Ghana Market Watch | May 11th 2015: Ghana Composite Index gains 0.13%

Accra, Ghana (Capital Markets in Africa):- Ghana Stock exchange ended in positive territory today, with the benchmark Composite index rose by 20.99 points (0.13%) to close trading at 2,276.02 points; this brings its year-to-date performance to 0.66%. Likewise, the financial index added 20.86 points (0.85%) to close at 2,319.35 points (3.38% year-to-date performance). The market capitalization was recorded at GHS 63,399 million. A market activity measured by volume was recorded at 497,535 shares valued at GHS 156,065 were changing hands in fifteen shares. UT Bank is top the most active traded stock by volume and value accounting for 84.42% and 45.88% of traded volume and value respectively.


The market sentiment was positive today (measured as advancer/decliners ratio) with five advancers and zero decliner. The gainers were Cocoa Processing Company (100% to settle at GHS 0.02), Ecobank Transnational Incorporated Togo (gained 6.67% to trade at GHS 0.32), Unilever Ghana (advanced by 2.60 to close at GHS 7.50), Societe Generale Ghana (1.02% to close at GHS 0.94) and Ecobank Ghana (0.12% to close at GHS 8.02).

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