The benchmark index advanced for the second consecutive session, up 4.93 points (+0.21%) due to gains in banking stocks to close at 2,296.66 with a -10.71% year-to-date return while market capitalization increased by 0.09% to settle at GH¢57.33 billion.
Performance was mixed across sector indices. The GSE Financial Index advanced by 9.78 points (+0.48%) to close at 2,024.65 with a -5.99% year-to-date return due to gains in Access Bank Ghana Limited (+13.73%).
The SAS Manufacturing Index moderated by 3.56 points (-0.09%) to close at 3,893.22 with a -16.33% year-to-date return on the back of a loss in Fan Milk Ghana Limited (+0.36%).
A total of 58,352 shares valued at GH¢853,292 exchanged hands, compared with 1,074,464 shares valued at GH¢226,528 yesterday. Standard Chartered Bank (-0.37%) dominated trades, accounting for 73.63% of total volume traded and 95.32% of total value traded.
We expect activity levels to increase at the next session.
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