TTSE volume trading rises – Friday

Trading volume picked on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday but the value of stocks traded was down on Thursday.
The market closed with 15 securities changing hands, down sharply from 22 on Thursday, leading to 971,051 shares at a value of $11,872,964 changing hands, compared to 596,438 units valued at $12,414,789 on Thursday.
Market activity closed, with 4 advancing, 3 declining and 8 remaining unchanged. At the close, the Composite Index rose 0.16 points to end at 1,303.20. The All T&T Index fell 0.97 points to 1,703.63, while the Cross Listed Index rose 0.18 points to close at 121.98
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended at stocks with bids lower than their last selling prices and just 1 with a lower offer.
Stocks closing with gains| Grace Kennedy added 6 cents and completed trading at $3.06, with 21,132 stock units changing hands, Republic Financial Holdings increased 1 cent $107.52, after exchanging 17,968 shares, Sagicor Financial rose 1 cent and ended at $8.81, in exchanging 30,665 shares and Sagicor Financial added 1 cent and ended at $8.81, after trading 30,665 shares.
Stocks closing with losses| Ansa Mcal ended trading of 1,120 units and lost 25 cents close at $55, Clico Investments lost 2 cents and ended at $20.17, with 12,131 stock units changing hands and Point Lisas traded with 100 shares with a loss of 5 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $3.60.
Stocks closing firm | Angostura Holdings ended at $16.05 with 6,000 stock units changing hands, First Caribbean International Bank completed trading of 577,149 units at $8.50, First Citizens settled at $33.82, after exchanging 2,177 shares, Guardian Holdings completed trading of 2,284 units at $18. National Flour closed trading of 134,092 units, at $1.65, NCB Financial Group settled at $8.40, after exchanging 64,026 shares, Scotiabank ended at $63.65, with 12,957 stock units changing hands, Trinidad & Tobago NGL completed trading at $29.14, with an exchange of 88,850 units and Unilever Caribbean concluded trading at $25, after exchanging 400 shares.

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

Drop for JSE majors in Januray

Trading levels rose sharply on the main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Thursday, with the market indices rising sharply with advancing stocks beating declining ones by 40 percent, that left the market still 1.6 percent below the 2018 close.
At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index surged 4,736.13 points to 410,369.67 and the JSE Index climbed 4,310.50 points to 373,897.06.
Main market activity ended with 5,924,559 units valued at $242,360,666 compared to 2,161,352 units valued at $54,090,319 on Wednesday.
The main and US markets traded a total of 32 securities, with prices of 14 rising, 10 declining with 8 remaining unchanged, compared to 36 securities trading on Wednesday.
Caribbean Cement led trading with 2,041,592 units for 34.5 percent of the day’s volume, followed by Scotia Group with 1,233,769 units and accounting for 21 percent of the total main market volume changing hands and Sagicor Group with 761,021 units and 13 percent of the day’s volume.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the reading showing 15 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 closing with lower offers.
An average of 219,428 units valued at an average of $8,976,321 for each security traded, in contrast to 65,496 units for an average of $1,639,101 on Wednesday.  The average volume and value for the month to date amounts 101,980 units valued at $3,042,494 compared to 97,161 units valued at $2,776,359, previously. Trading for December ended, with an average of 835,037 units with a value of $25,906,477, for each security traded.
In main market activity, Caribbean Cement lost $1 to close at $42.50, with 2,041,592 shares changing hands, Grace Kennedy traded 499,561 stock units and gained $1.40 to close at $59.90, Jamaica Broilers gained $1.10 to close at $30, with an exchange of 63,683 units, Jamaica Producers rose $1.20 to close at $23, with 12,015 shares changing hands. JMMB Group fell 50 cents to close at $32 trading 159,216 shares, NCB Financial Group climbed $7.90 trading 92,786 shares to end at $152.90, PanJam Investment lost 85 cents and ended at $71.15, with 153,775 units trading, Proven Investments traded 2,196 units with a rise of $1.50 to close at $28. Pulse Investments lost 40 cents and finished at $2.80, with an exchange of just 100 shares, Sagicor Group rose $2.55 in trading 761,021 stock units, to close at $41.05, Salada Foods jumped $4 and ended trading at an all-time high of $42, with 7,180 stock units trading. Scotia Group dropped $1.69 to end trading of 1,233,769 shares at $50.31, Seprod rose $1.12 to end at $33.12 with an exchange of 19,046 shares and Stanley Motta gained 25 cents in trading 7,000 units to close at $5.25.
Trading in the US dollar market resulted in 1,399,848 shares valued at US$319,369 changing hands. JMMB 6% preference share fell 3 cents and concluded trading of 18,207 units at $1.04, JMMB Group 5.75% preference share fell 5 cents and settled at US$2.01, trading 5,000 shares, Productivity Business traded 18,608 stock units at 59 US cents. Proven Investments traded 1,312,533 units at 21 US cents and Sygnus Credit Investments Jamaica dollar denominated shares traded 45,500 units to close at 8 US cents after rising 1 cent. The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 1.16 points to close at 165.52.

