Key Insurance dominates Junior Market – Thursday

Trading on the Junior Market closed on Thursday with 7,377,691 units valued at $23,298,507, down sharply from 17,217,639 units trading on Tuesday valued at $87,073,568 changing hands.
Key Insurance was the dominant traded with 5,228,000 units leading to a fall in the price to a new 52 weeks’ low and Caribbean Flavours closed trading at a 52 weeks’ low as well.
A total of 25 securities traded, similar to that on Tuesday, with the market Index rising 20.44 points to close at 2,940.08. At the close of market activities, the prices of 5 securities advanced, 9 declined and 11 remained unchanged.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 8 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 295,108 units for an average of $931,940 in contrast to 688,706 units for an average of $3,482,943 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 177,711 units with an average value of $910,702 and previously 182,941 units with an average value of $909,255. April closed with an average of 121,622 units at $506,803, for each security traded.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended at $2, with 34,651 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading $7 higher at $37, with 3,000 units, CAC 2000 jumped 99 cents to $8.99, with 16,783 shares, Caribbean Flavours fell $1.30 to end at a 52 weeks’ low of $9.70, with 1,000 stock units changing hands, Caribbean Producers finished trading at $5.25, with 3,100 units. Consolidated Bakeries closed at $1.80, with 37,274 shares, Derrimon Trading concluded trading at $9.15, with 8,000 shares, Dolphin Cove finished at $17.50, with 2,100 stock units, Elite Diagnostic settled 5 cents higher at $3.15, with 331,841 units. Eppley ended trading at $10.18, with 155 shares, Express Catering traded with a loss of 13 cents at $5.90, with 38,434 shares, FosRich Group finished trading at $2.49, with 126,937 shares, General Accident closed 5 cents higher at $3.45, with 10,000 stock units. GWest Corporation ended at $2.10, with 80,400 units, Honey Bun concluded trading with a loss of 2 cents at $4.63, with 1,500 shares, Iron Rock finished with a rise of 2 cents at $3.07, trading 30,000 shares, Jetcon Corporation traded with a loss of 10 cents at $4, with 1,018,125 units. Key Insurance finished trading with a loss of 50 cents at a 52 weeks’ low of $2.75, with 5,228,000 shares, Knutsford Express ended at $12, with 5,109 shares, Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 5 cents at $4.15, with 239,600 stock units, Lasco Financial lost 16 cents to finish at $5.20, with 18,100 units. Lasco Manufacturing settled at $4, with 83,488 shares, Main Event ended trading at $7, with 6,021 shares, Paramount Trading closed with a loss of 10 cents at $3, exchanging 45,846 stock units and Stationery and Office closed down 15 cents at $8.80, after 8,227 units changed hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

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