JSE US dollar market ends week quietly

JSE US dollar market ends week quietly as two stocks recorded price changes. The new listing at the start of the week Trans Jamaican Highway dominated trading from its listing on Tuesday. It continued its dominance of the JSE US dollar market on Friday, accounting for 92.6 percent of the day’s volume, with the price remaining unchanged at the close.
At the close of trading, five securities changed hands, accounting for 2,129,328 units exchange for a value of US$64,366, in contrast to 5,389,685 units for $89,826 on Thursday. The market Index advanced 0.60 points to close at 197.53, with a loss of 12.7 percent for the year to date. The average PE ratio for US dollar-listed stocks is 20.7 times 2019 earnings but with the typical average being just under 14 when excluding the large ones.
In Trading, First Rock Capital shed 0.6 of a cent in trading 37,750 units to finish at 8.4 US cents, JMMB Group 6% preference share traded 15,000 units at US$1, Proven Investments ended at 24 US cents, with 83,966 shares changing hands. Sygnus Credit Investments fell 1 cent to close at 12 US cents, after swapping 33,122 units and Trans Jamaican Highway exchanged 2,129,328 units and closed at the listing price of 1 US cent but traded at an all-time intraday high of 1.09 US cents.

Prices of securities trading are those for the day’s last transaction unless otherwise stated.

Aggressive price gains push JSE Main Market

Some aggressive price movements push JSE Main Market higher at the close of trading on Friday as investors seem to be putting the recent sharp sell-off behind them. In the end, Caribbean Cement jumped $4, Grace Kennedy $2, NCB Financial $2, Sagicor group $4.20, Scotia Group $3.50 and Seprod $2.The market ended, with the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index advanced 10,583.06 points to 394,457.50, the JSE Market Index climbed 9,599.14 points to 359,682.96 and the JSE Financial Index rose 3.61 points to 98.72.

JSE Main Market has bounced strongly off support shown by the blue line on two separate days.

The market closed with 46 securities changing hands in the Main and US dollar markets with prices of 24 stocks advancing, 12 declining and ten securities trading firm. The JSE Main Market activity ended with 41 securities accounting for 23,098,105 units valued at $104,845,950 in contrast to 276,324,388 units valued at $742,100,927 from 39 securities on Thursday.
Trans Jamaican Highway led trading with 9.7 million shares for 41.8 percent of total volume followed by Wigton Windfarm with 7.2 million units for 31.2 percent of the day’s trade, and Trans Jamaican Highway US$ with 2.1 million units for 9.2 percent of the market’s volume. The only other stock trading more than one million units is Pulse Investments, with 1.2 million units.
The Market closed with an average of 563,368 units valued at $2,557,218 for each security traded, in contrast to 7,085,241 units valued at an average of $19,028,229 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amount to 1,166,767 units valued at $7,327,128 for each security changing hands compared to 1,197,347 units valued at 7,209,844 for each security traded. Trading in February resulted in an average of 624,731 units valued at $3,239,665 for each security.
IC bid-offer Indicator At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows eleven stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and two stocks closing with lower offers. The PE ratio of the market ended at 15, while the Main Market ended at 14 times 2019 earnings.
In the Main Market trading, Barita Investments declined $1.50 to $51, trading 482,153 shares, Caribbean Cement climbed $4 higher to $49, with an exchange of 46,494 units, Eppley gained $1.71 to close at $12.21, with a transfer of 574 stock units. First Rock Capital slipped 60 cents to $9.50, after swapping 11,797 shares, Grace Kennedy added $2.30 to finish at $56.50, with 95,953 shares changing hands, Jamaica Broilers gained $1 and closed at $29, after trading 13,934 units. JMMB Group picked up $1.12 to finish at $35.45, with an exchange of 279,114 shares, Mayberry Jamaican Equities added 40 cents after 75,312 shares passed through the market to end at $7, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy sustained a loss of $12 to end at $135, with a mere 20 units crossing the exchange. NCB Financial Group closed $2 higher at $154, in trading 41,906 shares, 138 Student Living shed 81 cents to end at $4.69 exchanging 6,216 units, Portland JSX closed $1.60 lower to $7.30 after transferring just 416 units. Proven Investments ended at $35, after falling by $1 in trading 19,278 shares, Sagicor Group jumped $4.20 to $46.60, with 70,977 stock units changing hands, Sagicor Real Estate Fund fell 82 cents to $6.60 with the transfer of 5,774 units. Scotia Group climbed $3.50 to finish at $47.50 and trading 77,214 shares, Seprod added $2 to end at $39, with an exchange of 41,696 shares, Sterling Investments picked up 30 cents to close at $2.80, in transferring 1,300 units. Victoria Mutual Investments ended at $6.54, with gains of 48 cents and exchanging 160,790 shares and Wisynco Group closed at $13.30, with a loss of 70 cents after 558,494 shares crossed the exchange.

