Bullish open fades on the JSE Main Market

Stocks raced 3,011 points ahead of the 425,748.98 close on Friday within 12 minutes of the market’s opening and pushed the All Jamaican Composite Index to 428,759.90 on the Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market on Monday, but the market ended the day with a modest rise after more stocks gained than fell.
At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index rose 204.81 points to 425,953.79, the Main Index advanced by 284.47 points to 388,747.9 and the JSE Financial Index gained 0.31 points to settle at 102.82.
Trading ended with 41 securities changing hands compared to 36 on Friday and closed with the prices of 21 stocks rising, nine declining and 11 remaining unchanged. The average PE Ratio ended at 15.8 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 38 percent fewer shares than on Friday, after 27,815,530 shares traded for $166,571,949 compared to 44,980,918 units at $1,341,663,306 on Friday. Sagicor Select Financial Fund led trading with 53.9 percent of total volume, after exchanging 14.98 million shares followed by Wigton Windfarm with 13.5 percent for 3.76 million units. Transjamaican Highway controlled a 12.7 percent market share with 3.54 million units and Sagicor Select Manufacturing & Distribution Fund accounted for 3.6 percent of the day’s trade in closing with one million units changing hands.
The average trade was 678,428 units for $4,062,730, compared to an average of 1,249,470 shares at  $37,268,425 on Friday. The average trade for the month to date ends at 346,635 units at $7,073,555 for each security, in contrast to 324,765 units at $7,272,017. October averaged 398,200 units at $4,622,532.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows nine stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
At the market closing, Barita Investments gained 50 cents in closing at $84.50, after 11,863 shares cleared the market, Caribbean Cement advanced $1.33 to $58 in trading 2,631 units, Eppley gained $4.98 to $25, with 28,065 stock units changing hands. Eppley Caribbean Property Fund rose 75 cents to $41.50, with 1,350 units crossing the exchange, First Rock Capital gained 30 cents to end at $13 after an exchange of 19,470 stocks, Jamaica Broilers shed 60 cents to settle at $6.40 in trading 6,876 units. Jamaica Producers ended at $20.06, with gains of 36 cents after exchanging 1,067 stock units, Jamaica Stock Exchange rose 87 cents to $19.87, with investors swapping 12,561 shares, Key Insurance jumped $1.81 to $9.11, trading 42,172 units. Mayberry Jamaican Equities shed 80 cents to settle at $7, after transferring 3,098 units, NCB Financial declined $1.48 to$148.50, in crossing the exchange with 714,826 shares, Palace Amusement climbed $34.99 to $1,300, with 2 units changing hands. Salada Foods fell $2.50 to $25, with 5,139 stock units crossing the market, Scotia Group rose 85 cents to end at $46.85, exchanging 10,778 shares and Seprod gained $1 to close at $63 trading 19,472 stock units.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Rebound for TTSE market

Republic Financial Holdings rebounded from the big fall on Friday with a rise of more than 4.26 percent on Monday and helped the primary indices to move higher at the close of trading.  The market closed with an exchange of 122 percent more shares, but the value fell by 51 percent from Friday’s levels.
The market closed with 14 securities trading, up from twelve on Friday, and ended with four stocks advancing, six declining and four remaining unchanged. Trading resulted in 382,748 shares for $1,536,872.54 compared to 172,050 shares valued $3,148,874 on Friday.
The average trade for the day amounted to 27,339 units at $109,777 versus an average of 14,338 units at $262,406 for each security on Friday. For the month to date, the average trade amounts to 10,286 shares at $131,483 compared to 9,224 units at $132,834 on Friday. October averaged 16,922 shares for $285,061.
The T&T Composite Index rose 2.65 points to 1,284.10, the All T&T Index advanced 6.45 points to 1,716.90, while the Cross Listed Index lost 0.16 points to close at 115.09.
The Investors Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of three stocks higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
Stocks rising│ Clico Investments gained 3 cents trading 2,879 shares to end at $25.03, Republic Financial Holdings climbed $5.74 to $138.50, with an exchange of 1,251 units, Scotiabank rose 15 cents to $54.25, with the transferring of 836 units and Trinidad and Tobago NGL finished 25 cents higher at $15, in exchanging 10,537 stock units.
Stocks declining| Agostini’s shed 20 cents to settle at $24.50, in transferring 1,020 shares, Endeavour Holdings ended 9 cents lower at a 52 weeks’ low of $12.30, with 121 units changing hands, First Citizens Bank fell 25 cents to $43.25, trading 2,694 stock units. JMMB Group lost 3 cents to close at $1.72, with an exchange of 340,668 shares, National Enterprises lost 1 cent to finish at $3.39 and exchanging 1,000 units and Unilever Caribbean ended at $16.79, after losing 1 cent trading 100 shares.
Stocks trading firm│ Angostura Holdings exchanged 18,836 shares at $16, First Caribbean International Bank closed at $7.05, in transferring 200 units, Massy Holdings held firm at $57, with 787 stock units changing hands and Prestige Holdings traded 1,940 units at $7.50.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Main Market back at Mid-April close

Market indices bounced for the Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market on Friday to sit a fraction below the April 17 close, but is still 24 percent lower than the start of the year, but closed with 362 percent more shares traded than Thursday but with more than twice the number of stocks declining as advancing.

