Trinidad Cement hits new high

Trinidad Cement closed at a new 52 weeks high at the end of trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange on Friday. The stock closed at $3 bettering the $2.94 reached last year August.
TTSE sum 22-8-14Elsewhere there was activity in 10 securities of which 5 advanced none declined and 5 traded firm, with 781,974 stock units changing hands with a value of $14,361,896. The Composite Index rose 1.63 points to close at 1,152.16, the All T&T Index rose 2.61 points to close at 1,987.86 and the Cross Listed Index increased by a mere 0.08 points to end at 41.43.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are First Citizens traded 2,597 shares to close at $36, up by 46 cents, Grace Kennedy at $3.55 for a gain of 9 cents while trading only 186 units, Massy Holdings contributed 85,000 shares valued at $5,821,899 to close at $68.51, with a I cent gain, National Flour with 10,000 shares closed at $1.16, with a 1 cent gain and Trinidad Cement traded 114,140 shares valued at $339,100, to close with a gain of 15 cents at $3, a new 52 weeks high.
Declines| No stock declined at the end of trading.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are Angostura Holdings with 70 shares valued at $12.75, Clico Investment Fund with 353,981 shares valued at $7,787,612 remained at $22, Guardian Holdings added 15,500 shares valued at $213,125 to end at $13.75, Jamaica Money Market Brokers contributed 200,000 shares with a value of $90,500, as the price closed unchanged at 45 cents and Sagicor Financial traded 500 units to close at $6.47.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 3 stocks with the bid higher than the last selling price and 1 stock with the offer lower.

Moderate trading on JSE with 18 securities

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Thursday, was again moderate, as buying remains cautious while investors try to wait out sellers close to the current prices.
JSE  21-8-14At the end of trading, the prices of 4 stocks rose and 6 declined as 18 securities changed hands, resulting in 1,669,785 stock units trading, valued at $16,956,484.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index moved up by 119.83 points to 71,136.68 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 134 points to close at 78,251.93.
Gains| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with gains, at the end of trading in the main market, are, Carreras with 10,588 units changing hands, gaining of 50 cents to $35, Grace Kennedy with 135,968 shares to close with a gain of $1 at $60, Kingston Wharves 14,083 shares traded for a cent gain, at $5.02 and Scotia Group had a mere 212 units trading a cent lower at $18.76.
Firm| The stocks with volume and last traded prices in the main market to close without a price change, are Berger Paints with 8,435 shares changing hands at $1.60, Cable & Wireless with only 15,928 shares trading at 34 cents, National Commercial Bank with 83,881 units to close at $18, Proven Investments ordinary stock, traded 7,100 units at 17US cents, Buy Rated, Radio Jamaica saw 55,908 trading at $1.20 and Sagicor Real Estate Fund 56,600 units, traded 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 just 675 shares as the price lost 45 cents to $2.55, Jamaica Broilers had 1,057,921 shares being exchanged 3 cents lower at $4.57, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 121,367 units slipped 5 cents to $6.95, Pan Jamaican Investment had only 662 shares trading with a 1 cent loss to end at $48.50, Sagicor Group put through 16,116 shares and slipped 15 cents to $9 and Scotia Investments 1,624 units cost 10 cents less than on Wednesday at $21.28.
Preference| There was no trading in the preference sector.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index was unchanged at 642.98 as only 2 stocks traded with none recording a change in price.
Firm| Stocks trading in the junior market with prices unchanged the end of trading are, Blue Power with 20,000 units changing hands at $9.06 and Caribbean Producers with 62,717 shares at $2.35.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 13 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 stocks with offers that were lower.

