The benchmark index closed 2.30 points (+0.10%) higher at 2,245.87 with a year-to-date return of -12.69% on the back of price advancement in Republic Bank (+6.25%) while market capitalization increased by 0.04% to settle at GH¢56.68 billion.
The GSE Financial Index gained 4.28 points (+0.22%) to close at 1,982.89 with a -7.93% year-to-date return.
SIC Insurance (-11.11%) was the sole decliner at the session.
The manufacturing index remained unchanged at 3,513.76 with a -24.49% year-to-date return.
Trading activity waned as 80,266 shares valued at GH¢176,292.17 changed hands compared to 221,032 shares valued at GH¢500,089 at the previous session. GCB Bank dominated trades by volume and value, accounting for 34.83% of total volume traded and 79.26% of the total value traded.
We expect activity levels to increase at the next session.
AngloGold Ashanti Limited (GSE: AGA)
AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti, has achieved its first pour of gold from the Obuasi Gold Mine, signalling the successful redevelopment of the mine into a modern, mechanized mining operation since mining activities were suspended five years ago.
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