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Caribbean Assurance oversubscribed

Caribbean Assurance Brokers Initial Public Offer of shares to the public closed shortly after opening on Tuesday, February 18, with the issue oversubscribed, Mayberry Investments, brokers for the issue … [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...]

Caribbean Assurance IPO details out

Caribbean Assurance Brokers are offering just 52.5 million ordinary shares for sale at the subscription price of $1.91 with a minuscule amount allocated for the general public. The offer includes 44.36 … [Read More...]

Big inflation spike in 2019

 The Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) reported that the annual inflation rate in Jamaica to December 2019, was 6.2 percent, a sharp increase from inflation over the last four years. According to … [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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Jamaican stocks set for 2020 growth

The Jamaica Stock Exchange saw divergent movement in the three markets it operates, in 2019. While the major focus was on the Main Market performance with 34 percent gain, the US dollar market actually outdid it with gains of 40 percent but the Junior Market was nowhere to be found. The Junior Market had its worse performance in three years, with an … [Read More...]

Jamaica GDP set to gain in 2020

Economic growth for Jamaica is expected to remain positive in 2020 following increases in 2019, even as the closure of Alpart acts as a drag on the economic growth rate in the first half of the year. Jamaica will see steady growth with improvements in several areas during the year, with increased output for manufacturing, tourism, finances and other … [Read More...]

Rising JSE stocks dominated – Friday

Trading commenced in First Rock Capital on Friday on both the Main and US dollar markets of Jamaica Stock Exchange. The market closed with rising stocks outperforming decliners and pushed the gains for the week to just under 5,000 points.   At the close, the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index advanced 3,121.11 points to close at 538,262.01, the JSE Market … [Read More...]

Junior Market week ends with a fall

The Junior Market ended the week in much the same fashion as it started with the index down 49.96 points to close at 2,947.43 as heavily weighted Lasco Manufacturing lost 39 cents and was the stock that had the most impact of the fall of the index. The market activity ended with 33 securities changing hands, resulting in the prices of 14 securities … [Read More...]

T&TSE index drops – Friday

The Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange stocks lost grounds with all three leading indices slipping on Friday with reduced trading. The T&T Composite Index lost 5.40 points to close at 1,512.61. The All T&T Index declined by 8.21 points to 1,932.83, while the Cross Listed Index closed with a loss of gained 0.35 points to end at 147.97. The market … [Read More...]

More slippage for JSE Main Market

The Jamaica Stock Exchange at the close on Thursday and shed some of the recent gains up to Tuesday, but with the value of securities trading, falling from Wednesday’s levels with higher volume. All Jamaican Composite Index declined by 1,407.36 points to close at 535,140.90 at the close, the JSE Market Index dropped 1,263.11 points to 487,188.44 and the JSE … [Read More...]

T&T stock market moves higher – Thursday

The Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange stocks gained on Thursday with financial market stocks continuing to contribute most to the rise of the market with two from the sector hitting new 52 weeks highs. The T&T Composite Index added 6.86 points to close at 1,518.01. The All T&T Index rose 13.23 points to 1,941.04, while the Cross Listed Index … [Read More...]

Junior Market gains more

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange saw the market making more recovery on Thursday with the market Index rising 19.74 points to close at 2,996.89 for three days in a row. The market settled with 34 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 5,022,418 units valued at $14,719,027 compared to 10,921,039 units valued at … [Read More...]

More gains for Junior Market – Wednesday

The Junior Market Index advanced by 38.12 points to close at 2,977.15 on Wednesday. Trading ended with 33 securities changing hands, with the prices of 13 securities advancing, 11 declining and 5 remaining unchanged. The market closed with an exchange of 10,921,039 units valued at $36,285,573 compared to 5,262,765 units valued at $15,028,751 from 34 … [Read More...]

JSE Main Market pulls back

The Jamaica Stock Exchange shed some of the gains accumulated over the past four days as the value of stocks trading rose well over Tuesday’s levels, but with lower volume. All Jamaican Composite Index declined by 1,388.73 points to close at 536,548.26, at the close on Wednesday, the JSE Market Index dropped 1,256.86 points to 488,451.55 and the JSE … [Read More...]

TTSE rise with one stock gaining – Wednesday

The Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange indices gained on Wednesday with just one rising and edged out by those declining.   The T&T Composite Index added 2.48 points to close at 1,511.15. The All T&T Index rose 2.42 points to 1,927.81, while the Cross Listed Index closed with a loss of gained 0.35 points to end at 148.27. The market ended with 11 … [Read More...]

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 exact amount of the split or the total number of shares that likely to be offered for sale later, but at Tuesday’s annual general meeting, the Chairman gave … [Read More...]