Main Market index displaying bullish formation

The market continues to maintain the bullish mood that has been slowly building since the summer months as the market, closing, as the All Jamaican Composite Index climbed 1,286.30 points to 425,748.98, the Main Index rose 1,154.92 points to 388,463.43, but the JSE Financial Index lost 0.12 points to settle at 102.51.
Trading ended with 36 securities changing hands compared to 37 on Thursday and closed with the prices of nine rising, 19 declining and eight remaining unchanged. The average PE Ratio ended at 15.6 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 44,980,918 shares for $1,341,663,306  compared to 9,736,055 units at $369,213,753 on Thursday.
Sagicor Manufacturing & Distribution Fund led trading with 33.4 percent of total volume, after exchanging 15 million shares followed by QWI Investments with 32.7 percent for 14.7 million units, NCB Financial with 18.9 percent for 8.5 million units. Transjamaican Highway controlled 4 percent market share, with 1.78 million units Sagicor Select Financial Fund accounted for 3.7 percent with 1.65 million units and Wigton Windfarm controlled 3.5 percent of the market with 1.57 million units.
The average traded was 1,249,470 units at $37,268,425 for each security, compared to an average of 263,137 shares at  $9,978,750 on Thursday. The average trade for the month to date ends at 324,765 units at $7,272,017 for each security, in contrast to 267,957 unit at $5,429,235. October averaged 398,200 units at $4,622,532.
At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the market shows 10 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, Berger Paints gained 30 cents to close at $11.85 exchanging 33,440 shares, Caribbean Cement declined by $3.32 to end at $56.67, in trading 2,579 stock units, Jamaica Broilers shed 50 cents to settle at $27, after crossing the market with 4,824 units. Jamaica Producers fell $2.05 to $19.70, with 7,450 stock units changing hands, Key Insurance shed 85 cents to close at $7.30, trading 2,602 units, Kingston Wharves climbed $3.90 to settle at $48.90, with investors swapping 1,662 stock units. MPC Caribbean Clean Energy dropped $7.01 in closing at $138 trading 836 units, Pan Jam Investment closed at $65, with gains of $1.76, trading 147,995 shares, Proven Investments shed 50 cents in closing at $38, with 10,286 stock units changing hands. Sagicor Group finished at $48, after losing 50 cents exchanging 151,507 shares and Scotia Group rose 80 cents to settle at $46 trading 5,512 units.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Republic Holdings knocks Trinidad stocks

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Republic Holdings dropped $6.24 to $132 on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday, with the group reporting audit profit plunging from $1.58 billion to just $904 million for the year to September with the company also cutting the dividend paid for the year from $4.50 to $2.70.
With the sharp fall in the price of Republic, the T&T Composite Index declined 8.19 points to 1,281.45, the All T&T Index dived 16.26 points to 1,710.45, while the Cross Listed Index remained unchanged at 115.25.
The market exchanged 16.8 percent fewer shares, with the value jumping 81.2 percent above Thursday, with Clico Investments and Grace Kennedy accounting for 72 percent of total volume and 46 percent of the day’s value.
The market closed with 12 securities trading, down from thirteen on Thursday, and ended with three stocks rising, four declining and five remaining unchanged. Trading resulted in 172,050 shares for $3,148,874 compared to 206,882 shares valued $1,738,641 on Thursday.
The average day’s trade was 14,338 units at $262,406 versus an average of 15,914 units at $133,742 for each security on Thursday. For the month to date, the average trade amounts to 9,224 shares at $132,834 compared to 8,936 units at $125,534 on Thursday. October’s daily average was 16,922 shares for $285,061.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of four stocks higher than their last selling prices and six with lower offers.
Stocks rising Ansa Merchant Bank rose 45 cents to $39.95, in trading 1,204 shares, Prestige Holdings gained 10 cents to finish at $7.50, with an exchange of 135 units and Trinidad and Tobago NGL added 10 cents to settle at $14.75, in transferring 8,227 stock units.
Stocks declining│Ansa McAL lost 2 cents exchanging 25,200 shares to end at $48.48, Clico Investments closed 5 cents lower at $25 trading 46,827 shares, Republic Financial Holdings declined by $6.24, with 1,642 units changing hands, to close at $132.76 and Scotiabank shed 25 cents to end at $54.10, with 525 units crossing the market.
Stocks trading firm│ Grace Kennedy traded 77,000 shares at $3.60, JMMB Group closed at $1.75, with a transfer of 5,890 stock units, Massy Holdings exchanged 100 units at $57. NCB Financial Group held firm at $7.95, with 5,000 stock units crossing the exchange and Unilever Caribbean transferred 300 units at $16.80.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Slippage for JSE Main Market

