Ansa & Witco push TTSE up – Friday

West Indian Tobacco recovers $3.51 it lost on Wednesday.

Ansa McAl jumped $2 to $57 while trading 286 shares and West Indian Tobacco gained 99 cents to end at $88 trading 4,768 units, helping in pushing the market indices higher at the close, in moderate trading on Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange, on Friday
Trading closed with 271,085 shares valued at $2,133,526 changing hands, compared to 572,318 shares at a value $2,427,732, on Thursday.
Market activity ended with 10 securities trading against 15 on Thursday, with 2 advancing, 3 declining and 5 remaining unchanged. At the close the Composite Index gained 2.82 points on Friday to 1,234.50, the All T&T Index jumped 8.20 points to 1,718.84 and the Cross Listed Index slipped 0.37 points to close at 100.82.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the close of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows market sentiment with 3 stocks ending with higher bids than the last selling prices and 6 with lower offers.
Losses| Grace Kennedy concluded trading with a loss of 10 cents at $2.80, with 120,000 stock units changing hands, Sagicor Financial traded with a loss of 10 cents at $7.50, with 78,768 stock units changing hands and Trinidad & Tobago NGL lost 15 cents and completed trading at $29.60, after exchanging 8,544 shares.
Firm Trades| Clico Investments concluded trading at $19.97, with 15,531 stock units changing hands, First Citizens completed trading at $35.01, after exchanging 1,500 shares, Massy Holdings settled at $46.90, after exchanging 436 shares, One Caribbean Media settled at $12.35, after trading 1,252 shares and Trinidad Cement settled at $2.95, after 40,000 shares changed hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

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