 

 

 

Trading picks up sharply on TTSE – Thursday

Trading picked up on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Thursday with 22 securities changing hands just 12 on Wednesday and leading to 596,638 shares changing hands valued at $12,414,789, compared to 191,349 shares on Wednesday valued at $1,020,490.
Market activity closed, with 5 advancing, 4 declining and 13 remaining unchanged. At the close, the Composite Index lost 2.15 points to end at 1,303.04. The All T&T Index gained 1.72 points to close at 1,704.60, while the Cross Listed Index declined 0.84 points to 121.80.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended at stocks with bids lower than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
Stocks closing with gains| Ansa Mcal gained 25 cents and completed trading of 51,480 units, at $55.25, First Citizens rose by 1 cent to $33.82, after exchanging 9,815 shares, Guardian Holdings ended trading with 3,300 units, with a gain of 50 cents, to close at $18, National Flour closed with a rise of 1 cent in trading 45,838 units at $1.65 and Trinidad & Tobago NGL concluded trading of 13,200 units with a rise of 4 cents to end at $29.14.
Stocks closing with losses| Calypso Macro Index Fund lost 50 cents in trading 200 shares to close at $13.50, Massy Holdings lost 15 cents to close at $47.20, after exchanging 3,213 shares, NCB Financial Group fell 10 cents to $8.40, after exchanging 15,360 shares and Sagicor Financial closed with a loss of 10 cents at $8.80, in exchanging 134,813 shares.
Stocks closing firm | Agostini’s closed at $23.20, after exchanging 64 shares, Angostura Holdings ended at $16.05, with 69,858 stock units changing hands, Ansa Merchant Bank settled at $38, after exchanging 810 shares, Clico Investments ended at $20.19, with 1,722 stock units changing hands, First Caribbean International Bank completed trading of 100,000 units at $8.50. Grace Kennedy ended trading at $3, with 2,290 stock units changing hands, JMMB Group ended at $1.79, after exchanging 38,725 shares, National Enterprises closed at $8, with 7,288 stock units changing hands, One Caribbean Media exchanged 22,738 shares at $10.35. Republic Financial Holdings settled at $107.51, after exchanging 1,792 shares,  Scotiabank ended at $63.65, with 60,430 stock units changing hands, Unilever Caribbean  concluded the exchange of 7,132 shares at $25 and West Indian Tobacco ended at $95.40, with 6,570 stock units changing hands.

