Big surge in trading on TTSE – Wednesday

The volume and value of shares trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange surged sharply on Wednesday over Tuesday’s levels and ending with 3,772,753 units valued at $32,527,719 from 18 securities crossing the exchange.
On Tuesday 16 securities traded, leading to 929,502 shares at a value of $9,159,390. Market activity ended with the prices of 4 stocks advancing, 6 declining and 9 remaining unchanged.
At the close of the market, the Composite Index fell 0.98 points to 1,392.46. The All T&T Index declined 2.05 points to 1,764.11, while the Cross Listed Index gained 0.02 points to close at 138.24.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with 3 stocks closing with the bids higher than the last selling prices and just one with a lower offer.
Gains| Agostini’s rose 1 cent to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $23.89 and trading of 21,722 shares, Angostura Holdings gained 7 cents and ended at $15.86, with 35,000 units crossing the exchange, Ansa McAl added at 2 cents to close at $55.22, with 11,199 stock units changing hands and Trinidad & Tobago NGL traded 567,600 units and rose 25 cents to close at $25.75.
Losses| Clico Investment Fund closed with a loss of 12 cents at $24, with 216,040 stock units changing hands, First Caribbean International Bank lost 3 cents and completed trading at $8.35, with investors exchanging 156,209 shares, Massy Holdings shed 1 cent and ended at $54.94, after trading 2,708 shares. Sagicor Financial declined 5 cents and settled at $10.45, with 52,158 units crossing the exchange, Scotiabank closed with a loss of 1 cent and ended at $59.49, with 39,704 stock units changing hands and West Indian Tobacco closed with a loss of 2 cents at $107, exchanging 257 stock units.
Firm Trades| Calypso Macro Index Fund traded 134 shares at $15, Guardian Holdings exchanged 3,000 stock units at $18, Guardian Media ended at $9.40, after exchanging 8,250 shares, JMMB Group settled at $2.20, after exchanging 2,587,663 units. National Flour completed trading at $1.67, with 512 stock units trading, NCB Financial ended at $10.10, with 65,600 units crossing the exchange, Prestige Holdings concluded trading of 22 units at $9 and Trinidad Cement ended trading at $2.35, after exchanging 4,975 shares.

Prices of securities trading are those at which the last trade took place.

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