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19.07.2004 Business & Finance

GSE dips as mixed fortunes continue

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Accra, July 19, GNA - The Ghana Stock Exchange opened on a low note on Monday as the bourse continued to witness mixed fortunes on account of poor share price performance.

The GSE All-Share Index, the benchmark measure, dipped 18.05 points to close at 7,052.02 points, pulled down by losses of British American Tobacco and Aluworks.

Change for the year to date fell to 98.46 points.

Total shares traded, however, went up to 9.2 million shares, thanks to a block trade in Accra Brewery Limited shares. The equity alone sold 8.9 million shares.

On the broader market, there were five price changes - three positive and two negative.

Accra Brewery Limited gained five cedis at 1,305 cedis, Clydstone went up by 51 cedis at 1,051 cedis and Patterson Zochonis was 365 cedis richer to close at 4,015 cedis.

The losers were Aluworks, which lost 100 cedis at 12,100 cedis and British American Tobacco, which shed 800 cedis at 7,000 cedis. Market capitalisation was 97,052.17 billion cedis from 3,380.2 million shares.

The following are the last prices of listed equities in cedis:

ABL 1,305 +5

AGA 300,000

AADs 3,006

ALW 12,100 -100

BAT 7,000 -800

CFAO 118

CLYD 1,051 +51

CMLT 780

CPC 1,950

EIC 3,612

FML 8,000

GBL 1,500

GCB 17,000

GGL 12,750

HFC 10,100

MGL 275

MLC 3,100

MOGL 42,110

PAF 800

PBC 3,600

PZ 4,015 +365

SCB 100,000

SPPC 390

SG-SSB 31,752 SWL 290 TBL 31,500

UNIL 25,500