Record close for Junior Market – Tuesday

The Junior Market rose 20.24 points at the close of trading on Tuesday, to end at record close of 3,422.72 for a gain of more than 25 percent for the year to date.
Trading rose from 25 securities on Monday to 29 on Tuesday, leading to 13 advancing, 7 declining and 5 remaining unchanged, as investors exchanged 2,560,907 units valued at $10,090,700.compared to 2,777,946 units valued at $11,467,683 on Monday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 5 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, 5 closed with lower offers.
Trading closed with an average of 102,436 units for an average of $403,628 in contrast to 95,791 units for an average of $395,437 on Monday Trading for the month to date averages 572,535 units for an average of $3,421,793 and on the prior trading day, an average of 613,186 units for an average of $3,682,880. Trading in August, averaged 244,613 units at $1,348,298 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, AMG Packaging gained 5 cents to end at $1.95, with an exchange of 461,972 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading of 2,300 units 50 cents higher at $7, CAC 2000 finished $2 higher at record high of $11, with 11,761 shares changing hands, Caribbean Cream ended trading of 16,348 shares with a loss of 74 cents to end at $7.26, Caribbean Flavours lost 50 cents to close at $18.50, trading 7,423 stock units. Caribbean Producers finished trading 28,273 units at $6.10, Derrimon Trading ended 2 cents higher at $3.20, with 191,800 shares trading, Elite Diagnostic finished at $3.40, with 10,000 stock units changing hands, Everything Fresh shed 30 cents in trading 45,000 shares to end at $2, Express Catering ended trading 29,858 shares, 39 cents higher at $8.39. FosRich Group gained 20 cents to end at $3.21, exchanging 20,991 shares, General Accident finished trading 25,000 shares, to close 35 cents higher at $4.35, GWest Corporation closed 5 cents higher at $2.20, with 265,662 stock units changing hands, Honey Bun rose 20 cents higher to $4.25, with the trading of 6,519 units. Indies Pharma lost 2 cents and closed with 537,134 shares changing hands at $3.95, Iron Rock concluded trading of 10,000 shares at $4, Jamaican Teas settled with a loss of 20 cents at $4.40, with 44,845 shares changing hands, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 31,000 stock units after rising 4 cents to $4, Lasco Distributors ended at $4, exchanging 44,863 shares. Lasco Financial concluded trading 618,240 stock units with a loss of 14 cents to end at $5.46, Lasco Manufacturing finished 10 cents higher at $4, with 51,934 units changing hands, Main Event gained 10 cents to close at $5.30, with 8,000 shares trading and Stationery and Office finished trading of 36,984 stock units 1 cent higher at $9.01. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 8.75% concluded trading of 25,000 units with a loss of 20 cents at $6.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Record close for Junior Market – Monday

