Most stocks rise on TTSE

Stocks mostly gained on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Monday for the third time since the start of July, after some stock prices closed with sizable gains to push the market indices up for the day.

First Citizens Bank added $2.50 to finish at $48, on TTSE on Monday.

The market closed with fifteen securities trading with the prices of eight rising, one declining and six ending unchanged.  The volume of stocks passing through the market amounted to 130,903 shares valued at $2,811,418 compared to 167,722 shares for $1,805,037 on Friday from 16 securities.
The T&T Composite Index climbed 7.70 points to 1,318.31, The All T&T Index advanced by 15.29 points to 1,780.01, while the Cross Listed Index closed unchanged at 115.74.
IC bid-offer Indicator The Investors Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of five stocks higher than its last selling price and three with lower offers.
Gainers First Citizens Bank added $2.50 to finish at $48, in trading 16,845 shares, Massy Holdings ended at $58, with gains of $1 after exchanging 15,721 shares, National Enterprises rose 25 cents in transferring 828 units to close at $4.75. Prestige Holdings gained 1 cent to end at $8.21, with an exchange of 1,000 units, Republic Financial Holdings picked up 1 cent to settle at $139.48, after 1,572 stock units crossing the market. Trinidad Cement carved out a gain of 25 cents in exchanging 25,000 shares at $2.35, cents, Trinidad and Tobago NGL closed 99 cents higher at $17.99, trading 9,477 stock units and West Indian Tobacco gained 40 cents to settle at $34.65, with 10,050 stock units changing hands.
Losers Scotiabank shed 20 cents in transferring 913 units to close at $54.75.
Firm TradesAnsa McAL was unchanged at $50, with 37 units changing hands, L.J Williams B share traded 34,560 shares at $1.40, NCB Financial ended at $7.88, with 1,600 units crossing the market. One Caribbean Media transferred 3,000 stock units at $5.25, Point Lisas remained at $3.25, in exchanging 300 units and Unilever Caribbean closed at $17 trading 10,000 shares.

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

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