JSE US$ Market index rises

The Jamaica Stock Exchange, US dollar market, had an increased number of stocks changing hands on Wednesday as overall volume and value trading rose.   
Market activity resulted in five securities changing hands, with three declining and two remained unchanged. The volume of shares traded was 253,911 units with a value of US$25,811, in contrast to 159,533 units for US$23,544 from three securities changing hands on Monday.
At the close, the market gained 2.96 points to 190.18. The PE ratio of the market closed with an average of 13 times 2020 earnings.
At the close of trading, First Rock Capital lost 1 cent trading 61,000 shares and closed at 8 US cents, Margaritaville Turks exchanged 23,800 shares at 18 US cents, Proven Investments shed half of a cents to end at 22 US cents after transferring 67,884 shares. Sygnus Credit Investments closed at 13 US cents, with 1,277 units changing hands and Trans Jamaican lost 0.01 of a cent trading 100,000 shares to end at 0.99 US cents.

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

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