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

17 rising stocks for JSE – Wednesday

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Trading levels slipped further on the main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Wednesday, but the market indices rose moderately on the back of a strong advance decline ratio of 2 to 1.
Main market activity ended with 2,161,352 units valued at $54,090,319, compared to 3,483,939 units valued at $97,848,026 on Tuesday.
The main and US markets traded a total of 36 securities, with prices of 17 rising, 8 declining with 11 remaining unchanged, compared to 29 securities trading on Tuesday.
At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index increased by 563.36 points to 405,633.54 and the JSE Index advanced 512.73 points to close at 369,586.56.
JMMB Group 7.5% preference share led trading with just 434,845 units for 20 percent of the day’s volume, followed by Proven Investments with 320,020 units in the Jamaica market, accounting for 15 percent of the total main market volume changing hands and Mayberry Investments with 309,300 units and 14 percent of the day’s volume.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the reading showing 17 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 8 closing with lower offers.
An average of 65,496 units valued at $1,639,101, in contrast to 129,035 shares valued at $3,624,001 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts 97,161 units valued at $2,776,359 compared to 98,833 units valued at $2,713,553, previously. Trading for December ended, with an average of 835,037 units with a value of $25,906,477, for each security traded.
In main market activity, Caribbean Cement climbed $2.30 to close at $43.50, with 65,758 shares changing hands, Jamaica Broilers gained 50 cents to close at $28.90, with an exchange of 14,712 units, Jamaica Stock Exchange rose 50 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $12.50, trading 32,605 shares. JMMB Group rose 40 cents to close at $32.50 trading of 32,269 shares. Kingston Wharves gained 25 cents and settled at $69.75, with 7,130 units changing hands, PanJam Investment lost 85 cents and ended at $71.15, with 153,775 units trading, Pulse Investments lost 80 cents and finished at $3.20, with an exchange of just 729 shares. Sagicor Group  lost $1.50 in trading of 15,857 stock units, to close at $38.50, Sagicor Real Estate Fund gained 45 cents and settled at $10.60, with 10,500 shares changing hands, Salada Foods jumped $3 and ended trading at an all-time high of $38, with 4,300 stock units trading. Scotia Group  lost 25 cents to end trading of 8,405 shares at $52, Seprod gained 50 cents to end at $32 with an exchange of 18,041 shares, Stanley Motta gained 69 cents in trading 15,950 units to close at $5 and Supreme Ventures  climbed 96 cents and ended at $19.96, trading 63,554 shares.
Trading in the US dollar market resulted in 15,860 units valued at $2,984, changing hands. JMMB Group 6.00% preference share traded with 100 units at US$1.07, Proven Investments traded 12,360 units at 21 US cents and Sygnus Credit Investments Jamaica dollar denominated shares traded 3,400 units to close at 8 US cents after slipping 1 cent. The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 0.71 points to close at 164.36.

Rising stocks dominate JSE – Tuesday

Trading slipped on the main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Tuesday, but the market indices rose sharply on the back of a strong advance decline ratio of more than 2 to 1.
At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index jumped 3,715.37 points to close at 405,070.18 and the JSE Index climbed 3,381.47 points to close at 369,073.83.
Main market activity ended with 3,483,939 units valued at $97,848,026, compared to 7,589,172 units carrying a value of $145,956,290 on Monday.
The main and US markets traded a total of 29 securities, with prices of 12 rising, 5 declining with 12 remaining unchanged, compared to 33 securities trading on Monday.
Seprod led trading with 1,103,785 units for 31.7 percent of the day’s volume, followed by JMMB Group 7.5% preference share with 470,000 units accounting for 13.5 percent of the total main market volume changing hands and PanJam Investment with 388,297 units and 9 percent of the day’s volume.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the reading showing 13 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 closing with lower offers.
An average of 129,035 units valued at an average of $3,624,001 traded, in contrast to 244,812 units valued at $4,708,267 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts 98,833 units valued at $2,713,553 compared to 97,469 units valued at $2,670,351, previously. Trading for December ended, with an average of 835,037 units with a value of $25,906,477, for each security traded.
In main market activity, Carreras rose 27 cents and concluded trading at $9.49, with 123,016 units trading, Grace Kennedy rose 45 cents trading 9,817 stock units to close at $58.50, Jamaica Producers shed $1.20 and closed at $21.80, with 1,767 shares changing hands, JMMB Group fell 40 cents to close at $32.10 trading of 12,850 shares. Kingston Wharves gained 50 cents and settled at $69.50, with 2,556 units changing hands, PanJam Investment rose 80 cents and ended at $72, with 388,297 units trading, Pulse Investments rose by 60 cents and finished at $4, with an exchange of 79,840 shares,the stock traded earlier in the day at a record high of $4.50. Sagicor Group added $1.19 trading of 30,849 stock units, to close at $40, Scotia Group gained 75 cents to end trading of 15,520 shares at $52.25, Seprod lost 85 cents to end at $31.50 with an exchange of 1,103,785 shares and Sygnus Credit Investments Jamaica dollar denominated shares, gained 90 cents in trading 1,400 units to close at $11.
Trading in the US dollar market resulted in 23,850 units valued at $3,437, changing hands. Proven Investments traded 10,750 units at 21 US cents and Sygnus Credit Investments Jamaica dollar denominated shares traded 33,100 units to close at 9 US cents. The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 0.64 points to close at 165.07.

