The stock market returned 0.36% at the close of trading today, following gains in five equities. The GSE-Composite Index and the GSE-Financial Stock Index closed at 2,275.74 points and 2,100.02 points respectively. The 8.15 points leap in the market benchmark pushed the year-to-date return to 34.73%.
A total of 0.76 million shares were traded for GHS1.16 million. Trade volume and value doubled compared to trades from the previous session respectively. TOTAL dominated trading with 51.45% of the shares traded and 75.26% of the total trade value.
EGL reached a new year-high after gaining GHS0.22 to close at GHS2.90. Other gainers were CAL, GCB, GOIL, and UNIL. UTB was the sole loser.