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Accra Bourse Index Rises on Gains in PBC, StanChart
Posted on: 06-Mar-2013         Source: GNA
The GSE-Composite Index (GSE-CI), the benchmark measure of performance of the Ghana Stock Exchange, rose 22.7 points to 1,555.23 points from 1,532.53 points on Tuesday with a year-to-date return of 29.63 per cent.

The GSE-Financial Stocks Index (GSE-FSI), which tracks the performance of listed financial stocks, also advanced by 27.68 points to 1365.74 points from 1,338.06 points with a year-to-date change of 31.34 per cent.

The session saw six price changes – four gainers and two losers.

Standard Chartered Bank continues its impressive run up GH¢1.07 to GH¢14.68, Total Ghana was up GH¢0.02 to GH¢25.12, Produce Buying Company rose GH¢0.03 cedis to GH¢0.25 and Ecobank Ghana gained GH¢0.02 to GH¢3.72.

On the flip side, State Insurance Company lost GH¢0.01 to GH¢0.31 and Ghana Commercial bank was down GH¢0.07 to GH¢3.00.

Market Capitalization rose to close the session at GH¢55,374.66 million from GH¢55,251.03 million on Tuesday.

More than five million shares were traded during the session, valued at over 1.388 million cedis.

The following are the closing prices of equities in Ghana Cedis:

Company Share Code Closing Prices Change

African Champion Industries Ltd ACI 0.06

Anglo Gold Ashanti AGA 37.00

Aluworks Limited ALW 0.08

Ayrton Drug Man. Ltd. AYRTN 0.17

Benso Oil Palm Plantation BOPP 2.55

Cal Bank Limited CAL 0.54

Clydestone Ghana Ltd CLYD 0.04

Camelot Ghana Limited CMLT 0.15

Cocoa Processing Com Ltd CPC 0.02

Ecobank Ghana Ltd EBG 3.72 +0.02

Enterprise Insurance Co. Ltd EGL 0.56

Ecobank Transnational Inc. ETI 0.18

Fan Milk Limited FML 5.25

Ghana Commercial Bank Ltd GCB 3.00 -0.07

Guinness Ghana Breweries Ltd GGBL 3.40

Ghana Oil Company GOIL 0.91

Golden Star Resources GSR 2.75

Golden Web Ltd GWEB 0.04

HFC Bank Ltd HFC 0.51

Mechanical Lloyd Co. Ltd MLC 0.20

Pioneer Kitchenware Ltd PKL 0.06

Produce Buying Company PBC 0.25 +0.03

PZ Cussons Ghana Ltd PZC 0.22

Standard Chart Bank Gh. Ltd SCB 14.68 +1.07

SIC Insurance Company Limited SIC 0.31 -0.01

Starwin Products Limited SPL 0.05

SG-SSB Limited SG-SSB 0.72

Sam Woode Limited SWL 0.02

Trust Bank Ltd (Gambia) TBL 0.40

TOTAL Petroleum Ghana Ltd TOTAL 25.12 +0.02

Transaction Solutions Gh. Ltd TRANSOL 0.04

Tullow Oil Plc TLW 33.00

Unilever Ghana Ltd UNIL 10.85

UT Bank Limited UTB 0.47

AngloGold Ashanti Depository Shares AADS 0.52

Standard Chartered Bank Preference Shares SCB PREF 0.52

Exchange Tradeable Funds GLD 30.03