The Junior Market recorded gains of 5.39 points at the close of trading on Monday, to end at record close of 3,402.48, within 3 minutes of opening, to take out the old record of 3,392.58 on Monday.
Trading rose from 25 securities on Friday to 29 on Monday, leading to 7 advancing, 12 declining and 10 remaining unchanged, as investors exchanged 2,777,946 units valued at $11,467,683 compared to 2,279,431 units valued at $9,238,268 on Friday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 5 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, 2 closed with lower offers.
Trading closed with an average of 95,791 units for an average of $395,437 in contrast to 91,177 units for an average of $369,531 on Friday. Trading for the month to date averages 613,186 units for an average of $3,682,880 and on the prior trading day, an average of 670,895 units for an average of $4,049,556. Trading in August, averaged 244,613 units at $1,348,298 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, AMG Packaging ended 1 cent higher at $1.90, with 186,246 stock units changing hands, Blue Power concluded trading at $6.50, trading 150 units, Caribbean Cream jumped to a 52 weeks’ high of $8 after gaining 50 cents and trading 58,059 shares, Caribbean Flavours traded 18,519 stock units with a loss of 30 cents at $19, Caribbean Producers finished trading at $6.10, with 12,934 units changing hands. Consolidated Bakeries traded 2,000 shares to close with a loss of 1 cent at $2.49, Derrimon Trading ended with a loss of 2 cents at $3.18, in exchanging 262,810 shares, Elite Diagnostic finished with a loss of 10 cents at $3.40, with 56,916 stock units being exchanged, Eppley settled with a loss of 5 cents at $10, trading 13,305 units. Everything Fresh shed 10 cents in trading 32,468 shares to end at $2.30, Express Catering ended trading 52,500 shares with a loss of 39 cents at $8, FosRich Group traded 32,340 shares 1 cent higher at $3.01, General Accident finished trading with a loss of 40 cents at $4, with 98,778 shares, GWest Corporation closed at $2.15, with 15,000 stock units. Honey Bun ended at $4.05, with 25,386 units, Indies Pharma lost 5 cents and closed with 1,098,497 shares changing hands at $3.95. Iron Rock concluded trading of 81,500 shares for 50 cents higher at $4, Jamaican Teas settled with a loss of 5 cents at $4.60, exchanging 38,064 shares, Jetcon Corporation gained 6 cents to close at $3.96, with 250 stock units changing hands. KLE Group finished trading 91,858 shares at $3, Knutsford Express closed $1.20 higher at $12.70, exchanging 1,800 shares, Lasco Distributors ended at $4, with 32,479 shares, Lasco Financial gained 10 cents to $5.60, trading 110,888 stock units. Lasco Manufacturing finished at $3.90, with 6,289 units, Main Event settled with a loss of 1.80 cents at $5.20, in the exchange of 14,000 shares, Stationery and Office finished trading 15,900 stock units at $9 and tTech ended at $6, changing 309,410 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Derrimon Trading ended with a loss of 26 cents at $2.25, with 5,100 stock units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

New record for Junior Market – Friday

The Junior Market recorded gains of 31.89 points at the close of trading on Friday, to end at record close of 3,397.09 after it traded briefly at an intraday record high of 3,408.31 points, within 3 minutes of opening, to take out the old record of 3,392.58 on Monday.
The number of securities trading remained the same as Thursday at 25 and leading to 9 advancing, 2 declining and 14 remaining unchanged, as investors exchanged 2,279,431 units valued at $9,238,268, compared to 2,749,388 units valued at $12,888,595 on Thursday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 5 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, 4 closed with lower offers.
Trading closed with an average of 91,177 units for an average of $369,531 in contrast to 109,976 units for an average of $515,544 on Thursday Trading for the month to date averages 670,895 units for an average of $4,049,556 and on the prior trading day, an average of 732,567 units for an average of $4,441,049. Trading in August, averaged 244,613 units at $1,348,298 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Access Financial closed at $50, with 4,500 shares changing hands, AMG Packaging ended at $1.89, in exchanging 44,970 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading of 39,707 units, at $6.50, Caribbean Cream ended trading 40 cents higher at $7.50, with 18,100 shares changing hands, Caribbean Producers rose 10 cents to $6.10, with the trading of 4,431 units. Consolidated Bakeries closed 5 cents higher at $2.50, with 56,500 shares changing hands, Derrimon Trading added 20 cents to close at $3.20, with 384,647 shares changing hands, Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 7,200 shares at $17, Elite Diagnostic finished at $3.50, with 106,043 stock units trading, Everything Fresh gained 30 cents in trading 69,825 shares to end at $2.40, Express Catering ended trading 33,999 shares, 21 cents higher at $8.39, FosRich Group traded at $3, with an exchange of 13,572 shares, GWest Corporation closed at $2.15, with 31,044 stock units trading, Indies Pharma closed with 1,012,184 shares changing hands to close of $4, Jamaican Teas settled at $4.65, trading 37,374 shares. Jetcon Corporation ended trading 20,677 stock units with a loss of 10 cents at $3.90, Knutsford Express closed at $11.50, with 500 shares changing hands, Lasco Distributors ended 23 cents higher at $4, after 15,470 shares traded, Lasco Financial concluded trading 133,305 stock units with a gain of 5 cents to $5.50. Lasco Manufacturing finished at $3.90, with 19,158 units changing hands, Main Event settled $1 higher at $7, with 68,715 shares changing hands, Medical Disposables ended trading 18,135 shares with a loss of $1.15 at $6.80, Paramount Trading traded 106,383 shares at $2.60 and Stationery and Office finished trading at $9, with 15,339 stock units being exchanged.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Indies gains 167% since Junior Market IPO

