Slippage for Trinidad and Tobago stocks

Market activity ended Friday on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange and resulted in more stocks rising than falling after trading 94 percent fewer shares, with a 71 percent fall in value, compared to Thursday.
A total of 18 securities traded versus 19 on Thursday, with five rising, four declining and nine remaining unchanged. The Composite Index declined 2.05 points to 1,523.33, the All T&T Index fell 3.85 points to 2,133.96 and the Cross-Listed Index shed 0.02 points to settle at 121.92.
Some 358,635 shares traded for $5,091,172 compared to 5,990,305 units at $17,772,507 on Thursday. An average of 19,924 units traded at $282,843, down from 315,279 at $935,395 on Thursday. Ttrading month to date averages 63,857 units at $311,856 down from 68,831 units at $315,141. The average trade for December was 21,703 units at $306,768.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows four stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and two stocks with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s gained 50 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $39, after 2,361 shares crossed the market, Angostura Holdings rallied 50 cents ending at a 52 weeks’ high of $20.50 after trading 950 stock units, Ansa McAl ended unchanged at $59.99 with an exchange of 1,096 stocks. Clico Investment Fund remained at $30 in exchanging 7,188 units, First Citizens Group shed 75 cents to close at $66 with 1,347 stock units changing hands, FirstCaribbean International Bank slipped 1 cent in closing at $6.14, with 1,794 shares crossing the exchange. GraceKennedy climbed 4 cents to $6.20, with 22,295 stocks changing hands, Guardian Holdings finished at $30 in switching ownership of 12,254 units, JMMB Group ended at $2.30 in an exchange of 13,700 stock units. Massy Holdings remained at $106 after exchanging 7,256 shares, National Enterprises rose 25 cents in closing at $3.75 while exchanging 250 stocks, NCB Financial Group ended unchanged at $8 trading 238,640 units. Prestige Holdings increased 5 cents to close at $7.05 in trading 535 stock units, Republic Financial Holdings remained at $140.25, with 800 stocks clearing the market, Scotiabank declined 25 cents to $70 with the swapping of 3,538 units. Trinidad & Tobago NGL ended unchanged at $19.60 trading 14,953 shares, Unilever Caribbean closed at $16 after exchanging 8,652 stocks and West Indian Tobacco dropped 11 cents in closing at 52 weeks’ low of $28 while exchanging 20,026 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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