Advancing & declining socks even at 7 each

In Wednesday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, the prices of 7 stocks rose and 7 declined as 17 securities changed hands, resulting in 1,042,499 shares trading, valued at $12,322,391.
TTSE sum 20-8-14Main Market| The JSE Market Index dropped 134.22 points to 71,016.85.and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 150.09 points to close at 78,117.93.
Gains| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with gains, at the end of trading in the main market, are Carreras with 2,570 units changing hands to close with 45 cents gain at $34.50, Jamaica Money Market Brokers trading of 122,122 shares to close with a gain of 5 cents at $7, Sagicor Group with 128,902 shares, gained 15 cents to close at $9.15, Scotia Group with 144,112 shares, closed with a gain of 4 cents to end at $18.75 and Supreme Ventures with 55,350 units ended with a 20 cents gain to $2.
Firm| The stocks with volume and last traded prices in the main market to close without a change in price, are Kingston Wharves with 10,000 shares at $5.01 and Pan Jamaican Investment with 2,625 units at $48.51.
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 10,749 shares, after losing 5 cents, it ended at $1.60, Cable & Wireless with 62,250 shares, ended with a loss of 3 cents at 34 cents, Grace Kennedy had 100,900 units changing hands for a loss of 50 cents at $59, Jamaica Broilers traded just 19,595 units with a loss of 20 cents to end at $4.60 and National Commercial Bank 22,791 shares traded 15 cents lower at $18.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 33,031 units with a 2 cents gain at $3.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index declined by 0.40 points to close at 642.98 as only 4 stocks traded with 1 advancing and 2 declining.
Gains| The only stock recording an increase at the end of trading in the junior market, is Caribbean Producers with 216,700 units, to close with a 4 cents gain at $2.35.
Firm Trades| The only stock in the junior market that traded to close at the same price as the day before is Blue Power that traded just 2,400 units at $9.06.
Declines| Stocks declining in the junior market at the end of trading, are Dolphin Cove trading 3,772 shares and lost 15 cents to end at $7.60 and Lasco Manufacturing with 104,630 units closing with a 5 cents loss at 95 cents.
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 8 stocks with offers that were lower.

JSE trading extends to 33 securities on low volume

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In Tuesday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, the prices of 9 stocks rose and 9 declined as 33 securities changed hands, resulting in 2,457,366 stock units trading, valued at $5,927,351.
JSE 19-8-14Main Market| The JSE Market Index dropped 323.78 points to 71,151.07 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index moved lower by 362.04 points, to close at 78,268.02.
Gains| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with gains, at the end of trading in the main market, are Jamaica Broilers with 6,000 shares gaining 15 cents to close at $4.80, Mayberry Investments put through 102,760 shares at 2 cents higher to end at $1.57 and Pan Jamaican Investment with 4,035 shares closed a cent up at $48.51.
Firm| Stocks with volume and last traded prices in the main market to close without a price change, are, Berger Paints with 2,400 shares closing at $1.65, Cable & Wireless 952,637 units at 37 cents, Gleaner had 34,853 shares changing hands at $1.05, Grace Kennedy 4,000 units at $59.50, Jamaica Money Market Brokers exchanged 53,005 at $6.95, National Commercial Bank 30,044 shares changed hands at $18.15 each, Proven Investments US$ ordinary stock, put through 24,750 units at 17US cents, Sagicor Group with 7,553 units at $9 and the Sagicor Real Estate Fund with a mere 300 units, closed 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 Carreras with 5,124 shares as the price slipped by 95 cents to end at$34.05, Ciboney 33,000 stocks units was at a cent lower to end at 7 cents, Jamaica Producers with 12,467 shares saw $3.40 lashed off the price to end at $15.60, Radio Jamaica had 3,150 shares changing hands to close 2 cents lower at $1.20, Scotia Group with 33,203 stocks units, lost a cent to end at $18.71, Scotia Investments with only 2,414 shares, lost 62 cents to end at $21.38 and Seprod had 70,427 shares going through the market, 50 cents lower to end at $10.50.
Preference| Eppley 9.5% preference share traded 58,000 units at $6.10, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 24,428 units with 2 cents off, to end at $2.98, Proven Investments 8% preference share, saw only 957 units trading at $5.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index gained 10.43 points to close at 643.38 as 12 securities traded with 7 advancing and only 1 declining.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the junior market, are Caribbean Producers with 17,000 shares while gaining a cent to $2.31, Derrimon Trading with 7,900 units to close 10 cents higher at $2.15, Dolphin Cove gained 15 cents with 1,028 shares to end at $7.75, General Accident 200,000 shares traded resulted in a 5 cents rise to $1.40, followed by Lasco Financial with 116,015 units at a gain of 10 cents to $1, Lasco Manufacturing with 300,500 units gained 8 cents to $1 and Paramount Trading put on 2 cents, while trading 18,000 units to land at $2.52.
Firm Trades| Stocks in the junior market that traded to close at the same price as the day before are, Consolidated Bakeries with only 500 shares at 80 cents, Honey Bun with 28,216 shares at $2.34 and Lasco Distributors with 300,000 units, ended at $1.11.
Declines| Only one stock declined in the junior market at the end of trading, with AMG Packaging exchanging 2,700 shares while losing 10 cents to end at $2.40.
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.

