Ghana Stock Exchange recorded a 3rd straight win as new year-highs ended mid-week trading

Let us see what happened on the Ghanaian stock market so far in this week. Having gone three successive sessions without a positive return, the Ghana Stock Exchange-Composite Index picked up 7.74 points, to close trading at 1,042.37 points. The change brought the year-to-date return to 7.74% as at Monday. Gains in Ecobank Transnational Inc,(ETI) … Continue reading Ghana Stock Exchange recorded a 3rd straight win as new year-highs ended mid-week trading

Focusing on the Banking sector of the Ghana Stock Exchange (Part I)

The financial sector on the Ghana Stock Exchange includes banking and non-banking stocks. There are seven (7) banks on the exchange, six of which operate in the country and one in Gambia, (Trust Bank ltd, TBL). The banks operating in Ghana include CAL Bank (CAL), Ecobank Ghana (EBG), Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB), HFC Bank (HFC), … Continue reading Focusing on the Banking sector of the Ghana Stock Exchange (Part I)

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)

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.

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.