Drop in trading on TTSE – Thursday

Trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange fell sharply on Thursday from Wednesday’s levels, with 15 active securities resulting in 822,366 units valued at $16,056,645 crossing the exchange.
On Wednesday 18 securities traded, leading to 3,772,753 units valued at $32,527,719. Market activity ended with the prices of 4 stocks advancing, 4 declining and 7 remaining unchanged.
At the close of the market, the Composite Index fell 3.85 points to 1,388.61. The All T&T Index lost 1.85 points to 1,762.26, while the Cross Listed Index fell 0.81 points to close at 137.43.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with 5 stocks closing with the bids higher than the last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
Gains| Clico Investment Fund rose 20 cents to close at $24.20, with an exchange of 448,960 units, Massy Holdings gained 1 cent to end at $54.95, with 1,484 units changing hands. Scotiabank Trinidad closed with an increase of 1 cent to close at $59.50, with 1,735 units crossing the exchange and Trinidad & Tobago NGL traded 14,654 units and rose 25 cents to close at $26.
Losses| Ansa Mcal fell 2 cents and completed trading with 695 units at $55.20, JMMB Group lost 10 cents and settled at $2.10, with 8,274 stock units changing hands, National Enterprises dropped 13 cents and concluded trading of 10 units at a 52 weeks’ low of $6.02 and Unilever Caribbean declined 48 cents and ended at $24.50, after exchanging 7,354 shares.
Firm Trades| First Citizens Bank settled at $40.01, in swapping of 1,000 shares, Guardian Holdings completed trading at $18 with 96,600 stock units changing hands, NCB Financial completed trading at $10.10, after exchanging 172 shares, Republic Financial ended at $121.33, with 2,194 stock units changing hands. Sagicor Financial ended at $10.45, with an exchange of 238,658 units, Trinidad Cement completed trading of 425 stock units at $2.35 and West Indian Tobacco traded 151 units at $107.

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

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