The benchmark index closed 26.66 points (-1.23%) lower due to downward price movements in three banking and telecom stocks to close at 2,132.72 with a -5.51% year-to-date return while market capitalization stayed at GH¢55.98 billion.
The GSE Financial Index shed 5.48 points (-0.28%) to close at 1,917.44 with a year-to-date return of -5.06% as a result of CAL Bank (-3.49%) and Trust Bank (-15.00%).
The SAS Manufacturing Index remained unchanged at 3,212.19 with a -7.74% year-to-date.
MTN Ghana (-2.94%) completed the losers’ chart at GH¢0.66.
Trading activity strengthened as 123,543 shares valued at GH¢101,227 changed hands from 6,719 shares valued at GH¢14,962 at the previous session. MTN Ghana dominated trades by volume and value, accounting for 65.56% of the total volume traded and 52.67% of the total value traded.
We expect trading activity to pick up as investors take advantage of bargain stocks.
Preference Share Dividend Payment
Standard Chartered Bank Limited (GSE: SCB)
SCB has announced a dividend payment of GH¢0.0471 per preference share in respect of the dividend period 31st March, 2020 to 30th September, 2020. The Dividend Rate (interest) is 18.1519%.
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