Declining stocks dominate TTSE – Friday

Declining stocks dominated on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday, with the Market Index falling after investors traded 992 percent more shares with 87 greater value than on Thursday,

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Trading ended with 16 securities changing hands from 12 on Thursday, with prices of five rising, eight declining and three ending unchanged. The Composite Index fell 5.63 points to 1,324.07, the All T &T Index carved out a loss 0.47 points to settle at 1,767.80 and the Cross Listed Index lost 1.48 points to 119.03.
The market closed with an exchange of 842,126 shares, for $3,348,412 versus 77,142 units at $1,790,762 on Thursday.
An average of 52,633 units traded at $209,338 versus  6,429 at $149,230 on Thursday. An average of 14,667 units traded at $265,179 for the month to date versus 11,583 units at $269,714. The average trade for December amounted to 14,490 units at $237,988.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows four stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
Agostini’s dropped 48 cents to close at $23.50 with an exchange of 845 stocks, Ansa McAl closed at $53.50, with 10,740 shares changing hands, Clico Investment Fund carved out a loss 18 cents to end at $25.30 in exchanging 800 stock units. First Citizens Bank dropped 36 cents in closing at $42.74 and trading 2,386 shares. Grace Kennedy fell 1 cent to $3.79 after exchanging 2,570 stock units, Guardian Holdings settled at $20.50 trading 4,090 shares, JMMB Group gained 1 cent to close at $1.96 after exchanging 487,471 units. National Enterprises climbed 3 cents to $3.21 in switching ownership of 79,162 shares, National Flour declined by 5 cents to $2.55 in exchanging 125,800 stocks, NCB Financial lost 19 cents in closing at $8.31, with 50,045 stock units changing hands. Republic Financial Holdings gained 18 cents to close at $136.18 in exchanging 260 shares,  Scotiabank lost 50 cents in ending at $57 with 1,134 units clearing the exchange, Trinidad & Tobago NGL lost 60 cents to end at $15.24 with the swapping of 100 stock units. Trinidad Cement advanced 35 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $3.75 in exchanging 68,000 stock units, Unilever Caribbean carved out a gain of 7 cents to end at $16.70 with 3,059 shares changing hands and West Indian Tobacco closed at $35.40 in an exchange of 5,664 stocks units.

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

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