Investors push TTSE higher on Wednesday

The Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange closed on Thursday, with the market rising after 75 percent fewer shares traded than on Wednesday, resulting in a tie between rising and declining stocks.
The market closed with eleven securities trading with three stocks advancing, three declining and five unchanged.  The volume of stocks passing through the market amounted to 48,041 shares valued at $907,097 compared to 190,298 shares for $3,240,340 on Wednesday from 17 securities.
The average trade on Thursday amounted to 4,371 units at $82,463 versus an average of 11,194 stock units for $190,608 for each security. The average trade of 10,969 units at $143,280 for the months to date compares to 11,395 units at $147,215 on Wednesday. August closed with an average of 15,631 shares for $367,803.
The T&T Composite Index advanced by 3.07 points to 1,323.95, The All T&T Index climbed 8.07 points to 1,796.86, while the Cross Listed Index lost 0.27 to close at 114.95.
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 Angostura Holdings gained 5 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $17.05 in an exchange of 751 shares, Massy Holdings finished 95 cents higher at $59, trading 6,307 stock units and West Indian Tobacco climbed $1.39 to $36.40, with 814 units changing hands.
Stocks declining Clico Investments fell 44 cents, transferring 6,040 stock units to settle at $25.15, JMMB Group slipped 5 cents to $1.79, trading 12,000 shares and Trinidad and Tobago NGL closed at $16.10, after losing 6 cents exchanging 6,464 units.
Stocks trading firmFirst Caribbean International traded 2,925 shares at $7.08, Guardian Holdings exchanged 2,000 units at $19.20, Republic Financial Holdings closed at $142, with a transfer of 10 stock units. Scotiabank ended at $54.99, with 2,570 units crossing the market and Trinidad Cement closed at $2.05, in exchanging 8,200 stock units.

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

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