Steady trading pushes up TTSE

Trading picked upon the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Monday, with the market rising moderately after 18 percent more shares traded than on Friday, resulting in more stocks falling than rising.

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Trading ended with 16 securities changing hands compared to 17 on the previous trading day, with the prices of five stocks rising, six declining and five remaining unchanged. The Composite Index gained 0.91 points to settle at 1,326.29, the All T&T Index rose 1.01 points to 1,765.48 and the Cross Listed Index rose 0.11 to 119.97.
Trading ended with an exchange of 200,068 shares, for $10,154,587 compared to 169,366 units at $5,559,027 on Friday.
An average of 12,504 units traded for the day at $634,652 compared to an average of 9,963 shares at $326,996 on Friday. An average of 17,105 units traded at $339,450 for the month to date versus 17,408 units at $320,012. The average trade for January amounted to 13,836 units at $275,635.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
In trading, Agostini’s declined 1 cent to $22 trading one share, Angostura Holdings lost 6 cents to close at $14.96 in trading one stock unit, Ansa Merchant Bank remained at $40.50, with 500 stock units crossing the market. Clico Investment Fund stayed at $25.55, with 27,635 shares changing hands, First Citizens Bank climbed $1.25 to $44, with 25,630 stocks crossing the exchange, Guardian Holdings closed at $21.50 trading 2,000 shares, JMMB Group fell 2 cents to $1.87 while exchanging 6,500 shares. Massy Holdings climbed 55 cents to $63 trading of 2,117 stock units, National Enterprises rose 1 cent to $3.12 trading 200 stock units, National Flour Mills fell 1 cent to $2.35 exchanging 52,572 units. NCB Financial Group settled at $8.50 trading 8,042 stock units, Republic Financial Holdings rose 5 cents to $135 after 55,042 shares crossed the exchange, Scotiabank ended at $56 in swapping 3,234 units. Trinidad & Tobago NGL shed 44 cents to $15.10 in an exchange of 901 shares, Unilever Caribbean declined 16 cents, ending at a 52 weeks’ low of $16.33 in switching ownership of 13,373 units and West Indian Tobacco rose $1.75 to $34.85 and trading 2,320 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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