Declines & advances even as JSE continues sideways

In Friday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, the prices of 7 stocks rose and 7 declined as 24 securities changed hands, resulting in 3,072,116 units trading, valued at $22,272,471.
JSE sum -5-9-14 Main Market| The JSE Market Index fell by 550.24 points to 71,751.52 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index dived 615.26 points, to close at 78,939.43.
Gains| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with gains, at the end of trading in the main market are, Caribbean Cement with 7,975 shares to close with a gain of 20 cents at $2.70, Pan Jamaican Investment had 2,552 units changing hands to gain 42 cents at $49, Proven Investments ordinary share, traded 322,428 units to gain 0.15 US cents to end at 17 US cents and Radio Jamaica had just 483 units changing ownership and gained a cent to $1.05.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in price with volume and last traded prices are, Berger Paints with 34,975 units, closed at $1.60, Cable & Wireless had just 33,384 shares trading, in closing at 29 cents, Grace Kennedy put through 684 units to close at $60.50, Jamaica Broilers 172,852 shares traded at $4.50, Jamaica Money Market Brokers ordinary, traded 217,974 shares to close at $6.95, National Commercial Bank with 50,450 shares closed at $18, Scotia Group enjoyed the exchange of 136,580 shares at $18.95 and Seprod 1,037 shares went through at $11.
Declines| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with losses at the at the end of trading in the main market are, Desnoes & Geddes with 115,228 shares, while losing 15 cents to end at $4.50, Kingston Wharves 3,500 shares was traded at 48 cents lower, to end at $5.02, Mayberry Investments with 4,080 units passing through the market, lost 23 cents to end at $1.67, Sagicor Group with 602,981 shares, lost 10 cents to end at $9.30 and Scotia Investments with 4,100 units changing hands, closed $2.60 down at $21.40.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 80,500 units at $3 and the 7.50% preference share, traded 1,000,000 units at $2.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index, declined by 12.30 points to close at 653.94 as only 4 stocks traded, with 3 advancing and 1 declining.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the junior market, are Blue Power with 5,000 shares, gaining 5 cents to $9.10, Lasco Financial with 81,000 units traded, to close 8 cents higher at $1 and Lasco Manufacturing with 15,348 shares, close with a gain of 11 cents at $1.04.
Firm Trades| There were no active stocks in the junior market that that closed at the same price as the day before.
Declines| Lasco Distributors with 146,506 shares was the sole security declining in the junior market, at the end of trading, the price slipped a cent to end at $1.11.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 7 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 stocks with offers that were lower. An indication that the market is moving sideways for now.

Active securities climbed on JSE

In Thursday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, the prices of 11 stocks rose and 9 declined as 29 securities changed hands, resulting in 4,031,674 shares trading, valued at $20,663,144.
JSE sum 4-9-14 Main Market| The JSE Market Index gained 539.88 points to 72,301.76 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 603.67 points to close at 79,554.69.
Gains| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with gains at the end of trading, in the main market are, Caribbean Cement with 10,000 shares trading to close with a gain of 10 cents at $2.50, Desnoes & Geddes with 10,000 shares with 5 cents gain, to $4.65, Kingston Wharves gained 48 cents while trading 500 shares at $5.50, Mayberry Investments gained 20 cents to close at $1.90 with 144,148 units changing hands. Sagicor Group had 706,269 active units and closed 40 cents higher at $9.40, Sagicor Real Estate Fund with 28,880 units, gained 5 cents at $6.95, Scotia Investments traded only 1,000 shares and put on $2.60 to end at $24 and Seprod with 18,825 units closed 25 cents up at $11.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in price, with volume and last traded prices are, Berger Paints with 5,000 shares closing at $1.60, Carreras trading 4,711 units and closed at $34.90 and National Commercial Bank with 25,352 shares, closed at $18.
Declines| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with losses at the at the end of trading in the main market are, Cable & Wireless with 12,000 shares, declined by a cent to close at 29 cents, Grace Kennedy with only 199 shares, dipped 50 cents to $60.50, Hardware & Lumber with 10,000 shares, lost 59 cents to end at $7.01, Jamaica Broilers with 2,374,605 shares closed 20 cent down at $4.50, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 11,406 shares, saw the price slipping by a cent to $6.95 and Scotia Group 8,950 shares traded with a loss of 5 cents at $18.95.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) 8.75% preference share traded 2,000 units at $3, JMMB 7.50% preference share ended trading with 240,000 units at $2 and Proven Investments 8% Preference share traded 113,300 units at $5.05.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index declined by 7.79 points to close at 641.64 as 9 stocks traded with 3 advancing and 3 declining.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the junior market are, Dolphin Cove with activity in 2,000 shares as the price was up 25 cents to $8, General Accident with 15,000 shares put on 2 cents to $1.36 and Lasco Distributors traded 92,770 units at a cent higher at $1.12.
Firm Trades| Stocks in the junior market that traded to close at the same price as the day before are, Access Financial with 2,400 units at $10.18, Honey Bun ended at $2.34 with 1,736 shares changing hands and Lasco Financial 110,956 shares, traded at 92 cents.
Declines| Stocks declining in the junior market at the end of trading are, Blue Power with just 3,415 units, shed 1 cent to $9.05, Caribbean Producers with 15,000 shares lost a cent, to end at $2.35 and Lasco Manufacturing 61,252 units closed own a cent at 93 cents.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 4 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 7 stocks with offers that were lower.

