The winning streak of the stock market was stretched to seven successive sessions, as the GSE-Composite index rose 2.18 points to close mid- week trading at 1,939.25 points. The year-to-date change now stands at 14.81%. Financial stocks returned 0.15% today as the GSE-Financial Stock Index moved 2.7 points above Tuesday’s closing, to 1,799.79 points, bringing the year-to-date return on financial stocks to 16.46%.
SOGEGH dominated trading on Wednesday, accounting for 92.41% of the 0.56 million shares traded and 58.37% of the GHS0.68 million realized from trading. The volume and value traded increased by 2-folds and 65.06% respectively.
Gainers included EGL, FML, SCB, and SCP PREF. SIC and SOGEGH on the other hand, recorded a drop in their share prices.