Juniors recover some ground on Monday

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange, recovered more of the losses suffered last week as stocks rising was just ahead of those falling.
At the close of market activities, the Junior Market Index advanced just 13.24 points to 3,006.64 as 22 securities changed hands, resulting in as the prices of 7 securities rising, 5 declining and 10 remaining unchanged. On Friday there was trading in 21 securities.
The volume and value traded fell over 85 percent below Friday’s levels, with volume traded declining to a mere 333,499 units valued at $1,479,924, compared to 2,292,770 units valued at $10,680,659on Friday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 6 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
Trading ended with an average of 15,159 units for an average of $67,269 in contrast to 109,180 units for an average of $508,603 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date, ends at 140,805 units valued at $735,954 and previously 151,951 units valued at $795,273. May closed with an average of 217,589 units, valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended trading 5 cents higher at $2.15, with 25,204 stock units, CAC 2000 finished at $9, with 4,665 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading $1.20 higher at $6.20, with 10,000 shares, Caribbean Flavours traded at $11, with 200 stock units, Caribbean Producers rose 20 cents to $5.20, with 5,461 units. Derrimon Trading concluded trading with a loss of 10 cents at $11.40, with 2,700 shares, Elite Diagnostic settled 5 cents higher at $3.10, trading 17,500 units, Express Catering gained 3 cents to end at $6.99, with 19,077 shares, FosRich Group finished trading with a loss of 8 cents at $2.90, with 7,484 shares. General Accident closed at $3, with 1,000 stock units trading, GWest Corporation ended 3 cents higher at $2.25, with 23,782 units, Honey Bun concluded trading at $5, trading 28,808 shares, Jamaican Teas ended trading at $5.50, with 4,124 stock units, after trading at an intraday high of $5.82. KLE Group closed at $2.95, with 7,912 shares, Knutsford Express ended at $12, with 1,900 shares, Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 5 cents at $4.20, with 39,817 stock units, Lasco Financial fell 10 cents and closed at $5.10, with 34,970 units. Lasco Manufacturing settled at $4.20, with 7,478 shares trading, Main Event ended trading with a loss of 80 cents ot $7, with 7,952 shares, Medical Disposables traded with a loss of 25 cents at $4.75, with 13,903 shares, Paramount Trading finished trading at $3, with 53,715 stock units and Stationery and Office closed at $7.75, with 15,847 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. 

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