Carreras price hit by cigarette tax

Peter Phillips raised SCT  on cigarette by 11.4% to rake in $500m. Carreras announced a 15-20% price increase.

Peter Phillips raised SCT on cigarette by 11.4% to rake in $500m. Carreras announced a 15-20% price increase.

New tax measures announced on Thursday, hit the stock market on Friday, particularly, Carreras that had direct hit, with increased taxes on cigarettes. The company’s stock lost 7 percent at the end of trading and should set up a good buying opportunity for investors.
The day’s activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, resulted in the prices of 9 stocks rising, 11 declining as 27 securities changed hands, ending in 4,388,191 units trading, valued at $41,075,686, in all market segments.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index lost 637.18 points to 81,881.33, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 712.40 points to 90,265.43 and the JSE combined index dropped 558.65 points to close at 83,731.11.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows 7 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 stocks with offers that were lower, an indication of fluidity in price movements for a while.
Gains| Stocks gaining at the last traded prices in the main market are, Grace Kennedy closing with 5,694 shares rising 20 cents to $61, Jamaica Broilers finishing trading with 38,636 shares, while gaining 2 cents to $4.02. Mayberry Investments in trading 85,000 shares, closed with a gain of 1 cent at $2.37, Sagicor Group had dealing in 2,062,222 shares and rose 8 cents to $10.50 and Scotia Group contributed 271,347 shares while gaining 2 cents to $20.82.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Desnoes & Geddes contributing 2,500 shares to trading to close at $5.50. Jamaica Money Market Brokers closed with 2,597 ordinary shares changing hands, at $7.10, Kingston Wharves saw trading in 8,301 shares, to close at $6.40 and Supreme Ventures closed with 1,550 shares at $2.30.
JSE sum 13-3-15 Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Barita Investments finishing with 1,500 units, closed lower by 5 cents at $2.20. Cable & Wireless closing with 25,000 units as the price slipped 2 cents to 51 cents, Caribbean Cement finishing trading with 19,723 units, closing lower by 5 cents to $2.25. Carreras stock price was hit by the added tax announced by the government of Jamaica and in trading with 207,543 units slipped $3 to $40, but it traded as low as $38.01 before the close. Gleaner in trading 10,000 shares ended lower by 20 cents to 90 cents, Hardware & Lumber finishing trading in 900 shares, closed 35 cents lower to $7.05. Jamaica Producers had dealing in 1,381 units with a decline of 5 cents to $16.95, National Commercial Bank while exchanging 8,674 share, traded 50 cents down to $23.50 and Scotia Investments dealt in 10,000 shares with at $2 fall to $22.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share, traded 250,000 units at $2 and Proven Investments 8% preference had 274,200 shares changing hands at 5 cents to 5.05.

Advancing stocks hold upper hand

NCB stock closed at J$25 on TTSE as demand exceeds supply in that market.

NCB stock closed at J$25 on TTSE as demand exceeds supply in that market.

Thursday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, resulted in the prices of 6 stocks rising and 3 declining. Only 15 securities changed hands, ending in 7,421,628 units trading, valued at $51,342,298, in all market segments.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index lost 106.11 points to end at 82,518.51, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 118.63 points to close at 90,977.83 and the JSE combined index declined by 129.33 points to 84,289.76.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows 10 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with offers that were lower.
Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Cable & Wireless exchanging 10,700 shares to close higher by 3 cents at 53 cents, Caribbean Cement had dealing in 10,000 shares and ended with a gain of 4 cents to $2.30, Grace Kennedy with 75,145 shares changing hands, gained 28 cents to $60.80. Pan Jamaican Investment finished trading in 16,200 shares while gaining 80 cents to $54 and Scotia Investments saw 1,423,517 units changing hands to close 50 cents higher to $24.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Jamaica Money Market Brokers trading only 170 ordinary shares at $7.10. Kingston Wharves had dealing in 996 shares to close at $6.40, Sagicor Group contributed 545,371 shares to close at $10.42 and Scotia Group ending trading with 46,432 shares at $20.80.
JSE sum 12-3-15 Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Carreras finishing with 41,634 units, to close lower by 15 cents at $43. Mayberry Investments closing with 1,020 units, the price slipped 14 cents to $2.36 and National Commercial Bank (NCB) finishing with only 3,425 shares trading lower by $1 at $24. NCB traded at the equivalent of J$25 on the Trinidad and Tobago Market with a bid on to buy 95,326 units at the closing price, there were no stocks on offer.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 37,618 units at $3.