Scotia takes back most of Tuesday’s gains

BNS -Consprng On a light trading day on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, on Wednesday’s, only 16 securities traded, as the prices of 4 rose and 5 declined, resulting in 4,375,135 securities changing hands, valued at $26,470,726.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index gave up 1,331.74 of the 1,732.90 points it gained on Tuesday, to end at 71,761.88 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index gave back 1,489.11 of the 1,937.69 points increase on Tuesday, to close at 78,951.02. Scotia Group fell back to $19 at the close, this stock was the major influence on the downward indices’ movement.
Gains| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with gains, at the end of trading in the main market, are Caribbean Cement with only 1,000 shares traded, to close with an 18 cents rise to $2.40, Carreras with 168,403 shares, to close with a gain of 10 cents at $34.90, Mayberry Investments gained 5 cents to close at $1.70, in trading 2,350 units and Supreme Ventures with 2,100 shares changing hands, gained a cent, to end at $1.81.
JSE sum 3-9-14.fpng Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in price, with volume and last traded prices are, Grace Kennedy with 4,910 shares, closing at $61, Jamaica Broilers 800 shares trading at $4.70, Kingston Wharves had only 100 units being active at $5.02, National Commercial Bank put through 27,612 shares at $18 and Scotia Investments with 2,255 units, closed at $21.40.
Declines| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with losses, at the at the end of trading in the main market are, Desnoes & Geddes with 4,055,626 units, the price declined by 5 cents to $4.60, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 5,178 ordinary shares, lost 4 cents to end at $6.96, Sagicor Group had 87,723 changing hands, with the loss of 50 cents at $9 and Scotia Group fell from Tuesday’s jump to of $1.68 to close with 11,860 units trading, with the price falling back by $1.47 to $19.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 4,450 units at $3.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index declined by 0.42 points to close at 649.43 as just 2 stocks traded, Blue Power with 100 shares a $9.06 and Knutsford Express with 668 units at $5, down 16 cents, for a new 52 weeks’ low.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 6 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 stocks with offers that were lower.