NCB Financial dominated the market on Thursday as prices of more stocks rose at the close of trading than those declining, but big losses in a number of stocks pressured the Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market and pushed the market indices down.
At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index dropped 2,741.60 points to 424,462.68, the Main Index fell by 2,536.99 points to 387,308.51 and the JSE Financial Index lost 0.60 points to settle at 102.63.
Trading ended with 37 securities changing hands compared to 44 on Wednesday and closed with prices of 15 stocks rising,  12 declining and 10 remaining unchanged. The average PE ends at 15.6 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
Trading ended with 40 percent fewer shares than Wednesday with a 49 percent decline in the value of stocks changing hands. At the close 9,736,055 shares traded for $369,213,753 compared to 16,137,399 units at $724,067,008 on Wednesday. NCB Financial led trading with 22.8 percent after exchanging 2.22 million shares, followed by Sagicor Select Financial Fund with 19.6 percent for 1.91 million units, Transjamaican Highway with 16.1 percent market share for 1.57 million units and Wigton Windfarm closed with 12.9 percent market share with 1.26 million units changing hands.
Trading averaged 263,137 units changing hands at $9,978,750 for each security, compared to 366,759 shares at $16,456,068 on Wednesday. Month to date average trade ends at 267,957 units at $5,429,235 in contrast to 268,282 units at $5,122,619 on Wednesday. Trading for October averaged 398,200 units at $4,622,532.
At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the market shows eight stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Barita Investments shed 50 cents to end at $84, in an exchange of 3,848 shares, Berger Paints lost 30 cents to settle at $11.55 trading 7,643 stock units, Caribbean Cement climbed $5.99 to $59.99, after exchanging 13,531 stock units. Eppley Caribbean Property Fund fell $3.05 to $40.75, with a transfer of 8,110 stock units, First Rock Capital gained 89 cents to $12.89, with 1,081 units changing hands, Jamaica Broilers advanced $1.20 to $27.50, in trading 102 units. Jamaica Stock Exchange rose 68 cents to settle at $19, with investors switching ownership of 36,204 shares, Kingston Wharves dropped $3.90 to $45 in trading 55,000 shares, Palace Amusement dived $34.99 to $1,265.01, in an exchange of 42 units. Pan Jam Investment shed 76 cents to end at $63.24 after trading 5,898 units, Proven Investments settled at $38.50, with gains of $1.64, in clearing the market with 2,642 units, Sagicor Group gained 40 cents to close at $48.50, with 38,536 shares crossing the exchange. Seprod ended at $62, with a loss of 50 cents trading 5,503 units and Supreme Ventures rose 55 cents to $15.90, with an exchange of 26,291 stock units.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Slow trading on TTSE

More than 75 percent of the securities traded held their price for a second day at the close of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Thursday as the main indices dipped, after an exchange of 149 percent more shares, at a 45 percent greater value than Wednesday.
The market closed with 13 securities trading, down from fifteen on Wednesday, and ended with two stocks advancing, one declining and ten remaining unchanged. Trading resulted in 206,882 shares for $1,738,641 compared to 82,960 shares valued $1,200,746 on Wednesday.
The average trade amounted to 15,914 units at $133,742 versus an average of 5,531 units at $80,050 on Wednesday. For the month to date, the average trade amounts to 8.936 shares at $125,534 compared to 8,483 units at $125,000 on Wednesday. October closed with an average of 16,922 shares for $285,061.
At the close, the T&T Composite Index shed 1.22 points to 1,289.64, the All T&T Index fell 2.42 points to 1,726.71, while the Cross Listed Index was unchanged at 115.25.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of four stocks higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
Stocks rising│ First Citizens Bank closed at $43.50, with gains of 11 cents exchanging 5,700 stock units and Trinidad and Tobago NGL finished 5 cents higher at $14.65, in trading 7,354 stock units.
Stocks declining│ Clico Investments, the sole stock to decline, ended at $25.05, after losing 10 cents trading 2,100 units.
Stocks trading firm│ First Caribbean International Bank exchanged 1,212 units at $7.05, Guardian Holdings held firm at $20.78 trading 12,684 stock units, NCB Financial Group remained at $7.95, with 96,018 shares crossing the market. National Enterprises held firm at $3.40 in a transfer of 10,000 stock units, National Flour traded 49,071 shares at $1.84, One Caribbean Media exchanged 20,600 stock units at $4.85. Prestige Holdings ended at $7.40, with 14 units changing hands, Republic Financial Holdings transferred 20 units at $139, Scotiabank held firm at $54.35, in crossing the market with 1,309 units and Trinidad Cement closed at $2.10, with 800 units changing hands.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

