Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) Live
Sep 23, 2022
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Live share prices of stocks on Ghana Stock Exchange
GSE-CI IndexYear-to-DateMarket Cap.2,488.21
-301.13 (10.8%)GHS 64.28Bn
The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) is the principal stock exchange of the country located in the capital Accra. Through its automated trading system, the GSE opens for continuous trading every working day from 10:00 to 15:00 GMT. Settlement of trades, handled by Bank of Ghana’s Central Securities Depositary, is done on a T+3 basis (business days). Backed by the SEC, the regulatory body for the securities market in the country, the GSE has various investor protection provisions such as rules against insider trading as well as a fidelity fund to compensate investors for losses incurred as a result of malpractice by a licensed dealing member of the bourse.
In January 2011, the GSE began publishing two indices, namely, the GSE Composite Index (GSE-CI) and the GSE Financial Stocks Index (GSE-FSI). The GSE-CI is a market capitalization weighted index comprising all listed ordinary shares with the exception of those of listed companies that have shares listed on other markets. Calculation of the index is based on the volume-weighted average closing price of the constituent stocks. The GSE-FSI is exactly like the GSE-CI but has as its constituents stocks from the financials sector, including those in the banking and insurance industries. The GSE-CI is regarded as the benchmark index of the Ghana stock market.
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Monetary values are quoted in Ghana Cedi (GHS) unless otherwise stated
The GSE has two categories of listing, namely, the main board and the Ghana Alternative Market (GAX). The GAX, operated as a parallel market since 2015, is aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises with strong growth potential. The table below presents equities from both categories. Currently, the types of stocks listed on the GSE are common stocks (ordinary shares), preferred stocks (preference shares), and exchange traded funds.
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GSE TRADING SUMMARY FOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2022: At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE), a total of 756,319 shares, corresponding to a market value of GHS 1,154,916.13, were traded. Compared with the previous GSE trading day (Thursday, September 22), today’s data shows 824% improvement in volume and 498% improvement in turnover. The current market capitalization of the Ghana Stock Exchange is GHS 64.3 billion.
In the aggregate, eight GSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with disappointingly two losers, namely, Societe Generale Ghana (-8.26%) and Ecobank Ghana (-2.22%). There were no gainers. MTN Ghana recorded the highest volume of 561,433 traded shares, followed by Total Petroleum Ghana (111,926), GCB Bank (40,269) and Societe Generale Ghana (35,000).
Regarding the performance of GSE market indices, the benchmark GSE Composite Index (GSE-CI) shed 10.75 (-0.43%) points to close at 2,488.21, representing a 1-week loss of 0.49%, a 4-week gain of 0.1%, but an overall year-to-date loss of 10.8%. The GSE Financial Stocks Index (GSE-FSI) also decreased by 0.94% to 2,055.64 points, making it a 1-week loss of 0.92%, a 4-week gain of 1.02%, and a year-to-date loss of 4.47%.