Scotia Group drives indices up sharply

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scotiabankBuilding150x150 The major indices of the Jamaica Stock Exchange jumped sharply In Tuesday’s trading, but this may not last as a jump in Scotia Group share price to $20.49 was the main reason for the big move, as Scotia Investments purchase the vast majority of the stock. For the overall market prices of 10 stocks rose, 5 declined as 26 securities changed hands, resulting in 13,528,222 shares trading, valued at $26,762,169.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index leapt by 1,732.90 points to 73,093.62 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index jumped 1,937.69 points to close at 80,440.13,
Gains| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with gains, at the end of trading in the main market, are Caribbean Cement with 24,297 units changing hands, gained 12 cents to $2.22, Grace Kennedy with 1,090 shares added $2 to price to end at $61, Jamaica Broilers had 600 units trading, as the price gained 13 cents to $4.70, National Commercial Bank with 5,125 shares put on 38 cents to close at $18, Radio Jamaica 2,554 units closed with 4 cents increase at $1.04, Sagicor Group had activity in 131,695 shares and gained 10 cents at $9.50, Sagicor Real Estate Fund 7,500 units traded with 5 cents gain at $6.90 and Scotia Group traded 957,902 shares to gain $1.68 to end at $20.47.
JSE 2-9-14 Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in price with volume and last traded prices, are Cable & Wireless with 11,967,181 shares at 30 cents, with broker, Pan Caribbean doing the bulk of the sales, while JMMB bought all from Pan Caribbean, Carreras with only 200 shares closed at $34.80, Jamaica Money Market Brokers traded 120,937 ordinary shares at $7 and Kingston Wharves with 10,000 units, ended at $5.02.
Declines| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with losses at the at the end of trading in the main market, are Berger Paints with 5,000 shares, declined by 2 cents, to close at $1.60, Hardware & Lumber with 5,000 shares lost $1.40 to $7.60 and Proven Investments with 4,813 ordinary shares, closed at 0.25 US cents lower at 17US cents.
Preference| Junior market listed Eppley 9.5% preference share, traded 54,433 units at $6.10, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.50% preference share had 2,729 units changing hands at $3.50 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 17,200 units at $3.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index declined by 7.13 points to close at 649.85 as 9 stocks traded with 2 advancing and 2 declining.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the junior market are, AMG Packaging with 4,741 shares to close with a gain of 3 cents, at $2.43 and Lasco Manufacturing with 19,600 units, to close 9 cents higher at $1.04.
Firm Trades| Stocks in the junior market that traded to close at the same price as the day before are, Blue Power with 2,500 shares at $9.06, Dolphin Cove with 2,000 shares at $7.75, Jamaican Teas 160,000 shares at $3.30 and Knutsford Express, with 4,303 units at $5.16.
Declines| Stocks declining in the junior market at the end of trading, are Access Financial with 2,322 shares, down 2 cents, to close at $10.18 and Lasco Financial with 14,500 units, lost 8 cents to 92 cents.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator, had 6 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 7 stocks with offers, that were lower.

Cable & Wireless & Lasco Manufacturing dominate JSE

In Monday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, the prices of 4 securities rose, 6 declined as 22 stocks changed hands, resulting in 21,507,157 units trading, valued at $22,167,614.
JSE - 1-9-14Cable & Wireless accounted for 11.56 million units and Lasco Manufacturing 5.7 million of the stocks trading. As was the case on Friday, Pan Caribbean Financial Services was the broker that was the main seller of Cable & Wireless’ shares on Monday. At the close they had an offer to sell another 11.96 million units at 30 cents, the amount was exactly equal to the amount on the bid at 28 cents.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index fell by 241.32 points to 71,360.72 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index declined by 269.85 points, to close at 78,502.44.
Gains| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with gains, at the close of the main market are, Caribbean Cement in trading 28,423 shares closed with a gain of 6 cents at $2.10, Desnoes & Geddes gained 5 cents to close at $4.65 with 100,249 units changing hands and Jamaica Producers with 3,650 units, ended up 1 cent higher at $15.61.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a price change, with volume and last traded prices, are Cable & Wireless with 11,561,063 shares changing hands to close at 30 cents, Grace Kennedy with 2,761 shares at $59, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 22,303 shares closed at $7, Radio Jamaica had 2,113,260 units closing at $1, Sagicor Group 21,000 shares at $9.40 and Seprod with 351 shares at $10.75.
Declines| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with losses at the at the end of trading in the main market, are Carreras with 6,200 shares trading, lost 9 cents at $34.80, Jamaica Broilers lost 13 cents to end at $4.57 with 13,997 shares, National Commercial Bank with 12,100 units lost 38 cents at $17.62 and Scotia Group with 175,260 shares lost 5 cents in ending at $18.79.
Preference| Jamaican Teas debenture note traded 9,000 units at $100 each, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 1,557,835 units at $3 and Proven Investments 8% preference share, traded only 100 units at $5.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index declined by 0.40 points to close at 642.72 as 6 stocks traded with 1 advancing and 2 declining.
Gains| Lasco Manufacturing traded 5,730,455 units to gain 3 cents at 95 cents and was the only stock to gain at the end of trading in the junior market.
Firm Trades| Stocks in the junior market that traded to close at the same price as the day before are, Blue Power with only 1,000 shares, ended at $9.06, Dolphin Cove with 75,000 shares changing hands, closed at $7.75 and Lasco Distributors had 19,000 units trading at $1.11.
Declines| Stocks declining in the junior market at the end of trading, are Caribbean Cream with 13,150 shares to close 10 cents down at 65 cents and General Accident with 50,000 shares, closed 6 cents lower at $1.34.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 10 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 stocks with offers that were lower.

