Losing streak broken for Trinidad market

Things turned around on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange as the two leading market indices carved out modest gains on Friday, to end seven consecutive days of decline for the market.
Sixteen securities traded, down from 14 on Thursday and the market closed, with the prices of five advancing, four declining and seven ending unchanged.  The volume of stocks passing through the market amounted to only 55,883 units at $1,622,293 compared to 168,366 shares for $1,257,424 on Thursday.
The T&T Composite Index gained 1.78 points to 1,309.85. The All T&T Index advanced by 3.72 points to 1,767.77, while the Cross Listed Index slipped 0.03 points to close at 115.12.
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Gainers Clico Investments picked up 1 cent to close at $25, with the transfer of 2,786 stock units, Grace Kennedy gained 5 cents trading 200 units and finished at $3.20, Guardian Holdings closed 30 cents higher at $19.50 after the exchanging of 1,060 units. Republic Financial Holdings closed with an exchange of 5,764 stock units at $139.27, after picking up 2 cents and Unilever Caribbean closed at $16.99, after carving out 1 cent gain, with 1,500 units changing hands.
Losers Calypso Macro Index Fund ended at $14, with a loss of $1.50 in exchanging 420 units, First Caribbean International shed 5 cents in trading 300 units to settle at $7.15, National Flour closed at $1.80, with a loss of 2 cents transferring 1,552 stock units and Scotiabank finished 39 cents lower at $54.60 with of 25 units changing hands.
Firm TradesAgostini’s held firm at $25 after the transfer of 1,450 units, Ansa McAL closed at $50 trading 10,174 stock units, First Citizens Bank remained at $45.71, with an exchange of 90 units. Investors in JMMB Group transferred 12,500 stock units, at $1.95, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy closed at US$1, with 16,936 shares crossing the market, National Enterprises traded 100 units at $4.65 and Point Lisas exchanged 1,026 units at $3.25.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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