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Index Performance is a stock index that adds the amount of all dividends payments, capital gains (rise in the value of a capital asset that gives it a higher worth than the purchase price. The gain is not realized until the asset is sold)  and other cash disbursements to the net stock price. When measuring the performance over a given time period, the performance-based index will add these transactions to the net share price before calculating the index return.

GSE composite index is a principal stock index of the Ghana Stock Exchange or .Ghana Stock Exchange Composite GSE-CI is a major stock market index which tracks the performance of all companies traded in the Ghana Stock Exchange. It is a capitalization-weighted index with base value 1000 on 12/31/2010.

Financial stocks index  have its constituents as listed stocks from the financial sector including banking and insurance sector stocks. All ordinary shares of the financial stocks listed on GSE are included in the GSE-FSI at total market capitalization, except for those of stocks which are listed on other markets. The base date of GSE-FSI is also December 31, 2010 and the base index value is 1000.

Closing price  is the final price at which a security is traded on a given trading day. The closing price represents the most up-to-date valuation of a security until trading commences again on the next trading day. Most financial instruments are traded after hours (although with markedly smaller volume and liquidity levels), so the closing price of a security may not match its after-hours price.

Week 22: 28th May to 1st June 2018

Index performance

IndexPrevious, ptsCurrent, ptsIndex change, ptsYear to date, %
GSE composite index (GSE-CI)3,295.623,192.30-103.3223.75
Financial stocks index (GSE-FSI)2,998.722,878.69-120.0324.59

Note: Changes in performance indices are with reference to previous week’s trading

Summary of trading activity

StockTrading symbolClosing price for previous week (25/5/2018), GHSClosing price for current week (01/6/2018), GHSPrice change, GHSPercentage gain/loss, %
1AngloGold Ashanti Depository sharesAADS0.480.480.000.00
2Access Bank GhanaACCESS4.
3African Champion Industries LimitedACI0.
4Agricultural Development BankADB5.955.950.000.00
5AngloGold Ashanti LimitedAGA37.0037.000.000.00
6Aluworks LimitedALW0.
7Ayrton Drugs Manufacturing Co. Ltd.AYRTN0.
8Benso Oil Palm Plantation LimitedBOPP7.
9CAL Bank LimitedCAL1.541.45-0.09-5.84
10Clydestone (Ghana) LimitedCLYD0.
11Camelot Ghana LimitedCMLT0.
12Cocoa Processing Company LimitedCPC0.
13Ecobank Ghana LimitedEGH11.6511.63-0.02-0.17
14Enterprise Group LimitedEGL3.503.00-0.50-14.29
15Ecobank Transnational IncorporatedETI0.230.19-0.04-17.39
16Fan Milk LimitedFML16.4716.46-0.01-0.06
17GCB Bank LimitedGCB6.406.30-0.10-1.56
18Guinness Ghana Breweries LimitedGGBL2.602.600.000.00
19NewGold Issuer LimitedGLD38.8038.800.000.00
20Ghana Oil Company LimitedGOIL4.384.380.000.00
21Golden Star Resources LimitedGSR1.901.900.000.00
22Mega African Capital LimitedMAC5.985.980.000.00
23Mechanical Lloyd Company LimitedMLC0.
24Produce Buying Company LimitedPBC0.
25Pioneer Kitchenware LimitedPKL0.
26PZ Cussons Ghana LimitedPZC0.440.460.024.55
27*Republic Bank (Ghana) LimitedRBGH1.301.300.000.00
28Standard Chartered Bank (GH) Ltd.SCB30.0028.00-2.00-6.67
29Standard Chartered Bank (GH) Ltd. (Prefrence shares)SCB PREF1.
30SIC Insurance Company LimitedSIC0.420.420.000.00
31Societe Generale Ghana LimitedSOGEGH2.052.01-0.04-1.95
32Starwin Products LimitedSPL0.020.01-0.01-50.00
33Sam Woode LimitedSWL0.
34Trust Bank (Gambia) LimitedTBL0.300.300.000.00
35Tullow Oil PlcTLW17.1417.140.000.00
36Total Petroleum Ghana LimitedTOTAL5.905.10-0.80-13.56
37Unilever Ghana LimitedUNIL17.6217.630.010.06


*Republic Bank (Ghana) Limited is the new name for HFC Bank Limited following its rebranding