Cable & Wireless trades 23.5m shares on JSE

In Friday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, Cable & Wireless dominated trading with 23.5 million shares, valued at $7 million, in 8 different lots. The price of the stock slipped at the close of the market, on a day when the prices of 8 stocks rose and 8 declined as 24 securities changed hands, resulting in 25,186,205 shares trading, valued at $15,293,836.
JSE sum 29-8-14 Main Market| The JSE Market Index dropped by 140.37points to 71,602.04 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 156.95 points to close at 78,772.29.
Gains| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with gains, at the end of trading in the main market, are Berger Paints with 7,500 gained 2 cents at $1.62, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 23,600 shares to close with a gain of 5 cents at $7, Mayberry Investments 78,468 shares traded closed 5 higher at $1.65, National Commercial Bank with 107,897 shares changing hands closed 1 cent higher at $18, Proven Investments ordinary share traded 25,300 units with 0.25 US cents gain at 17.25 US cents, Sagicor Group had 39,030 shares trading at 16 cents, to end at $9.40 and Scotia Group 21,000 units to end at 2 cents higher at $18.84.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in price with volume and last traded prices, are Grace Kennedy with 7,960 closed at $59, Jamaica Broilers had 10,175 units changing hands at $4.70, Sagicor Real Estate Fund with 30,000 units traded at $6.85 and Scotia Investments 3,000 shares closed at $21.40.
Declines| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with losses at the at the end of trading in the main market are, Cable & Wireless lost 2 cents I trading 23,460,586 shares with a loss of 2 cents to 30 cents, Caribbean Cement with 16,748 lost 14 cents to $2.04, Carreras with 10,193 shares lost 1 cent to end at $34.89, Desnoes & Geddes 342,700 shares changed hands at 19 cents lower at $4.60, Jamaica Producers had 61,440 shares changing hands at $15.60 after losing 5 cents and Buy Rated Radio Jamaica lost 22 cents while trading 319,350 shares to end at $1, for a 52 weeks low.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 17,000 units at $3.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index declined by 3.97 points to close at 643.12 as 6 stocks traded with 1 advancing and 2 declining.
Gains| Access Financial with 100 units closed 2 cents higher at $10.20 and was the only stocks recording an increase at the end of trading in the junior market.
Firm Trades| Stocks in the junior market that traded to close at the same price as the day before are, Caribbean Cream with 103,000 shares closing at 75 cents, General Accident with 145,448 units closed at $1.40 and Lasco Financial traded 3,000 shares at $1.
Declines| Stocks declining in the junior market at the end of trading, are Lasco Distributors traded 202,000 units at $1.11 as the price lost a cent and Lasco Manufacturing with 150,710 shares closed 5 cents higher at 92 cents.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 7 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 stocks with offers that were lower.