Low Monday trading on JSE

In Monday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, the prices of 6 stocks rose and 8 declined as 21 securities changed hands, resulting in only 1,773,803 units trading, valued at a mere $8,322,864.
JSE sum 18-8-14Main Market| The JSE Market Index rose 73.60 points to 71,474.85 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index gained 82.29 points to close at 78,630.06
Gains| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with gains, at the close of trading in the main market, are Carreras with 1,755 shares trading at $35, to close with a gain of 50 cents, Grace Kennedy with 41,000 units, the price gained $1.90 to reach $59.50 and Seprod with a gain of 50 cents, closed at $11, with 81,490 units changing hands.
Firm| The stocks with volume and last traded prices, in the main market to close without a price change, are Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 111,451 shares at $6.95, Sagicor Real Estate Fund with 5,564 shares closing at $6.85, Scotia Investments with 13,595 units and closed at $22 and Supreme Ventures 71,000 shares at $1.80.
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 1,000 units after losing a cent to end at $1.65, Cable & Wireless with 370,466 units, 2 cents lower at 37 cents, Gleaner 101,000 shares, traded 7 cents lower at $1.05, for a new 52 weeks low. National Commercial Bank traded 32,099 shares at $18.15, down 10 cents, Proven Investments traded 13,500 of its US dollar ordinary stock for 0.0025 US cent lower at $0.17, Sagicor Group with 17,590 shares, at a reduction of 10 cents, ended at $9 and Scotia Group with 45,650 shares at $18.72, for 3 cents less.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 242,758 units at $3, while the 7.50% preference share traded 250,000 units at $2 and Proven Investments 8% preference share with 485 units, closed at $5.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index declined by 0.83 points to close at 632.95 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 Caribbean Cream trading 7,000 units, gained 8 cents to end at 83 cents, Honey Bun with 10,800 units, gained 4 cents to close at $2.34 and Lasco Manufacturing 120,000 units, closed with a 2 cents gain at 92 cents.
Firm Trades| There was no active stock in the junior market to close at the same price as the day before.
Declines| Lasco Financial with 235,600 units trading for a 5 cents reduction to 90 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 7 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 stocks with offers that were lower.