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Newly listed Junior Market stock, Indies Pharma jumped to a record $4 on Thursday, in recording gains of 167 percent since the IPO issue in July, at $1.50 per share.
The stock seems to have benefited from information from the company indicating the likely acquisitions and new products to come to market. Additionally, a look at the order book indicates very few stocks being offered for sale. Blue Power and Medical Disposables are two stocks that have benefited from good results recently to help push them to record closing highs on Thursday but AMG Packaging closed at a 52 weeks’ low.
The Junior Market having retreated for two consecutive days recorded gains at the close of trading on Thursday, with the market index rising 8.83 points to close at 3,365.20, as it pulled back from 3,388.43 high reached in the morning session.
Trading resulted in 25 securities, the same number that changed hands on Wednesday, leading to 11 advancing, 7 declining and 7 remaining unchanged, as investors exchanged 2,749,388 units valued at $12,888,595, compared to 3,271,099 units valued at $12,971,060 on Wednesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 5 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, 4 closed with lower offers.
Trading closed with an average of 109,976 units for an average of $515,544 in contrast to 130,844 units for an average of $518,842 on Wednesday. Trading for the month to date averages 732,567 units for an average of $4,441,049 and on the prior trading day, an average of 806,685 units for an average of $4,908,371. Trading in August, averaged 244,613 units at $1,348,298 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Access Financial closed with a gain of $2.50 to close at $50, with an exchange of 250 shares, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 1 cent at a 52 weeks’ low of $1.89, with 5,662 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading of 24,100 units and gained 50 cents to end at a 52 week’s high of $6.50, Cargo Handlers settled at $13, trading 5,187 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading 1,143,307 units at $6. Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 5 cents at $2.45, with 100 shares changing hands, Derrimon Trading ended at $3, while exchanging 566,924 shares, Dolphin Cove concluded trading 240 shares at $17, Elite Diagnostic finished trading of 141,028 stock units and rose 6 cents to $3.50. Everything Fresh dropped 34 cents in trading 69,825 shares to end at $2.10, Express Catering closed at $8.18, with 70,042 shares changing hands, FosRich Group traded with a loss of 5 cents at $3, exchanging 7,670 shares, Honey Bun ended 5 cents higher at $4.05, with the swapping of 24,500 units, Iron Rock concluded trading at $3.50, with 32,151 shares changing hands. Indies Pharma gained 35 cents with 235,244 shares changing hands to end at a record close of $4, Jamaican Teas jumped 45 cents to $4.65, with 120,000 shares trading, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 6,879 stock units and rose 5 cents to $4, Key Insurance traded 67 cents higher at $3.75, with the trading of just 900 units, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 23 cents at $3.77, trading 15,700 shares. Lasco Financial concluded trading with a loss of 45 cents at $5.45, with 58,922 stock units changing hands, Lasco Manufacturing closed with a loss of 9 cents at $3.90, in exchanging 94,100 units, Main Event settled 2 cents higher at $6, with 16,494 shares traded, Medical Disposables ended trading a mere 300 shares and gained $1.25 to a new high of $7.95 and Stationery and Office finished trading 29,363 stock units and rose 1 cent to $9.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market retreats from record close

The Junior market retreated from record high on Monday.