 

6 TTSE stocks declined – Tuesday

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

Market activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended on Tuesday with trading in 16 securities against 16 on Monday, with 2 advancing, 6 declining and 8 remaining unchanged.
At close of the market, the Composite Index lost 1.97 points to end at 1,301.77. The All T&T Index fell 0.69 points to 1,704.19, while the Cross Listed Index slipped 0.45 points to close at 121.51.
Trading ended with 239,379 shares at a value of $3,900,027, compared to 193,888 shares on Monday valued at $8,128,777.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer have stock with the bid lower than the last selling price and 2 with lower offers.
Stocks closing with gains| Gaurdian Media completed trading at $15, after exchanging 197 shares and Trinidad & Tobago NGL concluded trading of 8,100 units and rose 8 cents to $29.20.
Stock traded with losses| Clico Investments fell 55 cents and settled at $20.20, with 164,386 stock units changing hands, First Citizens closed with a loss of 19 cents and ended at $33.81, after exchanging 981 shares, Grace Kennedy shed 6 cents and settled at $3, with 1,000 stock units changing hands. JMMB Group lost 4 cents and completed trading 11,200 shares at $1.71, Massy Holdings ended trading 15 cents lower at $47.20, after exchanging 445 shares and One Caribbean Media concluded trading with a loss of 10 cents to $10.35, after exchanging 2,000 shares.
Stocks trading firm| Calypso Macro Index Fund traded 3,200 shares at $14, CinemaOne that is listed in the small enterprise segment of the market, traded 250 units to close at $9.95, Guardian Holdings ended trading of 299 units at $18.10, National Flour closed at $1.65, with 45,825 units changing hands. NCB Financial Group ended at $8.40, after exchanging 330 shares, Point Lisas settled at $3.65, with 25 stock units changing hands, Republic Financial Holdings ended at $107.51, after exchanging 876 shares and Scotiabank settled at $63.65, with 265 stock units changing hands.

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

5 days of JSE declines end – Monday

The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange broke the 5 consecutive days of decline on Monday, with the market indices recording modest gains as 31 securities traded compared to 33 that changed hands on Friday.
The main and US markets traded a total of 33 securities, with prices of 11 rising, 15 declining with 7 remaining unchanged, compared to 36 securities trading on Friday.
At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index gained 706.39 points to close at 401,354.81 and the SE Index advanced 642.91 points to 365,692.36.
Market activity ended with 7,589,172 units carrying a value of $145,956,290 compared to 4,205,246 units with a value of $112,762,089 on Friday.
Portland JSX led trading with 3,180,000 units for 41.90 percent of the day’s volume, followed by Grace Kennedy with 862,758 units accounting for 11.37 percent of the volume changing hands and 1834 Investments with 682,000 units and 9 percent of the day’s volume
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the reading showing 14 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 closing with lower offers.
An average of 244,812 units valued at over $4,708,267 traded, in contrast to 127,432 units valued at over $3,417,033 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts 97,469 units valued at $2,670,351 compared to 89,414 units valued at $2,552,924, previously. Trading for December ended, with an average of 835,037 units with a value of $25,906,477, for each security traded.
In main market activity, Barita Investments gained 61 cents to end at $51.75, trading 46,940 stock units, Berger Paints rose 80 cents and ended trading at $19.80, with 3,071 stock units changing hands, Carreras lost 26 cents and concluded trading at $9.22, with 36,418 units, Caribbean Cement gained 20 cents and finished the trading of 678,084 shares at $41.20. Grace Kennedy lost 95 cents trading 862,758 stock units to close at $58.05, Jamaica Producers shed $1.20 and closed at $21.80, with 1,767 shares changing hands, JMMB Group rose 70 cents to close at $32.50 trading of 13,153 shares. Kingston Wharves lost $1 and settled at $69, with 15,416 units changing hands, 138 Student Living finished trading 511,594 shares with a fall of 9 cents to a 52 weeks’ closing low of $2, after falling to an all-time low of $1.60 earlier, Salada Foods dropped $2 to settle at $35, in trading of 3,900 shares. Scotia Group lost 50 cents to end trading of 24,561 shares to close at $51.50, Seprod lost 64 cents to end at $32.35 with an exchange of 382,779 shares. Sterling Investments rose 40 cents and ended at $4, with 7,632 shares trading, Supreme Ventures rose 50 cents and concluded trading of 76,609 stock units, at $18.50 and Sygnus Credit Investments Jamaica dollar denominated shares traded 34,667 units with a fall of $1.11 to close at $10.10.
Trading in the US dollar market resulted in 113,540 shares valued US$34,627, changing hands. JMMB Group 5.75% preference share rose 6 cents and ended trading at $2.06 with 5,900 units and Proven Investments concluded trading of 107,640 units at 21 US cents. The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 1.90 points to close at 164.43.

