Ghana: Market closes with five gainers as GSE-CI leaps by 3.32 pts
The benchmark Composite Index extended gains at midweek trading boosted by five advancers. The Financial Index also recovered from yesterday’s slide benefiting from gains in Enterprise Group and Ghana Commercial Bank.
Guinness Ghana Breweries was the lead gainer, climbing 5GHp to close at GH¢2.35.
Four other equities added a pesewa each at the close of the session. Fan Milk extended its rally to close at GH¢2.00, Enterprise Group regained the pesewa it shed yesterday to close at 29GHp while Oil marketing company, GOIL, and Ghana Commercial Bank rose to 50GGHp and GH¢2.01 respectively.
With these changes, the benchmark Composite Index climbed 3.32 points to close at 1,024.84, bringing its year to date return to 5.76%. The Financial Index also rose 1.02 points to close at 877.40.This represents a year to date return of 1.66%.
Nineteen equities had their shares being traded in with a total of 540,633 shares valued at GH¢366,996 being recorded. GOIL, Fan Milk and CAL Bank were the most traded stocks accounting for 75% of volume and 79% of value traded respectively.