Falling stocks pressure Trinidad market – Friday

Market activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended on Friday with trading in 19 securities, compared to 15 on Thursday.
The market ended with, with 2 stocks advancing, 5 declining and 12 remaining unchanged leading to declines in all three market indices.
At close the Composite Index slipped 2.04 points on Thursday to 1,268.49, the All T&T Index fell 2.61 points to 1,701.84 while Cross Listed Index eased 0.20 points to close at 112.69.
Market activity ended with 535,011 shares with a value of $7,931,043, traded, compared to 898,047 shares with a value of $7,532,438 on Thursday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 3 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
Gains| JMMB Group closed with a rise of 2 cents and finished at $1.85, with 625 stock units changing hands and Sagicor Financial ended trading with 6 cents gain and concluded trading at $7.89, with 10,525 units.
Losses| Grace Kennedy lost 10 cents and finished at $3.40, with 10,191 units, One Caribbean Media ended trading 25 cents lower at a 52 weeks’ low of $12.50, with 20,000 stock units changing hands, Scotiabank lost 49 cents and completed trading at $61.51, with 5,820 stock units changing hands. Trinidad Cement traded with a loss of 25 cents and ended at a 52 weeks’ low of $3.50, exchanging 63,317 shares and Unilever Caribbean closed with a loss of 1 cent and ended at $28.99, trading 11,804 shares.
Firm Traded| Angostura Holdings concluded trading at $15.67, with 925 stock units changing hands., Ansa Mcal ended at $60, with 324 units trading, Bourse Brazil finished at $8.40, with 3,000 stock units changing hands, Clico Investments concluded trading at $20, with 2,800 units, First Caribbean ended at $9.30, trading 116,010 shares. LJ Williams B share closed trading at 77 cents, in exchanging 15,254 shares, Massy Holdings ended trading at $47.49, with 2,343 stock units changing hands. NCB Financial Group finished at $6.50, trading 229,784 shares, Prestige Holdings closed at $10, trading 70 shares, Republic Financial Holdings finished at $101.50, with 330 stock units changing hands, Trinidad & Tobago NGL finished trading at $27, with 889 units and West Indian Tobacco closed at $88.50, with 41,000 stock units changing hands.

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