Main market up in moderate trading

In a moderate trading, the main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed higher on Monday, with the All Jamaican Composite Index gaining 447.76 points to 321,177.09 and the JSE Index advanced 407.96 points to close at 292,628.66.
The US dollar market index lost points 2.75 to end at 166.34 with three securities trading, accounting for 42,934 shares with a value of US$10,110.
A total of 22 securities changed hands in the main market with trading ending with 8 securities advancing , 8 declined and 6 traded firm as 13,891,915 units, including JMMB Group 7.5% preference share with 11.4 million units traded, valued at $50,338,524, compared to 5,777,201 units valued at $107,680,730 on Friday.
Trading ended with an average of 631,451 units for an average of $2,288,115 in contrast to 262,600 units for an average of $4,894,579 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 252,247 units valued at $3,304,830, previously 207,396 units at an average of $3,425,087. In contrast, October closed with average of 1,185,251 units valued at $16,528,582 for each security traded. IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 8 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Sagicor Real Estate Fund rose 80 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $15.80 with moderate volume and 1834 Investment 647,311 stock units

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