Weekly Stock Market Report_14th January,2022

TERM OF THE WEEK

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STOCK MARKET FOCUS: Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) Composite Index increases by 19.67 points to return -0.98% Yield-To-Date (YTD).

The benchmark GSE Composite Index (GSE-CI) at the end of this week gained 19.67 points to close at 2,762.03 showing a YTD return of -0.98% as two (2) stocks recorded gainers and three (3) stocks recorded losers during this week.

The Market Capitalization at the close of this week increased by GH₵205.87million to close trading at GH₵64.2billion translating into a growth of 0.52% in 2022.

A total of 1.52million shares valued at 2.4million traded this week; a decrease of 93.93% in volume traded and 90.97% decrease in value traded as compared to the previous week.

MTNGH recorded most trades, representing 82.85% in total volume and 57.11% in total value traded this week.

Report compiled by: Ibrahim A. Obeng, Mariama Quarshie, Jeff Kumi, Desmond Agbesi and Eric Tetteh.

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