JSE shares grab 71% of main market trades- Tuesday

Shares in the Jamaica Stock Exchange accounted for 71% of trading on Tuesday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange ordinary stock ended trading with 15,075,000 shares, changing hands accounted for 70.8 percent of the day’s volume of 21,289,061 units valued at $268,573,132, in main market activity on Tuesday.
The main market closed with 28 securities changing hands and ended with only 5 securities rising, 15 falling and 8 trading firm. At the end, the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index fell by 1,326.19 points to 322,713.49 and the JSE Index declined by 1,208.31 points to 294,028.47.
In main market activity, Barita Investments closed at $9.45, with 3,003 shares, Berger Paints ended with a loss of $1.45 to $16.50, with 14,099 stock units, Cable & Wireless concluded trading 1 cent higher at $1.16, with 186,742 units, Carreras finished at $10.90, with 97,427 shares, Caribbean Cement lost $2.50 to close at $38.50, with 30,416 shares. Ciboney Group ended trading at 12 cents, with 8,000 shares, Grace Kennedy traded with a loss of 50 cents at $47.50, with 27,863 stock units, Jamaica Broilers finished trading with a loss of 22 cents at $19.03, with 36,071 units, Jamaica Producers closed with a loss of 15 cents at $15, with 2,394,964 shares. Jamaica Stock Exchange ended with a loss of 1 cent at $6.99, with 15,075,000 shares, JMMB Group concluded trading $1.75 higher at $26.45, with 62,418 shares, Kingston Wharves settled with a loss of $1.50 at $38.50, with 1,025,513 units, Mayberry Investments ended trading with a loss of 5 cents at $6.20, with 41,500 shares. NCB Financial Group traded with a loss of $1.15 at $98.70, with 400,433 shares, 1834 Investments finished trading at $1.15, with 10,580 shares, 138 Student Living ended at $5.50, with 1,500 shares, PanJam Investment ended 45 cents higher at $42.10, with 223,507 units, Radio Jamaica settled at $1.10, with 43,613 shares. Sagicor Group ended trading $36.25 higher at $36.25, with 284,764 stock units, Sagicor Real Estate Fund settled 40 cents higher at $15.45, with 13,000 shares. Scotia Group finished trading at $52.90, with 259,811 shares, Seprod finished trading with a loss of $1.50 at $32, with 48,554 shares, Supreme Ventures ended with a loss of 49 cents at $11.50, with 142,310 shares, Victoria Mutual Investments concluded trading with a loss of 12 cents at $4.38, with 379,300 stock units. Wisynco Group finished with a loss of 1 cent at $10.49, with 285,911 units trading. In the main market preference segment, Jamaica Money Market 7.5% traded at $1.95, with 45,172 stock units, JMMB Group 7.5% closed with a loss of 8 cents at $1.02, with 147,000 shares, changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. For more details of market activities, see “JSE Investors slam cabinet changes – Tuesday.

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