Steady trading in Port of Spain

Market activity ended on Monday with fairly steady trading that resulted in slightly more stocks rising than falling and Angostura Holdings closing at a 52 weeks’ high at the close of trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange.
At the close, 17 securities traded compared to 18 on Friday, with four stocks rising, three declining and 10 remaining unchanged. The Composite Index inched 0.01 points up to 1,431.70, the All T&T Index popped 1.21 points to close at 1,937.17 and the Cross-Listed Index declined 0.18 points to settle at 124.85.
A total of 217,596 shares traded, for $6,809,352 compared to 219,988 units at $5,740,431 on Friday. An average of 12,800 units traded at $400,550 versus 12,222 at $318,913 on Friday, with the month to date averaging 47,752 units at $322,182 versus 53,011 units at $310,392. The average trade for September amounts to 36,606 units at $425,940.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows five stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and four stocks with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s ended at $24.50 in trading 78,437 shares, Angostura Holdings rose 1 cent to end a 52 weeks’ high of $17.11 with an exchange of 150 stock units, Ansa McAl climbed 4 cents to $57.05 after 287 stocks crossed the market. Ansa Merchant Bank remained at $41 in clearing the market with 150 units, Clico Investment Fund advanced 5 cents to $26 after finishing trading of 55,844 stock units, First Citizens Bank remained at $50.60 in switching ownership of 2,000 stocks. GraceKennedy fell 4 cents to end at $6.26 while exchanging 2,000 shares, Guardian Holdings ended unchanged at $32.80 after exchanging 1,753 shares, JMMB Group dropped 3 cents to $2.22, with 1,200 stocks changing hands. Massy Holdings had an exchange of 1,000 units at $84.80, National Enterprises rose 1 cent to $3.25 trading 6,000 stock units, Point Lisas remained at $3 with the swapping of 800 shares. Republic Financial Holdings ended at $135.70 after 3,837 shares crossed the market, Scotiabank lost 5 cents to end at $61 in an exchange of 35,400 stock units, Trinidad & Tobago NGL remained at $17.54 in exchanging 23,815 stocks. Trinidad Cement traded 4,447 units at $4.05 and West Indian Tobacco closed at $30.94 with the swapping of 476 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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