NCB closes at $25

NCB closed up by $1.50 at $25 on Wednesday

NCB closed up by $1.50 at $25 on Wednesday

Wednesday’s activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended with National Commercial Bank (NCB) closing at $25 has demands picks up for the stocks and supply of stocks seems limited. NCB closed with only six offers to sell between $25.50 and $33. Trading resulted in the prices of 7 stocks rising, 9 declining as 18 securities changed hands, ending in 5,386,223 units trading, valued at $35,347,255 in all market segments.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index gained 507.16 points to 82,624.62, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell rose 567.03 points to close at 91,096.46 and the JSE combined index gained 594.16 points to close at 84,419.09.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows 9 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with offers that were lower.
JSE sum 11-3-15 Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Desnoes & Geddes in contributing 60,988 shares closed 35 cents higher to $5.50, National Commercial Bank closing with 65,060 shares changing hands $1.50 higher at $25, Supreme Ventures finishing trading with 87,600 shares, 3 cents up to $2.30
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Cable & Wireless was the only ordinary stock to remained unchanged in price at the end of trading and closed with 103,000 shares changing hands at 50 cents
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Caribbean Cement finishing with 11,500 units to close lower by 5 cents at $2.26. Carreras closing with 4,000 units, the price slipped 36 cents to $43.15, Grace Kennedy finishing trading with 9,344 shares to close 54 cents lower at $60.52, Jamaica Broilers concluded trading with 88,276 shares and closed with a loss of 1 cent at $4, Jamaica Money Market Brokers in exchanging 306,475 units, ended with a decline of 1 cent to $7.10. Sagicor Group had dealing in 2,143,526 shares trading with a loss of 8 cents to $10.42,
Scotia Investments lost $ to close at $23.50

Scotia Investments lost $ to close at $23.50

Scotia Group contributing 500 shares trading at 1 cent to close at $20.80 and Scotia Investments concluding trading with 1,200 shares and lost $4 less to close at $23.50.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 1,770,782 units and lost 4 cents to $3 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference shares traded 489,374 units at $2.

6 stocks up 7 down on JSE Tuesday

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Tuesday’s activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, resulted in the prices of 6 stocks rising, 7 declining as only 20 securities changed hands, ending in 2,017,463 units trading, valued at only $10,345,649, in all market segments.
JSe sum 10-3-15strong> Main Market| The JSE Market Index lost 584.74 points to 82,117.46, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 653.76 points to close at 90,529.43 and the JSE combined index declined 580.75 points to close at 83,824.93.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows 8 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 stocks with offers that were lower.
Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Grace Kennedy ending with 45,972 shares, gained 6 cents to $61.06, Jamaica Broilers closing with 88,054 shares changing hands, 1 cent higher to $4.01. Mayberry Investments concluding trading with 51,020 shares while gaining 14 cents, to end at a new 52 weeks’ high of $2.50 and Sagicor Group trading 118,785 units to close with a gain of 9 cents at $10.50.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Ciboney concluding trading with only 2,400 shares at 7 cents, Desnoes & Geddes had 13,346 shares changing hands at $5.15. There was dealing in 1,100 Hardware & Lumber shares, trading at $7.40, Kingston Wharves closing with a mere 300 shares changing hands and ended at $6.40 followed by National Commercial Bank finishing trading with 1,900 shares at $23.50.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Cable & Wireless finishing with 177,779 units to close lower by 4 cents to 50 cents, Jamaica Money Market Brokers trading 9,185 ordinary shares and closed with a loss of 4 cents to $7.11, Proven Investments trading with 9,675 and lost 0.49 to 18 US cents, there was dealing in 151,041 Scotia Group shares with a loss of $1.19 to $20.81.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share trade 394,300 shares close at $2.

