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Business News of Tuesday, 17 February 2009

Source: GNA

Accra bourse index dips

Accra, Feb. 17, GNA - The GSE All-Share Index, the main measure of performance of the Exchange, on Tuesday dipped by 2.61 points on account of a loss in State Insurance Company (SIC). The index closed the session down at 9,934.86 points from 9,937.47 points on Monday.

Change Year to Date now stands at -4.76 points. Traded volumes were down at 123,000 shares from 253,900 shares at the previous trading session.

Market capitalisation was down marginally at GH¢17,689.92 million from GH¢17,691.60 million.

There were two price changes.

PZ Cussons Ghana Limited (PZ) gained GH¢0.08 at GH¢1.20 while SIC lost GH¢0.02 at GH¢0.44.

The following are the closing prices of equities in Ghana cedis

Equities Share Code Closing Price in GH cedis

Accra Brewery Ltd ABL 0.12

Anglo Gold Ashanti AGA 30.00

Aluworks Limited ALW 0.61

Ayrton Drug Man. Ltd. AYRTN 0.16 Benso Oil Palm Plantation BOPP 0.95 Cal Bank Limited CAL 0.45 CFAO Ghana Limited CFAO 0.04 Clydestone Ghana Ltd CLYD 0.08

Camelot Ghana Limited CMLT 0.16 Cocoa Processing Com Ltd CPC 0.05 Ecobank Ghana Ltd EBG 4.19 Enterprise Insurance Co. Ltd EIC 3.00 Ecobank Transnational Inc. ETI 0.45 Fan Milk Limited FML 4.50 Ghana Commercial Bank Ltd GCB 0.62 Guinness Ghana Breweries Ltd GGBL 1.80 Ghana Oil Company GOIL 0.30 Golden Star Resources GSR 3.10

Golden Web Ltd GWEB 0.05 HFC Bank Ltd HFC 0.62 Mechanical Lloyd Co. Ltd MLC 0.21 Pioneer Kitchenware Ltd PKL 0.07 Produce Buying Company PBC 0.21 PZ Cussons Ghana Ltd PZ 1.20 +0.08

Standard Chart. Bank Gh.Ltd SCB 38.00 SIC Insurance Company Limited SIC 0.44 -0.02

Starwin Products Limited SPL 0.05 Super Paper Products Co. Ltd SPPC 0.10 SG-SSB Limited SG-SSB 1.15 Sam Woode Limited SWL 0.03 Trust Bank Ltd (Gambia) TBL 1.33

TOTAL Petroleum Ghana Ltd TOTAL 7.60 Transaction Solutions Gh.Ltd TRANSOL 0.11

Unilever Ghana Ltd UNIL 3.60 UT Financial Services UT 0.30 AngloGold Ashanti Depository Shares AADS 0.31