More $$s chased Trinidad stocks – Tuesday

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

More dollars chased less stocks in trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Tuesday with 14 securities changing hands, compared 18 on Monday.
At the close, investors exchanged 218,204 shares at $5,294,306, compared to 372,356 shares at $3,109,288 on Monday. The market closed with 4 stocks rising, 3 declining and 7 remaining unchanged. At the close, 2 securities closed at 52 weeks’ highs and 1 ended at a 52 weeks’ low.
At the market’s close, the Composite Index slipped 0.15 points to 1,331.05. The All T&T Index  rose 0.52 points to 1,767.36, while the Cross Listed Index declined 0.11 points to close at 120.73.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended at stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, stocks ending with gains| LJ Williams B preference share rose 1 cent to end at a 52 weeks’ high of 90 cents, after exchanging 800 shares, Massy Holdings gained 91 cents and ended at $54, after trading 8,099 shares. Trinidad & Tobago NGL added 10 cents and settled $29.50, with 43,485 units and West Indian Tobacco closed with an increase of 5 cents and completed trading at a 52 weeks’ high of $98.80, with 505 stock units changing hands. 
Stocks closing with losses| Clico Investments lost 3 cents and completed trading at $23, with 78,671 stock units changing hands, Sagicor Financial ended 13 cents lower at $8.66, after exchanging 1,844 shares  and Scotiabank lost 50 cents and closed at a 52 weeks’ low of $62.50, with 16,875 stock units changing hands.
Stocks closing firm| Ansa Merchant Bank ended at $37, after exchanging 2,887 shares, Calypso Macro Index Fund traded 400 shares to close at $14.51, Guardian Holdings settled at $18.50, with 3,612 units changing hands. NCB Financial Group ended exchanging 4,513 shares at $8.25, Republic Financial Holdings closed at $120, after exchanging 1,152 shares, Trinidad Cement exchanged 49,394 shares to close at $2.60 and Unilever Caribbean ended at $26.30, after exchanging 5,967 shares.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.


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