The Junior Market retreated from the record close when trading resumed on Tuesday, with the market index declining by 23.46 points to close at 3,369.12, to sit just below the previous record closing high of 3,375.24, on May 24, last year.
Trading resulted in 25 securities, compared to 30 that changed hands on Monday, leading to 9 advancing, 9 declining and 7 remaining unchanged. Indies Pharma was the only security that closed at record high on Tuesday, as investors exchanged 2,700,219 units valued at $10,803,399, compared to 1,652,479 units valued at $6,242,412 on Monday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 7 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, 2 closed with lower offers.
Trading closed with an average of 108,009 units for an average of $432,136 in contrast to 63,557 units for an average of $240,093 on Monday. Trading for the month to date averages 898,015 units for an average of $5,501,550 and on the prior trading day, an average of 1,021,454 units for an average of $6,293,646. Trading in August, averaged 244,613 units at $1,348,298 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Access Financial closed at $46, trading 20,000 shares, AMG Packaging ended trading of 80,806 stock units and lost 4 cents in closing at $1.90, Blue Power fell 25 cents in trading 91,899 shares at $5.75, Caribbean Producers traded 215,385 units to close at $6, Derrimon Trading ended with a decline of 99 cents at $3, in the exchange of 457,427 shares. Elite Diagnostic finished at $3.16, with 11,300 stock units changing hands, Everything Fresh rose 3 cents in trading 724,980 shares to end at $2.43, Express Catering ended trading of 77,833 shares, 18 cents higher at $8.18, FosRich Group traded with a loss of 10 cents at $2.90, with 30,160 shares changing hands, GWest Corporation closed at $2.15, with 66,623 stock units trading. Honey Bun fell 10 cents to $3.90, trading 475 units, Indies Pharma gained 36 cents with 317,221 shares changing hands to end at a record closing high of $3.60, Iron Rock concluded trading of 299,025 shares with a fall of 30 cents at $3.20, Jamaican Teas settled at $4.20, exchanging just 1,059 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 69,700 stock units and rose 8 cents higher to $3.95. KLE Group finished trading of 15,000 shares at $3, Knutsford Express closed with a loss of $1.20 at $11.50, with 28,316 shares trading, Lasco Distributors ended 5 cents higher at $4.05, while exchanging 67,800 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading of 83,248 stock units after falling 13 cents to $5.77. Lasco Manufacturing closed 1 cent higher at $4.01, with 15,416 units being swapped, Main Event settled 4 cents higher at $6.02, trading 6,600 shares, Medical Disposables ended trading of 5,000 shares and gained 3 cents to $6.70, Paramount Trading ended 3 cents higher at $2.75, exchanging 464 shares and Stationery and Office finished trading with a loss of 15 cents at $8.70, with 13,982 stock units trading.

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

Junior Market just 67 points from record

Blue Power closed at a new high of $6 on Thursday.

The Junior Market Index advanced 13.58 points to close at 3,308.21 on Thursday, just 67 points adrift of the all-time high of 3,375.24 points reached on May 24 last year, as 25 securities changed hands, the same number that did so on Wednesday, leading to 11 advancing, 5 declining and 9 remaining unchanged.
Trading resulted in an exchange of 2,641,236 units valued at $$11,671,251 compared to 3,770,261 units valued at $13,239,039 on Wednesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 6 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, 3 closed with lower offers.
Trading closed with an average of 105,649 units for an average of $466,850 in contrast to 150,810 units for an average of $529,562 on Wednesday. Trading for the month to date averages 107,269 units for an average of $463,868 and on the prior trading day, an average of 107,782 units for an average of $462,924. Trading in August, averaged 244,613 units at $1,348,298 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Access Financial closed $2.60 higher at $46, with 6,346 shares changing hands, AMG Packaging ended with a gain of 5 cents at $1.95, with an exchange of 500 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading of 3,750 units and rose $1.20 to a 52 weeks’ high of $6, Cargo Handlers settled 28 cents higher at $12.80, with 1,280 shares changing hands, Caribbean Flavours traded 100 stock units and rose 37 cents higher to a 52 weeks’ closing high of $19.87. Caribbean Producers finished trading of 86,480 units with a loss of 70 cents at $5.50, Consolidated Bakeries closed 5 cents higher at $2.50, with 35,000 shares changing hands, Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 6,690 shares at $16.50, Elite Diagnostic finished 2 cents higher at $3.12, with 8,000 stock units changing hands. Everything Fresh traded 31,000 shares to end at $2.20, Express Catering ended trading at $8, in exchanging 338,059 shares, FosRich Group traded 60,195 shares at $2.99, General Accident finished trading 40,121 shares at $4.29, Indies Pharma traded 1,056,527 shares and lost 2 cents to close at $2.98 after trading at an all-time high of $3.20, Iron Rock concluded trading of 350,700 shares at $3.20. Jamaican Teas settled with a loss of 25 cents at $3.95, with 42,728 shares changing hands, Jetcon Corporation rose 5 cents to end at $4.10, in exchanging 172,670 stock units, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 5 cents at $4, with 138,518 shares changing hands, Lasco Financial concluded trading of 57,204 stock units and rose 10 cents to $5.90. Lasco Manufacturing gained 1 cent to $4.01, with 5,499 units changing hands, Main Event settled with a loss of 2 cents at $7, in exchanging 141,983 shares, Paramount Trading closed at $3, in trading 4,000 shares, Stationery and Office finished trading 42,753 stock units and gained 10 cents to end at $8.60 and tTech ended at $6, with 4,424 shares changing hands.

