Ghana: Stock Market closes with two gainers and three losers
Two equities closed trading higher today but the market indices failed to cling to week opening gains as they were held back by three laggards.
Total Petroleum sustained its resurgence climbing 4GHp to close at GH¢18.12. Fan Milk also inched up a pesewa to close the session at GH¢2.61. On the other hand, three equities closed trading down by a pesewa each. CPC eased to 1GHp; GOIL backtracked to 52GHp while Standard Chartered slipped to GH¢44.84.
A total of 284,867 shares valued at GH¢81,626 were exchanged in sixteen equities. ETI was the most traded stock accounting for 74% of volume and 29% of value traded respectively.
On the back of these changes, the benchmark Composite Index closed trading down by 3.91 points to close at 1,033.60, bringing its year to date return to 6.66%. The Financial Index also shaved 0.05 points to close at 874.74.
Via Merban Brokers