GSE Banking stocks make positive gains
The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) continued positive 2017 trading with transactions in 18 equities with two price changes to begin week two of the year.
As a result the benchmark GSE-Composite Index dropped marginally by 0.002 per cent to close at 1,699.4 points.
The GSE-Financial Stock Index also declined by 0.002 per cent to close at 1,564.8 points; volume traded was 292,865 shares, which were valued at GH¢186,243.80 the Nordea Capital Investment Stock Market.
The GCB Bank rose by 0.6 per cent to close at GH¢3.65 per share but on the flip side, CAL Bank lost 1.3 per cent to close at GH¢0.76 per share.
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The GSE is the principal stock exchange of Ghana. The exchange was incorporated in July 1989 with trading commencing in 1990.
It currently lists 42 equities from 37 companies and 2 corporate bonds. All types of securities can be listed.
Criteria for listing include capital adequacy, profitability, spread of shares, years of existence and management efficiency.