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Bulls pushing JSE stocks higher

The bulls continue to prowl Wednesday on the Jamaica Stock Exchange with the All Jamaican Composite Index up to trade at 435,382.80, up 6,446.29 points after an hour of trading and is back the April 15 … [Read More...]

More gains for Jamaican Dollar

The Jamaican dollar closed trading on Thursday at $144.48, an improvement over Wednesday’s closing selling rate of $145.30 to one US dollar. Since August when the rate hit a low of $151.27 against the US … [Read More...]

BOJ resets FX market

Massive speculation in the US dollar in Jamaica since March this year, maybe ending with the latest move by Bank of Jamaica exposing the extent of the market’s acceptance of rates above J$150 to one US … [Read More...]

10 to 1 stock split for Caribbean Flavours

Caribbean Flavours and Fragrances (CFF) is set to split their stock, subject to the approval of shareholders at a meeting to be held to consider the matter. The company will hold a special board meeting … [Read More...]

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Q4 profit jumps 76% for Honey Bun

The Easter bounce in earnings never happened for Honey Bun with sales in the March quarter up 13 percent and the June quarter down 7 percent, but fourth quarter sales compensated for the June fall out, … [Read More...]

Q2 profit up at Carreras

Cigarettes are no longer the in-demand and sexy product of former years, nor are stocks of companies involved in the product in strong demand either. It is against that background that the former … [Read More...]

Berger Paints Q3 profit surges

Profit before taxation soared an outstanding 524 percent for Berger Paints for the third quarter, but that was insufficient to wipe out the losses incurred in the first and second quarters, amounting to … [Read More...]

Good news drive interest in Jamaican Teas

Shareholders of Jamaican Teas approved a three for one stock split effective November 30 at a meeting held by the Company on Tuesday. The record date for the split is Monday, November 30, but the stocks go … [Read More...]

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Trading activity eases on JSE USD market

Trading pulled back on Tuesday from the heightened levels of Monday on the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange, with the market index declining after trading 74 percent fewer shares than on Monday.  At the close of the market, trading ended with five securities changing hands compared to eight on Monday and closed with the price of two rising, … [Read More...]

Modest start to new month for TTSE

Trading activity chilled a bit on the with an exchange of only 12 securities, down from nineteen on Monday as the market enters the final month of the year for the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Tuesday, resulting in an exchange of 96 percent fewer shares, with the value falling 90 percent below Monday. The average trade for the day amounted to 2,576 … [Read More...]

JSE Main Market gains 7% in November

Stocks put in a spirited run in November, rising 6.5 percent in the month to close at the highest level since April 14, at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market on Monday after more stocks advanced than declined, with an exchange of 93 percent fewer shares than on Friday. At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index jumped 2,322.50 … [Read More...]

Junior Market holds on

Rising stocks squeezed out declining ones at the end of Mondays’ trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange as the market closed out November with the market eking out a modest gain as it ended the month with a small net gain over October’s close as it remained in a narrow trading range from the summer months. The market closed with a … [Read More...]

JSE USD trading picks up

Trading picked up at the end of the month on Monday, with the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange rising after exchanging 30 percent more shares changing hands than on Friday.   Market activity ended with eight stocks trading, up from six on Friday and ended with the prices of four stocks rising, one declining and three remaining unchanged. The … [Read More...]

Strong November close for TTSE

Investors pushed the prices of the majority of stocks higher on the final day of the month and driving the Market indices upward on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange after an exchange of 267 percent more shares and a 575 percent increase in the value of stocks trading compared to Friday. The market closed with 19 securities trading, up from … [Read More...]

Q4 profit jumps 76% for Honey Bun

The Easter bounce in earnings never happened for Honey Bun with sales in the March quarter up 13 percent and the June quarter down 7 percent, but fourth quarter sales compensated for the June fall out, increasing a strong 15.5 percent. Profit after tax in the fourth quarter rose a healthy 76 percent to $54 million from $31 million in 2019, bettering … [Read More...]

Big gains for some IC TOP 10 stocks

During the past week, Grace Kennedy was the top 10 best performer rising 16 percent to 67 percent, followed by Caribbean Producers 12 percent gain to close the week at $2.63, during a period when stocks continue their climb higher to their highest level since early-April on the Jamaican Stock Exchange Main Market in the past week. The Junior Market … [Read More...]

Gains piling up for JSE Main Market

Stocks mostly rose on the Main Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange at the close on Friday after an exchange of more than 19 times the number of shares and a 24 percent increase in the value than on Thursday as the bullish tone of the market continues. At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index advanced 3,600.36 points to 435,722.68, the Main Index … [Read More...]

Junior Market closes higher on Friday

The majority of stocks rose on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Friday, with the market index rising as investors traded 30 percent fewer shares with a value that was 57 percent lower than on Thursday even after Jamaican Teas, three for one stock split took effect at the start of trading and resulted in over 2.11 billion units in … [Read More...]

JSE USD market steadies

The Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market closed trading on Friday with the market slipping after the price of just one stock closed with a change and 888 percent more shares traded than on Thursday.  At the close of the market, trading ended with six securities changing hands, the same as on Thursday and ended with the price of one rising and the five … [Read More...]

Stocks mostly rise on TTSE on Friday

Stock prices mostly rose in trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday, sending the market indices higher after 52 percent fewer shares and 71 percent lower value changed hands compared to Thursday. Ansa Merchant Bank jumped $3.11 on the news of its intention to acquire all the shares in Bank of Baroda (Trinidad and Tobago). The market … [Read More...]