Junior Market back to normal – Thursday

The Junior Market returned to normal trading levels on Thursday after investors exchanged 432 million shares in Derrimon Trading on Wednesday to swell the total volume passing through the market.
Trading ended with an exchange of 3,507,923 units valued at $11,169,576 compared to 435,728,487 units valued at $875,729,654 from 28 securities changing hands on Wednesday.
At the close of market activities, 32 securities changed hands, with the prices of 9 advancing, 13 declining and 10 remaining unchanged. The Junior Market Index lost 7.43 points to close at 3,548.91.
Trading ended with an average of 109,623 units for an average of $349,049 in contrast to 15,561,732 units for an average of $31,276,059 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 3,808,076 units valued at $7,853,433 and previously 5,200,435 units valued $10,678,613 for each security traded. In contrast, August ended with an average of 232,398 units valued at $1,072,851 for each traded security.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 8 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 closing with lower offers.
Stocks closing with price changes| Blue Power ended market activity in exchanging 35,954 shares to close at $7 after falling 20 cents, CAC 2000 closed trading of 10,000 units and gained 50 cents to end at $15, Consolidated Bakeries exchanged 700 shares, after rising 19 cents to end at $1.99. Derrimon Trading rose 29 cents to end at $2.49 after an exchange of 121,847 shares, Everything Fresh traded 27,142 units and gained 4 cents to end at $1.40, Elite Diagnostic declined by 10 cents and settled at $6.40 with 62,000 shares changing hands. General Accident fell 27 cents in trading 129,300 units at $5.73, GWest Corporation dipped 13 cents in exchanging 65,987 units at $1.21, Honey Bun closed with a loss of 19 cents at $6.81 swapping 17,350 shares, iCreate shed 3 cents in trading 43,959 units at 80 cents. Indies Pharma closed trading of 84,468 units and gained 40 cents to end at $3.69, Iron Rock Insurance climbed 10 cents and exchanged 129 shares at $4.10, Jamaican Teas declined by 5 cents to settle at $6 in trading 91,077 shares, Jetcon Corporation closed trading of 1,857,700 units and gained 25 cents to end at $2.10. KLE Group shed 5 cents in trading of 500 units at $1.95, Limners and Bards ended market activity exchanging 270,872 shares to close at $3 after falling 11 cents, Lasco Distributors dipped 20 cents in trading of 60,055 units at $3.30, Lasco Manufacturing lost 99 cents in trading 222,904 shares to close at 5.01 cents. Medical Disposables ended trading with 21,400 shares, after rising 70 cents to end at $8.10, Paramount Trading ended with a rise of 22 cents with $2.2073,425 shares changing hands and tTech Limited ended market activity exchanging 16,000 shares to close at $5.80 after falling $1.14.

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


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