JSE US market closes May up

Jamaica Stock Exchange, US dollar market, closed upon the final trading day of May but lost just over three percent for the month and 16 percent for the year to date.
The US dollar market activity resulted in four securities changing hands, down from six on Thursday and ended with one declining and three stock closing unchanged. Investors traded 105,523 units at US$10,755, in contrast to 232,148 units for US$6,140 on Thursday.
At the close, the market index rose 1.03 points to 190.29 and the PE ratio of the market closed with an average of 13.2 times 2020 earnings.
In trading, Productive Business Solutions fell 2 cents and closed at 75 US cents, after exchanging just one unit, Proven Investments traded 21,691 shares at 22.5 US cents. Sygnus Credit Investments closed at 13 US cents in transferring 42,000 stock units and Trans Jamaican ended at 0.99 US cents, with 41,831 shares changing hands.

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

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