Low trading on JSE Monday

Monday’s activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange was moderate, resulting in the prices of 6 stocks rising, 4 declining as only 14 securities changed hands, ending in 2,002,875 units trading, valued at $10,729,312 in all market segments. Main Market| The JSE Market Index gained 314.15 points to 82,702.20, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 351.23 points to close at 91,183.19 and the JSE combined index gained 329.13 points to close at 84,405.68.
JSE sum 9-3-15 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator is indicating a sideward movement for the market, with 8 stocks having bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 stocks with offers that were lower.
Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 309,275 ordinary shares changing hands, closing higher by 15 cents at $7.15. Radio Jamaica in conducting trading with 7,025 shares, gained 1 cent to $1.38, Sagicor Group while exchanging 519,047 shares ended gaining 10 cents to close at $10.41 and Scotia Group had dealing in 24,576 shares and added $1 in closing at $22.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Barita Investments in trading 2,159 shares closed at $2.25, Caribbean Cement trading 8,900 shares ended at $2.31 and Sagicor Real Estate Fund in dealing with 7,220 shares closed at $6.70.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Cable & Wireless finishing with 701,220 units to close lower by 1 cent to 54 cents, Grace Kennedy closing with 2,400 units as the price slipped $1 $61, Jamaica Broilers ending trading with 288,969 shares and lost 5 cents to $4 and Mayberry Investments concluded trading with 1,470 shares and suffered a loss of 13 cents to $2.36.

Market falls as PanJam trades 24m shares

Pan Jam traded 24.4m shares on Friday

Pan Jam traded 24.4m shares on Friday

Pan Jamaican Investment traded 24,401,900 for $1.3 billion but the stock price closed the day lower than the opening. Elsewhere in Friday’s activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, resulted in the prices of 4 stocks rising, 11 declining as 20 securities changed hands, ending in 27,214,924 units trading, valued at $1,313,031,854, in all market segments.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index dropped 1,695.24 points to 82,388.05, the JSE All Jamaican composite index dived 1,895.35 points to close at 90,831.96 and the JSE combined index sank by 1,641.84 points to close at 84,076.55.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and stocks with offers that were lower.
Mayberry closed at a new 52 weeks' high on Friday

Mayberry closed at a new 52 weeks’ high on Friday

Gains| Stocks gaining with the last traded prices at the end of trading in the main market are, Jamaica Money Market Brokers finishing with 185,369 ordinary shares changing hands to close higher by 10 cents at $7, Mayberry Investments ending with 4,040 shares changing hands for 13 cents higher, to a new 52 weeks high of $2.49 and Sagicor Group closing with 448,460 shares trading 1 cent up to $10.31.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Berger Paints while exchanged 7,899 shares close at $1.55, there was dealing in 247,770 Cable & Wireless shares at 55 cents, Grace Kennedy had 3,288 shares changing hands $62 and Jamaica Producers closed with 25,000 shares to close at $17.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Caribbean Cement with 8,436 units to close lower by 1 cent at $2.31, Carreras finishing with 5,487 units as the price slipped 99 cents to $43.51, Desnoes & Geddes closed with 129,689 shares trading lower for 5 cents to $5.15. Jamaica Broilers concluding trading with 122,853 shares traded with a loss of 2 cents to $4.05, National Commercial Bank in trading 31,153 shares closed with a loss of $2 to $23.50, the stock closed on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange with a bid of $1.35 to buy 171,500 shares with no stock on offer. JSE sum 6-3-15In Jamaica there are only 4 offers totalling 109,000 units between $25.50 and $33 with only one offer of significance at 103,873 at $30. Pan Jamaican Investment finished trading with 24,401,900 units to fall 80 cents to $53.20, there was dealing in 94,545 units in Scotia Group with a decline of $1.39 to end at $21 after the banking group issued first quarter results that were down from the previous year’s results. Seprod contributed 48,719 and lost $1.10 to $11.90 and Supreme Ventures concluded trading with 1,065,614 shares traded with a loss of 4 cents to $2.27.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 260,600 shares to end at $3.04, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded 24,000 units to close at $2.

