Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) Live
|GSE-CI Index||Year-to-Date||Market Cap.|
|3,439.10 (+2.02)||+859.38 (33.31%)||GHS 65.25Bn|
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, which is 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 apex regulatory body for the securities market), the GSE have investor protection provisions such as rules against the practice of 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.
|Top Gainers (4)||Bottom Losers (3)|
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 FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018: At the end of the last day of trading on the Ghana Stock Exchange, a total of 23,225,276 shares, corresponding to a market value of GHS 16,153,804.42, were traded. 15 equities participated in trading, ending with four gainers and three losers. ACCESS led the gainers with 11.11% share price appreciation, followed by PZC (+5%), SOGEGH (+0.42%) and SCB (+0.06%). On the losing front, ETI came out bottom with an end-of-day price depreciation of 4.76%, followed by EGL (-0.22%) and GCB (-0.16%). HFC recorded the highest volume of 22.9 million traded shares, followed by FML (112,700), ETI (83,379) and EGH (54,180). Regarding the performance of GSE market indices, the benchmark GSE Composite Index (GSE-CI) inched up 2.02 (0.06%) points to close at 3,439.10, representing a 1-week gain of 0.28%, a 4-week gain of 4.96%, and an overall year-to-date gain of 33.31%. The GSE Financial Stocks Index (GSE-FSI) also increased by 0.06% to reach 3,140.35 points, making it a 1-week loss of 0.04%, a 4-week gain of 4.85%, and a year-to-date gain of 35.91%.