9 stocks rose & only 3 fell on JSE

In Thursday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, the prices of 9 stocks rose and 3 declined as 20 securities changed hands, resulting in 2,085,438 shares trading, valued at $15,090,664.
JSE 28-8-14 Main Market| The JSE Market Index dropped by 81.34 points to 71,742.41 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 90.95 points to close at 78,929.24.
Gains| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with gains, at the end of trading in the main market are, Cable & Wireless with 513,155 shares to close with a gain of a cent at 32 cents, Carreras gained 15 cents to close at $34.90 with 1,648 units changing hands, followed by Pan Jamaican Investment with 100,836 shares at $48.58, after gaining 7 cents, Sagicor Group 51,878 shares resulted in 1 cent gain to $9.24, Scotia Group with 18,970 shares gained 5 cents to end at $18.82 and Seprod traded only 1,400 units to put on 25 cents at $10.75.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in price with volume and last traded prices, are Berger Paints with 3,420 shares closing at $1.60, Jamaica Broilers with 4,825 traded closed at $4.70, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 31,655 units at $6.95 and Kingston Wharves 4,000 shares closed at $5.02.
Declines| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with losses, at the at the end of trading in the main market are, Caribbean Cement with 72,438 shares in losing 42 cents, to end at $2.18, National Commercial Bank with 342,852 shares closing 51 cents down at $17.99 and Supreme Ventures losing 6 cents in trading 62,000 units, to finish at $1.80.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) 8.75% preference share traded 686,000 units at $3 and the JMMB 7.50% preference share, traded just 1,000 units at $2.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index gained 2.65 points to close at 647.09 as only 5 securities traded with 3 advancing and none declining.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the junior market, are C2W Music gained 2 cents with 5,759 shares to land at 40 cents, General Accident with 902 shares closed 5 cents up at $1.40 and Lasco Manufacturing with 100,000 shares was 2 cents ahead at 97 cents.
Firm Trades| Stocks in the junior market that traded to close at the same price as the day before are, Caribbean Producers that had 21,500 shares trading at $2.36 and Lasco Financial with 61,200 shares ended at $1.
Declines| No stock declined in the junior market at the end of trading.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 3 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 stocks with offers that were lower.

Market eases back on Wednesday at JSE

In Wednesday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, the prices of 6 stocks rose and 10 declined as 23 securities changed hands, resulting in 3,423,013 units trading, valued at $28,248,377.
JSE 27-8-14 Main Market| The JSE Market Index declined 640.32 points to 71,823.75 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 715.99 points to close at 79,020.19.
Gains| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with gains, at the end of trading in the main market are, National Commercial Bank with 82,727 units, gained 50 cents to close at $18.50, Radio Jamaica gained 7 cents to close at $1.22 while 10,500 units traded, Sagicor Group had 751,235 shares while gaining 3 cents, to close at $9.23 and Scotia Investments with 1,000 shares gained 40 cents to end at $21.40.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in price, with volume and last traded prices are, Berger Paints with 18,336 shares at $1.60, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 68,000 units changing hands to end at $6.95, Proven Investments US dollar ordinary share, traded 9,269 units at 17 US cents and Pulse Investments with 100,000 shares closed at 35 cents.
Declines| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with losses at the at the end of trading in the main market are, Cable & Wireless with 121,903 units for 3 cents lower at 31 cents, Caribbean Cement with 6,300 shares, lost 20 cents to end at $2.60, Carreras traded 301,057 units with a loss of 15 cents to end at $34.75, Desnoes & Geddes 20,000 units traded at the close at $4.79, with a gain of a cent, Grace Kennedy with 3,329 units lost $1 in falling to $59, Jamaica Producers had 2,343 units going through the market but shed $1.35 to $15.65, Kingston Wharves 33,750 shares was done with a 25 cents loss at $5.02, Scotia Group with 129,116 shares closed 73 cents lower at $18.77 and Seprod 7,140 shares were traded for 25 cents less at $10.50.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 2,832 units at $3 and Proven Investments 8% preference share had just 1,200 units trading, at $5.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index gained 0.59 points to close at 644.44 as only 4 securities traded with 2 advancing and 1 declining.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the junior market, are Jamaican Teas with 1,630,657 shares to gain 5 cents and closed at $3.30 and Lasco Distributors with 102,319 shares, gained 1 cent to $1.12.
Firm Trades| Caribbean Producers with 15,000 units traded at $2.36 and was the only stock in the junior market, that traded and closed at the same price as the day before.
Declines| C2W Music with 5,000 shares, lost 5 cents to close at 38 cents, was the sole stock declining in the junior market at the end of trading
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 6 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 stocks with offers that were lower.

