Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) Live
|GSE-CI Index||Year-to-Date||Market Cap.|
|2,136.82 (-0.53)||-435.40 (16.93%)||GHS 55.55Bn|
The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) is the principal stock exchange of the country. Through its automated trading system, the GSE opens for continuous trading every working day from 10:00 to 15:00 GMT. Settlement of trades, handled by Bank of Ghana's Central Securities Depositary, is done on a T+3 basis (business days). The Exchange publishes two indices: the GSE Composite Index (GSE-CI; a market capitalization weighted index of all ordinary shares with the exception of those listed on other markets) and the GSE Financial Stocks Index (GSE-FSI; same as GSE-CI but consists of only stocks from the financial sector). Together with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the regulatory body for the securities market), the GSE have investor protection provisions such as rules against insider trading as well as a fidelity fund to compensate investors for losses incurred as a result of malpractice by a licensed dealing member of the bourse.
The GSE has two categories of listing, namely, the main board and the Ghana Alternative Market (GAX). The GAX, operated as a parallel market since 2015, is aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises with strong growth potential. The table below presents equities from both categories. Currently, the types of stock listed on the GSE are common stock (ordinary shares), preferred stock (preference shares), and exchange traded funds.
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GSE TRADING SUMMARY FOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2019: At the end of today's trading session on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE), a total of 7,337,841 shares, corresponding to a market value of GHS 694,136.06, were traded. Compared with the previous GSE trading day (Wednesday, November 20), today's data shows 90% improvement in volume and 52% improvement in turnover. The current GSE market capitalization is GHS 55.55 billion.
In the aggregate, 11 GSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with only one gainer, namely AngloGold Ashanti Depositary Shares, with 2.5% share price appreciation. The two losers on the day were SIC Insurance Company (-11.11%) and Total Petroleum Ghana (-1.33%). Intravenous Infusions recorded the highest volume of 6.7 million traded shares, followed by MTN Ghana (436,557), SIC Insurance Company (58,400) and AngloGold Ashanti Depositary Shares (36,177).
Regarding the performance of GSE market indices, the benchmark GSE Composite Index (GSE-CI) pared 0.53 (-0.02%) points to close at 2,136.82, representing a 1-week loss of 1.57%, a 4-week loss of 0.89%, and an overall year-to-date loss of 16.93%. The GSE Financial Stocks Index (GSE-FSI) also decreased by 0.02% to 1,781.47 points, making it a 1-week loss of 3.46%, a 4-week loss of 1.98%, and a year-to-date loss of 17.28%.