Second day of gains for TTSE – Wednesday

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange closed up for the second day on Wednesday with 15 securities trading against 12 on Tuesday as trading ended with 8 stocks rising, none declining and 7 remaining unchanged.
At the close of the market, the Composite Index gained climbed 8.67 points to 1,409.40. The All T&T Index gained 2.52 points to 1,756.05, while the Cross Listed Index rose 2.05 points to close at 144.06.
Trading ended with 251,750 shares for $6,540,070, compared to 669,242 shares for $10,153,920 shares on Tuesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended at 5 stocks with bids lower than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Gains| Clico Investments Fund gained 4 cents and ended at $24.10, with 120 units changing hands, First Caribbean International Bank closed with an increase of 44 cents and settled at $8.99, trading 150 stock units, First Citizens Bank rose by 10 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $41, with investors exchanging 107,266 shares. Guardian Holdings added 14 cents and settled at $18.50, after trading 18,347 shares and Massy Holdings jumped $1.05 to settle at $56.05, with investors exchanging 730 shares. Prestige Holdings added 1 cent and concluded at $8.06, with 550 stock units changing hands, Republic Financial increased 7 cents and ended at $123, in swapping 249 shares and Scotiabank rose 27 cents and ended at $59.46, in trading 250 shares.
Losses| There was no losing stock at the close of trading.
Firm Trades| National Enterprises completed trading at $5.70, with 3,973 stock units changing hands, National Flour settled at $1.49, with 3,850 stock units trading, NCB Financial ended at $10.71, after exchanging 19,641 shares. Sagicor Financial settled at $10.61, after trading 61,260 shares, Trinidad Cement ended at $1.95, with 3,000 stock units changing hands, Trinidad & Tobago NGL exchanged 31,604 shares to close at $25.71 and Unilever Caribbean settled at $23.50, with 760 units crossing the exchange.

Prices of securities trading are those at which the last trade took place.

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