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Financial index advances amid varying performances of major market indices

GHANA STOCK EXCHANGE UTrading activity surged as 209,167 shares valued at GH

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 Source: SAS Ghana

Market Summary

The benchmark index moderated by 1.78 points (-0.09%) to close at 1,967.24 with a 1.32% year-to-date return due to ACCESS (-2.05%) and UNIL (-9.89%) while the market capitalization eased to GH¢54.70 billion.

The GSE Financial Index was upbeat as a result of gains in RBGH (+9.76%) and SOGEGH (+3.03%), increasing by 5.66 points (+0.32%) to close at 1,795.32 with a year-to-date return of 0.70

The SAS Manufacturing Index tumbled by 78.47 points (-4.62) to close at 1,619.23 with a year-to-date return of -4.83%.

Trading activity surged as 209,167 shares valued at GH¢110,076 changed hands from 31,167 shares valued at GH¢21,449 in the previous session.

MTN Ghana dominated trades by volume and value, accounting for 35.46% of the total volume traded and 65.76% of the total value traded.

We anticipate activity levels to increase.

Source: SAS Ghana