Juniors climb 38 points

In moderate trading, the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange, ended with only 15 securities changing hands, on Tuesday, with an exchange of a mere 462,606 units valued at $2,337,749, well down on Friday’s levels.
Trading on Friday resulted in 2,090,829 units valued at $10,875,161. At the close of market activities, the prices of 9 securities advanced, 3 declined and 3 remained unchanged, leading to the Junior Market Index advancing 37.85 points to close at 2,954.25.
Trading ended with an average of 30,840 units for an average of $155,850 in contrast to 139,389 units for an average of $725,011 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 66,921 units valued at $302,510, previously. In contrast, September closed with average of 116,176 units valued at $538,652 for each security traded.
The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 71,470 units valued at $327,875 and previously 74,548 units with an average value of $323,091. In contrast, September closed with average of 116,176 units valued at $538,652 for each security traded.
Trading ended with the market sentiments looking mixed for Tuesday trading activity as 3 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
In market activity, volumes are those trades for the day and the closing prices are those at which the last trade took place. At the close of the market, Access Financial jumped $3.99 to $41.99, with only 400 units trading, Blue Power ended 10 cents higher at $44.10, with a mere 250 stock units, Caribbean Cream ended with a loss of 10 cents at $5.90, with 500 units, Consolidated Bakeries ended 3 cents higher at $2.05, with 250 units changing hands. Express Catering ended 19 cents higher at $4.69, with 1,706 stock units, Jetcon Corporation settled 40 cents higher at $4.90, with 220 stock units, Knutsford Express ended trading at $15, with 10,147 units trading, Lasco Distributors finished with a loss of 5 cents at $6.30, after 29,959 shares changed hands, Lasco Financial finished trading 25 cents higher at $4.25, with 1,891 units, Lasco Manufacturing gained 5 cents at $3.85, with 6,400 shares. Medical Disposables settled with a loss of 70 cents at $4.60, with 73,541 stock units, Stationery and Office closed 9 cents higher at $4.80, with 276,242 shares, tTech traded 1 cent higher at $7, with 21,000 units and in the junior market preference segment, Derrimon Trading traded 35,000 shares at $1.95, with Eppley ending trading at $6.55, with 5,100 stock units changing hands.

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