Ghana Stock Exchange Composite Index: So far in 2012

The Ghana Stock Exchange Composite Index (GSE-CI) includes all ordinary shares listed on the GSE with the exception of those companies whose shares are listed on other exchanges. (e.g.  ETI, TLW).  The base index is 1000 and the index is a market capitalization weighted index.Last year, the index closed at 969.03 (30-12-11) below the base … Continue reading Ghana Stock Exchange Composite Index: So far in 2012

Relationship Managers & Receptionists are not Stock Brokers. Talk to the right person.

 I have been observing this for some time now and I think it is getting on my nerves and moreover, investors are losing money because of this issue. I have been a victim and it was due to my ignorance. Don't make the same mistake. Some thing must be done. The Securities and Exchange Commission must act now … Continue reading Relationship Managers & Receptionists are not Stock Brokers. Talk to the right person.

Looking at the GH 2012 Budget, the Bond way.

The 2012 Budget with the theme “Infrastructural Development for Accelerated Growth and Job Creation” was described by the Majority in Parliament as the best ever but the Minority said it was a repetition of the past budget. The Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Dr. Kwabena Duffuor outlined in his speech, the plans for the Bond Market and that was what caught … Continue reading Looking at the GH 2012 Budget, the Bond way.

Shareholding of The Trust Bank (TTB) as Ecobank tries a Takeover

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

One year GSE Equities Trend Analysis for FML, EBG & GCB

One Year EQUITIES TREND ANALYSIS. [Charts from Databank Financial Services]Fan Milk Limited (FML)   Ecobank Ghana Limited (EBG)  Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) 

Value Investing and its rewards on the Ghana Stock Exchange.

There are different kinds of stocks or shares of companies on the Ghana Stock Exchange and every investor has a purpose for investing with reference to individual risk preference and time horizon. An investor’s purpose for investing could be for growth or for income or value. Value investing is investing in stocks believed to be … Continue reading Value Investing and its rewards on the Ghana Stock Exchange.