All Jamaican Index jumps 1,630.32 points

The Main Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed at another record on Thursday with 26 securities changing hands, 9 advanced, 8 declined and 9 traded firm, leading the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index to jump 1,630.32 points to 305,961.60 and the JSE Index to gain 1,485.40 points to 278,765.62.
For the year to date, the All Jamaican Composite Index is up 45.6 percent and the JSE Index 45 percent.
In both the main and US dollar markets 30 securities traded. With the main market ending with 3,438,708 units valued at $30,094,508 changing hands compared to 2,338,963 units valued at $40,714,751 on Wednesday in the main market while trading In the US dollar market saw 4 securities changing hands, resulting in 21,938 units valued at US$8,171 changing hands. At the close the JSE US dollar Equities Index advanced by 0.49 points to close at 185.30.
Trading ended with an average of 132,258 units for an average of $1,157,481 in contrast to 101,694 units for an average of $1,770,207 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 1,765,920 units valued at $24,286,888 and previously, 1,919,815 units valued at an average of $26,465,745. In contrast, September closed with average of 283,480 units at $3,630,990 for each security traded.
The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to units valued at IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading in the main and US dollar markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 8 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 with a lower offer.

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