Sharp pullback of TTSE – Tuesday

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange gave back all the gains recorded on Monday when trading closed Tuesday, without a stock rising.  
The market closed with a big decline in the Composite Index of 19.16 points to 1,397.22, while the All T&T Index lost 2.76 points to 1,777, while the Cross Listed Index dropped 4.92 points to close at 137.73.
Market activity ended with 17 securities changing hands against 15 on Monday, of which, 4 declined and 13 remained unchanged. Trading ended with 298,128 shares changing hands with a value of $4,548,413 compared to 317,614 shares trading for $3,871,570, on Monday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with 5 stocks closing with bids that were higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
Losses| Guardian Media dropped 25 cents, ending at a 52 weeks’ low of $10.75, with 100 shares crossing the exchange, NCB Financial fell 74 cents and settled at $10.01, with 15,000 stock units changing hands. Scotiabank closed with a loss of 75 cents at a 52 weeks’ low of $59 and 1,140 shares changing hands and Unilever Caribbean closed 97 cents down at $24.01 trading 4,877 stock units.
Firm Trades| Ansa Mcal completed trading at $55.21, with 26 units, Clico Investments Fund closed at $24.10, with 2,020 units crossing the exchange, First Citizens Bank settled at $40, with a mere 6 shares  trading, Grace Kennedy concluded trading at $3.35, with 325 units crossing the exchange, Guardian Holdings settled at $18.50, with investors exchanging 49,780 shares. JMMB Group settled at $2.50, with an exchange of 16,105 units, Massy Holdings closed at $55, trading 4,503 stock units, National Flour ended at $1.69, with 24,519 stock units changing hands, Prestige Holdings settled at $9, after exchanging 2,809 shares. Republic Financial closed at $121.20, in trading 8,366 shares, Sagicor Financial settled at $10, after exchanging 162,050 shares, Trinidad & Tobago NGL traded 5,546 units to close at $28.30 and West Indian Tobacco ended trading 956 shares for 21 cents lower to $109.99.

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

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