Accra bourse gains more than 3% in dramatic week

The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) ended a week of successive gains on Friday with the main market indicator, the GSE All-Share index, closing the day�s trading up by 122.46 points. The index closed at 5,622.18 points from Thursday�s 5,499.72 points. The index began the week at 5,296.90 points. Change for the year to date closed the week at -46.10 per cent, up 3.12 per cent over Monday�s opening of -49.22 per cent. Traded volumes on Friday surged to 1,237,700 from Thursday�s 562,700 shares. Market capitalization appreciated to GH�15,424.96.69 million from GH�15,335.79 million on Thursday. The figure for Monday was GH�15,188.11. On Friday, there were four price changes, two either way. Ecobank Ghana gained GH�0.03 to close GH�2.93 and Ecobank Transnational was GH�0.01 better at GH�0.15; GOIL lost GH�0.01 at GH�0.15 and UT also lost GH�0.01 at GH�0.17.