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06.04.2006 Business & Finance

Stock index inches up in mixed trading

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Accra, April 6, GNA - The main index of the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) went up slightly in mixed trading on Wednesday that saw an appreciable number of shares changing hands. GSE All-Share Index, the main stock index, gained 0.13 points at 4,767.61 points from 4,767.48 points. Change for the year to date remained at -0.03 per cent.

Volume of shares traded came down to 243,000 from 641,800 on Wednesday with CAL Bank selling 210,400 shares.

On the broader market there were three gainers, all positive. Enterprise Insurance Company gained six cedis to close trading at 6,881 cedis while CAL Bank (CAL) gained one cedi at 1,936 cedis and Ghana Commercial bank (GCB) also made one cedi at 6,201 cedis. Market capitalisation moved up to 91,944.95 billion cedis from 91,944.48 billion cedis on Wednesday.

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

ABL 1,150 AGA 300,000

ALW 6,121 +1

BAT 3,047 BOPP 5,500

CAL 1,935 +2

CFAO 399 CLYD 1,000 CMLT 1,700 CPC 600

EIC 6,875 +2

FML 15,800 GCB 6,200 GGBL 8,565 GWEB 550 HFC 6,000 MLC 2,500 MOGL 54,000 PAF 800 PBC 2,800 PZ 6,501 SCB 130,000 SPL 570 SPPC 390 SG-SSB 7,000 SWL 290 TBL 27,000 UNIL 15,400

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