More $$s chased TTSE stocks on Friday

The number of securities trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday remained at 13 the same as on Thursday.
Trading ended with 364,633 shares at a value of $4,376,191 compared to 354,596 shares at a value of $1,965,655, on Thursday. Market activity ended with the prices of 5 stocks advancing, 4 declining and 4 remaining unchanged.
At the close of trading, the Composite Index rose 1.06 points to 1,396.91. The All T&T Index added 2.09 points to close at 1,779.21, while the Cross Listed Index remained unchanged at 137.34.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with two stocks closing with bids higher than the last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Gains| Angostura Holdings gained 26 cents trading 500 units and ended at $16.05, First Citizens Bank concluded trading of 1,467 shares and gained 18 cents to end at $39.99, NCB Financial Group traded 20,000 shares and rose 2 cents to close at $10.05. Scotiabank added 15 cents to close at $59.88, with 36,315 units crossing the exchange and Trinidad & Tobago NGL traded 30,000 units and fell 10 cents to close at $28.
Losses| Clico Investment Fund shares fell 5 cents and completed trading at $24.10, after exchanging 5,042 shares, JMMB Group shed 6 cents and ended at $2.19, with 243,487 units crossing the exchange, National Flour dropped 2 cents and completed trading of 600 shares at $1.67 and Unilever Caribbean declined 30 cents and settled at $25 in swapping of 7,842 shares.
Firm Trades| First Caribbean International Bank settled at $8.35, with 3,500 units crossing the exchange, Guardian Holdings closed at $18.35, after exchanging 3,000 shares, Republic Financial completed trading of 250 units at $121.29 and Sagicor Financial ended at $10.11, with 12,630 units crossing the exchange.

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

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