Junior Market slide continues

The Junior Market Index fell for the 5th straight days, at the close of trading on Tuesday, slipping just 4.35 points to at 2,698.25, in another moderate trading session, resulting from an exchange of 1,258,859 units valued at $5,181,599 compared to 1,730,062 units valued at $6,203,084 on Wednesday.
Market activity ended with 18 securities changing hands versus 24 on Tuesday, with gains in the prices of 6 securities, declines in 6 with 6 closing unchanged.
Trading ended with an average of 69,937 units for an average of $287,867 in contrast to 72,086 units for an average of $258,462 on Wednesday. For the month to date an average of 98,998 shares valued at $391,387 and previously, an average of 100,840 shares valued at $397,948. December closed with an average of 568,732 units valued at $3,447,957 for each security traded.
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At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended at $2.55, with 6,500 stock units, Caribbean Cream ended trading with a loss of 10 cents at $4.90, with 11,200 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading 10 cents higher at $4.40, with 164,139 units, Dolphin Cove finished with a loss of 95 cents at $16.10, with 3,655 stock units, Express Catering ended trading at $4.50, with 11,214 shares. FosRich Group traded 3 cents higher at $2.53, with 459,191 shares, GWest Corporation closed with a loss of 12 cents at $2.70, with 31,941 stock units, Honey Bun ended 1 cent higher at $4.15, with 23,000 units, Jamaican Teas settled at $4.50, with 1,053 shares. Jetcon Corporation ended trading with a loss of 50 cents at $4.45, with 4,000 stock units, Knutsford Express closed at $15, with 32,250 shares, Lasco Distributors ended 9 cents higher at $3.59, with 194,658 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading 26 cents higher at $5.35, with 67,155 stock units. Lasco Manufacturing finished with a loss of 5 cents at $3.35, with 13,808 units, Main Event settled 60 cents higher at $6, with 170,296 shares, Paramount Trading ended with a loss of 49 cents at $3, trading 17,000 shares and Stationery and Office finished trading at $4.80, with 47,649 stock units. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 8.24% ended at $5.45, with 150 stock units, trading.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

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