The GSE recovered from Monday's loss, following price appreciation on five stocks. The GSE-Composite Index climbed a marginal 0.02 points to close trading at 1,877.69. Currently, the year-to-date return on the bourse is 56.51%. The year-to-date return on financial stocks dropped 142bps to 57.81% as three financial stocks recorded losses. The GSE-Financial Stock Index closed at 1,641.01 from 1,655.76.
A turnover of 0.73 million shares resulted in a total consideration of GHS0.85 million. The shares traded today was more than 51% of the shares traded on Monday. Nearly 33% of the volume traded was accounted for by GOIL, also capturing 39.17% of the total value traded.
TOTAL returned 12.65% today as it reached a record high of GHS31.26. UNIL and GGBL also closed at record highs of GHS14.51 and GHS4.32 respectively. PZC and BOPP also recorded gains. HFC, SCB and SIC on the other hand, saw their share prices decline.
Courtesy: GSE and CBL.