5 days of decline for JSE stocks – Friday

The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange declined for the 5th consecutive day on Friday, resulted from trading in 36 securities, with prices of 14 rising, 8 declining with 14 remaining unchanged, compared to 33 securities trading on Thursday.
At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index dropped 1,100.92 points to close at 400,648.42 and the JSE Index declined 1,001.98 points to close at 365,049.45.
Market activity ended with 4,205,246 units valued at $112,762,089 compared to 3,414,505 units valued at $114,286,621 on Thursday.
Jamaica Producers led trading with 589,831 units for 14 percent of the day’s volume, followed by JMMB Group 7.5% preference share with 505,000 units accounting for 12 percent of the volume changing hands and Jamaica Broilers with 496,872 shares and 12 percent of the day’s volume.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the reading showing 12 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 closing with lower offers.
An average of 127,432 units valued at over $3,417,033 traded, in contrast to 113,817 shares valued at $3,809,554 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts 89,414 units valued at $2,552,924 compared to 87,064 units valued at $2,496,458, previously. Trading for December ended, with an average of 835,037 units with a value of $25,906,477, for each security traded.
In main market activity, Barita Investments fell 61 cents to end at $51.14, trading 49,847 stock units, Carreras rose 38 cents and concluded trading at $9.48, with 113,299 units, Caribbean Cement gained $1 and finished the trading of 2,150 shares at $41, Grace Kennedy gained $1 trading 106,468 stock units to close at $59. Jamaica Broilers lost 30 cents and finished trading 496,872 units, at $28.60, Jamaica Producers gained $1 and closed at $23, with 589,831 shares changing hands, Jamaica Stock Exchange rose 70 cents to finish at $12, in trading 1,230 stock units, JMMB Group concluded trading of 68,754 shares with the fall of $1.09 to close at $32.89. 138 Student Living finished trading 431,300 shares with a fall of 6 cents to close at 52 weeks’ low of $2.09, Sagicor Group gained 69 cents to settle at $38.70, in trading of 102,778 shares, Sagicor Real Estate Fund fell 39 cents and ended trading of 10,498 shares at $10.11. Scotia Group shed $1 and ended trading of 325,741 shares to close at $52, Seprod gained 50 cents to end at $32.99 with an exchange of 71,158 shares, Supreme Ventures lost 49 cents and concluded trading with 88,060 stock units, at $18.50 and Wisynco Group climbed 65 cents and finished at $10.40, trading 74,485 units.
Trading in the US dollar market resulted in 279,385 shares valued US$60,331, changing hands. JMMB Group 6% preference share rose 2 cents and ended trading at $1.07 with 11,139 units, Margaritaville ended trading of 246,475 shares at 24 US cents and Sygnus Credit Investments rose 1 cent and concluded trading of 137,981 units at 9 US cents. The JSE USD Equities Index gained 0.64 points to close at 166.33.

