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Business News Fri, 18 Aug 2006

Accra Bourse maintains steady rise

Accra, Aug. 18, GNA - The main index of the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) maintained its steady rise in trading on Friday closing marginally higher in poor trading that saw only 22,100 shares changing hands. The GSE All Share Index, the main stock index, went up by 0.43 points at 4,879.38 points from 4,878.95 points on Thursday. Change for the year ended at 2.31 per cent.


There were two price changes, both gains. ECOBANK and Guinness Ghana Brewery Limited gained four cedis each at 11,800 cedis and 9,238 cedis, respectively. Total shares traded ended at a low 22,100 while Market Capitalisation was 97,419.84 billion cedis.


The following are the last prices of the listed equities in cedis:


ABL 1,150 AGA 300,000 ALW 6,804 AYTTN 880 BAT 3,160 BOPP 5,500 CAL 1,900 CFAO 399 CLYD 1,000 CMLT 1,700 CPC 597

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EBG 11,800 +4


EIC 8,295 FML 16,012 GCB 6,309


GGBL 9,238 +4


GWEB 550 HFC 5,400 MLC 2,500 MOGL 54,000 PAF 800 PBC 2,800 PZ 6,600 SCB 137,000 SPL 550 SPPC 390 SG-SSB 6,748 SWL 265 TBL 27,000 UNIL 15,100

Source: GNA
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