Ghana Stock Exchange records the third successive loss to end the week in red

The local bourse recorded its third successive loss, the fourth in the last five sessions, closing 3.65 points lower than Thursday’s closing, at 1,034.63 points. The year-to-date return on financial stocks fell beneath the zero mark at -0.20%, as the index lost 4.82 points to close at 861.36 points.

Trading was dominated by Ecobank Ghana, EBG, accounting for 43.61% of the of the 0.09 million shares traded, and 45.38% of the GHS0.27 million turnover increased by 29.12%  compared to the previous session, despite an 81.40% decline in trade volume.
Standard Chartered Bank, SCB shed GHS0.96 to close at a year-low of GHS40.54. Benso Oil Palm Plantation, BOPP, also recorded a loss. No positive price changes were recorded today.
— CBL.

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