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

Junior Market slips

Derrimon Trading ended trading at a new closing high of $26.99 on Tuesday.

More prices fell than rose in trading on the Junior Market on Tuesday, with 28 securities being active compared to 26 on Monday, leading to 7 advancing, 10 declining while 11 remained unchanged.
The market closed with the index slipping 6.28 points to close at 3,265.74. Trading resulted in an exchange of 2,437,685 shares valued at $12,670,997 compared to 2,306,821 units valued at $10,660,960, on Monday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 8 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, 2 closed with lower offers.
Trading closed with an average of 87,060 units for an average of $452,536 in contrast to 88,724 units for an average of $410,037 on Monday. Trading for the month to date averages 87,861 shares with an average value of $432,073. Trading in August, averaged 244,613 units at $1,348,298 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 2 cents at $1.92, trading 40,000 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading of 56,207 units and rose 3 cents to $5.03, Cargo Handlers settled with a loss of 48 cents at $12.52, with 14,210 shares changing hands, Caribbean Flavours traded at $19, in exchanging 200,000 stock units, Caribbean Producers finished trading 4,615 units at $6.50. Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 5 cents at $2.45, with 2,100 shares changing hands, Derrimon Trading jumped $3.99 to end at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $26.99, with 4,177 shares changing hands, Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 1,000 shares at $17, Elite Diagnostic finished with a loss of 1 cent at $3, trading 15,996 stock units. Everything Fresh rose 5 cents in trading 170,499 shares to end at $2.25, Express Catering ended trading 17,421 shares with a loss of 45 cents to close at $7.55, FosRich Group traded with a loss of 19 cents at $2.80, in exchanging 589 shares, General Accident finished trading 11,700 shares and climbed 44 cents to $4.29, Honey Bun ended 15 cents higher at $4.45, with 1,000,200 units changing hands. Indies Pharma closed at a new high of $2.90, after adding 21 cents and exchanging 367,022 shares, Jamaican Teas settled at $4.20, exchanging 205,000 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 158,000 stock units at $4, KLE Group finished trading with a loss of 25 cents at $3.05, with 12,342 shares, Knutsford Express closed with a loss of 10 cents at $12.50, with 3,016 shares changing hands. Lasco Distributors ended at $4, with 31,661 shares trading, Lasco Financial concluded trading of 1,409 stock units with a loss of 20 cents at $5.60, Lasco Manufacturing finished 10 cents higher at $4, trading 40,100 units, Main Event settled with a loss of 10 cents at $7, with 3,000 shares changing hands. Medical Disposables ended trading at $6.67, with 1,400 shares, Paramount Trading traded 7,892 shares at $3, Stationery and Office finished trading 20,378 stock units at $8.50 and tTech ended at $6, with 3,217 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market up 19% for 2018 – Friday

