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Weekly Financial Markets Review- Thursday August 18, 2016

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In the Weekly Financial Markets Review for the week ending Thursday, August  18, 2016  the  Stock Market saw  GCB Bank, CAL Bank and Ecobank Ghana close on upbeat notes. Also, Standard Chartered Bank, Enterprise Group, Guinness Ghana, Ghana Oil and five others close in the red.

Meanwhile the Benchmark Composite Index rally for a fourth straight week; advancing  by 18.04 points; registers  a year-to-date change of -8.55%
On the treasuries, the 91-Day Bill, 1-year and  2 Year Notes remained steady. Also, the 3 Year, 5 Year and 7 Year Notes were unchanged while the 182-Day Bill went down to 22.67%

on the currencies market, the  Cedi went up against the Dollar & Pound; looses grounds to the Euro

On the commodities market  Crude oil, Cocoa and  Spot gold prices appreciated.

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