Scotia jumps $3.25 to 4 year high on TTSE


Scotia Group climbed $3.25 to end at $67.50 on Monday.

Scotiabank jumped $3.25 and ended at the high level since July 2014, at $67.50, after exchanging 414 shares in trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange but the gain just prevented the main market index from declining.
The market closed with trading in 18 securities against 9 on Friday, with 5 advancing, 6 declining and 7 remaining unchanged.
Market activity ended with 195,485 shares valued at $6,276,330, changing hands, compared to just 42,427 shares valued at $1,567,716 on Friday.
The Composite Index fell 7.36 points on Monday to 1,234.13, the All T&T Index gained 0.34 points to 1,721.93, while the Cross Listed Index shed 2.09 points to close at 100.31.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows the market continuing to be weak as it closed with 5 stocks ending with higher bids than the last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
Gains| Clico Investments closed with a gain of 3 cents to end at $20.25, with 4,170 units, First Citizens gained 10 cents and completed trading at $35, after exchanging 3,779 shares, Massy Holdings rose 30 cents and settled at $47.50, with 108,340 stock units changing hands, National Flour closed with an increase of 5 cents at $1.85, after exchanging 3,750 shares, Scotiabank concluded trading with a gain of $3.25 ended at a near four year record high of $67.50, after exchanging 414 shares.
Losses| Ansa Mcal share price fell $3 and concluded at trading at a 52 weeks’ low of $55, with 614 units, First Caribbean International Bank closed with a loss of 33 cents and ended at $8.50, after exchanging 2,895 shares, JMMB Group shed 10 cents and settled at $1.75, with 13,213 stock units changing hands, One Caribbean Media lost 1 cent and settled at a 52 weeks’ low of $12.34, with 3,192 stock units changing hands, Trinidad Cement ended trading 10 cents lower at $2.90, after exchanging 135 shares and Unilever Caribbean concluded trading with a loss of 20 cents and completed trading at $29.30, after exchanging 192 shares.
Firm Trades| Ansa Merchant ended at $40, after exchanging 1,800 shares, Grace Kennedy concluded at trading at $3, with 15,929 units, NCB Financial Group completed trading at $5.49, after exchanging 3,886 shares, Republic Financial Holdings settled at $102.65, with 50 stock units changing hands, Sagicor Financial concluded at $7.95, with 16,569 units, Trinidad & Tobago NGL closed at $29.10, with 15,985 units and West Indian Tobacco settled at $88.50, with 222 stock units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

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