Business News Tue, 19 Nov 2002

Ghana Stock Exchange Index inches up

Gains by five equities on Monday pushed the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) All-Share Index up by 0.69 points as interest in the bourse remained low.

The bourse, which gained nearly six points on Friday following a 400-cedi gain by The Trust Bank Limited (TBL) of the Gambia during its first trading, ended the day on 1,358.07 points from 1,357.38 points.

Total shares slumped to 29,300 from Friday's close of 51,500 shares while change for the year was higher at 42.07 per cent from 41.99 per cent. Market capitalisation was up at 5,099.14 billion cedis from 5,097.72 billion.

There were five price changes - all positive. Accra Brewery Limited (ABL) gained five cedis at 385 cedis, Guinness Ghana Limited (GGL) was three cedis richer at 1,015 cedis, Fan Milk Limited (FML) was up by two cedis at 1,773 cedis, Unilever (UNIL) also gained two cedis at 4,653 cedis and SSB Bank went up by one cedi at 3,960 cedis.

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

ABL 385 +5

AGC 18,807


ALW 3,700

BAT 1,001


EIC 4,600

FML 1,773 +2

GBL 500


GCB 3,510

GGL 1,015 +3

HFC 955

MGL 254

MLC 270

MOGL 19,721


PAF 750

PBC 390

PZ 2,000

SCB 28,001

SPPC 387

SSB 3,960 +1

SWL 285

TBL 4,500

UNIL 4,653 +2

CMLT 460

Source: gna