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.