Small Businesses can now turn to the Ghana Stock Exchange to raise capital to expand their operations.

This is because the Ghana Alternative Market which is dedicated to small firms and start-ups with flexible listing requirements has taken off after several postponements.

Firms that want to list on the market must have a stated capital of GHS 250,000 after listing and just 20 shareholders.

Managing Director of the Exchange, Kofi Yamoah told Joy Business they would soon announce the fist company that will start trading on the market.

Meanwhile the Ghana stock Exchange says it would work hard to sustain the markets’ excellent performance.

A Databank report last week adjudged the GSE as the best in Africa in terms of returns to investors in dollars for the first quarter of this year.

Mr Kofi Yamoah told Joy Business the market should end the year on a good note because the fundamentals guiding the performance are strong.