A strong performance by four financial stocks drove the benchmark index 18.60 points (+0.83%) upward to close at 2,257.15 with a year-to-date return of -12.25% while market capitalization was up 0.34% to settle at GH¢56.79 billion.
Gains in Republic Bank (+14.29%), CAL Bank (+8.54%), Ecobank Ghana (+2.41%) and GCB Bank (+2.00%) pushed the GSE Financial Index up by 34.63 points (+1.74%) to close at 2,019.65 with a -6.23% year-to-date return.
The SAS Manufacturing Index stayed unchanged, closing at 3,481.52 with a -25.18% year-to-date return.
Trading activity soared as 16,625,829 shares valued at GH¢12,214,426 changed hands compared to 51,057 shares valued at GH¢14,441 at the previous session. MTN Ghana dominated trades by volume and value, accounting for 97.89% of total volume traded and 93.27% of the total value traded.
We expect activity levels to increase at the next session.
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