Rising and declining stocks tie

Market activity ended on Tuesday and resulted in an equal number of stocks rising and falling at the close of trading, after trading 94 percent more shares, valued 36 percent less than on Monday, at the close of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange.

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

At the close, 20 securities traded, up from 17 on Monday, with seven rising and falling respectively and six remaining unchanged.
The Composite Index gained 2.21 points to close at 1,433.91, the All T&T Index rallied 2.57 points to 1,939.74 and the Cross-Listed Index advanced 0.25 points to settle at 125.10.
A total of 422,298 shares traded for $4,331,345 compared to 217,596 units at $6,809,352 on Monday.  An average of  1,115 units traded at $216,567 versus 12,80 at $400,550 on Monday, and the month to date averaging 44,201 units at $308,100 versus 47,752 units at $322,182. The average trade for  September amounted to 36,606 units at $425,940.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ending with higher bids than their last selling prices and none with a lower offer.
At the close, Agostini’s traded 11,905 shares at $24.50, Angostura Holdings fell 1 cent to end at $17.10, with 7,595 stock units changing hands, Ansa McAl advanced 45 cents to $57.50 after exchanging 419 stocks. Clico Investment Fund climbed 10 cents to $26.10 with the swapping of 21,055 units, First Citizens Bank remained at $50.60 in trading 2,460 shares, FirstCaribbean International Bank traded 160 stock units at $6.50. GraceKennedy rose 4 cents to end at $6.30, with 36,000 stocks crossing the market, Guardian Holdings declined 5 cents to $32.75 in exchanging 228 units, JMMB Group increased 2 cents to close at $2.24 after trading 2,230 stock units. L.J. Williams B share remained at $1.50 with 725 units crossing the market, Massy Holdings dropped 30 cents to $84.50, trading 315 shares, National Enterprises ended at $3.25 in an exchange of 3,000 stocks. National Flour Mills lost 2 cents in ending at $2.04 while exchanging 225 shares, NCB Financial Group rallied 5 cents to $8.25 trading 311,274 stock units, Prestige Holdings remained at $7.25 in switching ownership of 1,447 stocks. Scotiabank jumped $1 to $62 after 255 units crossed the market, Trinidad & Tobago NGL shed 4 cents in closing at $17.50, with 16,621 shares changing hands, Trinidad Cement dipped 5 cents to $4 trading 5,000 stock units. Unilever Caribbean popped 10 cents to close at $16.40 after an exchange of 230 stocks and West Indian Tobacco lost 2 cents to end at $30.92 in switching ownership of 1,154 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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