Advancing stocks dominate TTSE – Friday

Market activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended on Friday with trading in 12 securities against 15 on Thursday, with 5 advancing, 3 declining and 4 remaining unchanged.
At close of the market, the Composite Index rose 0.03 points on Friday to 1,305.17. The All T&T Index gained 0.83 points to 1,706.08, while the Cross Listed Index declined 0.11 points to close at 122.19. Trading ended with 89,995 shares at a value of $2,731,117, compared to 138,543 shares at a value of $5,059,398 on Thursday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended at stocks with bids lower than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Stocks closing with gains| Ansa Merchant Bank declined by 49 cents and completed trading 20 shares at $38.50, Clico Investments gained 20 cents and ended at $20.70, with 11,000 stock units changing hands. First Caribbean International Bank increased by 1 cent to $8.50,  after exchanging 971 units, First Citizens rose 15 cents and completed trading 1,745 shares  at $33.95 and Republic Financial Holdings closed with a gain of 5 cents and completed trading 17,687 shares at $107.50.
Stocks closing with Losses| JMMB Group fell 3 cents and settled at $1.75, after trading 2,535 shares, Scotiabank fell 1 cent and concluded trading at $63.59, with 30 stock units changing hands and Trinidad & Tobago NGL shed 2 cents and ended at $29.10, with an exchange of 10,586 units.
Stocks closing firm| Calypso Macro Index Fund traded 1,000 shares at $14, National Enterprises closed trading at $8, with 2,000 stock units changing hands, National Flour ended at $1.65, with 25,650 units trading and Sagicor Financial settled at $8.90, after exchanging 16,771 shares.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

More decline for JSE main market – Thursday

Main market stocks in serious test of major resistance that not likely to last.

Trading on the main and US dollar markets on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Thursday resulted in 33 securities changing hands, with prices of 10 rising, 12 declining with 11 remaining unchanged, compared to 33 securities trading on Tuesday.
In spite of the 2 to 1 advance decline ratio, the All Jamaican Composite Index dropped 1,022.74 points to 401,749.34 and the JSE Index declined 930.83 points to close at 366,051.43.
Market activity ended with 3,414,505 units valued at $114,286,621 compared to 2,377,501 units valued at $106,372,860, changing hands, on Wednesday.
Kingston Wharves led trading with just 449,369 units for 19 percent of the day’s volume, followed by Carreras with 300,715 units accounting for 12.7 percent of the volume changing hands and NCB Financial with 296,945 shares and 12.5 percent of the day’s volume.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the reading showing 9 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 closing with lower offers.
An average of 113,817 units valued at an average of $3,809,554, in contrast to 81,983 units valued at over $3,668,030 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts 87,064 units valued at $2,496,458 compared to 85,472 units valued at $2,413,525, previously. Trading for December ended, with an average of 835,037 units with a value of $25,906,477, for each security traded.
In main market activity, Barita Investments rose 25 cents to end at $51.75, with the trading of 14,551 stock units, Berger Paints dropped 50 cents trading 52,219 shares, to close at $19, Grace Kennedy lost 75 cents trading 53,826 stock units to close at $58, Jamaica Broilers rose 42 cents and finished trading 10,894 units at $28.90. Jamaica Stock Exchange rose 44 cents to finish at $11.30, in trading 121,545 stock units, JMMB Group concluded trading of 43,204 shares at $32.89, with a gain of 89 cents, NCB Financial Group traded 260,549 shares and gained 40 cents in closing at $145. 138 Student Living finished trading 1,800 shares with a fall of 35 cents to close at 52 weeks’ low of $2.15, PanJam Investment shed 50 cents to close at $71, with 14,375 units changing hands. Proven Investments rose 50 cents trading 1,247,480 shares in the Jamaica market to close at $26.50. Sagicor Group dropped 99 cents to settle at $38.01, in trading of 22,017 shares, Scotia Group gained $1 and ended trading of 241,887 shares to close at $53, Seprod gained $1.06 to end at $32.49 with an exchange of 46,102 shares and Wisynco Group lost 35 cents and finished at $9.75, trading 823,036 units.
Trading in the US dollar market resulted in 279,385 shares valued US$60,331, changing hands. Margaritaville gained 2 cents to complete trading of 17,985 shares at 24 US cents, Proven Investments lost 1 cent in trading 260,900 shares to close at 21 US cents and Sygnus Credit Investments concluded trading of 500 units at 8 US cents. The JSE USD Equities Index declined 1.36 points to close at 165.69.