Junior Market volume climbs on Tuesday

The Junior Market closed trading on Tuesday with 23 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of just 1,131,911 units valued $4,659,737, compared to 363,861 shares valued $1,682,885, from 24 securities changing hands on Monday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, as was the case at the close on Thursday signs continue to be good for a continuation of gains when trading resumes, with a very positive Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading of 7 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 11 securities advanced, 7 declined and 5 remained unchanged leading the Junior Market Index to gain 12.07 points to 3,057.83.
Trading closed with an average of just 49,214 units for an average of $202,597 in contrast to 15,161 units for an average of $70,120 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 179,299 units valued at $726,731 and previously 187,823 units valued at $761,076. Trading in June, ended with an average of 139,543 units, valued at $671,002 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Access Financial rose 30 cents to $46.70, in an exchange of 815 shares, Caribbean Cream climbed 49 cents to close at $6.49, trading 17,772 shares, Caribbean Flavours traded 2,000 stock units, rising 31 cents to $12, Caribbean Producers added 10 cents to close at $5.50, with 134,225 units trading, Derrimon Trading concluded trading 10,387 shares and close 50 cents higher at $21. Dolphin Cove gained 10 cents in closing at $16, with 5,000 stock units, Elite Diagnostic settled with a loss of 10 cents at $2.80, while exchanging 17,106 units, Eppley ended trading at $9.98, with 2,147 shares, Everything Fresh traded 166,000 shares and lost 5 cents to end at closing low of $1.95. Express Catering traded 38,000 shares and rose 20 cents to $7.50. FosRich Group finished trading 68,368 shares and lost 4 cents to end at $2.71, General Accident closed 5 cents higher at $3.10, with 19,696 stock units changing hands, GWest Corporation ended with a loss of 1 cent at $2.40, trading 244,676 units, Honey Bun concluded trading 13 cents higher at $4.65, exchanging 74,653 shares. Iron Rock finished at $3.10, with 27,100 shares, Jamaican Teas ended with a loss of 29 cents at $5, trading 17,659 stock units, Jetcon Corporation closed at $4.10, trading 2,500 units, Knutsford Express ended with a loss of 40 cents at $11.60, with 3,394 shares changing hands. Lasco Distributors concluded trading 45,118 stock units and rose 3 cents to $3.95, Lasco Financial finished exchanging 206,700 units at $5, Lasco Manufacturing settled at $4, trading 5,880 shares, Stationery and Office closed with a loss of 4 cents at $7.95, with 3,692 units and tTech concluded trading 8 cents higher at $5.40, with 19,023 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

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