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Business News of Tuesday, 12 February 2008

Source: GNA

GSE All-Share Index moves up

Accra, Feb. 12, GNA - Gains by four equities during Tuesday's moderate trading on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) pushed the GSE All-Share Index, the main market indicator, up by 38.72 points to 6,818.15 points from 6,779.43 points on Monday. The SIC Insurance Company Limited (SIC) share price continued to appreciate and 142,600 of them were sold out of a total of 320,000 shares that changed hands. Change year to date went up to 3.31 per cent from 2.72 per cent on Monday On the broader market the SIC shares gained GH¢ 0.02 to close at GH¢ 0.43; Ecobank Ghana Limited (EBG) went up by GH¢ 0.06 to end at GH¢ 2.25; Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL) was better by GH¢ 0.06 at GH¢ 1.30 while Unilever Ghana Limited (UNIL) was richer by GH¢ 0.01 to close at GH¢ 2.13. The official market capitalisation was GH¢ 12,576.11 million compared to Monday's figure of GH¢ 13.26 billion picked from Databank website.