Prices of securities trading are those for the day’s last transaction unless otherwise stated.

 

 

 

NCB inflict pain in TTSE trading

NCB Financial after trading for the first time since last week Friday, the stock price sank to $8.99 from $10 and contributed the most to the plunge 2.37 percent or more than 32 points in the T&T Composite Index to close at 1,328.99. The All T&T Index declined by 6.45 points to end at 1,749.07 while the Cross Listed Index fell 7.95 points at 122.99.

The TTSE composite Index dropping from 2020 high and now challenging the August 2019 levels before the 2019 second-half rally.

The market closed with six stocks rising and four declining, while seven remained unchanged. The volume of stocks passing through the market rose to 378,740 shares valued at $7,303,280 compared to 200,463 shares for $6,281,052 on Thursday.
IC bid-offer Indicator The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of four stocks higher than their last selling prices and seven with lower offers.
Gainers│ Clico Investments rose 1 cent to end at $22, transferring 24,585 units, Grace Kennedy gained 5 cents trading 6,000 stock units and closed at $2.75, Guardian Holdings ended at $17.91, with a gain of 1 cent exchanging 494 units. JMMB Group closed 4 cents higher to $1.99, with 222,523 shares crossing the market, Trinidad & Tobago NGL added $1.50 after transferring 47,308 stock units and finished at $19.50 and West Indian Tobacco rose 2 cents to $33.68 in swapping 1,350 units.
Losers│ First Citizens Bank closed 50 cents lower exchanging 3,530 units to end at $38.50, Massy Holdings shed $1 to close at $54 trading 6,285 shares. National Flour ended at a 52 weeks’ low of $1.10, with a loss of 10 cents transferring 750 units and NCB Financial declined by $1.01 to $8.99, with 5,862 stock units changing hands.
Firm Trades│ First Caribbean International traded 715 units at $7.70, One Caribbean Media exchanged 130 stock units at $6.95, Point Lisas closed at $3.45, with 11,290 shares crossing the market. Prestige Holdings traded 4,500 stock units at $8.06, Republic Financial Holdings closed at $141.52, with 33,013 shares crossing the market, Scotiabank exchanged 1,655 units at $57 and Trinidad Cement ended at $1.75 with 2,000 shares changing hands.

Prices of securities trading are those for the day’s last transaction unless otherwise stated.

Big bounce for JSE Main Market

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NCB Financial one of the big contributors to the fall in the Main Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange by knocking approximately 50,000 points off the index roared back in trading on Thursday, with a rise of $7 to close at $152 and in the process helped in pushing the two leading indices sharply higher.

NCB Financial Group contributed around 50,000 to the JSE index near 200,000 decline since the start of the year.

