Accra Bourse Index Rises on Gains In Ecobank, Guinness Ghana

The GSE-Composite Index (GSE-CI), the benchmark measure of performance of the Ghana Stock Exchange, rose 6.62 points to 1,039.61 points from 1,032.99 points on Friday with a year-to-date return of 7.28 per cent. The GSE-Financial Stocks Index (GSE-FSI), which tracks the performance of listed financial stocks, also fell by 8.94 points to 901.13 points from 892.19 points with a year-to-date change of 4.41 per cent. The session saw five price changes � three gainers and two losers. Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited continues its impressive run up GH�0.01 to GH�1.67, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated gained GH�0.01 to GH�0.11 and Total Petroleum Ghana was up GH�0.01 to GH�26.11. The stocks on the losing side were UT Bank down GH�0.01 to GH�0.32 and SG-SSB Limited fell GH�0.01 to GH�0.44. Market Capitalization rose to close the session at GH�49,757.79 from GH�49,637.86 million on Friday. More than 10 million shares were traded during the session, valued at over 1.964 million cedis. MORE The following are the closing prices of equities in Ghana Cedis: Company Share Code Closing Prices Change African Champion Industries Ltd ACI 0.08 Anglo Gold Ashanti AGA 34.00 Aluworks Limited ALW 0.11 Ayrton Drug Man. Ltd. AYRTN 0.17 Benso Oil Palm Plantation BOPP 1.70 Cal Bank Limited CAL 0.25 Clydestone Ghana Ltd CLYD 0.04 Camelot Ghana Limited CMLT 0.11 Cocoa Processing Com Ltd CPC 0.02 Ecobank Ghana Ltd EBG 3.15 Enterprise Insurance Co. Ltd EGL 0.38 Ecobank Transnational Inc. ETI 0.11 +0.01 Fan Milk Limited FML 2.23 Ghana Commercial Bank Ltd GCB 1.85 Guinness Ghana Breweries Ltd GGBL 1.67 +0.01 Ghana Oil Company GOIL 0.34 Golden Star Resources GSR 2.75 Golden Web Ltd GWEB 0.04 HFC Bank Ltd HFC 0.45 Mechanical Lloyd Co. Ltd MLC 0.10 Pioneer Kitchenware Ltd PKL 0.06 Produce Buying Company PBC 0.25 PZ Cussons Ghana Ltd PZC 0.24 Standard Chart Bank Gh. Ltd SCB 52.21 SIC Insurance Company Limited SIC 0.38 Starwin Products Limited SPL 0.04 SG-SSB Limited SG-SSB 0.44 -0.01 Sam Woode Limited SWL 0.02 Trust Bank Ltd (Gambia) TBL 0.40 TOTAL Petroleum Ghana Ltd TOTAL 26.11 +0.01 Transaction Solutions Gh. Ltd TRANSOL 0.05 Tullow Oil Plc TLW 33.16 Unilever Ghana Ltd UNIL 8.10 UT Bank Limited UTB 0.31 -0.01 AngloGold Ashanti Depository Shares AADS 0.52 Standard Chartered Bank Preference Shares SCB PREF 0.52