Jamaica Broilers dominates JSE trading

Jamaica-Broilers+babychicks280x150In Friday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, the prices of 5 stocks rose and 6 declined as 22 securities changed hands, resulting in 12,582,388 stock units trading, valued at $61,401,147. Jamaica Broilers with 7.85 million shares, valued at $36,523,983, accounted for the surge in the level of trading.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index declined 152.65 points to 71,401.25 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 170.69 points to close at 78,547.77.
Gains| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with gains, at the end of trading in the main market, are Gleaner with 221 shares to close up 2 cents at $1.12, National Commercial Bank with 1,310 shares closed with a gain of 9 cents at $18.25, Sagicor Group had 980,224 units changing hands to gain 10 cents to $9.10, Scotia Group with 280,350 shares closed with an increase of 4 cents to $18.75 and Scotia Investments with 900 shares closed with a gain of 70 cents to $22.
Firm| The stocks with volume and last traded prices in the main market to close without a change in price, are Cable & Wireless with 50,000 shares at 39 cents, Caribbean Cement 86,200 shares at $3, Jamaica Broilers 7,854,620 share to close at $4.65, Jamaica Money Market Brokers had 28,500 units changing hands at $6.95, Pan Jamaican Investment with 1,000 shares closed at $48.50, Proven Investments 11,000 US ordinary shares closed at 17.25 US cents and Supreme Ventures with 116,216 shares closed at $1.80.
Declines| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market, are Carreras with 127,254 shares and lost 41 cents to end at $34.50, Mayberry Investments with 14,279 shares, closed at $1.55 for a 2 cents loss and Sagicor Real Estate Fund exchanged 22,430 units 5 cents lower at $6.85.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 1,064,100 units and closed at $3 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers down 7.50% preference share closed with 100 units changing hands at $2.
JSE sum 15-8-14Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index rose by 1.63 points to close at 633.78 but only 5 stocks traded with 1 advancing and 3 declining.
Gains| There was only one stock enjoying a price gain at the end of trading on the junior market, as Lasco Distributors with 250,000 shares was up 1 cent to $1.11.
Firm Trades| General Accident with 192,164 shares at $1.35 was the only active stock in the junior market that closed with the price unchanged.
Declines| Stocks declining in the junior market at the end of trading, are Caribbean Flavours with 10,000 shares and closed with a 10 cents fall to $2.65, Lasco Financial lost 2 cents to end at 95 cents while trading 131,000 shares and Lasco Manufacturing with 1,360,520 units shed a cent to 90 cents.
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 5 stocks with offers that were lower.

Moderate trading on JSE 6 stocks rose 8 fell

In a very moderate trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange Thursday, the prices of 6 stocks rose and 8 declined as 25 securities changed hands, resulting in 3,031,357 shares trading, valued at $10,079,460.
JSE sum 14-8-14Main Market| The JSE Market Index fell by 251.08 points to 71,553.90 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index lost 280.74 points to close at 78,718.46.
Gains| Stocks with gains, volume and last traded prices at the end of trading in the main market, are Carreras with 17,000 shares to close with a gain of 1 cent at $34.91, Jamaica Broilers 1,247,500 units to close at $4.65, up 7 cents, Proven Investments US ordinary share had 2,800 units changing hands, as the price was up by 0.0025 US cents, to 17.25 US cents, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 10,000 shares to gain 30 cents, at $6.90 and Scotia Investments with 5,105 units was up 12 cents to $21.30.
Firm| The stocks with volume and last traded prices in the main market closing without a change in price, are Cable & Wireless with 1,079,264 units at 39 cents, after the company released results ahead of trading showing slightly reduced loss in the quarter compared with 2013, Caribbean Cement with 25,501 shares closed at $3, Hardware & Lumber saw only 140 units changing hands at $9, Margaritaville traded only 5,000 US dollar ordinary shares at 11US cents, National Commercial Bank 25,695 shares closed at $18.16, Pan Jamaican Investment with 2,902 shares at $48.50 and Supreme Ventures with 179,365 shares at $1.80.
Declines| The stocks with losses, volume and last traded prices at the end of trading in the main market, are Grace Kennedy with 2,625 shares, declining $1.40 at $57.60, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 25,082 shares closing 5 cents off at $6.95, Kingston Wharves with 640 units and closed a cent down at $5.01, Mayberry Investments fell 11 cents to $1.57 with 1,020 shares changing hands, Sagicor Group traded 28,552 shares for 40 cents less at $9 and Scotia Group shed 29 cents to $18.71 with 52,466 shares.
Preference| Proven Investments 8% preference share traded 15,000 units at $5.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index declined by 0.78 points to close at 632.15 as only 6 junior market stocks traded with 1 advancing and 3 declining.
Gains| General Accident with 140,600 shares gained 2 cents to close at $1.35 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 2,500 shares closing at $9.06, Derrimon Trading with 2,100 shares at $2.05 and Lasco Manufacturing 14,700 shares at 91 cents.
Declines| Stocks declining in the junior market at the end of trading, are Lasco Financial with 118,000 shares, declined 3 cents to end at 97 cents and Paramount Trading with 27,800 shares fell 19 cents to $2.50 for a 52 weeks low.
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 5 stocks with offers that were lower.

