Ghana stocks rise on Ecobank, Ghana Commercial Bank gains

The GSE-Composite Index (GSE-CI), the benchmark measure of performance of the Ghana Stock Exchange, continued its good run, going up by 1.08 points to close at 1,059.89 points from 1,058.81 points on Monday.

The year-to-date now stands at 5.99 per cent.

The GSE-Financial Stocks Index (GSE-FSI), which tracks the performance of listed financial stocks, also gained 2.13 points to 1,041.27 points from 1,039.14 points with a year-to-date change of 4.13 per cent.

There were six price changes during the session-four down and two up.

Ghana Commercial Bank appreciated by GH¢0.02 to GH¢2.39 and Ecobank Ghana was up by GH¢0.05 to GH¢3.55.

Decliners for the session were Ayrton Drug Manufacturing Limited down GH¢0.01 to GH¢0.16, CAL Bank fell GH¢0.02 to GH¢0.31, Enterprise Group Limited shed GH¢0.02 to GH¢0.48 and HFC Bank dropped by GH¢0.01 to GH¢0.42.

Market capitalization closed the session marginally up at GH¢20,095.45 million from GH¢20,090.10 million at the previous close.

Some 1.3 million shares worth GH¢917,971.69 exchanged hands.

Source: GNA

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