Big move for TTSE – Thursday

West Indian tobacco closed at a 52 weeks’ high of $112.

Market activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended with big gains in the market indices on Thursday.
Trading took place in 12 securities against 17 on Wednesday, with 5 advancing, 3 declining and 4 remaining unchanged and resulted in the Composite Index climbing 7.67 points to 1,359.38, the All T&T Index jumping 15.07 points to 1,814.68 and the Cross Listed Index adding just 0.01 points to close at 121.93.
Trading ended with 106,666 shares at a value of $2,353,874 changing hands, compared to 264,650 shares at a value of $1,709,671.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended at stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and none closed with a lower offer.
Stocks ending with gains| At the close of the market, Clico Investments gained 38 cents in close at $23.03, with an exchange of 53,317 stock units, First Citizens Bank gained $2 to end at 52 weeks’ high of $40, after exchanging just 424 shares. One Caribbean Media added 5 cents and completed trading of 16,000 shares at $10.30, Trinidad & Tobago NGL rose 50 cents in trading 11,555 units to end at $30 and West Indian Tobacco jumped $2 to a 52 weeks’ high of $112, with 940 stock units changing hands.
Stocks closing with losses| Ansa McAl declined 6 cents to $55.30, with 790 stock units changing hands, Massy Holdings fell 20 cents trading of 5,750 at $54.80 and Sagicor Financial closed with a rise of 1 cent at $8.75 in trading of 500 shares,
Stocks closing firm| First Caribbean International Bank closed trading of 3,000 units at $8.35, Prestige Holdings closed at $9, with 389 units changing hands, Trinidad Cement ended at $2.75, after exchanging 11,244 shares and Unilever Caribbean closed at $26.30, after exchanging 2,747 shares.

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