Modest gain for Junior Market – Wednesday

The Junior Market rose marginally on Wednesday by 2.81 points to close at 2,937.75 after 10 securities advanced, 7 declined and 4 remained unchanged.
At the close of market activities, 21 securities changed hands compared 26 securities changing hands on Tuesday. Trading ended with an exchange of 1,189,225 units valued at $5,195,728 compared with 4,365,939 units valued at $14,517,264.
Market activity ended with an average of 56,630 units for an average of $247,416 compared to an average of 167,921 units for an average of $558,356 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 175,568 units at $704,033 compared to 196,383 units at $783,941 on the prior trading day. March closed with an average of 149,999 units valued at $623,819, for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows just 7 stocks ending with bids higher than the last selling prices and 9 with lower offers, suggesting the continuation of fluidity in price changes.
At the close of the market, Blue Power concluded trading at $39.99, with 1,000 units changing hands, CAC 2000 finished 44 cents higher at $8.45, with 7,281 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 48 cents at $4.51, with 33,113 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed at $2, with 24,000 shares, Derrimon Trading concluded trading $1.49 higher at $9, with 16,888 shares. Dolphin Cove finished 5 cents higher at $17.25, with 1,400 stock units, Elite Diagnostic settled 14 cents higher at $3.44, with 57,291 units, Express Catering traded 5 cents higher at $5.30, with 142,691 shares, FosRich Group finished trading 5 cents higher at $2.55, with 103,760 shares. General Accident closed 5 cents higher at $3, with 3,000 stock units, Honey Bun concluded trading with a loss of 25 cents at $4.40, with 12,500 shares, ISP Finance settled 20 cents higher at $15.20, with 1,495 shares, Jamaican Teas ended trading with a loss of 14 cents at $5.16, with 36,860 stock units. Jetcon Corporation traded with a loss of 7 cents at $4.11, with 110,023 units, KLE Group closed with a loss of 2 cents at $2.50, with 3,500 shares, Lasco Distributors concluded trading 9 cents higher at $4.19, with 492,835 stock units, Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 5 cents at $5.45, with 93,594 units. Lasco Manufacturing settled 14 cents higher at $4.14, with 16,804 shares, Main Event ended trading with a loss of 1 cent at $6.19, with 19,958 shares, Stationery and Office closed at $5.55, with 7,844 units and tTech concluded trading at $5.80, with 3,388 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

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