Trading picked up on the Junior Market with 30 securities being active up from 27 on Thursday leading to 14 advancing, 8 declining and 8 remained unchanged.
The market closed with the market index rising 32.89 points to close at 3,250.47, lifting the market 5.5 percent for August and 19 percent for the year to date. A volume of 4,503,036 units valued at $56,383,723 hanged hands, compared to 3,136,408 units valued at $17,262,540, on Thursday. The stocks with the leading trades were Caribbean Flavours, Caribbean Producers and Derrimon Trading with more than a million units each.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 8 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, none closed with a lower offer.
Trading closed with an average of 150,101 units for an average of $1,879,457 in contrast to 116,163 units for an average of $639,353 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 244,613 units at $1,348,298, compared to 254,559 units at $1,270,673 on the previous trading day. Trading in July, averaged 154,060 units valued at $655,146 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Access Financial traded 483 shares and closed 32 cents higher at $43.32, AMG Packaging gained 3 cents to end at $1.93, trading 5,976 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading at $5, with 14,091 units changing hands, Cargo Handlers ended 50 cents higher to close at $12.50, trading 7,520 stock units, Caribbean Cream settled 40 cents higher at $5.70, exchanging 50,000 shares, Caribbean Flavours ended trading with a loss of 1 cent at $18, with 1,108,594 shares changing hands. Caribbean Producers traded 1,265,538 shares with a loss of 30 cents at $6.50, Derrimon Trading closed 50 cents higher at $24, exchanging 1,031,000 shares, Dolphin Cove finished with 8,090 shares changing hands and rose 50 cents to $17, Elite Diagnostic ended with a loss of 9 cents at $3.01, trading 31,215 shares, Everything Fresh fell 2 cents in trading 250,585 shares to end at $2.10, Express Catering concluded trading 13,125 shares and rose 17 cents to close at $8.18. FosRich Group finished at $2.99, with 3,000 stock units changing hands, General Accident settled with a loss of 65 cents at $3.80, with 103,000 units traded, GWest Corporation ended trading 10,000 shares, with a loss of 6 cents to $2.12, Honey Bun traded with a loss of 13 cents at $4.30, exchanging 67,455 shares. Indies Pharma traded 867,462 shares but fell 10 cents to end at $2.60, Iron Rock finished trading with a loss of 5 cents at $3.20, in exchanging 37,200 shares, ISP Finance closed $4 higher at $20, with 1,367 stock units changing hands, Jamaican Teas ended 21 cents higher at $4.20, with 33,821 unit being traded, Knutsford Express closed 10 cents higher at $12.60, with 20,000 shares changing hands, Jetcon Corporation concluded trading of 11,676 shares at $4.02, KLE Group settled at $3.30, with 1,400 shares trading, Lasco Distributors ended trading 15 cents higher at $4.05, with 2,595 stock units changing hands, Lasco Financial traded at $5.80, with 22,192 units, Lasco Manufacturing finished trading with a loss of 10 cents at $3.90, while exchanging 21,200 shares. Main Event closed at $7.11, with 23,654 shares changing hands, Medical Disposables climbed $1.58 higher to $6.68, with 32,868 shares, Stationery and Office finished 35 cents higher at $8.50, exchanging 19,132 units and tTech ended trading 30 cents higher at $5.50, as 73,800 shares changed hands.

Losses = gains in Junior Market trading – Wednesday

The Junior Market closed trading on Wednesday in a tug of war between advancing and declining stocks with the market ending with 12 each being up and down, as advancing stocks just having the upper hand in steering the market index higher.
At the close, the market index rose 15.68 points to close at 3,220.77, with 28 securities changing hands, the same number on Tuesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 8 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, 1 closed with a lower offer.
The market closed with the prices of 12 advancing, 12 declining and 4 remaining unchanged and resulted in an exchange of 9,172,835 units valued at $44,109,271, compared to 2,149,308 units valued at $9,485,152 on Tuesday.
Trading closed with an average of 92,758 units for an average of $861,650 in contrast to 327,601 units for an average of $1,575,331 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 262,510 units at $1,306,941, compared to 273,263 units at $1,335,149 on the previous trading day. Trading in July, averaged 154,060 units valued at $655,146 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Access Financial traded 1,150 shares and fell $5 to $40, AMG Packaging fell 5 cents to end at $1.90, trading 23,300 stock units, Cargo Handlers settled with 510 shares trading to end at $11.20, Caribbean Cream traded 3,590 shares at $5.30, Caribbean Flavours traded 536,025 stock units to close at $18 after trading at a 52 weeks’ high of $19, Caribbean Producers finished trading 12,500 units but fell 25 cents at $6.65. Consolidated Bakeries closed with a rise of 13 cents at $2.50, with 112,000 shares changing hands, Derrimon Trading dropped $1.50 and ended at $23.50, with 374,140 shares, Dolphin Cove lost 50 cents in trading just 238 shares at $16.50, Elite Diagnostic lost 10 cents and finished at $3, exchanging 308,958 stock units. Everything Fresh fell 8 cents in trading 89,500 shares to end at $2.12, Express Catering ended trading 16,022 shares and rose 1 cent to close at $8.01, FosRich Group traded 25 cents down to $2.75, while exchanging 424,072 shares, General Accident lost 5 cents and finished trading of 73,296 shares at $3.80. Honey Bun lost 7 cents and ended at $4.43, with juts 1,000 units trading, Indies Pharma traded 269,311 shares and rose 20 cents to end the highest level since its recent listing at $2.70, Iron Rock concluded trading of 100,000 shares with a loss of 5 cents at $3.25, Jamaican Teas added 4 cents and settled at $3.99, with 3,430 shares. Jetcon Corporation ended trading 39,658 stock units with a gain of 10 cents to end at $4.10, Key Insurance traded 2,000 shares and rose 2 cents to close at $3.08, KLE group rose 5 cents to $3.05 trading 3,500 shares, Knutsford Express climbed $1 to close at $12.50, with 9,690 shares changing hands, Lasco Distributors rose 10 cents to $4, trading 21,231 shares, Lasco Financial rose 20 cents with 16,313 stock units trading at $5.80. Lasco Manufacturing rose 4 cents and closed at $3.90, with 81,358 units, Main Event settled at $7, in trading 3,000 shares, Stationery and Office ended trading 69,158 stock units after falling 50 cents to close at $8.35 and tTech closed 3 cents higher to $5.10, trading 2,172 units.

