Falling TTSE stocks beat advancers – Thursday

The Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange closed higher at the end of trading on Thursday with the 16 securities changing hands versus 17 on Wednesday, with much lower volume and value than on Wednesday.
Trading resulted in an exchange of 187,825 shares for $4,035,174, compared to 593,235 shares for $10,578,281 on Wednesday.
The market ended with four gaining, seven declining and the prices of five remaining unchanged.  The T&T Composite Index rose 0.72 points to close at 1,511.95. The All T&T Index advanced 3.93 points to 1,931.11, while the Cross Listed Index closed with a loss of 0.35 points to end at 148.02.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of five stocks higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
Gains| Ansa McAl jumped $1.70 and settled at $57, with 137 units changing hands, Clico Investment rose 1 cent to close at $28.48, with 17,795 units crossing the exchange. One Caribbean Media rose 5 cents to close at $8 with a transfer of 9,745 shares and Scotiabank ended trading with 7,383 units with a rise of 51 cents to close at $62.
Losses| Angostura Holding traded 5,940 shares and lost 4 cents to close at $16.30, First Citizens Bank exchanged 16,718 shares and fell $1.01 to settle at $51.99, Guardian Holdings had 5,596 units crossing the exchange with a fall of 21 cents to close at $21.80. Massy Holdings exchanged 6,291 shares and lost 57 cents to close at $62.05, NCB Financial shed 5 cents and closed with 4,278 units crossing the exchange at $11.25, Trinidad & Tobago NGL lost 10 cents in transferred 31,746 shares to close at $20.90 and West Indian Tobacco fell 10 cents to close at $38.50 while trading 5,403 stock units.
Firm Trades| Endeavour Holdings traded 200 shares at $12.65, First Caribbean International Bank exchanged 12,200 units at $7.89, JMMB Group lost one cent and ended at $2.70, with investors trading 48,123 stock units. National Enterprises closed trading with 187 shares at $5.50 and Unilever Caribbean exchanged 8,314 shares and closed at $$21.50.

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

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