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All Jamaica just below 350,000 points

The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange hit new record high with the all Jamaica composite Index sitting just below the 350,000 points level with 3 hours of trading elapsing. The All Jamaican … [Read More...]

Derrimon buying Woodcats International

Derrimon Trading signed an agreement to buy Woodcats International with the transaction set to close within thirty days. Woodcats was founded in 1999 by Christopher Collings and reached of $450 million in … [Read More...]

Seprod could ditch Duckenfield sugar

Duckenfield sugar factory in St Thomas faces closure, unless the government steps in to alleviate the problems. IC Insider.com understands a major part of the issue is a cess placed on locally produced … [Read More...]

JSE markets fall in morning session

All Jamaica Stock exchange indices are down in then morning session on Wednesday except the US market that is flat. At midday, the All Jamaican Composite Index dropped 1,540.15 points to at 343,864.88, … [Read More...]

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JSE stocks retreat from Thursday’s record

The All Jamaican Composite Index of the Jamaica Stock Exchange and the JSE index fell more than 2,000 points as main market stocks retreated from Thursday’s record close as the market set its sight on … [Read More...]

Watch Lasco Financial

When persons connected with the management of a listed company trade shares in the company other investors are well advised to take note. In some cases it means nothing, but in others it can be a … [Read More...]

Record profit for Palace Amusement

Black Panther delivered record profit for Palace Amusement Company, the full year’s results show. Palace reported profit after tax of $152 million up from just $33 million for the full year in 2017 and … [Read More...]

13 Junior Market stocks gain – Tuesday

In Junior Market trading on Tuesday 4 stocks traded at a 52 weeks’ high and one at a 52 weeks’ low as the prices of 13 securities advanced, 7 declined and 4 remained unchanged. In spite of the positive … [Read More...]

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Understanding Jamaica’s fx market part 2

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JSE stocks retreat from Thursday’s record

The All Jamaican Composite Index of the Jamaica Stock Exchange and the JSE index fell more than 2,000 points as main market stocks retreated from Thursday’s record close as the market set its sight on breaking through the 350,000 mark this coming week. At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index dropped 2,312.28 points to 346,726.53 and the JSE Index … [Read More...]

Watch Lasco Financial

When persons connected with the management of a listed company trade shares in the company other investors are well advised to take note. In some cases it means nothing, but in others it can be a telltale sign of things to come. One such trade that could be telling is embodied in a release to the Jamaica Stock Exchange by Lasco Financial Services that … [Read More...]

Prices jump in July in Jamaica

Inflation rose 1 percent in July, exceeding the 0.4 percent rise in June bring inflation for the year to July to 0.7 percent after the All Jamaica Consumer Price Index recorded negative inflation to June of 0.3 percent. Inflation for the past twelve months to July rose 3.2 percent. The upward movement in the July 2018 CPI was influenced mainly by a 3.4 … [Read More...]

Falling Junior stocks edged out rising ones

Trading on the Junior Market, with market index slipping just 6.38 points to 3,193.25 with 27 securities changing hands, compared to 25 on Thursday, resulting in 9 securities advancing, 11 declining and 7 remaining unchanged. The day’s trading to 3,738,180 units valued at $13,115,097 compared to 22,380,747 units valued at $56,082,379 on Thursday. Two … [Read More...]

NCB jumps 8% to J$123 on TTSE – Friday

NCB Financial Group jumped 8 percent with a rise of 49 cents to $6.15, or J$123 trading 128,781 shares on Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday as 16 securities traded versus 10 on Thursday, with 4 advancing, 3 declining and 9 remaining unchanged. NCB closed without any stock being offered on the Trinidad market, but it closed in Jamaica at $105 … [Read More...]

JSE stocks eye 350,000 points – Thursday

At the close of trading on Thursday, the Jamaica Stock Exchange jumped more than 3,900 points to new record close with the All Jamaican Composite Index sitting less than 1,000 from the 350,000 mark. At 12:30 the All Jamaican Composite Index surged 5,035.03 to 348,774.63 points but pulled back after to close the day with a leap of 4,299.21 points to a … [Read More...]

Indies trades 21m shares on Junior Market

On the second day of listing of the most recent addition to the Junior Market, Indies Pharma traded on Thursday and closed with a gain of 75 cents to close with a gain of 50 percent on the IPO price of $1.50. In the end, Indies traded 21.2 million units, helping to push the day’s trading to 22,380,747 shares valued at $56,082,379 compared to 2,963,010 … [Read More...]

More moderate trading on TTSE – Thursday

Trading on Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange closed on Thursday with just 10 securities being exchanged versus 12 on Wednesday, with 4 advancing, 2 declining and 4 remaining unchanged. The Composite Index lost 0.82 points to 1,232, the All T&T Index shed 0.63 points to 1,712.63 and the Cross Listed Index slipped 0.14 points to end at … [Read More...]

All Jamaica just below 350,000 points

The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange hit new record high with the all Jamaica composite Index sitting just below the 350,000 points level with 3 hours of trading elapsing. The All Jamaican Composite Index jumped sharply by 5,035.03 points to 349,774.63 and the JSE Index surged 4,5687.48 points to end at a record 318,684.18 while the Junior … [Read More...]

JSE main market stocks rose – Wednesday

At the close of trading on Wednesday, the Jamaica Stock Exchange moved higher with stocks gaining edging out declining stocks by a ratio 3 to 2. At the close the All Jamaican Composite Index added 625.35 points to end at 344,739.60 and the JSE Index gained 569.76 points to 314,096.70 Market activities resulted in 29 securities trading including 2 in the … [Read More...]

All Indies trades cancelled at end of play

The most recent Junior Market Indies Pharma started trading on Wednesday and closed with a gain of 80 cents to closed with a gain of 53 percent on the IPO price of $1.50. The stock opened at $2.50 but drifting lower during the day to close at $2.30, well that is what the stock exchange trading platform showed. None of that mattered in the end as all … [Read More...]