Flat close for TTSE stocks

Friday closed with advancing stocks outnumbering declines, on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange as sixteen securities traded down from 18 on Thursday with the market indices carving out modest movements for the day.
The market closed with the prices of seven securities rising, four declining and five closing unchanged.  The volume of stocks passing through the market amounted to 167,722 shares valued at $1,805,037 compared to 227,019 shares for $2,597,044 on Thursday.
The T&T Composite Index gained 0.85 points to close at 1,310.61, The All T&T Index dipped 0.30 points to 1,764.72, while the Cross Listed Index picked up 0.23 points to end at 115.74.
IC bid-offer Indicator The Investors Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of six stocks higher than its last selling prices and two with lower offers.
Gainers First Citizens Bank rose 29 cents to close at $46, with an exchange of 1,257 units, JMMB Group finished 5 cents higher at $1.95, in trading 1,000 units, NCB Financial added 2 cents to end at $7.88, with investors transferring 70,000 shares. Scotiabank added 30 cents to close at $54.95, after trading 69 units. Trinidad and Tobago NGL gained 19 cents with an exchange of 100 units to close at $17, Unilever Caribbean transferred 20,000 stock units at $17, after picking up 12 cents and West Indian Tobacco settled at $34.25, having gained 15 cents exchanging 20 units.
Losers Clico Investments lost 17 cents trading 6,969 stock units and closed at $24.58, Massy Holdings fell $1 to $57, in an exchange of 1,079 units. National Enterprises lost 15 cents to $4.50 in transferring 1,265 shares and One Caribbean Media ended 20 cents lower at a 52 weeks’ low of $5.25, with 11,200 stock units changing hands.
Firm TradersAnsa McAL traded 2,000 units at $50, Guardian Holdings remained at $19.50, after the transfer of 2,522 units, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy closed at US$1 with 48,709 shares crossing the market and Point Lisas exchanged 1,032 units at $3.25.

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

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