At the close, the market shows signs that it may have bottomed and is about to move higher and is partially reflected with a sharp rise in the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index jumping 8,783.35 points to 383,874.44 and the JSE Market Index climbing 7,989.93 points to 350,083.82. The JSE Financial Index gained 2.55 points to 95.11.
The market closed with 44 securities changing hands in the Main and US dollar markets with prices of 21 stocks advancing, 17 declining and eight securities trading firm. The JSE Main Market activity ended with 39 securities accounting for 276,324,388 units valued at $742,100,927 in contrast to 126,118,687 units valued at $211,017,961 from 40 securities on Wednesday.
Pulse Investments traded an unusually large 243.4 million shares for 88 percent of total volume followed by Trans Jamaican Highway with 19.7 million units for 7 percent of the day’s trade and Trans Jamaican Highway US dollar listing with 5.2 million units for 2 percent of the volume in both markets. Other stocks trading more than one million units were Carreras with 2.2 million units,

Strong signs of the market may have bottomed.

Sagicor Select Financial Fund with 1.3 million shares, Wigton Windfarm with 3.9 million units and Sagicor Select Manufacturing & Distribution Fund with 1.2 million shares.
The Market closed with an average of 7,085,241 units valued at $19,028,229 for each security traded, in contrast to 3,152,967 units valued at an average of $5,275,449 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amount to 1,197,347 units valued at $7,209,844 for each security changing hands compared to 899,129 units valued at 6,578,450 for each security traded. Trading in February resulted in an average of 624,731 units valued at $3,239,665 for each security.
IC bid-offer Indicator At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 10 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and two stocks closing with lower offers. The PE ratio of the market ended at 14.9, while the Main Market ended at 13.8 times 2019 earnings.
In the Main Market, Barita Investments closed $1 higher to $52.50, with a transfer of 29,768 shares, Berger Paints ended at 52 weeks’ low of $9.50, after a loss of $1.50 and exchanging 50,996 shares, Caribbean Cement gained $5 to end at $45, in trading 53,275 units. Carreras closed 74 cents higher to $6.75, with 2,252,374 shares changing hands, Eppley shed $1 swapping 8,724 units and closed at $10.50, Eppley Caribbean Property Fund added $3.50 to end at $40, in trading 2,669 units. Grace Kennedy picked up 30 cents to finish at $54.20, in trading 58,581 shares, Jamaica Broilers ended at $28, with a loss of $1 with 25,066 units changing hands, Jamaica Stock Exchange climbed $2.50 to $18.50, after the transfer of 337,902 shares. JMMB Group slid$1.17 to $34.33, with an exchange of 102,095 units, Kingston Wharves lost 50 cents to close at $43.50 trading 6,667 units, Mayberry Jamaican Equities gained 60 cents trading 64,768 shares to end at $6.60. NCB Financial jumped $7 to $152, with 578,923 shares crossing the exchange, 138 Student Living added $1 to end at $5.50, with an exchange of 347 units, Portland JSX closed $1.60 higher to $8.90 after the transferring of 2,005 units. Proven Investments jumped $3.50 to $36, after exchanging 51,818 shares, Sagicor Group advanced by $2.40 to $42.40, in swapping 608,061 shares, Scotia Group regained ground with gains of $7 to settle at $44, with 170,469 shares changing hands. Seprod added $1 to end at $37, in trading 30,390 units, Stanley Motta shed 74 cents with a transfer of 7,500 units to end at $5. Sterling Investments closed 40 cents lower at $2.50 trading 68,830 units, Supreme Ventures ended at $14, with a loss of 99 cents exchanging 252,623 shares, Sygnus Credit Investments closed 53 cents lower to $16.50, trading 22,971 units and Wisynco Group swapped 840,773 shares at $14, after gaining $1.30.

Prices of securities trading are those for the day’s last transaction unless otherwise stated.

