Increased trading for TTSE on Friday

Trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange resulted in 16 securities changing hands on Friday versus 10 on Thursday and leading to a modest change in the market indices.
Trading ended with 244,185 shares at a value of $2,571,913, compared to 73,844 shares at a value of $837,532 on Thursday. Market activity ended with the prices of 3 stocks advancing, 4 declining and 9 remaining unchanged.
At the close of trading, the Composite Index declined by 1.10 points on to 1,398.14. The All T&T Index fell 4.49 points to 1,769.02, while the Cross Listed Index gained 0.33 points to close at 139.12.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with one stock closing with the bid higher than the last selling price and 3 with lower offers.
Gains| Clico Investment Fund concluded trading of 1,950 shares and rose 5 cents and settled at $24.15, swapping, JMMB Group added 5 cents and completed trading at $2.20, with 100,000 units crossing the exchange and Sagicor Financial finished trading with 5 cents and settled at $10.50, after exchanging 108,436 shares.
Losses| First Caribbean International Bank ended trading 1 cent lower and completed trading at $8.34, with 2,124 stock units changing hands, Guardian Media shares fell 50 cents and ended at a 52 weeks’ low of $9.50, with 200 units trading. Massy Holdings closed with a loss of 3 cents at $54.95, with 24 units crossing the exchange and Trinidad & Tobago NGL traded 27,137 units and lost 50 cents to close at $27.
Firm Trades| CinemaOne concluded trading of 307 shares at $8.40, First Citizens Bank traded with 180 units at $40.01, National Enterprises closed at $6.15, with investors exchanging 201 shares, National Flour ended at $1.67, with 15 stock units changing hands, One Caribbean Media ended at $10.10, with investors exchanging 131 shares. Point Lisas completed trading 133 stock units at $3.75, Republic Financial switched 3,526 shares and ended trading at $121.33, Scotiabank closed at $59.50, with 70 units changing hands, Unilever Caribbean ended at $24.98, while swapping 45 shares and West Indian Tobacco ended at $110 with an exchange of just 13 shares.

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

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