Dip in trading on the Trinidad Exchange

Market activity fell on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Wednesday, resulting in more stocks declining than rising after the volume of stocks traded dropped 70 percent with 24 percent lower value than on Tuesday and resulting in an exchange of 18 securities compared with 21 on Tuesday, with the price of one rising, five declining and 12 remaining unchanged.
Investors exchanged just 126,288 shares for $2,365,917 down from 427,294 stock units at $3,122,309 on Tuesday. An average of 7,016 units were traded at $131,440 compared to 20,347 shares at $148,681 on Tuesday. Trading for the month to date averaged 51,348 shares at $461,778 versus 53,426 units at $477,266 on the previous day. The average trade for October amounts to 29,755 at $358,068.
The Composite Index fell 5.94 points to 1,304.52, the All T&T Index inched 0.24 points higher to 1,962.37 and the Cross-Listed Index dipped 1.76 points to 84.06.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows five stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s ended trading at $43 while exchanging 584 shares, Angostura Holdings remained at $23.50, with 971 stocks changing hands, Ansa McAl ended at $47.50 in trading 550 stock units. Clico Investment Fund ended at $29.05 with a transfer of 3,419 units, Endeavour Holdings dropped $1 in ending at $7 in an exchange of 180 stock units, First Citizens Group remained at $50 with investors transferring 35,144 units. FirstCaribbean International Bank lost 29 cents to close at $5.11 after an exchange of 2,980 shares, Guardian Holdings ended at $25.81 after trading of 7,423 stocks, JMMB Group shed 9 cents in closing at $1.81, with 47,851 stocks crossing the exchange. Massy Holdings ended at $4.65 with the swapping of 148 units, National Flour Mills dipped 9 cents to close at $1.50 as 23,254 shares passed through the market, NCB Financial remained at $4.56 after a transfer of 357 stock units. Point Lisas ended at $3.25 as investors exchanged six shares, Prestige Holdings remained at $6.25 after switching ownership of 1,039 units, Republic Financial ended at $139, with 111 stocks crossing the market. Scotiabank ended at $77 with 778 stock units changing hands, Trinidad & Tobago NGL dipped 1 cent to end at $21.24 after exchanging 193 units and Unilever Caribbean increased 62 cents to close at $13.80, with 1,300 stock units crossing the market.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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