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BOJ sells US$40m into forex market

Bank of Jamaica sold US$40 million via B-FXITT to authorized dealers and Cambios to augment supply in the market on Tuesday. “The factors behind the recent depreciation in the exchange rate are well … [Read More...]

$45 for Barita Investments rights

Barita Investments will offer 116,845,955 ordinary shares to its ordinary stockholders by way of a renounceable rights issue of 11 shares for each 100 own as of August 20. The exercise price will be $45 … [Read More...]

August off with record breaking run for JSE

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange is up 52.35 points to cross over the 3,500 points level for the first time in the market’s history. The move after an hour trading on Friday pushed the … [Read More...]

Record high for junior Market

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange has gained 58 points to reach a record high of 3,442.41, after just over two hours of trading and is now above the record closing high reached on September … [Read More...]

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$350 billion revenues in sight at NCB

Gross revenues at Jamaica’s largest financial entity, NCB Financial Group, could hit $350 billion in 2020 data from the 2019 full year results suggests and would represent a significant rise from total … [Read More...]

Jamaica Producers Q3 profit doubles

Profit surged 102 percent in the September quarter, to $330 million from $164 million in 2019 for shareholders of Jamaica Producers. For the nine months to September, profit jumped 66 percent to $959 … [Read More...]

Lasco Manufacturing 6-month profit up12%

With its best performance in the last five years with a 92 percent jump in profit to $1 billion in 2019 financial year, Lasco Manufacturing went on to increase profit a mere 5.5 percent in the September … [Read More...]

MPC Clean Energy hits $275

MPC Caribbean Clean Energy (MPCL) stock traded at a record $275 on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Monday as investors position to take advantage of a rights issue of 22,848,320 class B shares to be offered … [Read More...]

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Increased volume on TTSE – Wednesday

Trading on Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended with 1,505,311 shares changing hands at a value of $16,484,194, from exchanging 17 securities against 14 on Tuesday, when 515,411 shares changed hands at a value of $3,304,366.   At the close of the market, the prices of 4 stocks rose, 4 declined while 9 remained unchanged, leading the Composite Index to … [Read More...]

$350 billion revenues in sight at NCB

Gross revenues at Jamaica’s largest financial entity, NCB Financial Group, could hit $350 billion in 2020 data from the 2019 full year results suggests and would represent a significant rise from total revenues of $167 billion generated in 2019. Total revenues jumped 128 percent in the September quarter to $81.3 billion, helped by the acquisition of a … [Read More...]

JSE main market climbs – Tuesday

Market activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange rebounded on Tuesday with all primary indices enjoying robust gains with trading resulted in just less than half the value that traded on Monday. At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index advanced 5,093.96 points to close at 552,708.44, while the JSE Index gained 4,615.69 points to 503,291.09 and the JSE … [Read More...]

Sharp rise in Junior Market trading

Trading on the Junior Market surged on Tuesday with an exchange of 12,854,412 units amounting to $57,700,892, compared to 1,518,746 units valued $8,756,192 on Monday as 29 securities changed hands, down from 34 on Monday. At the close, the market index rose 14.97 points to close at 3,308.39 after pushing the prices of 10 securities lower and 8 higher while … [Read More...]

Rising stocks dominate TTSE market again

Trading on Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended with 515,411 shares changing hands at a value of $3,304,366, from exchanging 14 securities against 16 on Monday, when 466,784 shares changed hands valued at $4,100,222.   At the close of the market, the prices of 5 stocks rose, one declined while 8 remained unchanged, leading the Composite Index to gain … [Read More...]

JSE main market drop

The major indices on the Jamaica Stock Exchange lost more ground on Monday following Friday’s 5,000 points fall as trading resulted in lower volumes and higher value passing through the market, with investors having some new stock offers in which to invest. At the close of trading, the All Jamaican Composite Index shedding 3,914.87 points to close at … [Read More...]

Junior Market in deep dive

Investors drove the Junior Market Index down 67.60 points to close at 3,293.42 on Monday after pushing the prices of 20 securities lower and just 4 higher while leaving the prices of 10 unchanged and the market’s PE at 14.3. The decline is consistent with the market movement in the past with the advent of new initial public offerings on the market as … [Read More...]

Rising TTSE stocks dominate losers

Trading on Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended with 466,784 shares changing hands valued at $4,100,222, from t 16 securities, the same number as on Friday, when 819,993 units costing $3,979,330 changed hands.   At the close of the market, the prices of 7 stocks rose, 3 declined with all closing at 52 weeks’ lows while 6 remained unchanged, leading … [Read More...]

Major shakeup in IC TOP 10

The past week saw the release of quarterly results by several companies and that helped in reshaping IC TOP 10 list of stocks for the coming week. The Junior Market TOP 10 has 5 changes and the main market just one. Earnings downgrades and the announcement of new initial public offers were the main factors that resulted in the changes. Mailpac Group and … [Read More...]

Junior Market stable – Friday

Junior Market Index closed trading on Friday with the prices of 10 securities advancing, 15 declining and 5 remaining unchanged, leading the Junior Market Index to eke out a minor rise of 0.72 points to close at 3,361.02. On Friday, 30 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 5,647,257 units valued at $26,657,444, compared to 3,576,032 units … [Read More...]

JSE main market drops

The major indices on the Jamaica Stock Exchange tumbled on Friday, erasing some of the gains made in the week to Thursday but still leaving the market ahead of the close of the previous week. The All Jamaican Composite Index plunged 5,180.13 points to close at 551,529.35, the JSE Index dropped 4,693.76 points to 502,172.78 and the JSE Financial Index lost … [Read More...]

TTSE falters on Friday

Trading on Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended with 819,993 shares at a value of $3,979,330, compared to 161,724 units changing hands for $1,858,686 on Thursday from the trading of 16 securities. At the close of the market, the prices of 2 stocks rose, 2 declined and 11 remained unchanged leading with the Composite Index to lose 3.18 points to close … [Read More...]