Accra bourse index makes modest gains
Accra, Sept. 29, GNA - Total shares traded on the Ghana Stock Exchange took a nosedive on Monday when it dropped to a low of 33,400 shares from 161,300 shares. The market was generally characterized by inactive trading that saw the All-Share Index, the main market indicator gaining two points to open the week at 2,643.34 points from Friday's close of 2,641.34 points. Change in the year fixed at 89.44 per cent. In the broader market, there were four price changes - all positive. The Trust Bank Limited (TBL) of the Gambia and SSB Bank Limited continued their gaining spree making 50 cedis and 47 cedis to finish trading at 7,600 cedis and 10,100 cedis, respectively. British-American Tobacco Company and Guinness Ghana Limited gained a cedi each to close at 2,702 cedis and 4,101 cedis, respectively. Market capitalization opened the week at 10,305.23 billion cedis from 10,300.19 billion cedis.
The following are the last prices of listed equities in cedis:
ABL 460 AGC 28,650 ALW 4,000 BAT 2,702 +1 CFAO 74 CPC 630 EIC 7,100 FML 3,200 GBL 860 GCB 6,500 GGL 4,101 +1 HFC 2,650 MGL 271 MLC 654 MOGL 24,150 PAF 750 PBC 1,200 PZ 2,400 SCB 58,601 SPPC 390 SSB 10,100 +47 SWL 288 TBL 7,600 +50 UNIL 9,200 CMLT 520