Junior Market up 65 more points – Monday

Access Financial jumps $4.50 to $51.50 on Monday.

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange jumped 65.50 points to close at 3,070.05 on top of the 80.20 points rise on Friday as the prices of 11 securities advanced, 5 declined and 8 remained unchanged.
At the close of market activities, 24 securities changed hands, the same number trading on Friday, resulting in only 691,974 units valued at just $3,495,411 trading compared to 3,742,224 units valued at $15,902,706 trading on Friday.
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Trading ended with an average of 28,832 units for an average of $145,642 in contrast to 155,926 units for an average of $662,613 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 144,989 units valued at $814,376 and previously 164,621 units valued at $924,448. In contrast, May closed with an average of 217,589 units, valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Access Financial jumped $4.50 to $51.50, with 2,782 shares trading, Cargo Handlers settled at $9.75, with 2,095 shares, Caribbean Cream traded 46 cents higher at $5.10, with 7,000 shares, Caribbean Flavours added $1 higher at $11, while only 100 stock units, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 1 cent at $5.24, with 8,500 units changing hands. Dolphin Cove finished at $16.80, with just 300 stock units trading, Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.16, with 2,700 units, changing hands, Express Catering traded 30 cents higher at $8, with 96,374 shares, FosRich Group finished trading at $2.75, with 198,171 shares. General Accident closed with a loss of 27 cents at $3.12, and 5,977 stock units traded, GWest Corporation ended 25 cents higher at $2.45, with 4,000 units, Honey Bun lost 1 cent and ended trading at $4.64, with 70,700 shares changing hands, Iron Rock concluded trading at $3, with 512 shares, Jamaican Teas settled at $5, with 12,370 shares. Jetcon Corporation traded 51,900 stock units at $4, Knutsford Express closed 80 cents higher at $12.80, after exchanging just 300 shares, Lasco Distributors ended 27 cents higher at $4.42, with 5,500 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading 6 cents higher at $5.21, with 76,982 stock units. Lasco Manufacturing finished 7 cents higher at $4.25, with 3,000 units, Main Event settled with a loss of 57 cents at $7, in swapping 3,827 shares, Medical Disposables ended trading 3,259 shares and rose 30 cents to $5.30, Paramount Trading closd at $3, with 50,000 shares traded, Stationery and Office finished trading 20 cents higher at $8, with 85,425 stock units and tTech ended with a loss of 10 cents at $6, exchanging 200 shares trading.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

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