Growth vs Value: Where I’ll put my money in 2016

In the first quarter of 2016, I hope to put more of my money (60%) in safe income securities like short term mutual funds and treasury bills. This I believe would give me enough time to make some important financial decisions in my life.In terms of stocks on the Ghana Stock Exchange:In 2015, Aluworks (ALW) … Continue reading Growth vs Value: Where I’ll put my money in 2016

Applying Parkinson’s Law to Investing & Yielding Greater Returns

Parkinson’s Law is mostly applied to productivity which states that work expands to fill the time available for its completion – and this means that if you give yourself a week to complete a two hour task, then (psychologically speaking) the task will increase in complexity and become more daunting so as to fill that … Continue reading Applying Parkinson’s Law to Investing & Yielding Greater Returns

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

2011 Year Review of CAL Bank on the Ghana Stock Exchange.

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.

Is Ghana Stock Exchange a company? Who owns it? What is it then?

Hello reader,I decided to write this because of some questions posed to me by some followers of this blog and it is all about the Ghana Stock Exchange. "Is the Ghana Stock Exchange a company?" she asked, If it is a company then who owns it and what do they do? If not a company … Continue reading Is Ghana Stock Exchange a company? Who owns it? What is it then?

Growth Stocks on the Ghana Stock Exchange

Growth stocks are stocks in a company that are growing fast and reinvesting their profits rather than paying high dividends. The share prices of such stocks grow and double or sometimes triple in days or months on the Exchange. Investors with the purpose of keeping their monies in the market for a longer time invests … Continue reading Growth Stocks on the Ghana Stock Exchange

First Time Investors on Ghana Stock Exchange

In 2009, I bought my first stock as a first time investor which was an IPO of ETI. I bought 500 shares at 0.29 cents (about GHC 0.34) per share. I bought this stock without any market analysis but just out of desperation to own shares on the GSE. I must say that I was … Continue reading First Time Investors on Ghana Stock Exchange