JSE make big daily gains again

NCB MbayNational Commercial Bank gained $2.50 and Scotia Group $2.39 to help the Jamaica stock market to close at a two and a half year high on Thursday, resulting from the prices of 13 stocks rising and only 4 declining as 23 securities changed hands, ending in 6,535,906 units trading, valued at $19,861,234 in all market segments.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index gained 1,092.69 points to 84,083.29, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 1,221.67 points to close at 92,727.31 and the JSE combined index gained 1,146.47 points to close at 85,718.39. IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows 5 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 stocks with offers that were lower.

Scotia Group closed higher at the close & helped to push market up on Monday

Scotia Group closed higher at the close & helped to push market up on Monday

Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Caribbean Cement contributing 1,950 shares in changing hands to close higher by 2 cents to $2.32, Carreras exchanged 8,587 shares at 50 cents more to $44.50, Jamaica Broilers in contributing 53,050 shares put on 1 cent to $4.07. National Commercial Bank closed with 42,774 units changing hands and put on $2.50 to close at a new 52 weeks’ high of $25.50, Pan Jamaican Investment finished trading with 7,445 shares to end with an increase of $1.22 at $54. Sagicor Group had trading in 167,699 units to close 9 cents higher, at $10.30, Scotia Group ended with 22,628 shares to close $1.39 higher to a 52 weeks’ high of $22.39 and Supreme Ventures closed with 5,621,956 shares to end with 11 cents more at $2.31.
JSE sum 5-3-15
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Cable & Wireless finishing trading with 102,545 shares at 55 cents, Gleaner concluded trading with 1,500 shares at $1.10, Grace Kennedy in trading 10,510 shares, closed at $62 and Kingston Wharves finishing with 1,000 shares trading at $6.40.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Desnoes & Geddes closing with 270,000 units as the price slipped 15 cents to $5.20 and Sagicor Real Estate Fund with 25,000 shares closed with a loss of 10 cents to $6.70.

JSE at 20 months high heading higher

Activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, took the market to a new 20 month high resulting from the prices of 7 stocks rising and 8 declining as 20 securities changed hands, ending in 10,902,372 units trading, valued at $48,753,888, in all market segments. Gleaner Company accounted for the bulk of the shares trading with 8 million units while Sagicor Group and Scotia Group each accounted for more than 1 million units.

The chart shows the all Jamaica composite index just crossing over short term resistance. Resistance from July 2007 at 91,700 points is the more important resistance level for it to break through to move to the next critical point of 100,000.

The chart shows the all Jamaica composite index just crossing over short term resistance. Resistance from July 2007 at 91,700 points is the more important resistance level for it to break through to move to the next critical point of 100,000.

Main Market| The JSE Market Index gained 1,090.31 points to 82,990.60, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 1,219.01 points to close at 91,505.64 and the JSE combined index gained 1,014.48 points to close at 84,571.92. The market is at a critical stage with resistance level going back to 2007 of 91,700 points is a shade away. Events in the market suggest that this will be broken and the market should close in on the 100,000 points mark soon, the results for Scotia Group to be released on Thursday will be one decisive development.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows 9 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 stocks with offers that were lower.
Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Gleaner in having 8,267,155 shares changing hands, closed higher by 19 cents at $1.10, Grace Kennedy closed trading with 15,600 shares trading to gain 50 cents to end at $62, Hardware & Lumber ended trading with 5,000 shares changing hands for 83 cents greater at $7.40, Mayberry Investments saw trading in 17,130 units to close with a gain of 16 cents to a 52 weeks’ high of $2.36 and Sagicor Real Estate Fund ended with 6,300 shares the price rose by 10 cents to $6.80.
JSE sum 4-3-15 Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Cable & Wireless dealing in only 17,500 shares at 55 cents, Jamaica Broilers contributing 3,000 shares at $4.06. National Commercial Bank concluding trading with 37,691 shares at $23, Radio Jamaica exchanging 5,000 shares at $1.37 and Scotia Group with 1,114,723 shares changing hands to close at $21.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Carreras closed with 6,800 units as the price slipped 18 cents to $44, Desnoes & Geddes finished with 155,000 shares trading lower for 15 cents to $5.35. Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 149,000 ordinary shares closed with a loss of 2 cents at $6.90, Sagicor Group in trading 1,025,226 and lost 9 cents to $10.21 and Supreme Ventures finished trading with 28,487 shares with a loss of 20 cents to $2.20.

