SIC Insurance tops trading chart as GSE sees no gainers or decliners
The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) closed Monday’s trading session with no change in the benchmark index (GSE-Composite Index) and the GSE Financial Stocks Index. The GSE-Composite Index ended the day at 2,414.43 points, while the GSE Financial Stocks Index closed at 1,983.51 points.
These figures represent a year-to-date (YTD) return of -1.21% and -3.37%, respectively.
Monday’s trading session saw no gainers and no decliners, indicating a relatively stagnant day in terms of stock market activity. Market capitalization also recorded no change, closing the day at GH¢64.35 billion.
A total of 19,416.00 shares valued at GH¢25,720.20 were traded across twelve (12) counters. The total volume traded decreased by 40.42%, while the total value traded decreased by 28.81%, compared to the previous trading day.
SIC Insurance Company Ltd. (SIC) topped the trading chart, with 16,706.00 shares valued at GH¢5,178.86, representing 20.14% of the total value traded. This was followed by BOPP, which traded 2,000 shares valued at GH¢19,300.00, representing 74.04% of total traded value.
It is worth noting that the relatively stagnant performance of the stock market could be attributed to several factors, including global economic uncertainty, fluctuating commodity prices, and political developments in the country. Despite this, market analysts remain cautiously optimistic about the long-term prospects of the GSE, with many predicting a rebound in the coming months.