Sharp jump in TTSE indices – Wednesday

Ansa Mcal hits new high on Wednesday.

The Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange bounced sharply at the close of trading on Wednesday as three stocks recorded significant upward price movements to continue its mild bullish trend since late 2019.  
Trading ended, with four stocks rising, four declining while 13 closed unchanged, with two stocks ending at 52 weeks’ high. The Composite Index jumped 15.06 points to 1,489.98. The All T&T Index surged 25.40 points to 1,898.11, while the Cross Listed Index rose 0.62 points to close at 146.54.
The number of securities trading on Wednesday surged to 21, resulting in an exchange of just 67,094 shares for $1,662,903, compared to 385,720 units amounting to $1,884,774, from 15 trading securities on Tuesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of three stocks higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
Gains| Ansa McAl jumped $4.80 and completed trading of just nine units at a 52 weeks’ high of $60, Endeavour Holdings traded 500 shares and rose 4 cents to close at a record high of $12.54. First Citizens Bank gained 40 cents and settled at $45, with an exchange of 4,626 shares and Republic Financial jumped $3 to a 52 weeks’ high of $135 while trading 1,000 stock units.
Losses| Clico Investments shed 1 cent to end at $27.94, with 8,077 units crossing the exchange, Guardian Holdings dropped 50 cents and ended at $21.50, after exchanging 2,081 shares. JMMB Group lost 4 cents to close at $2.61, with 550 stock units changing hands and West Indian Tobacco fell 20 cents to $41, with an exchange of 1,025 stock units.
Firm Trades| Agostini’s traded ten shares at $25, Angostura Holdings ended at $16.02, with only four units crossing the exchange, CinemaOne swapped 100 shares at $6.55, First Caribbean International Bank completed trading 200 units at $8. Grace Kennedy ended trading of 2,568 shares at $3.95; Massy Holdings lost 50 cents trading of 1,658 units to close at $61.50, National Enterprises closed at $5.76, after 14,700 shares changed hands, National Flour transferred 3,651 units at $1.36. NCB Financial settled at $11, after exchanging 9,116 shares, Prestige Holdings closed at $8.90, after trading 39 shares, Scotiabank ended at $61, in trading 7,620 stock units, Trinidad & Tobago NGL closed trading of 10,000 shares at $23.66 and Trinidad Cement ended at $2, with 160 stock units changing hands.

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

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