Sagicor Financial dominates

Sagicor Financial dominated trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange, accounting for 83.78 percent of the 1,164,725 stocks changing hands carrying a total value of $9,184,581.
TTSE sum 13-8-14There was trading in 12 securities of which 4 advanced 3 declined and 5 traded firm with.
The Composite Index lost 0.22 points to close at 1,151.01, the All T&T Index fell by just 0.23 points to close at 1,987.38 and the Cross Listed Index fell by a mere 0.03 points to end at 41.19.
Gains| Stocks enjoying a price increase at the close are, Flavorite Foods with 721 shares, gained a cent in ending at $5.75, Trinidad Cement contributed 30,095 shares with a value of $58,670 to close at $1.95, for a 3 cents gain, Scotia Investments with a volume of 82,621 shares traded for $115,679 and ended at $1.41, up a cent and Unilever Caribbean with 100 shares, closed with a gain of 2 cents to end at $$63.05 for a new 52 weeks high.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are Republic Bank that lost 3 cents to end at $121.90 while trading 16 units, Sagicor Financial Corporation with 975,827 shares changing hands for a value of $6,340,684 and lost 3 cents to $6.50 and West Indian Tobacco with 1,616 units closed at $118, after losing 3 cents.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are Agostini’s with 238 shares closed at $17.39, ANSA McAL 62 units were traded at $66.29, Clico Investment Fund traded 55,255 shares valued at $1,215,709 and remained at $22, First Citizens closed at $35.80 in trading only 74 shares and Massy Group added 18,100 shares valued at $1,239,850 to close at $68.50.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 2 stocks with the bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 stocks with offers that were lower.

Trading picked up on JSE – 12 up 6 down

Trading picked up Wednesday’s on the Jamaica Stock Exchange with 32 securities trading, the most for several weeks. The prices of 12 stocks rose and only 6 declined as 11,330,883 shares changed hands, valued at $56,346,945.
JSE sum 13-8-14Main Market| The JSE Market Index rose by 592.06 points to 71,804.98 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index gained 662.02 points to close at 78,999.20.
Gains| Stocks gaining, with volume and last traded prices at the end of trading in the main market, are Berger Paints with 2,600 shares, declined by a cent to $1.66, Grace Kennedy with 593 shares, to close with a gain of $1.49 at $59, Jamaica Broilers with 3,001,000 units closed up a cent at $4.58, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 5,063 ordinary share closed with a 5 cents gain at $7, Kingston Wharves traded 6,329 shares and the price was up 2 cents to $5.02, Pulse Investments gained 5 cents to 35 cents in trading 100,000 shares, Sagicor Group had 290,622 units changing hands, at 25 cents higher at $9.40, Sagicor Real Estate Fund closed 20 cents higher with 57,536 units and ended at $6.60 and Scotia Group with 81,950 shares closed at $19 while gaining 30 cents.
Firm| The volume and last traded prices of the stocks in the main market to close without a change in price, are Cable & Wireless with 1,776 shares, closed at 39 cents, Caribbean Cement with 9,499 units closed at $3, Carreras with 25,460 units at $34.90, Gleaner 10,000 shares at $1.10, Jamaica Producers 869 units at $19, Mayberry Investments with 73,118 shares at $1.68, Pan Jamaican Investment 136,816 units at $48.50 and Seprod with 1,859 shares at $10.50.
Declines| The volume and last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market, are National Commercial Bank 141,521 units at $18.16, down 4 cents, Proven Investments with 1,600 ordinary shares lost 0.0025 US cents to end at 17 US cents and Supreme Ventures with 5,000 shares falling 15 cents to $1.80.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 10,000 units at $3 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers down 7.50% preference share with 55,000 units closed at $2, there was no change in the prices of these.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index declined by 4.59 points to close at 632.93 as 10 stocks traded with 3 advancing and 3 declining.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the junior market, are Blue Power with 50,000 shares and gained 1 cent to $9.06, Caribbean Cream had 1,833,661 units trading 10 cents higher at 75 cents and General Accident with 350,811 units closed with a 5 cents gain at $1.33.
Firm Trades| Stocks in the junior market that traded to close at the same price as the day before, are Jamaican Teas 7,218 units at $3.25, Knutsford Express 4,786,253 shares at $5.16, Lasco Distributors 149,349 units at $1.10 and Lasco Financial with 48,265 shares at $1.
Declines| Stocks declining in the junior market at the end of trading, are Cargo Handlers with 400 shares as the price slipped 10 cents to $13.90, Caribbean Producers with just 4,952 shares, losing 5 cents in the process, to $2.30 and Lasco Manufacturing with 81,763 units at 9 cents down at 91 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 6 stocks with offers that were lower.

