Gains in two equities managed to hold off losses in four, helping the stock market to an eleventh straight win. The year-to-date return on the stock market rose to 19.26%, as the GSE-Composite Index gained 6.80 points to close trading at 1,155.65 points. The financial stock benchmark also went up by 8.58 points to 993.79 points, as positive returns on ETI cancelled out losses in three financial stocks.
A total of 1.50 million shares valued at GHS0.64 million were traded. Compared with the previous session, trade volume declined by 51.32% and the turnover was down 45.69%. SIC trades represented 86.93% and 73.38% of the volume and value traded respectively.
Fan Milk Ltd (FML) and ETI recorded gains while BOPP, EBG, SCB and SIC declined in value.