GSE: Market closers with one gainer
The stock market failed to recover from yesterday’s slide with the indices held back by two decliners at the close of midweek trading.
Total Petroleum extended its revival adding 5GHp to close at GH¢18.17. On the flip side, Standard Chartered dropped GH¢1.84 to GH¢43 while Aluworks fell to 5GHp from 6GHp yesterday.
In all, fourteen equities had their shares being traded in with a total volume of 103,404 being recorded. Value of trades for the session came up to GH¢247,950. Ghana Oil and CPC were the most traded stocks accounting for 79% of volume.
On the back of these changes, the benchmark Composite Index closed trading down by 6.65 points to close at 1,026.95, bringing its year to date return to 5.98%. The Financial Index also shaved 9.25 points to close at 865.49.
Via Merban Brokers