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No Inflation in Jamaica

With 5 months having elapse for 2018 data put out by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) show Jamaica still having deflation of 0.7 percent, the same as in April. According to STATIN, the All … [Read More...]

More fall in Treasury bill rates

Treasury bill rates declined again at the latest auction for $1.4 billion offered by Government of Jamaica on Wednesday. At the latest Treasury bill auction, the average rate on the 91 days bill declined … [Read More...]

JSE trading at new record of 335,379 points

The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market is currently trading in record territory with the all Jamaica Composite index having surpassed the 334,000 mark around mid day, moved to more than 335,000 points … [Read More...]

Jamaica Broilers in share buy back

Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG) has effectively bought back just over 165 million units of its issued shares in a deal that was funded by the group and placed in a shareholders’ trust. The Company advised … [Read More...]

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Q2 profit doubles at CAC

After a poor first quarter, profit at CAC 2000 more than doubled in the April quarter, to $59 million from $23 million in 2017. For the six months to April, profit was just ahead of the 2017 results and … [Read More...]

Lower Q2 profit for Scotia Group

Scotia Group reported a 19 percent rise in half profit to $6.76 billion after tax, but that clouds the fall in profit for the second quarter to April that fell marginally thanks to a big jump in loan … [Read More...]

Buy PanJam get Sagicor shares free

The market value for PanJam Investment at the end of Friday was $48 billion or just $1 billion more than the value of the group’s 31.56 percent investment in Sagicor Group. In other words, investors can … [Read More...]

Jamaica Broilers in share buy back

Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG) has effectively bought back just over 165 million units of its issued shares in a deal that was funded by the group and placed in a shareholders’ trust. The Company advised … [Read More...]

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CAC & Broilers back in TOP 10

Jamaica Broilers returns to the main market TOP 10 list with a fall in the price to $22.10 by the end of the week from $26.30 last week and CAC 2000 returns after a last been in December. CAC replaced Medical Disposables while JMMB Group moved up to $29.45 to be replaced by Jamaica Broilers. During the week the main market traded at a record close on two … [Read More...]

JSE stocks down again – Friday

The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market retreated for the second day when trading ended on Thursday with the All Jamaican Composite Index dropping 471.19 points to 333,056.79 while the JSE Index slipped 429.31 points to close at 303,452.35 as declining stocks dominated trading. Market activities in the main and US dollar markets resulted in 28 securities … [Read More...]

JSE majors up 2561 points for week – Friday

The Jamaica Stock Exchange pulled back at the close of trading on Friday as declining stocks was 60 percent more than as those advancing to end a week that had 2 days of new record close and still ended the week 2,561 points ahead of the close of the previous week. At the close of trading, the All Jamaican Composite Index declined 471.19 points to … [Read More...]

Juniors recover some ground on Friday

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange, recovered some of the losses suffered over the previous three days, as advancing stocks out-numbered declining ones on Friday, still leaving the index below the 3,000 mark. At the close of market activities, the Junior Market Index advanced 31.90 points to 2,993.40 as 21 securities changed hands, resulting … [Read More...]

No Inflation in Jamaica

With 5 months having elapse for 2018 data put out by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) show Jamaica still having deflation of 0.7 percent, the same as in April. According to STATIN, the All Jamaica Consumer Price Index recorded a negligible movement for May 2018, The main contributor to this movement was the 0.2 percent fall in the index for … [Read More...]

Junior Market down 109 points in 3 days

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange suffered further losses on Thursday in declining 46 points, bringing the loses to 108.55 in three days and the market closed at 2,961.50. At the close of market activities, 20 securities changed hands versus 18 trading on Wednesday, resulting in as the prices of 5 securities rising, 8 declining and 7 … [Read More...]

Demand up for several JSE stocks – Thursday

Investors pushed the Jamaica Stock Exchange down from record close on when traded ended on Thursday with the All Jamaican Composite Index dropping 3,165.63 points to 333,527.98 while the JSE Index slipped 2,884.25 points to 303,861.66. While the main market indices fell, the order book for a number of main market stocks, shows buying interest rising. … [Read More...]

TTSE fairly stable on Thursday

Market activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended on Thursday with trading in 10 securities against 13 on Wednesday, with 2 advancing, 2 declining and 6 remaining unchanged. Market activity ended with 95,828 shares trading with a big jump in value of $3,162,520 changing hands, compared to just 259,145 shares trading with a value of … [Read More...]

Another record close for JSE – Wednesday

Investors pushed the Jamaica Stock Exchange to yet another record close, when traded ended on Wednesday. At the close the All Jamaican Composite Index rising 686.42 points to close at 336,693.61 and the JSE Index climbed 625.40 points to 306,765.91. Market activities resulted in 24 securities trading, compared to 25 on Tuesday in the main and US dollar … [Read More...]

Trading falls on JSE main market – Wednesday

The Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Wednesday with modest volumes, but the market indices moved to new record close. At the close of trading, the All Jamaican Composite Index rose 686.42 points to close at 336,693.61 and the JSE Index climbed 625.40 points to 306,765.91. Just 22 securities traded on Wednesday, resulting in 10 advancing, 7 declining and … [Read More...]

More fall in Treasury bill rates

Treasury bill rates declined again at the latest auction for $1.4 billion offered by Government of Jamaica on Wednesday. At the latest Treasury bill auction, the average rate on the 91 days bill declined to 2.544 percent from 2.71 percent at the May auction, while the 182 days instrument average rate dipped to an average of 2.656 percent from 2.83 percent … [Read More...]

Junior Market down 31 points – Wednesday

  The Junior Market Index of the Jamaica Stock Exchange suffered another loss on Wednesday, in dropping 31.05 points to end at 3,007.50  as the prices of 7 securities advanced, 7 declined and 4 remained unchanged. At the close of market activities, 18 securities changed hands versus 23 trading on Tuesday, resulting in a 235 percent rise in the … [Read More...]