Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) Live
|GSE-CI Index||Year-to-Date||Market Cap.|
|2,976.53 (-30.33)||+396.81 (15.38%)||GHS 65.82Bn|
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.
|Bottom Losers (4)||Top Movers (11)|
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.
- Showing 1 - 42 of 42 listings
GSE TRADING SUMMARY FOR MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2018: At the end of the first day of trading on the Ghana Stock Exchange, a total of 150,081 shares, corresponding to a market value of GHS 1,299,453.46, were traded. 11 equities participated in trading, ending with disappointingly four losers. RBGH lost the most value on the day with 12.41% share price depreciation, followed by CAL (-1.72%), MTNGH (-1.1%) and SCB (-0.38%). There were no gainers. BOPP recorded the highest volume of 50,500 traded shares, followed by CMLT (40,700), SCB (38,673) and SIC (9,800). Regarding the performance of GSE market indices, the benchmark GSE Composite Index (GSE-CI) declined 30.33 (-1.01%) points to close at 2,976.53, representing a 1-week loss of 2.48%, a 4-week gain of 3.5%, and an overall year-to-date gain of 15.38%. The GSE Financial Stocks Index (GSE-FSI) also decreased by 1.35% to 2,541.90 points, making it a 1-week loss of 2.87%, a 4-week loss of 3.27%, and a year-to-date gain of 10.01%.