TTSE stocks still under selling pressure

The decline in the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange continued unabated into Thursday as declining stocks dominated rising ones leading to the T&T Composite Index falling 2.54 points to 1,361.21 and the All T&T Index slipping 5.87 points to 1,755.62 as the Cross Listed Index inched 0.11 points higher at 130.94.
The market closed with 14 securities trading and resulted in two stocks rising and six stocks declining, while six remained unchanged. The volume of stocks passing through the market fell to 200,463 shares valued at $6,281,052 compared to 1,141,627 shares for $5,923,432 on Tuesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of just one stock higher than their last selling price and six with lower offers.
Gainers│ Grace Kennedy gained 8 cents transferring 1,000 units and closed at $2.70 and Trinidad & Tobago NGL ended at $18, after rising 99 cents while exchanging 42,085 stock units.
Losers│ Clico Investments lost 1 cent to end at $21.99 in trading 69,301 units, JMMB Group slipped 5 cents to close at $1.95, exchanging 10,150 stock units, Massy Holdings fell by $1.50 to $55, with 177 units crossing the market. One Caribbean Media ended at a 52 weeks’ low of $6.95, after losing 5 cents in exchanging 1,018 units, Republic Financial Holdings shed 20 cents to end at $141.52 with 17,778 shares changing hands and West Indian Tobacco declined by $1.09 to $33.66, in swapping 4,323 stock units.
Firm Trades│ Angostura Holdings exchanged 125 units at $14.50, Ansa Merchant Bank transferred 1,194 stock units at $36.30, First Citizens Bank closed at $39, with 15,569 shares crossing the market.  Guardian Holdings traded 36,153 shares at $17.90, National Enterprises swapped 500 stock units at $5 and Prestige Holdings ended at $8.06, with 1,000 units changing hands.

Prices of securities trading are those for the day’s last transaction unless otherwise stated.

Trans Jamaica dominates JSE US market

A leg of Highway 2000

Newly listed Trans Jamaican Highway continued to dominate trading in the US dollar market on Wednesday accounting for 96.6 percent of the total volume of 5,292,251 units for $93,450.
The US market index advanced 2.49 points to close at 187.35 after seven securities traded. First Rock Capital closed at 9 US cents, after gaining 0.6 of a cent in exchanging 8,982 units, JMMB Group 5.75% preference share rose 3 cents to close at US$2.15, with 2,165 units changing hands, JMMB Group 6% traded 2,821 shares at US$1. Productive Business Solutions shed 4 cents to end at 70 US cents with 123 units changing hands, Proven Investments gained half of a cent in trading 166,378 and closed at 24 US cents, Sygnus Credit Investments rose by 1 cent exchanging 107 units and closed at 13 US cents and Trans Jamaican Highway traded 5,111,675 shares at 0.09 of one US cent.

Prices of securities trading are those for the day’s last transaction unless otherwise stated.

NCB knocks 16,000 points off JSE index

NCB Financial sharp fall in value on Monday, finally hit the market, knocking a big piece out of the Jamaica Stock Exchange index on Wednesday with the stock closing at $145 after trading at an intraday 52 weeks’ low of $135. The price used in the index computation dropped by a sharp $16.47 to $142.37 and was the main reason for the more than a 15,000 decline in the All Jamaica composite index.

NCB Financial hits a one year low of $135 on Wednesday.

