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Trans Jamaican Highway trades at $1.02

Shares of Trans Jamaican Highway trades at $1.02 after listing this morning. The stock that was sold to the public at $1.41 in February traded 17,804,223 up to $1.39 at 11.18 AM and has fallen 28 percent … [Read More...]

Palace Amusement closes cinemas

In the wake of COVID 19 in Jamaica and recent reports of community spread, the management of Palace Amusement Company has taken the decision to close its four cinemas - Carib 5 and Palace Cineplex in … [Read More...]

GCT drops to 15% in April

The Minister of Finance announced a cut in GCT by 1.5 percentage points to 15 percent, effective April and will results in a loss in revenues of $14 billion as he announced a raft of measures that will … [Read More...]

TransJamaican IPO pulled in $25.5B

Ministry of Finance, Dr. Nigel Clarke in his budget presentation in the Jamaica Parliament stated that the TransJamaican Highway IPO pulled in $25.5 billion from 36,428 applicants. National Road Operating … [Read More...]

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4 for 1 stock split for Pulse Investment?

Investors in Pulse Investment can look forward to a stock split that is likely to see each existing stock split into four units when it becomes effective.The directors have not yet met to determine the … [Read More...]

Falling TTSE stocks beat advancers – Thursday

The Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange closed higher at the end of trading on Thursday with the 16 securities changing hands versus 17 on Wednesday, with much lower volume and value than on … [Read More...]

Wigton erroneous EPS

Last year, IC Insider.com forecasted earnings for Wigton Windfarms at six cents per share after the posted excellent first-quarter numbers that initially suggested a significant surge in profits for the … [Read More...]

Sweet River delisted from Junior Market

Sweet River Abattoir and Supplies became the first Junior Market company to have its shares delisted from the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange. The delisting is effective on Monday, February … [Read More...]

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Good week for JSE Junior Market

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange bounced for five trading days out of the last seven and closed the week on a strong note with 34 securities changing hands and leading to the prices of 21 securities rising, while eight declined and five remained unchanged. The Junior Market Index advanced by 50.32 points to close at 2,144.08 after an exchange … [Read More...]

JSE US dollar market ends week quietly

JSE US dollar market ends week quietly as two stocks recorded price changes. The new listing at the start of the week Trans Jamaican Highway dominated trading from its listing on Tuesday. It continued its dominance of the JSE US dollar market on Friday, accounting for 92.6 percent of the day’s volume, with the price remaining unchanged at the close. At the … [Read More...]

Aggressive price gains push JSE Main Market

Some aggressive price movements push JSE Main Market higher at the close of trading on Friday as investors seem to be putting the recent sharp sell-off behind them. In the end, Caribbean Cement jumped $4, Grace Kennedy $2, NCB Financial $2, Sagicor group $4.20, Scotia Group $3.50 and Seprod $2.The market ended, with the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index … [Read More...]

NCB inflict pain in TTSE trading

NCB Financial after trading for the first time since last week Friday, the stock price sank to $8.99 from $10 and contributed the most to the plunge 2.37 percent or more than 32 points in the T&T Composite Index to close at 1,328.99. The All T&T Index declined by 6.45 points to end at 1,749.07 while the Cross Listed Index fell 7.95 points at … [Read More...]

Big bounce for JSE Main Market

NCB Financial one of the big contributors to the fall in the Main Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange by knocking approximately 50,000 points off the index roared back in trading on Thursday, with a rise of $7 to close at $152 and in the process helped in pushing the two leading indices sharply higher. At the close, the market shows signs that it may … [Read More...]

All but one Junior Market stock trade

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange settled on Thursday with Index falling 20.09 points to close at 2,093.76 as 40 securities changed hands, leaving just one ordinary listing that had no trading. At the close of market activities, the prices of 17 securities advanced, 18 declined and five remained unchanged. At the close, market … [Read More...]

TTSE stocks still under selling pressure

The decline in the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange continued unabated into Thursday as declining stocks dominated rising ones leading to the T&T Composite Index falling 2.54 points to 1,361.21 and the All T&T Index slipping 5.87 points to 1,755.62 as the Cross Listed Index inched 0.11 points higher at 130.94. The market closed with 14 securities … [Read More...]

Trans Jamaica holds 97% of JSE US market

Trans Jamaican Highway is once more the most dominant traded stock in the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Thursday, accounting for 97 percent of the day’s volume, just a fraction up on Wednesday’s level of 96.6 percent of the total volume traded. Trading resulted in five securities changing hands accounting for 5,389,685 units crossing the … [Read More...]

BOJ overnight rate still 0.50%

Bank of Jamaica announced the decision to maintain its accommodative monetary policy stance by holding the overnight policy rate offered to deposit-taking institutions at 0.50 percent per annum. In announcing the decision to hold the rate Governor of the Bank of Jamaica, Richard Byles, stated, “I think it is important to emphasize that Jamaica’s financial … [Read More...]

Trans Jamaica dominates JSE US market

Newly listed Trans Jamaican Highway continued to dominate trading in the US dollar market on Wednesday accounting for 96.6 percent of the total volume of 5,292,251 units for $93,450. The US market index advanced 2.49 points to close at 187.35 after seven securities traded. First Rock Capital closed at 9 US cents, after gaining 0.6 of a cent in exchanging … [Read More...]

NCB knocks 16,000 points off JSE index

NCB Financial sharp fall in value on Monday, finally hit the market, knocking a big piece out of the Jamaica Stock Exchange index on Wednesday with the stock closing at $145 after trading at an intraday 52 weeks’ low of $135. The price used in the index computation dropped by a sharp $16.47 to $142.37 and was the main reason for the more than a 15,000 … [Read More...]

Trinidad stocks lose more ground

The decline of the Trinidad & Tobago market indices continued apace on Wednesday as declining stocks edged out advancing ones leaving the T&T Composite Index with a loss of 8.83 points to close at 1,363.75, the All T&T Index dropped 12.88 points to end at 1,761.39 and the Cross Listed Index slipped 0.64 points to 130.83. The market closed with … [Read More...]