Accra bourse index opens year lower


    The newly-introduced GSE Composite Index, the benchmark measure of performance of the Ghana Stock Exchange, fell for the first trading session of the year, down 7.75 points to 992.25 points.
    The Change year to date now stands at 0.78 per cent.
    There were eight price changes – five positive and three negative.
    Aluworks Limited (ALW) gained GH¢0.01 to GH¢0.12, CAL Bank (CAL) was up GH¢0.02 to GH¢0.33 and Enterprise Group Limited (EGL) rose by GH¢0.01 to GH¢0.51.
    Other gainers are Ghana Commercial Bank up by GH¢0.05 to GH¢2.70 and Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) rose by GH¢0.01 to GH¢0.29.
    Decliners include Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) down GH¢0.01 at GH¢0.14; HFC Bank shed GH¢0.03 to GH¢0.41 and UT Bank closed lower by GH¢0.01 to GH¢0.28.
    A total of 63,522 shares worth GH¢213,290.88 exchanged hands.
    Market capitalisation is now at GH¢20,012.23 million.
    The following are the closing prices of equities in Ghana Cedis:
    Company Share Code Closing Prices Change
    Accra Brewery Ltd ABL 0.10
    African Champion Industries Ltd ACI 0.08
    Anglo Gold Ashanti AGA 34.00
    Aluworks Limited ALW 0.12 +0.01
    Ayrton Drug Man. Ltd. AYRTN 0.16
    Benso Oil Palm Plantation BOPP 0.75
    Cal Bank Limited CAL 0.33 +0.02
    CFAO Ghana Limited CFAO 0.02
    Clydestone Ghana Ltd CLYD 0.07
    Camelot Ghana Limited CMLT 0.16
    Cocoa Processing Com Ltd CPC 0.02
    Ecobank Ghana Ltd EBG 3.00
    Enterprise Insurance Co. Ltd EGL 0.51 +0.01
    Ecobank Transnational Inc. ETI 0.14 -0.01
    Fan Milk Limited FML 2.45
    Ghana Commercial Bank Ltd GCB 2.70 +0.05
    Guinness Ghana Breweries Ltd GGBL 1.56
    Ghana Oil Company GOIL 0.29 +0.01
    Golden Star Resources GSR 5.20
    Golden Web Ltd GWEB 0.05
    HFC Bank Ltd HFC 0.44 -0.03
    Mechanical Lloyd Co. Ltd MLC 0.10
    Pioneer Kitchenware Ltd PKL 0.07
    Produce Buying Company PBC 0.13
    PZ Cussons Ghana Ltd PZC 1.20
    Standard Chart Bank Gh. Ltd SCB 45.16
    SIC Insurance Company Limited SIC 0.43
    Starwin Products Limited SPL 0.05
    SG-SSB Limited SG-SSB 0.64
    Sam Woode Limited SWL 0.02
    Trust Bank Ltd (Gambia) TBL 1.33
    TOTAL Petroleum Ghana Ltd TOTAL 10.00
    Transaction Solutions Gh. Ltd TRANSOL 0.07
    Unilever Ghana Ltd UNIL 5.69
    UT Bank Limited UTB 0.28 -0.01
    AngloGold Ashanti Depository Shares AADS 0.60
    Standard Chartered Bank Preference Shares SCB PREF 0.52