Losses in two counters in the agro processing and banking sectors capped gains from the previous session. The benchmark index moderated by 10.90 points (-0.48%) to close at 2,285.76 with a -11.14% year-to-date return while market capitalization declined by 0.19% to settle at GH¢57.22 billion.
Performance was bearish across sector indices. Standard Chartered Bank (-4.49%) declined by GH¢0.85 to close at GH¢18.08. Consequently, the GSE Financial Index shed 20.35 points (-1.02%) to close at 2,004.30 with a -6.94% year-to-date return.
The SAS Manufacturing Index moderated by 2.66 points (-0.07%) to close at 3,890.55 with a -16.39% year-to-date return on the back of a loss in Benso Oil Palm Plantation (-1.64%).
A total of 371,698 shares valued at GH¢321,107 changed hands, compared with 58,352 shares valued at GH¢853,292 yesterday. MTN Ghana dominated trades, accounting for 57.33% of total volume traded and 46.57% of total value traded.
We expect activity levels to increase at the next session.Gainers & Losers
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