Monday, October 29, 2012

Mutual Monday: Ghana's Mutual funds' Update on Mondays

I would on every Monday post analysis on mutual funds and unit trusts in Ghana and how best individuals can take advantage of them. I would look at their financial statements, management, directors and fund managers and I would also from time to time make comparative analysis between two mutual funds and educate investors. 

Thursday, October 25, 2012

The Choices of Warren Buffett on the Ghanaian stock market

I have been thinking of what stocks or companies Warren Buffett would pick or invest in. What I mean about this is that, if he’s to invest on the Ghanaian stock market, what would be his choice knowing what he stands for and his style of investing.
Warren Buffett is popularly referred to as the greatest investor and his investment strategy or philosophy is highly and widely seen as superior. Buffett’s investment philosophy comes from Benjamin Graham school of value investing. An article published by Investopedia reveals that, value investors look for securities with prices that are unjustifiably low based on their intrinsic worth.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Ghana Stock Exchange recorded a 3rd straight win as new year-highs ended mid-week trading

Let us see what happened on the Ghanaian stock market so far in this week. Having gone three successive sessions without a positive return, the Ghana Stock Exchange-Composite Index picked up 7.74 points, to close trading at 1,042.37 points. The change brought the year-to-date return to 7.74% as at Monday. Gains in Ecobank Transnational Inc,(ETI) and UT Bank (UTB) ended a five-day losing streak as the GSE-Financial Index climbed 10.76 points clear of Friday's closing at 872.12 points.
A total of 0.20 million shares

Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) to issue bonus shares of no par value

Following the approval by shareholders of  Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited (SCB) at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at the National Theatre on April 25, 2012, the Company has announced a Bonus Issue of 96,256,070 ordinary shares of no par value (the Issue) on the Ghana Stock Exchange.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Ghana Stock Exchange records the third successive loss to end the week in red

The local bourse recorded its third successive loss, the fourth in the last five sessions, closing 3.65 points lower than Thursday's closing, at 1,034.63 points. The year-to-date return on financial stocks fell beneath the zero mark at -0.20%, as the index lost 4.82 points to close at 861.36 points.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Banking stocks pulled the market down as all indexes recorded significant loss

CBL - The GSE-Composite Index declined by 1.25 points, as the stock market recorded its third successive loss. The index closed at 1,043.18 points from 1,044.43 points. With three out of the four losers being banking stocks, the GSE-Financial Stock Index fell 1.58 points to close at 874.75 points.

NEWS RELEASE: AngloGold Ashanti Update on Unprotected Strike at South Africa mines

NEWS RELEASE: (Johannesburg)  –  AngloGold  Ashanti (AGA)  confirms that  its  mines  in  South  Africa remain  at  a standstill  amid the unprotected  strike  which  began  on 20 September  2012 at the Kopanang operation  and spread to the  remaining  five  operations  on  25  September  2012. Our priority remains to protect the safety of our employees and the communities in which we operate and we continue to work with the authorities to that end. AngloGold Ashanti has


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