6 junior market stocks gain on JSE

In Tuesday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, the prices of 9 stocks rose of which 6 were from the junior market and 9 declined as 27 securities changed hands, resulting in 2,612,038 shares trading, valued at $20,761,039.
JSE sum 12-8-14Main Market| The JSE Market Index dropped 706.20 points to 78,337.18 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 789.66 points to close at 71,212.92.
Gains| Stocks that gained, the volume and last traded prices at the end of trading in the main market, are Carreras with 79,952 shares to close with a gain 30 cents at $34.90, Mayberry Investments with 77,500 units, 3 cents higher at $1.68 and National Commercial Bank with 48,815 shares with a 5 cents gain to $18.20.
Firm| The stocks close without a change in price with the volume and last traded prices in the main market, are Caribbean Cement with 10,312 units, closed at $3, Cable & Wireless with just 2,000 shares at 39 cents, Gleaner with 53,477 shares closing at $1.10, Jamaica Producers with 950 shares at $19, Seprod with 1,002 units at $10.50 and Supreme Ventures with 500 shares at $1.95.
Declines| The stocks with losses, volume and last traded prices at the end of trading in the main market, are Grace Kennedy with only 2,750 shares, gave up $1.49 to close at $57.51, Jamaica Broilers traded 32,199 units and lost 1 cent at $4.57, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 23,860 ordinary shares, lost 5 cents to end at $6.95, Pan Jamaican Investment with 1,765 shares as the price dropped $3.50 to $48.50, Proven Investments traded 1,600 ordinary shares at 0.0025 US cent lower at 17.25 US cents Sagicor Group with 1,073,164 shares closed 20 cents lower at $9.15 and Scotia Group 203,410 shares, at 5 cents lower at $18.70.
Preference| There was trading in Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share with 4,442 units at $3 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.25% preference share with 500 units at $2.50.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index rose by 6.88 points to close at 638 as 9 stocks traded with -6 advancing and 2 declining.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the junior market, are Access Financial with 500 shares to gain 13 cents to $10.18, Caribbean Producers 4,090 shares with a gain of 5 cents to close at $2.35, Dolphin Cove with 215,014 shares, gained 5 cents to $7.60, Lasco Distributors with 43,551 units for 3 cents more at $1.10, Lasco Financial with 9,942 shares was up by 4 cents to $1 and Lasco Manufacturing ended with 46,169 shares changing hands at 10 cents higher to $1.
Firm Trades| Jamaican Teas with 3,920 shares traded at $3.25 and was the only active stock in the junior market, to close at the same price as the previous trading day.
Declines| Stocks declining in the junior market at the end of trading, are Derrimon Trading with 1,000 units changing hands, lost 23 cents to $2.05, a new 52 weeks low and General Accident with 669,654 shares lost 7 cents to $1.28.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 8 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 stocks with offers that were lower.