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

Junior Market trading jumps – Tuesday

Indies dominated trading on Tuesday.

Trading volume jumped sharply on the Junior Market, Indies Pharma traded 4,712,727 units or 51.38 percent of trading, followed by Caribbean Producers with 1,769,989 units and accounting for 19.30 percent of the volume traded and Lasco Financial Services with 1,638,268 units representing 17.86 percent of the day’s trade.
Blue Power 10 for 1 stock split took place today, but most investors were unaware as there was attempts to trade the stock at the old price of $47 which falsely push the index up by 557 points which was corrected at the close to reflect a decline.
At the close of the trading session the market index fell 34.25 points to close at 3,205.09, with 28 securities changing hands, down from 24 securities changing hands on Monday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 8 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, 3 closed with lower offers.
The market closed with the prices of 6 advancing, 6 declining and 16 remaining unchanged and resulting in an exchange of 9,172,835 units valued at $44,109,271, compared to 2,149,308 units valued at $9,485,152 on Monday.
Trading closed with an average of 327,601 units for an average of $1,575,331 in contrast to 89,555 units for an average of $395,215 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 273,263 units at $1,335,149, compared to 269,588 units at $1,318,905 on the previous trading day. Trading in July, averaged 154,060 units valued at $655,146 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, AMG Packaging ended at $1.95, trading 2,400 stock units, CAC 2000 finished at $9, exchanging 10,797 shares, Cargo Handlers settled with 1,000 shares trading and rose 20 cents to end at $11.20, Caribbean Flavours traded 513,596 stock units and gained $2 to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $18, Caribbean Producers finished trading 1,769,989 units at $6.90. Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 13 cents at $2.37, with 20,388 shares changing hands, Derrimon Trading ended at $25, with 1,400 shares, Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 5,885 shares at $17, Elite Diagnostic finished at $3.10, exchanging 24,500 stock units. Eppley settled at $10.18, with 500 units traded, Everything Fresh fell 1 cent in trading 135,831 shares and ended at $2.20, Express Catering ended trading 49,383 shares at $8, FosRich Group traded 5 cents higher at $3, while exchanging 51,984 shares, General Accident finished trading of 38,206 shares at $3.85. GWest Corporation closed 8 cents higher at $2.18, with 30,000 stock units, Honey Bun ended at $4.50, with juts 340 units trading, Indies Pharma dominated trading with 4,712,727 shares to end unchanged at $2.50, Iron Rock concluded trading of 5,000 shares with a loss of 20 cents at $3.30, Jamaican Teas settled at $3.95, with 5,000 shares. Jetcon Corporation ended trading 84,527 stock units with a loss of 5 cents to end at $4, Knutsford Express closed with a loss of $1 at $11.50, with 5,648 shares changing hands, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 1 cent at $3.90, with 7,868 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading 1,638,268 stock units at $5.60. Lasco Manufacturing finished at $3.86, with 3,935 units, Main Event settled at $7, in trading 30,439 shares, Stationery and Office finished trading 21,349 stock units and gained 20 cents to close at $8.85, and Sweet River closed 16 cents higher at $3.86, with 875 units. In the junior market preference segment, Derrimon Trading ended 2 cents higher at a 52 weeks’ high of $2.52, with 1,000 stock units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.