Mixed trading continues on TTSE

Trading closed mixed on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Tuesday with an exchange of 94 percent more shares than on Monday and an 82 percent uptick in the value as the primary market indices ended with a rise and fall.
The market closed with 10 securities trading, up from nine on Monday, and closed with two stocks advancing, three declining and five remaining unchanged. Trading resulted in 67,001 shares passing through the market for $1,193,207 versus 34,472 shares valued $654,873 on Monday.
The average trade for the day amounted to 6.700 units at $119,321 versus an average of 3,830 units at $72,764 for each active security on Monday. For the month to date, the average trade amounts to 18,896 shares at $335,584. On Monday, an average of 20,036 units at $355,796 traded. In contrast, September closed with an average of 12,021 shares for $174,137.
The T&T Composite Index shed 0.98 points to end at 1,311.86. The All T&T Index added 0.55 points and finished at 1,769.06, while the Cross Listed Index lost 0.35 points to close at 115.40.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of two stocks higher than their last selling price and five with lower offers.
Stocks rising│First Citizens Bank gained 50 cents and closed at $45.50, with a transfer of 175 shares and Trinidad and Tobago NGL ended 14 cents higher at $14.95, trading 5,393 stock units.
Stocks declining│NCB Financial Group lost 5 cents, exchanging 22,976 shares to settle at $7.95, National Enterprises finished at $3.95, after losing 5 cents in trading 169 units and Scotiabank shed 50 cents to close at $55, with 1,131 units crossing the market.
Stocks trading firm│Ansa McAL saw the transfer of 3,205 stock units at $50, Clico Investments closed at $25.21, in trading 3,450 stock units, Guardian Holdings held firm at $19, with an exchange of 28,000 shares. Massy Holdings closed at $59, with 1,182 units changing hands and Prestige Holdings ended at $7.50, with a transfer of 1,320 units.

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

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