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Huge 44% drop in Jamaicans murdered

Murders in Jamaica have plummeted by a huge 44 percent in the first 14 days of 2019, compared to the similar period in 2018. According to Radio Jamaica murders for the first 14 days of 2018 is 37. In … [Read More...]

Prices in Jamaica plunged for December

Prices in Jamaica on average, fell sharply by 1 percent in December last, bringing inflation as measured by the country’s Consumer Price Index to 2.4 percent for the calendar year. The fall in inflation … [Read More...]

Heavy demand for Fontana shares

Fontana shares are now listed on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange with bids now in to purchase 7.7 million shares up $2.50 prior to the opening of trading. There is just one offer at $4 to … [Read More...]

Fontana lists today

Fontana shares will list on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange and will commence trading on Tuesday. The shares that were well sort after will be in high demand with the price expected to … [Read More...]

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Fall again for JSE main market – Thursday

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Thursday, resulted in another day of moderate fall in the two main indices, but market volume and value increased over that of Wednesday. At the close, the All … [Read More...]

Junior Market trading cools – Wednesday

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange finished on Wednesday with 22 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 3,592,672 units valued at $12,085,054. Wednesday’s trading … [Read More...]

CMP flouting law – no AGM for 11 years

For the nine months to December 2007 CMP Industries reported profit of $5.2 million representing an improvement over the results for the similar period in 2006. The company had $23 million in cash and no … [Read More...]

Indies shareholders exposed to tax risk

Indies Pharma reported lower profit for the year to October as slower gains in second half revenues and a more meager profit margin sapped the contribution from the increased sales. While the company … [Read More...]

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Top 15 Junior market stocks for 2019

Selection of stocks is not isolated from the environment in which the companies operate. Accordingly, investors need to take developments in the wider economy and in certain sectors that can impact profit. The data available suggest that Junior Market stocks should do better than those in the main market, in 2019. The TOP 15 Junior market stocks, selected … [Read More...]

Junior Market inched higher – Friday

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Friday resulted in an exchange of 2,589,319 units valued at $7,927,611, down from 8,871,009 units valued at $29,431,464 on Thursday. Market activity closed with just 23 securities changing hands, down from 30 securities trading on Thursday. At the close, the prices of 5 stocks rose, 6 fell and 12 … [Read More...]

Gainers beat out losers on TTSE – Friday

Market activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended on Friday with trading in 18 securities against 14 on Thursday, with 6 advancing, 4 declining and 8 remaining unchanged. At close of the market, the Composite Index fell 2.89 points to 1,305.44. The All T&T Index gained 1.81 points to 1,704.99, while the Cross Listed Index fell 1.05 … [Read More...]

Fall again for JSE main market – Thursday

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Thursday, resulted in another day of moderate fall in the two main indices, but market volume and value increased over that of Wednesday. At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index dropped 1,118.62 points to close at 407,309.91 and the JSE Index declining by 1,018.09 points to end at 371,112.27. Market activity … [Read More...]

Fontana tops Junior Market trades – Thursday

This year’s new listing, Fontana continues to trade in large amounts with 7.34 million units trading and contributing to 83 percent of the day’s volume trading when the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Thursday. Trading ended another day of high volume with an exchange of 8,871,009 units valued at $29,431,464 compared to 3,592,672 … [Read More...]

Bank stocks dominate TTSE – Thursday

The number of companies trading on Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange declined, but the value of stocks trading jumped sharply over Wednesday’s level as Scotiabank traded 151,196 units valued at $9,488,113 and Republic Holdings 80,732 shares for $8,666,851. Trading ended with 325,246 shares at a value of $19,983,496, compared to 438,044 shares on … [Read More...]

Moderate JSE main market trading – Wednesday

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Wednesday, resulted in moderate fall in the two main indices, in contrast to much heavier fall on Tuesday as volume declined with the number of stocks trading, remaining high. At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index dropped 699.43 points to close at 408,428.53 and the JSE Index declined by 636.58 points to … [Read More...]

Junior Market trading cools – Wednesday

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange finished on Wednesday with 22 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 3,592,672 units valued at $12,085,054. Wednesday’s trading fell sharply from the 11,135,194 units valued at $34,955,488 passing through the market on Tuesday, from trading in 29 securities. Trading activity pushed … [Read More...]

Huge 44% drop in Jamaicans murdered

Murders in Jamaica have plummeted by a huge 44 percent in the first 14 days of 2019, compared to the similar period in 2018. According to Radio Jamaica murders for the first 14 days of 2018 is 37. In 2018, Television Jamaica reported in 2018, that Police Crime Statistics reported that Jamaica recorded 61 murders between January 1 and 13, last year. When … [Read More...]

Prices in Jamaica plunged for December

Prices in Jamaica on average, fell sharply by 1 percent in December last, bringing inflation as measured by the country’s Consumer Price Index to 2.4 percent for the calendar year. The fall in inflation for December occurred across several main categories of goods and services. The movement in the index for the fiscal year-to-date was 2.7 percent. The rate … [Read More...]

Price changes for 15 TTSE stocks – Wednesday

Market activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended on Wednesday with the 17 securities trading compared to 16 as on Tuesday, resulting in with 7 advancing, 7 declining and 3 remaining unchanged. At close of the market, the Composite Index gained 5.04 points to 1,310.32. The All T&T Index added 1.04 points to 1,707.11, while the Cross … [Read More...]

Sharp fall for JSE main market – Tuesday

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Tuesday, resulted in sharp fall in the two main indices with the All Jamaican Composite Index dropping 5,066.78 points to 409,127.96 and the JSE Index declining by 4,611.43 points to close at 372,766.94. Market activity ended with 2,621,751 units valued at $79,656,335 changing hands, compared 2,167,152 units valued … [Read More...]