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General News | Mar 22, 2004

Accra bourse index in strong performance

GNA

Accra, March 22, GNA - The GSE-All Share Index, the key stock gauge, ended stronger on Wednesday by 96.15 points on the back of impressive gains by 10 equities on the bourse. The index closed at 5,535.98 points up from the previous level of 5,439.83 points recorded on Monday.

Traded volumes rose to close at 447,500 shares as against 332,600 shares posted on Monday.

In the broader market, Trust Bank Limited made 1,500 cedis at 16,000 cedis, Ghana Commercial Bank finished higher by 100 cedis at 15,100 cedis, Aluworks, the only aluminum company on the Exchange went up by 1,000 cedis at 8,500 cedis and British American Tobacco (BAT) 50 cedis at 6,450 cedis.

Cocoa Processing Company gained nine cedis at 1,030 cedis, Guinness Ghana Limited was up 850 cedis at 9,360 cedis Home Finance Company 45 cedis at 8,800 cedis.

Mechanical Lloyd Company continued its run making 130 cedis to end at 1,390 cedis, SSB Bank made two cedis at 25,032 cedis and Unilever 300 cedis at 18,000 cedis.

Market capitalisation went up to 17,624.47 billion cedis from 17,381.61 billion cedis on Monday.

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

ABL 605

AGC 28,650

ALW 8,500 +1,000

BAT 6,450 +50

CFAO 85

CMLT 665

CPC 1,030 +9

EIC 16,200

FML 5,205

GBL 1,700

GCB 15,100 +100

GGL 9,360 +850

HFC 8,800 +45

MGL 275

MLC 1,390 +130

MOGL 36,502

PAF 740

PBC 3,920

PZ 3,000

SCB 70,001

SPPC 390

SSB 25,032 +2

SWL 290

TBL 16,000 +1,500

UNIL 18,000 +300

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