JSE quiet bullishness continues

SupremeVenturesSVL_150x150 Interest in the Jamaica stock market, improved on Tuesday resulting in 24 stocks securities changing hands and the main market indices gaining more than 1,000 points. There were 11 stocks advancing, 8 declining, ending in 8,794,289 units trading, valued at $42,590,814, in all market segments. A almost doubling of profits of Supreme Ventures and a the decision by the company to pay out over $800 million in dividends, helped to push the market.
strong> Main Market| The JSE Market Index gained 1,092.76 points to 81,900.29, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 1,221.75 points to close at 90,286.63, the highest it has been since early July 2013 and the JSE combined index gained 1,016.39 points to close at 83,557.44.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows 8 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 stocks with offers that were lower.
Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Cable & Wireless concluding trading with 111,000 shares changing hands to close higher by 7 cents at 55 cents, Carreras exchanging 25,000 shares while trading of 8 cents higher to $44.18. For Desnoes & Geddes there was dealing in 98,827 shares at 10 cents higher to $5.50, Jamaica Money Market Brokers contributing 17,448 shares in trading for 2 cents more at $6.92. Jamaica Producers closed trading with 1,013,600 shares changing hands while gaining $1.30 to $17, National Commercial Bank closed with 58,458 shares changing hands and rising 91 cents to a new 52 weeks’ high of $23, Proven Investments finished trading with 421 units and put on 0.49 cents to 18 US cent. Radio Jamaica saw trading in 7,422 shares, to end with an increase of 2 cents to $1.37, Scotia Investments ended with 5,000 units with a gain of $2.45 at $27.50 and Supreme Ventures closed with 3,295,614 shares to close 40 cents up at $2.40, after the company release large gain in profits for 2014 and announced increased dividend payments.
Firm| The stock in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices is, Grace Kennedy that contributed 16,959 shares at $61.50.
JSE sum 3-3-15 Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Gleaner closing with 20,000 units as the price slipped 4 cents to 91 cents. Jamaica Broilers finishing with 8,008 shares trading lower by 4 cents, to $4.06, Sagicor Group in trading 532,911 shares lost 15 cents to $10.30 and Scotia Group finishing trading with 48,092 shares with a loss of 50 cents to $21.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 17,000 shares trading at $3.04, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded 2,635,000 shares at $2, Proven Investments 8% preference share traded with 260,593 shares changing hands at $5.

Moderate trading greets the week

Grace traded over 2 million shares on Monday

Grace traded over 2 million shares on Monday

Monday’s activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange saw moderate trading taking place, for the second consecutive trading day, resulting in the prices of 5 stocks rising, 8 declining as just 16 securities changed hands, ending in 115,617,230 units trading, valued at $1,209,811,786, in all market segments. Access Financial accounted for 112.4 million units of the stocks trading and Grace Kennedy over 2 million units.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index lost 300.42 points to close at 80,807.53, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 335.88 points to 89,064.88 and the JSE combined index declined by 260.87 points to 82,541.05.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator is showing a fluidity in price movements with 6 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 stocks with offers that were lower.
Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Grace Kennedy finishing with 2,011,264 shares, put on 99 cents to close at $61.50, Jamaica Broilers ending with 6,034 shares changing hands to close $4.10 after adding 5 cents. Mayberry Investments finished trading with 50,000 units to end with an increase of 20 cents to at a new 52 weeks’ high of $2.20 and National Commercial Bank saw trading in 9,000 shares while gaining 9 cents, to close at $22.09.
JSE sum 2-3-15 Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Barita Investments trading in 1,000 units to close at $2.25 and Sterling Investments with 150 shares closing at $134.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Caribbean Cement closing with 500,000 shares changing hands and lost 30 cents to end at $2.30, Carreras lost 40 cents to $44.10 with 22,900 units trading, Desnoes & Geddes ending with 2,300 units traded at $5.40, after dropping 10 cents. Jamaica Money Market Brokers in trading 102,117 ordinary shares and ending 1 cent lower at $6.90, Jamaica Producers finished with 5,002 units trading, declined by $1.30 to $15.70, Sagicor Group closed with 228,167 shares trading at $10.45, having declined by 5 cents and Scotia Group 41,274 shares as the price fell 50 cents to $21.50.