The benchmark index declined by 3.38 points (-0.12%) on the back of losses in five counters in the banking and beverage sectors to close at 2,784.24 with a 7.93% year-to-date return. Market capitalization followed the market’s trend, down 0.05% to settle at GH¢63.32 billion.
The financial index retreated by 29.77 points (-1.31%) on the back of losses in Enterprise Group Limited (-0.36%), Cal Bank Limited (-1.00%) and Standard Chartered Bank (-5.21%) to close at 2,265.55 with a -1.95% year-to-date return.
A loss in Fan Milk Ghana Limited (-0.10%) dragged the manufacturing index down by 1.78 points (-0.03%) to close at 5,150.33 with a -12.62% year-to-date return.
Mechanical Lloyd (+11.11%) and MTN Ghana (+1.15%) were the top gainers today.
Activity levels declined with 197,401 shares valued at GH¢1,889,832.95 changing hands from 302,265 shares valued at GH¢2,647,014.22 in the previous session. Fan Milk Ghana Limited (FML) dominated trades by both volume and value for the second straight session, accounting for 91.18% of total volume traded and 98.58% of total value traded.
We expect the market’s performance to decline tomorrow as stocks remain net offered.
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