Investors get richer as Ghana Stock market records win again & again

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 … Continue reading Investors get richer as Ghana Stock market records win again & again

Testing the Market with iBroker Trading Platform

I'm back to using iBroker trading platform to trade my stocks on Ghana Stock Exchange. This only means, I am saying Goodbye to Databank Brokerages. #Boysabr3.Now I'll put my own stop loss orders, Set my limits, trade more faster, move more funds into my brokerage account faster online than going to my brokers' office to … Continue reading Testing the Market with iBroker Trading Platform

Which brokerage firm is the best? What fees do they charge? What do they offer? #AskPEAGAMA

Photo credit: DatabankBelow are my responses to an investor's questions about brokerage firms in Ghana. "Dear Edem,My name is James Kofi Bond, a Ghanaian currently living in the US. I came across your blog a couple of days ago and have been reading your articles.I am writing to you because I have been thinking of investing … Continue reading Which brokerage firm is the best? What fees do they charge? What do they offer? #AskPEAGAMA

Market Participants: List of Stock Brokerage Firms in Ghana

Most people have been asking me about who to contact if they want to start an investment. I have realized that most people in Ghana do not know who to contact or where to go in order to buy shares of companies listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange. I must admit that, some brokers in Ghana … Continue reading Market Participants: List of Stock Brokerage Firms in Ghana

Taking a closer look at Unilever Ghana Limited (UNIL)

Today, I want us to focus on Unilever Ghana Limited (UNIL) and it's performance in 2011 and in the year so far. In my earlier post about the 1st Quarter of the Manufacturing sector, I wrote on the current standing of the company on the exchange. UNIL: 1st Quarter Chart on GSE: (courtesy; Bloomberg & GSE) We would look at … Continue reading Taking a closer look at Unilever Ghana Limited (UNIL)

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.

History of Initial Public Offers (IPO) in the Ghanaian Capital Market.

Initial Public Offering which is popularly known as IPO comes about when companies issue new shares to the public to purchase as a source of raising capital. Ghana has a wonderful history of IPOs and since the inception of the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE), there have been so many IPOs with an impressive performance in … Continue reading History of Initial Public Offers (IPO) in the Ghanaian Capital Market.