At the close, the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index declined by 15,487.51 points to 375,091.09, the JSE Market Index dropped 13,893.08 points to 342,093.89 and the JSE Financial Index slid 5.70 points to 92.56.
The market closed with 47 securities changing hands in the Main and US dollar markets with prices of 19 stocks advancing, 21 declining and seven securities trading firm. The JSE Main Market activity ended with 40 securities accounting for 126,118,687 units valued at $211,017,961 in contrast to 79,985,445 units valued at $512,772,847 from 44 securities on Tuesday.
Trans Jamaican Highway led trading with 113.4 million shares for 90 percent of total volume followed by Wigton Windfarm with 6.7 million units for 5.3 percent of the day’s trade and Trans Jamaican Highway US$ listing with 5.1 million units for 4 percent of the market’s volume. Other stocks trading more than one million units were QWI Investments and Sagicor Select Financial Fund, each with 1.4 million stock units.
The Market closed with an average of 3,152,967 units valued at an average of $5,275,449 for each security traded, in contrast to 1,817,851 units valued at an average of $11,653,928 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amount to 899,129 units valued at $6,578,450 for each security changing hands compared to 775,631 units valued at $6,653,987 for each company traded. Trading in February resulted in an average of 624,731 units valued at $3,239,665 for each security.
IC bid-offer Indicator At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows ten stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and five stocks closing with lower offers. The PE ratio of the market ended at 14.5, while the Main Market ended at 13.4 times 2019 earnings.
In the Main Market, Caribbean Cement lost $4.99 and ended at $40.99, in exchanging 84,591 shares. Eppley Caribbean Property Fund advanced $6 to $36.50, with a transfer of 5,140 units, First Rock rose 49 cents to $10, in swapping 19,391 shares. Grace Kennedy ended $1 higher to $54.50 trading 43,383 shares, Jamaica Broilers climbed $2.05 and ended at $29 after exchanging 17,399 units, Jamaica Stock Exchange fell to $16, after losing $3 transferring 307,083 stock units. JMMB Group climbed $2.50 to $35.50, with 198,122 shares changing hands, Kingston Wharves closed, with gains of $2 at $44 in trading 2,440 stock units, Mayberry Investments lost 50 cents transferring 27,849 shares to end at a 52 weeks’ low of $5. NCB Financial advanced $5 to $145, trading 67,140 units, 138 Student Living gained 39 cents to close at $4.50, with an exchange of 481 shares, PanJam Investment declined $2 to $78, with 49,817 units crossing the exchange. Portland JSX shed 50 cents trading 17,000 stock units and closed at $7.30, Proven Investments fell $4.98 to $32.50, after transferring 9,581 units, Sagicor Real Estate Fund lost 40 cents to close at $7.40, in swapping 900 stock units. Scotia Group closed 99 cents lower to end at $37, in exchanging 117,469 shares, Seprod ended the day’s trade at $36, with gains of $1 after 10,932 shares changed hands, Stanley Motta added 44 cents with a transfer of 25,175 units to end at $5.74. Sterling Investments closed 65 cents higher to $2.90, trading 116,210 shares, Supreme Investments ended at $14.99, after gaining 99 cents exchanging 433,163 stock units and Wisynco Group closed at $12.79, with a loss of 79 cents after trading 161,608 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the day’s last transaction unless otherwise stated.

Trinidad stocks lose more ground

The decline of the Trinidad & Tobago market indices continued apace on Wednesday as declining stocks edged out advancing ones leaving the T&T Composite Index with a loss of 8.83 points to close at 1,363.75, the All T&T Index dropped 12.88 points to end at 1,761.39 and the Cross Listed Index slipped 0.64 points to 130.83.
The market closed with three stocks closing at 52 weeks’ low after four stocks recorded gains, seven declined, while four remained unchanged. The total volume of shares passing through the market climbed to 1,141,627 units valued at $5,923,432 compared to 656,107 shares for $10,311,421 on Tuesday.
IC bid-offer IndicatorThe Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of three stocks higher than their last selling prices and five with lower offers.
Gainers│ Clico Investments added 50 cents transferring 33,862 shares to end at $22, Guardian Holdings picked up 90 cents to close at $17.90, in trading 12,165 units, JMMB Group added 5 cents to end at $2 exchanging 926,457 shares and Republic Financial Holdings gained $5.72 to close at $141.72, with 15,370 stock units changing hands.
Losers│ Angostura Holdings lost 50 cents and slipped to a 52 weeks’ low of $14.50, in trading a mere five stock units, First Citizens Bank closed at $39, after falling $2.75 and exchanging 3,037 units. First Caribbean International Bank shed 15 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ low of $7.70 with 50 stock units crossing the market, Massy Holdings declined by 50 cents to close at $56.50, with 518 stock units changing hands, Scotiabank ended at $57 exchanging 754 units, after losing $1. Trinidad & Tobago NGL shed 24 cents to close at $17.01, with 2,750 stock units crossing the market and West Indian Tobacco lost 24 cents to end at $34.75, trading 139 units.
Firm Trades│ Ansa Merchant Bank traded 51 stock units at $36.30, National Enterprises exchanged 144,795 shares at $5, One Caribbean Media transferred 674 stock units at $7 and Trinidad Cement swapped 1,000 shares at $1.75.

