Good gains for TTSE stocks – Wednesday

The Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange ended trading on Wednesday, with the market rising after investors traded 43 percent fewer shares than on Tuesday, resulting in more stocks rising than falling.
The market closed with fifteen securities trading with the prices of six stocks advancing, three declining and six unchanged.  The volume of stocks passing through the market amounted to 198,535 shares valued at $3,608,553 compared to 346,932 shares for $2,070,714 on Tuesday from 14 securities.
The average trade on Wednesday amounted to 13,236 shares at $240,570 versus an average of 24,781 stock units for $147,908 for each security. For the month to date, trading resulted in an average of 16,165 units for $216,950, compared to an average of 17,855 shares at $84,154 up to Tuesday, above the average for July of 12,712 shares for $166,390.
At the close of the market, the T&T Composite Index advanced 8.20 points to 1,324.97. The All T&T Index jumped 14.91 points to 1,792.08, while the Cross Listed Index added 0.19 points to 115.91.
IC bid-offer Indicator The Investors Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of three stocks higher than its last selling price and three with lower offers.
Stocks rising Guardian Holdings closed at $19.15, having picked up 15 cents in transferring 926 shares, Grace Kennedy finished 10 cents higher at $3.60 trading 18,610 stock units, National Flour gained 5 cents to close at $1.95, with 72,504 shares changing hands. Republic Financial Holdings climbed $5 to $141, with an exchange of 2,793 units, Scotiabank settled at $54.99, with gains of 9 cents and 3,752 stock units crossing the market and West Indian Tobacco closed $4 higher at $39, in trading 36,652 shares.
Stocks declining CinemaOne lost 50 cents in trading a mere 10 shares to close at an all-time low of $5, First Caribbean International shed 5 cents to close at $7, in transferring 5,908 stock units and First Citizens Bank shed 9 cents to close at $47.90, with 210 units changing hands.
Stocks trading firmAngostura Holdings exchanged 647 units at $15.30, Clico Investments closed at $27.85, with a transfer of 39,143 shares, Massy Holdings traded 2,971 units at $58. NCB Financial finished at $7.86, with 13,230 stock units crossing the market, Point Lisas closed at $3.10, in exchanging 1,060 units and Trinidad & Tobago NGL traded 129 shares at $17.02.

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

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