Business News of Thursday, 19 August 2010
Accra, Aug. 19, GNA - There was remarkable resurgence during Thursday's trading on the Accra bourse, which saw the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) All-Share Index, the main market indicator, going up by 131.31 points from 6,497.10 points to 6,628.41 points.
The Change Year to Date also rose to 18.95 compared to 16.60 recorded during the previous trading session.
Traded volume closed the session at 323,011 shares valued at GH¢299,556.45. Of the 17 equities that sold shares, Cal Bank Limited led the pack with 55,600 of its shares valued at GH¢14,950.00 traded.
On the broader market, there were eight price changes, six positives and two negatives. Unilever Ghana Limited (UNIL) led the gainers with a share price increase of GH¢0.10 to close trading at GH¢4.25; Enterprise Insurance Company Limited (EIC) went up by GH¢0.08 to close trading at GH¢1.78; Ecobank Ghana Limited (EBG) and SIC Insurance Company Limited (SIC) went up by GH¢0.02 each to close trading at GH¢3.00 and GH¢0.37, respectively while Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) and Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) appreciated by GH¢0.01 each to close trading at GH¢0.15 and GH¢0.24, respectively.
African Champion Limited (ACI) and Produce Buying Company Limited (PBC) lost GH¢0.01 each to close trading at GH¢0.08 and GH¢0.16, respectively.
Market Capitalisation closed the session at GH¢18,453.48 million from 17.48 million issued shares.
The following are the closing prices of equities in Ghana Cedis:
Equities Share Code Closing Price in GH¢
Accra Brewery Ltd ABL 0.08
African Champion Industries Ltd ACI 0.08 -0.01
Anglo Gold Ashanti AGA 34.00
Aluworks Limited ALW 0.34
Ayrton Drug Man. Ltd. AYRTN 0.16
Benso Oil Palm Plantation BOPP 0.74
Cal Bank Limited CAL 0.27
CFAO Ghana Limited CFAO 0.03
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 +0.02
Enterprise Insurance Co. Ltd EIC 1.78 +0.08
Ecobank Transnational Inc. ETI 0.15 +0.01
Fan Milk Limited FML 8.50
Ghana Commercial Bank Ltd GCB 1.85
Guinness Ghana Breweries Ltd GGBL 1.56
Ghana Oil Company GOIL 0.24 +0.01
Golden Star Resources GSR 3.41
Golden Web Ltd GWEB 0.05
HFC Bank Ltd HFC 0.52
Mechanical Lloyd Co. Ltd MLC 0.17
Pioneer Kitchenware Ltd PKL 0.07
Produce Buying Company PBC 0.16 -0.01
PZ Cussons Ghana Ltd PZC 1.10
Standard Chart Bank Gh. Ltd SCB 43.05
SIC Insurance Company Limited SIC 0.37 +0.02
Starwin Products Limited SPL 0.05
SG-SSB Limited SG-SSB 0.56
Sam Woode Limited SWL 0.02
Trust Bank Ltd (Gambia) TBL 1.33
TOTAL Petroleum Ghana Ltd TOTAL 8.30
Transaction Solutions Gh. Ltd TRANSOL 0.07
Unilever Ghana Ltd UNIL 4.25 +0.10
UT Bank Limited UTB 0.26
AngloGold Ashanti Depository Shares AADS 0.36
Standard Chartered Bank Preference Shares SCB PREF 0.52