Prices of securities trading are those for the day’s last transaction unless otherwise stated.

Trans Jamaican dives 21% to $1.12

Shares of Trans Jamaican Highway, the most recent initial public (IPO) offer in Jamaica, were listed on the main and US dollar markets of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Tuesday, with the price declining in trading 21 percent at the close, from the J$1.41 IPO price. The stock dominated trading with the highest volume for the day and closed at $1.12 in the local market and 0.09 of a US cent in the US dollar market.
The other big move for the day, was the substantial fall of $16 in the shares of NCB Financial to close at $140, the lowest price of in a year.
At the close four stocks closed at 52 weeks’ low and one at a 52 weeks’ high. The JSE All Jamaican Composite Index declined 826.97 points to 390,578.60, down 30 percent for the year to date. The JSE Market Index lost 748.61 points to 355,986.97, also down 30 percent for 2020 and the JSE Financial Index, which is down 28.6 percent for 2020, gained 0.14 points to close at 98.26.
The market closed with 51 securities changing hands in the Main and US dollar markets with prices of 12 stocks advancing, 28 declining and 11 securities trading firm. The JSE Main Market activity surged well over Monday’s levels after 44 securities passed through the market, accounting for 79,985,445 units valued at $512,772,847, in contrast to 26,276,614 units valued at $347,146,174 from 41 securities on Monday.
Trans Jamaican Highway led trading with 47.8 million shares for 60 percent of total volume, followed by Wigton Windfarm with 23.3 million units for 29 percent of the day’s trade and NCB Financial with 2.9 million units for 3 percent market share. Other stocks trading more than one million units were Trans Jamaican Highway with 2.33 million shares in the US dollar market, Sagicor Select Financial Fund with 1.7 million units and Jamaica Producers with 1.4 million stock units.
The Market closed with an average of 1,817,851 units valued $11,653,928 for each security traded, in contrast to 640,893 units valued at an average of $8,466,980 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amount to 775,631 units valued at $6,653,987 for each security changing hands compared to 708,783 units valued at 6,313,433 for each security traded. Trading in February resulted in an average of 624,731 units valued at $3,239,665 for each security.
IC bid-offer Indicator At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows eleven stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and nine stocks closing with lower offers. The PE ratio of the market ended at 14.3, while the Main Market ended at 13.2 times 2019 earnings. In the Main Market trading, Barita Investments added 76 cents to close at $51.75, with 60,652 shares changing hands, Berger Paints ended 96 cents lower after exchanging 2,000 stock units to finish at $11.04, Caribbean Cement advanced to $44.99, with gains of $3.99 after trading 12,100 units. Eppley climbed $1.40 to $11.50, with 3,000 stock units changing hands, Grace Kennedy closed $3.49 lower at $53.50, in switching ownership of 21,969 shares, Jamaica Broilers gained 95 cents to end at $26.95, trading 34,708 units. Jamaica Producers picked up 46cents with an exchange of 1,364,504 stock units to close at $16.06, Jamaica Stock Exchange slid $1 to $19, with 13,976 shares passing through the market, JMMB Group declined by $2.80 to finish at $33, with 292,971 stock units crossing the exchange. Kingston Wharves fell $2 to $42 after 4,970 units changed hands, Mayberry Investments gained 30 cents to settle at $5.50 trading 1,260 shares, Mayberry Jamaican Equities lost 50 cents transferring 11,562 stock units to end at $6. NCB Financial dropped $16 to a 52 weeks’ low of $140, after trading 2,289,514 units, 138 Student Living lost 30 cents to close at $4.11, with 36,389 shares crossing the exchange, Proven Investments slid to $37.48, after losing $1.02 with 21,006 stock units changing hands. Sagicor Group shed $3 after exchanging 186,808 units and closed at $40, Scotia Group fell by $2.01 to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $37.99, in trading 138,446 shares, Seprod ended at $35, with a loss of $2 in swapping 94,065 units. Stanley Motta closed 30 cents higher with a transfer of 11,000 stock units $5.30, Supreme Investments ended at $14, after a loss of $1 and trading 206,576 shares. Sygnus Credit Investments lost 55 cents to close at $17, in transferring 202,528 stock units, Victoria Mutual Investments slipped to $6.30 after losing 39 cents with 176,895 units changing hands and Wisynco Group closed at $13.49, with gains of 99 cents after exchanging 493,269 shares.
Trading in the US dollar market ended with 2,713,918 units for $94,890. The market declined by 15.09 points to close at 184.86. First Rock Capital lost 0.6 of a cent to close at 8.4 US cents, with an exchange of 8,880 units, JMMB Group 6% preference share lost 1 cent to close at US$1, with 479 stock units changing hands, Margaritaville traded 100 shares at 24 US cents. Proven Investments shed 1.5 cents in swapping 332,924 units and closed at 23.5 US cents, Sterling Investments lost half of a cent in trading 32,300 stock units and closed at 2 US cents. Sygnus Credit Investments traded 6,264 units 12 US cents and Trans Jamaican Highway shed .001 of a cent in transferring 2,332,971 shares to end the day at 0.9 of a US cent.

