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Business News Wed, 30 Aug 2006

Accra bourse maintains steady rise

Accra, Aug. 30, GNA - The main index of the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) maintained a steady rise with a 1.49-point gain in trading on Wednesday that saw the main stock index, the GSE All-Share Index going up to 4,912.34 points.

Change for the year also ended better at 3.01 per cent from 2.29 per cent on Tuesday.

Shares traded slipped at 54,400 from 64,500 shares.

There were three price changes - all gains. Aluworks gained 100 cedis at 7,000 cedis; Fan Milk Limited was up by two cedis at 16,017 cedis and ECOBANK Ghana also made two cedis at 11,812 cedis.

Market Capitalisation was up at 97,521.04 billion cedis from 97,516.51 billion cedis.

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

ABL 1,150 AGA 300,000

ALW 7,000 +100

AYTTN 880 BAT 3,160 BOPP 5,500 CAL 1,900 CFAO 399 CLYD 1,000 CMLT 1,700 CPC 597

EBG 11,810 +2

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EIC 8,325

FML 16,017 +2

GCB 6,309 GGBL 9,250 GWEB 550 HFC 5,400 MLC 2,500 MOGL 54,000 PAF 800 PBC 2,800 PZ 6,610

SCB 142,000 SPL 550 SPPC 390 SG-SSB 6,748 SWL 265 TBL 27,000 UNIL 15,100

Source: GNA