JSE market inching forward

In Monday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, the prices of 6 stocks rose and 8 declined as 23 securities changed hands, resulting in 3,225,751 units trading, valued at $9,515,641.
JSE 26-8-14 Main Market| The JSE Market Index climbed by 418.38 points to 72,464.07 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index gained 467.81 points to close at 79,736.18.
Gains| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with gains, at the end of trading in the main market are, Caribbean Cement with 253,076 shares, to close with a gain of 25 cents at $2.80, Desnoes & Geddes with 5,000 units changing hands, gained 30 cents to $4.80, Jamaica Broilers with 97,778 units, put on 9 cents and closed at $4.70, Jamaica Producers 100 units benefited from a 1 cents gain to $17, followed by Radio Jamaica with 29,060 units with an increase of 5 cents at $1.15 and Sagicor Group with 98,976 shares, putting on 20 cents to $9.20.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in price, with volume and last traded prices, are Carreras with 8,800 shares closing at $34.90, Grace Kennedy with 2,009 shares at $60. National Commercial Bank 124,935 units resulted in a close of $18 and Sagicor Real Estate Fund with 13,387 units at $6.85.
Declines| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with losses at the at the end of trading in the main market are, Cable & Wireless with 1,328,663 shares with the price dipping 2 cents to 34 cents, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 32,947 ordinary shares, lost a cent at $6.95, Mayberry Investments 20,769 shares traded with a loss of 8 cents to $1.60, Palace Amusement traded for the first time since early January this year, with 1,000 shares changing hands at $90, after losing $5, Scotia Group exchanged 25,210 shares with a loss of 50 cents to end at $19.50 and Scotia Investments traded 20,000 shares and shed 28 cents at $21.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 858,992 units at $3.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index declined by 2.01 points to close at 643.85 as 6 stocks traded with none advancing and 2 declining.
Gains| No stock gained at the end of trading in the junior market.
Firm Trades| Active stocks in the junior market to close at the same price as the day before are, Blue Power with 700 units at $9.06, Lasco Financial 7,600 shares trading at $1, Lasco Manufacturing had 70,858 units trading at 95 cents and Paramount Trading 5,000 shares at $2.52.
Declines| Stocks declining in the junior market at the end of trading are, General Accident with 40,000 shares, lost 10 cents to end at $1.35 and Lasco Distributors traded 180,891 units, 1 cents lower at $1.11.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 6 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 stocks with offers that were lower.

Advancing stocks beat declining ones

The level of trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Monday was very low with 18 securities changing hands, resulting in 854,483 stock units trading, valued at $7,165,353.98. At the close of the market, the prices of 6 stocks rose and 4 declined.
JSE sum 25-8-14 Main Market| The JSE Market Index rose 380.28 points to 72,045.69 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index gained 425.23 points to close at 79,268.37.
Gains| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with gains, at the end of trading in the main market, are Carreras with 42,500 units and closed with a gain of 60 cents at $34.90, Jamaica Broilers with 114,665 shares, closed 1 cent higher at $4.61, Scotia Group with 70,691 shares gained $1.24 to end at $20 and Seprod with 13,700 shares rose 25 cents to $10.75.
Firm| The stocks to close without a change in price in the main market, along with volume and last traded prices are, Cable & Wireless with 144,678 shares to close at 36 cents, Grace Kennedy with 16,595 units at $60, Sagicor Group with 72,697 shares, closed at $9 and Sagicor Real Estate Fund had only 1,113 units trading at $6.85.
Declines| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with losses at the at the end of trading in the main market, are Caribbean Cement with 68,825 shares while losing 35 cents to close at $2.55 cents, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 118,430 shares lost 4 cents to end at $6.96 and National Commercial Bank 32,943 shares closed with a 5 cents fall, at $18.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 17,858 units at $3.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index declined by 1.51 points to close at 645.86 as 6 stocks traded with 2 advancing and 1 declining.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the junior market, are Caribbean Flavours with 7,000 units changing hands and gained 4 cents to end at $2.69 and Caribbean Producers 96,978 shares closed with a 1 cent increase at $2.36.
Firm Trades| Stocks in the junior market that traded to close at the same price as the day before are Derrimon Trading with 5,000 units going through the market at $2.15, Lasco Distributors with 3,360 shares closed at $1.12 and Lasco Manufacturing with 3,600 shares at 95 cents.
Declines| Caribbean Cream traded 23,850 shares and lost 8 cents to end at 75 cents was the only stock declining in the junior market at the end of trading,
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 6 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 7 stocks with offers that were lower.