Prices of securities trading are those for the day’s last transaction unless otherwise stated.

More big losses in TTSE indices

The Trinidad & Tobago Stock exchange ended another day with a sharp decline in the Market indices as declining stocks outnumbered advancers by a two to one margin on Tuesday. The day’s fall brings the losses for the year to date to 5 percent.

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

T&T Composite Index declined by 17.90 points to 1,327.58. The All T&T Index dropped 28.23 points to end at 1,774.27 while the Cross Listed Index closed with a decline of 1.01 points at 131.47.
The market closed with trading in 17 securities with five stock rising and nine stocks declining, while three remained unchanged. The volume of stocks passing through the market fell to 462,718 shares valued at $8,783,460 compared to 462,718 shares for $8,783,460 on Monday.
IC bid-offer Indicator The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of one stock higher than the last selling price and eight with lower offers.
Gainers│ Ansa McAL climbed $4 to close at $55, with 38,906 units crossing the market, Clico Investment picked up 46 cents exchanging 14,117 stock units to end at $21.50, JMMB Group gained 5 cents to close at $1.95 trading 399,000 shares. Prestige Holdings ended at $8.06, with gains of 6 cents transferring 44,200 units and Trinidad & Tobago NGL rose 35 cents to close at $17.25 after exchanging 21,658 stock units.
Losers│ Agostini’s slipped 50 cents in trading 55 stock units at $25, First Citizens Bank lost 25 cents to close at $41.75, with an exchange of 4,637 units, Grace Kennedy closed 28 cents lower in transferring 3,000 stock units to end at a 52 weeks’ low of $2.62. Guardian Holdings shed 90 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ low of $17 exchanging 7,610 units, Massy Holdings declined by $1 to close at $57, with 199 stock units changing hands, Point Lisas lost 25 cents in trading 2,500 stock units to finish at $3.45. Republic Financial Holdings dropped $8, after transferring 12,000 units to finish at $136, Trinidad Cement ended at $1.75, after falling 20 cents exchanging 2,464 stock units and West Indian Tobacco lost 1 cent to close at $34.99, with 75,200 stock units crossing the market.
Firm Trades│ Ansa Merchant Bank traded 3,006 stock units at $36.30, National Enterprises exchanged 304 units at $5 and Scotiabank transferred 27,331 stock units at $58.

Prices of securities trading are those for the day’s last transaction unless otherwise stated.