Another day of gains for TT stocks

The Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange ended with the market indices closing modestly higher at the end of trading on Thursday, with an increase in the number of active securities. 
The T&T Composite Index added 1.32 points to 1,277.12. The All T&T Index gained 2.61 points to 1,714.20, while the Cross Listed Index remained unchanged at 113.56.
The market closed with fourteen securities trading, with three rising, two declining and nine holding firm. Market activity resulted in 209,683 shares valued at $2,262,735.92 changing hands, compared to 233,043 shares for $1,174,988 on Wednesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of five stocks higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
Gainers│ Clico Investments gained 30 cents to close at $25.30, with 11,011 stock units changing hands, Massy Holdings jumped $8 to a 52 weeks’ high of $63, in trading 22,440 shares and Republic Financial Holdings ended 17 cents higher at $132.72 after swapping a mere 100 units.
Losers│ Guardian Holdings shed 25 cents to settle at $18.15, after trading 1,675 units and Trinidad and Tobago NGL closed 8 cents lower at $16, with an exchange of 13,600 stock units.
Firm Trades│ First Citizens ended the day at $44, in trading 1,125 units, L.J Williams B share held firm at $1.48, with an exchange of 7,500 stock units, National Flour transferred 44,584 shares at $1.70. One Caribbean Media traded 3,000 units at $5.50. Point Lisas swapped 281 units at $3.30, Scotiabank ended at $54.65 with a transfer of 300 units, Trinidad Cement held firm at $1.90, after trading 100,000 shares, Unilever Caribbean remained at $16.99, after swapping 1,290 units and West Indian Tobacco exchanged 2,777 units at $31.40.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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