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Juniors up 44 points to record close

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended trading at yet another record closing high with a big gain of 43.64 points, with an increase of 1.36 percent to 3,247.20 points on Wednesday. The … [Read More...]

Junior Market jumps sharply to new record

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange traded up more than 129 points after midday on Tuesday. The market index hit a new intraday record high of 3,261.11 points with Lasco Manufacturing trading … [Read More...]

Sagicor caught in JSE ownership restriction

Two blocks amounting to 35.2 million Jamaica Stock Exchange shares were traded in the local exchange morning session, one day after the exchange advised Sagicor Group that they were in breach of Article 48 … [Read More...]

Increased FX cost for Jamaican banks

Bank of Jamaica announced changes to the cash reserves and liquid assets that deposit-taking institutions are required to hold against foreign currency liabilities effective March 1. According to the … [Read More...]

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Knutsford approves split

Shareholders of Knutsford Express Services, approved a 5 for 1 stock split at an Extraordinary General Meeting held on May 22, increasing the issued capital from 100,000,003 units to 500,000,015 shares of … [Read More...]

Pulse revs up stock split to 6 to 1

The Board of Pulse Investments at a board of directors meeting held today agreed to recommend to shareholders at an Extraordinary General Meeting splitting of the existing shares into six units for each … [Read More...]

Kingston Properties trades x-split

Shareholders approved a stock split of 2 for 1, at the Annual General Meeting Kingston Properties on May 16, with the record date being May 24. The stock split became effective in stock exchange trading … [Read More...]

Knutsford Express riding high

Knutsford Express last traded in 2016 at $20, today its up 240 percent to $68, thanks to a combination of factors, chief amongst them is a scarcity of supply and a proposed 5 for 1 stock split. A 33 … [Read More...]

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Juniors squeezed out another record

The Junior Market eked out another record close on Wednesday, having closed for Labour Day Holiday on Tuesday, with the index edging higher by 5.68 to end at 3,375.24 with 26 securities trading, compared to 24 on Monday. At the close of trading, 6 stocks advanced and 9 declined with 4,044,209 units valued at $14,886,455 changed hands, compared to 1,187,417 … [Read More...]

Juniors barely eked out record close

The Junior Market just eked out a record close on Monday, with the index edging higher by 0.58 points above the record on Wednesday last, as the overall index closed 29.26 points higher at 3,369.56. At the close of trading 24 securities traded, compared to 20 on Friday as 10 advancing and 8 declined. Overall, 1,187,417 units valued at $9,868,439 changed … [Read More...]

Eppley jumps $5.20 with first 2017 trade

The Junior Market listed Eppley finally traded at a record of $10.10 on Friday, after a number of attempts recently to trade at $12 failed. The stock split 150 to 1 last year and has not traded since, with the last trade before today, being 9,000 units, at $735 on August 26 last year. At the close of trading on Friday the index put on 13.46 points to close … [Read More...]

Sagicor hammers JSE index – Thursday

Sagicor Group traded 2.275 million shares and fell $3.49 to $30.01 by mid-morning on Thursday and was the main contributor to the more than 3,600 points fall in the main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed in the morning session. The price recovered to close back at the closing price of the previous day but the market closed with more losses with … [Read More...]

Juniors retreat in resistance zone

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange broke the record run on Thursday by falling 42.14 points to close at 3,326.84. Trading levels were slightly above Wednesday’s, with both volume and values being higher. At the close of the market, the number of securities trading, ended at 24 compared to 22 on Wednesday with 6 advancing and 9 declining. … [Read More...]

6 consecutive records for Jamaican stocks

The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended at another record close on Wednesday with the all Jamaica composite Index rising 776 points to 6 consecutive days of record close. The market closed with 27 securities changing hands, including 3 trading in the US dollar market. At the close, 9 stocks advanced and 8 declined. Trading levels in the main … [Read More...]

Another record close for Juniors -Wednesday

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange logged another record close on Wednesday but with a modest rise of just 9.84 points to a record close of 3,368.98 with gains of 29.9 percent for 2017 to date. Trading levels were down sharply again compared to Tuesday’s levels. At the close of the market, the number of securities trading, ended at 22 compared … [Read More...]

JSE in big record run on Tuesday

The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange shot up more than 3,300 points in the morning session to an intraday high on with all Jamaica Composite index up by 3,327.59 points to a new record, at 10:45 AM the index hit 265,287.63 points. The market failed to hold on to such heady gains and fell back later to end at a record close. At the close of the … [Read More...]

Juniors up 30% in 2017 for record close

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange after adding 71.57 points on Monday rose 34.71 points on Tuesday to a record close of 3,359.14 with gains of 29.5 percent for 2017 to date, with reduced trading levels compared to Monday’s levels. At the close of the market, the number of securities trading, ended at 23 compared to 20 on Monday with 7 … [Read More...]

Juniors jump 71 points to record close

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange surged 71.57 points end at 3,324.43 on Monday as four stocks traded during the day at new record highs as the level of trading climbs sharply over that on Friday. At the close of the market, the number of securities trading, ended at 20 compared to 20 on Friday with 9 advancing and 7 declining. Overall, … [Read More...]

Buy out interest for Berger Paints?

Reports reaching IC Insider.com is that Jamaican based Berger Paints is in play with more than one interested party eyeing the profitable target one source within the financial community stated. I know as a fact that an offer was made on Thursday but was rejected by Berger as inadequate and would not involve taking over the staff. Another source indicates … [Read More...]

Junior Market gains on Thursday

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange rose on Thursday by 23.43 points to end at 3,279.58 but continues to trade less than 1 million shares daily. At the close of the market, the number of securities trading, ended at 20 from 24 on Wednesday with 9 advancing and 3 declining. Overall, 830,850 units valued at 6,979,202 changed hands, compared to … [Read More...]