Rising stocks beat losers on JSE USD Market

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market ended on Tuesday with an 85 percent drop in the volume of stocks exchanged with the value plunging 91 percent lower than on Monday, resulting in trading in seven securities, compared to 11 on Monday with four rising, one declining and two ending unchanged.
Overall, 49,024 shares were traded for US$5,622, down sharply from 334,981 units at US$60,270 on Monday.
Trading averaged 7,003 shares at US$803, compared with 30,453 units at US$5,479 on Monday. The month to date, averages 27,327 shares at US$3,468 versus 28,503 units at US$3,622 on the previous trading day. October ended with an average of 40,972 units for US$2,277.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 4.13 points to end at 224.76.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.5. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stock ended with a bid higher than the last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Real Estate USD share rallied 0.4 of one cent to end at 7.5 US cents after exchanging 1,000 shares, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy climbed 0.01 of a cent to close at 65 US cents in an exchange of 100 stock units, Productive Business Solutions remained at US$1.70 after 130 units were traded. Proven Investments dropped 1.5 cents to 18.5 US cents as 26,043 stocks passed through the market, Sterling Investments advanced 0.05 of one cent in closing at 2 US cents with the swapping of 20,500 shares and Sygnus Credit Investments USD share rose 0.1 of a cent after ending at 9.2 US cents while exchanging 1,220 stocks.
In the preference segmentEppley 6% preference share ended at US$1.13, with 31 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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