 while UT Bank was higher by GH¢0.03 at GH¢0.28.

The only loser was Total Petroleum that went down by GH¢0.55 at GH¢12.03.

Market Capitalization closed the session at GH¢20,325.68 from GH¢20,162.17 on Wednesday with 743,687 shares valued at GH¢496,460.76 changing hands.

Source: GNA

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