Stocks closed higher on TTSE trading – Friday

First Citizens Bank closed at a 52 weeks’ high on TTSE on Friday.

Trading closed on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday with rising stocks just edging out declining ones and leading to modest gains in the market indices.
The market closed with 16 securities trading, with six gaining, five declining as the prices of five closed unchanged after First Citizens Bank ended at a new 52 weeks’ high.
The T&T Composite Index rose 1.22 points to end at 1,480.36. The All T&T Index gained 2.02 points to 1,883.15, while the Cross Listed Index inched 0.05 points to close at 145.97.
Trading resulted in an exchange of 237,058 shares, valued at $5,808,030, compared to 223,638 shares, valued at $5,221,135, from 17 securities on Thursday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of five stocks higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
Gains| Clico Investments rose 10 cents and ended at $28.10, with an exchange of 11,640 units, Angostura Holdings added 4 cents and ended at $16.20, in swapping 6,210 shares, First Citizens Bank increased 5 cents and settled at a 52 weeks’ high of $45.20, trading 1,600 stock units. Guardian Holdings added 10 cents and ended at $21.60, with 8 stock units changing hands, JMMB Group closed with an increase of 1 cent to close at $2.66, with 1,056 units crossing the exchange and Trinidad & Tobago NGL closed trading of 5,804 shares and rose 45 cents to close at $23.45.
Losses| Ansa McAl shares fell 5 cents and completed trading of 23,629 shares at $55.25, National Flour closed with a loss of 5 cents and closed at $1.35, with 100,000 units exchanging hands, Scotiabank ended with a loss of 1 cent at $61, with 51,286 units crossing the exchange. West Indian Tobacco shed 20 cents and completed trading 2,481 units at $41 and Unilever Caribbean dropped 10 cents and settled at a 52 weeks’ low of $22.15 in swapping 2,742 shares.
Firm Trades| Agostini’s traded just 5 units at $25, Massy Holdings completed trading at $62, with 20 units, National Enterprises settled at $5.50, with 20 units changing hands, NCB Financial ended trading of 29,757 shares at $11 and Republic Financial closed at $135.75, with investors exchanging 800 units.

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

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