Republic in big fall takes TTSE with it

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Republic Financial dropped $7.24 and the large capitalized stock, First Caribbean International Bank shed 15 cents along with 7 other companies declined to put a big dent into the market indices on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Wednesday.
Market activities ended with 19 securities trading versus 16 on Tuesday, 3 advancing, 9 declining and 7 remaining unchanged. The market closed with one stock trading at 52 weeks’ high and two at 52 weeks’ low as 119,782 units valued at $2,475,785 traded, compared to 135,571 units valued at $824,024 changing hands on Tuesday.
The Composite Index dropped 14.27 points to 1,237.16. The All T&T Index declined 25.10 points to 1,689.91, while the Cross Listed Index fell 0.43 points to close at 105.62.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading closed with 3 stocks ending with higher bids than the last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
Stocks closing with gains| Agostini’s rose 20 cents and completed trading at $23.40, after exchanging 285 shares, Angostura Holdings closed with an increase of 10 cents and settled at $15.70, with 800 stock units changing hands and West Indian Tobacco ended trading of 1,070 units after rising 50 cents to $95.
Stocks closing with losses|Ansa Mcal shares fell 50 cents and concluded trading of 78 units at $55, Clico Investments closed with a loss of 5 cents and settled at $20.15, with 1,077 stock units changing hands, First Caribbean International Bank shed 15 cents and concluded market activity at $8.15, with 15,901 units trading, First Citizens lost 35 cents and ended at $32.65, after exchanging 5,617 shares, Grace Kennedy ended trading of 1,000 stock units having fallen 19 cents to settled at $2.81, JMMB Group concluded trading with a loss of 3 cents at $1.77, after exchanging 5,000 shares, Republic Financial Holdings dropped $7.24 and completed trading at $103.76, after exchanging 4,921 shares, Trinidad & Tobago NGL shares fell 2 cents and ended at $29.49, in exchanging 6,225 shares and Unilever Caribbean closed with a loss of 50 cents and settled at a multi-year low of $23, with 1,738 stock units changing hands.
Stocks trading with no price change| Guardian Holdings concluded trading 10,877 units at $17, Massy Holdings completed trading at $46.83, after exchanging 940 shares, National Flour ended at $1.68, with 4,500 units trading, NCB Financial Group ended at $6.50, after exchanging 46,733 shares, Prestige Holdings concluded trading of 2,000 units at $7.30, Sagicor Financial settled at $7.39, with 10 stock units changing hands and Scotiabank ended at $64.50, trading 11,010 units.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

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