Business News Tue, 28 Jul 2009

All-Share Index slips

Accra, July 28, GNA - The benchmark GSE All-Share index of the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) slipped in trading on Tuesday pulled down by price losses in three equities. The index fell by a whopping 123.47 points to close the session at 5,201.23 points from 5,352.72 points. Change for the year to date now stands at -50.14 per cent. Traded volumes were twice higher at 160,100 Shares compared to 78,700 on Monday.

On the broader market, there were three laggards during the session. Benso Oil Palm Plantation lost GH¢0.02 to close at GH¢0.65, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) was down by GH¢0.01 at GH¢0.14 and Unilever fell by GH¢0.03 to close at GH¢3.40. Market capitalisation dropped to GH¢15,118.21 from GH¢15,208.12 million.
Source: GNA