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25.10.2004 Business & Finance

Stock market in marginal performance

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Accra, Oct. 25, GNA - The Accra bourse made a marginal gain on Monday as the big push in the first half of the year evaporated. Gains in three equities - Fan Milk Limited, Mobil Oil Ghana Limited and Patterson Zochonis - pushed the GSE All-Share Index up to close at 2.14 points higher at 6,996.58 points sending the change for the year also up to 96.90 per cent from 96.84 per cent.

There were three price changes, all positive. Fan Milk Limited continued its good performance with a 200-cedi gain at 20,000 cedis, Mobil Oil Ghana Limited was 100 cedis better at 38,200 cedis and Patterson Zochonis made a rare gain, a 40-cedi hike, at 4,600 cedis.

Total number of shares that changed hands was lower at 43,600 shares from Friday's close of 130,000 shares. Market capitalisation closed higher at 97,194.48 billion cedis from 97,188.93 billion cedis in during the previous trading.

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

ABL 1,480 AGA 300,000 AADs 3,006 ALW 10,000 BAT 7,700 BOPP 10,000 CFAO 170 CLYD 1,300 CMLT 800 CPC 1,000 EIC 8,000

FML 20,000 +200

GBL 1,500 GCB 13,000 GGL 12,700 HFC 10,100 MGL 275 MLC 3,100

MOGL 38,200 +100

PAF 800 PBC 3,600

PZ 4,600 +40

SCB 170,000 SPPC 390 SG-SSB 27,000 SWL 290 TBL 31,000 UNIL 25,000