GSE Market Recap after Christmas

Losses in two banking stocks forced the GSE-Composite index downwards. The index closed the week at 2,142.79 from 2,146.02, bringing the year-to-date change to 78.61%. The financial stock performance benchmark also declined by 4.76 points to close at 1,783.75. A total of 0.05 million shares valued at GHS 0.07 million were traded. Trade volume and value … Continue reading GSE Market Recap after Christmas

Top Gainers & Losers on the Ghana Stock Exchange

The stock market's performance indicator recorded 0.53% gain, as upward price movement in six equities helped the index to its third consecutive win. The index closed trading at a record high of 1,931.22, 10.16points higher than the previous session. The change brings the year-to-date return to 60.97%. The year-to-date return on financial stocks outpaced the … Continue reading Top Gainers & Losers on the Ghana Stock Exchange

Find out how 4 stocks moved GSE CI up again.

The stock market gained more ground, recording a second straight win, following positive returns on four  stocks. The GSE-Composite Index rose 9.41 points to close at 1,897.66.Upward price movement on GCB and SCB drove the financial stock index 12.49 points higher, to close at 1,633.48. Total volume of shares traded was 0.79 million, 20.74% less than … Continue reading Find out how 4 stocks moved GSE CI up again.

How the stock market stretched winning streak to 6 successive sessions

The stock market stretched its recent winning streak to six  successive sessions, following gains in three stocks. The GSE-Composite Index closed at 1,644.23, up 3.20 points from 1,449.86. The GSE-Financial Stock Index followed suit, climbing 1.75 points to close trading at 1,451.61.Liquidity was thin on the market today as the 0.02 million shares traded, is … Continue reading How the stock market stretched winning streak to 6 successive sessions

Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) to issue bonus shares of no par value

Following the approval by shareholders of  Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited (SCB) at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at the National Theatre on April 25, 2012, the Company has announced a Bonus Issue of 96,256,070 ordinary shares of no par value (the Issue) on the Ghana Stock Exchange.  The Issue will be in a ratio of five … Continue reading Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) to issue bonus shares of no par value

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, ETI pulls down the Ghana Stock Exchange

In the first day of trading this week, ETI, one of the most capitalized stocks on the stock market did not spare any major index but pulled them down. The major indices recorded negative return today, following a decline in ETI stock price. The GSE-Composite Index shed 7.05 points to close trading at 1,023.45. The … Continue reading Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, ETI pulls down the Ghana Stock Exchange

Overview of the First Half of 2012 on the Ghana Stock Exchange: Half Year Review.

With a market capitalization of about GHS 55,015.14 million ( USD 31,612.04 million ), the Ghana Stock Exchange closed the first half of the year on a good note and has began the second half with great prospects.The market’s major index which includes all listed stocks, The GSE Composite Index (GSE CI) opened the year … Continue reading Overview of the First Half of 2012 on the Ghana Stock Exchange: Half Year Review.