Press Release on 3rd March 2014: "Ecobank shareholders meeting at an Extraordinary General Meeting today passed the Governance Action Plan proposed by the Board of Directors in compliance with the recommendations of the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) of Nigeria and contained in a joint report by SEC and the international firm, KPMG. The implementation of the detailed … Continue reading Ecobank EGM passes Governance Action Plan – Press Release
We are in the first half Earnings Season on the Ghana Stock Exchange and in my earlier post about Benso Oil Palm Plantation (BOPP), i.e. Half Year Performance of BOPP, I looked at how BOPP performed on the exchange and for the first half. Below are the various performances for some of the companies listed … Continue reading Earnings Season on the Ghana Stock Exchange: Half Year Reports
This is the second part of my previous post, 'Focusing on the Banking sector of the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) (Part I)'. After looking at the current standings of the two banks, HFC Bank and Ghana Commercial Bank on the GSE, let's now focus on Ecobank Ghana (EBG) and Standard Chartered Bank (SCB). I would like us to … Continue reading Charting the Banking Sector of the Ghana Stock Exchange
In today's trading on the Ghana Stock Exchange, the GSE Composite Index went up by 7.13 point to close at 1,059.64 points. A gain in the share price of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) held off the losses in two other equities to push the Index.Since ETI is a financial stock, the GSE Financial Stock Index … Continue reading Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE): Market Update: 08.05.12
Over thousands of companies are registered in West Africa. Most of which are registered in Nigeria, Ghana and Cote d' Ivoire. But despite the numbers, only thirty eight of West African companies made it to the list of Africa's Top 250 Companies. Africa's Top 250 Companies list is compiled annually by the African Business team … Continue reading Only 38 West African companies made it to the list of Africa’s Top 250 companies
The time has come again when shareholders look up to their various companies hoping dividends would be paid. Dividend investors are also looking for dividend stocks on the Ghana Stock Exchange whiles other type of investors hope the profits would be plough back for the growth of the companies. This is the time where preference … Continue reading Dividend Payments released for some companies on the Ghana Stock Exchange
Ecobank Ghana Ltd (EBG) on GSE. - 2011 Review.Comparing EBG stock & the GSE Composite IndexCourtesy: Bloomberg
Overview of Company CAL Bank Limited formerly Continental Acceptances Limited and then CAL Merchant Bank was incorporated on March 20, 1989 but the bank was licensed in June 1990 and commenced business in July 1990. With issued shares of 238,802,978, CAL Bank is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) and the share price is 0.23p as at December … Continue reading 2011 Year Review of CAL Bank on the Ghana Stock Exchange.
The number 11 is perceived by many people as 'A LUCKY NUMBER'. In Astronomy, Apollo 11 was the first manned spacecraft to land on the Moon and in religion, the Eleven apostles of Jesus (i. e. Judas excluded) were perceived to be the blessed and righteous ones. On this special day, 11th Nov., 2011, let us take a look at what happened on … Continue reading 11/11/11 on the Ghana Stock Exchange.
The Trust Bank (TTB), with about 20 networked branches covering Ghana, is undergoing a takeover by Ecobank which most people including the Coalition for the Protection of Individual and Constitutional Rights are against. Meanwhile, shareholders of TTB, are strongly in favour of the takeover by Ecobank, the leading Pan- African Bank. Who then owns TTB?The shareholding structure of … Continue reading Shareholding of The Trust Bank (TTB) as Ecobank tries a Takeover