Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) Live
|GSE-CI Index||Year-to-Date||Market Cap.|
|2,296.66 (+0.00)||-275.56 (10.71%)||GHS 57.33Bn|
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 WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2019: At the end of today's trading session on the Ghana Stock Exchange, a total of 58,352 shares, corresponding to a market value of GHS 853,296.36, were traded. 11 equities participated in trading, ending with two gainers and three losers. The two gainers were ACCESS (+13.73%) and TBL (+11.11%). On the losing side, GCB came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 0.4%, followed by SCB (-0.37%) and FML (-0.36%). SCB recorded the highest volume of 42,963 traded shares, followed by FML (3,710), ACCESS (3,300) and ETI (3,200). Regarding the performance of GSE market indices, the benchmark GSE Composite Index (GSE-CI) inched up 4.92 (0.21%) points to close at 2,296.66, representing a 1-week loss of 2.13%, a 4-week loss of 1.89%, and an overall year-to-date loss of 10.71%. The GSE Financial Stocks Index (GSE-FSI) also increased by 0.48% to reach 2,024.65 points, making it a 1-week loss of 1.02%, a 4-week loss of 1.13%, and a year-to-date loss of 5.99%.