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JSE correcting directors’ error

Shareholders of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) will have a much longer wait to see the increase in the number of issued shares take effect than the date originally indicated on Wednesday in a release by … [Read More...]

Investors traded Carib Cement at $34 but the trade was cancelled and the stock closed at $30 after officially going as high s $32.

The top 5 major & junior stocks

Barita Investments looks like the stock to deliver the best returns in the main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange and Medical Disposables the stock to deliver the best returns in the medium term, in … [Read More...]

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GOJ revenues grow faster than plan

Government of Jamaica revenues jumped nearly 6 percent over budget for the first two months of the fiscal year to May, and have seen an acceleration to June with a 7.9 percent increase, bringing the … [Read More...]

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Crude oil falls set for more losses

Jamaica and most of the Caribbean excepting Trinidad and Tobago are benefiting from a soft oil market with prices having fallen from a recent high of US$51.23 per barrel in June. Excess inventories said … [Read More...]

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RJR & General Accident in Top 5

Prices on the Jamaica Stock Exchange are on the move again as the last quarter of the year approaches. As prices rise so does the PE ratio. The top PE in the main market is at 17 while in the junior market … [Read More...]

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JSE’s directors not empowered to split stock

Directors of the Jamaica Stock Exchange approved a 5 for 1 stock split effective October 5, 2016 but the directors do not have the power to effect the change without the approval of shareholders at a … [Read More...]

Paramount with the stock priced at $17.50 with virtually no supply seems a candidate for a stock split.

Stock split who is next?

Companies on the Jamaican Stock Exchange have either announced or effected stock splits or bonuses this year, to loud applause by investors who have driven the stocks sharply upwards in response to the … [Read More...]

ISP $150M arsenal for expansion

ISP Finance raised $150 million it sought from a bond offering paying interest at 10 percent. The issue that was scheduled to close on September 22 but was closed one week earlier. An announcement issued … [Read More...]

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Another junior record close – Wednesday

Trading on the Junior market was greater than the levels on Tuesday as the closed at yet another 52 weeks’ high. The advanced decline ratio was negative less on a day that had one less security trading than the previous day. The market closed with 3 stocks rising, while 5 declined out of 13 securities that traded. The junior index gained 4.42 points, to … [Read More...]

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Record close for juniors – Tuesday

The Junior market recorded 2 stocks closing at 52 weeks’ high as the market index climbed into new territory with a record close, bettering the previous record level reached in February this year. The market closed with 7 stocks rising, while 5 declined out of 14 securities that traded. The junior index gained 20.94 points, to close at a record 2,361.89 … [Read More...]

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JSE resumes rally – Monday

Stocks on the main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange mostly rose at the close of trading on Monday with four digit gains in the main indices as advancing stocks surged well over declining stocks more than 2 to 1. At the close of the market, prices of 19 securities gained out of a total of 40 trading, while 8 declined in the overall market, including 7 … [Read More...]

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Junior record 17 points away – Monday

The Junior market moved one step closer at the close on Monday, to take out the old record high reached in February this year. The market is only 16.25 points adrift and came within 6 points of it during trading in the morning, today. The market closed with 7 stocks rising, while 5 declined out of 14 securities that traded. The junior index gained 6.52 … [Read More...]

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RJR & General Accident in Top 5

Prices on the Jamaica Stock Exchange are on the move again as the last quarter of the year approaches. As prices rise so does the PE ratio. The top PE in the main market is at 17 while in the junior market is around 18. Charts of both markets show them in a bullish state, with the markets hitting higher lows and higher highs, a strong indication that they … [Read More...]

The JSE stock climbed by $2.60 with the news of a possible stock spit to come.

JSE majors retreat again – Friday

Stocks on the main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange the gave up more ground by the close on Friday even as advancing stocks edged out declining stocks, once more. At the close of the market, prices of 15 securities gained out of a total of 38 trading, while 14 declined in the overall market, including 5 stocks rising and 5 falling, in the junior market. … [Read More...]

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Juniors just 22 points from record

The Junior market moved one step closer at the close on Friday to take out the old record high and is now only 22.31 points adrift. The market closed 5 stocks rising, while 5 declined out of 13 securities that traded. The market index gained 12.01 points, to close at 2,334.43 and is 30.3 percent ahead of the close of 2015. Trading volume and value rose … [Read More...]

Palace closed at a new high of $170 on Thursday.

JSE majors give up 1,200 points – Thursday

Stocks on the main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange the gave up a near 1,200 points by the close, in the all Jamaica Composite Index to end down 400 points loss at the end after it had gained close to 800 points by midday. At the close advancing stocks still edged out declining stocks. At the close of the market prices of 14 securities gained out of a … [Read More...]

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Junior just 35 points from record – Thursday

The Junior market headed higher at the close on Thursday, with the market rising with 7 stocks rising, while 3 declined out of 15 securities that traded. The market index gained 21.50 points, to close at 2,322.42 and is up 29.7 percent from the close of 2015. The index is now only 34.78 points adrift of the all-time high reached in January this year. Market … [Read More...]

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JSE correcting directors’ error

Shareholders of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) will have a much longer wait to see the increase in the number of issued shares take effect than the date originally indicated on Wednesday in a release by the JSE. In the original release of September 21, the company said the “Board of Directors decided at a meeting held on September 21, 2016, that each … [Read More...]

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JSE’s directors not empowered to split stock

Directors of the Jamaica Stock Exchange approved a 5 for 1 stock split effective October 5, 2016 but the directors do not have the power to effect the change without the approval of shareholders at a general meeting. According to a release today on the JSE website, the board of directors at a meeting approved the stock split of the company effective in … [Read More...]

Paramount with the stock priced at $17.50 with virtually no supply seems a candidate for a stock split.

Stock split who is next?

Companies on the Jamaican Stock Exchange have either announced or effected stock splits or bonuses this year, to loud applause by investors who have driven the stocks sharply upwards in response to the news. The first to do so was Jamaican Teas with the price doubling after the announced split. Honey Bun followed with the price climbing sharply after the … [Read More...]