7 month JSE Main Market high

Stocks closed at a seven month high at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market trading on Wednesday with the market rising higher than Tuesday, with NCB Financial fueling the gain with a rise of $8 price as the All Jamaica Composite Index ended just below the April 16 close of 427,779.79 points.
At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index surged 7,042.47 points to 427,204.28, the Main Index jumped 6,294.46 points to 389,845.50 and the JSE Financial Index added 2.61 points to settle at 103.23.
Trading ended with 44 securities changing hands compared to 42 on Tuesday and closed with the prices of 14 stocks rising, 17 declining and 13 remaining unchanged. The average PE ratio ended at 15.7 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed after an exchange of 16 percent more shares than on Tuesday, resulting in 16,137,399 shares trading for $724,067,008 compared to 13,931,581 units at $189,778,108 on Tuesday.
Grace Kennedy led trading with 29.6 percent of total volume after exchanging 4.77 million shares, followed by Transjamaican Highway with 21.9 percent for 3.53 million units. NCB Financial ended with 17.1 percent of the overall volume after trading 2.76 million units, with a value of $414 million and accounted for 57 percent of the market’s value and Sagicor Select Financial Fund closing with 5.6 percent of the volume as 1.4 million units traded.The average trade amounts to 366,759 units at $16,456,068 for each security, compared to an average of 331,704 shares at $4,518,526 on Tuesday. The average trade for the month to date ended at 268,282 units at $5,122,619 for each security, in contrast to 259,701 units at $4,135,150 on Tuesday. Trading for October averaged 398,200 units at $4,622,532 .
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the market shows 10 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Barita Investments shed 30 cents to close at $84.50, in an exchange of 4,450 shares, Caribbean Cement dropped $5 to end at  $54 trading 23,334 stock units, Eppley gained 50 cents to close at $20, after clearing the market with 29,227 units. First Rock Capital lost 50 cents, closing at $12, with 27,582 shares passing through the market, Jamaica Broilers Group fell $1.60 to $26.30, in exchanging 2,557 units, Key Insurance gained 95 cents to end at $8.15, after trading just one stock. Kingston Properties fell 48 cents to $7, with a transfer of 550 units, Kingston Wharves rose $1.90 to $48.90, in crossing the exchange with 255 units, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy declined by $4.99 to $145.01, with an exchange of 59 units. NCB Financial climbed $8 to  $150, with 2,760,546 shares changing hands, Pan Jam Investment advanced by $2.84 to $64 after exchanging 11,719 units, Proven Investments declined by $2.14 in closing at $36.86, in trading 2,900 units. Salada Foods shed 79 cents to end at $27.50, with an exchange of 260 units, Scotia Group fell by $2.89 in closing at $45.06, with 172,829 shares changing hands and Supreme Ventures lost 65 cents to end at $15.35, after 27,135 stock units passed through the market.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading drops on TTSE

The majority of the securities traded held their price at the close of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Wednesday as the market closed with a positive turnaround in the primary indices with the market volume falling 71 percent and dragging the value down 67 percent compared to Tuesday.
Similar to Tuesday, the market closed with 15 securities trading and ended with two stocks rising, three declining and remaining unchanged. Trading resulted in 82,960 shares for $1,200,746 compared to 287,597 shares valued $3,642,409 on Tuesday.
The day’s average trade ended at 5,531 units for $80,050 versus 19,173 units at $242,827 for each security on Tuesday. For the month to date, the average amounts to 8,483 shares at $125,000 compared to 8,722 units at $128,645 on Tuesday. October closed with an average of 16,922 shares for $285,061.
The T&T Composite Index gained 2.07 points to 1,290.86, the All T&T Index rose 3.60 points to 1,729.13, while the Cross Listed Index added 0.07 points to close at 115.25.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of two stocks higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
Stocks rising│ National Flour gained 4 cents, trading 500 shares to settle at $1.84 and Prestige Holdings added 10 cents to close at $7.40, with an exchange of 586 units.
Stocks declining│First Citizens Bank finished at $43.39, with a loss of 11 cents trading 65 units, L.J. Williams B share shed 17 cents exchanging 500 units to settle at $1.23 and Prestige Holdings closed at $7.40, after losing 10 cents, with 586 units changing hands.
Stocks trading firmAngostura Holdings ended at $16, with 61 units changing hands, Calypso Macro Index Fund held firm at $14 trading 1,120 units, Grace Kennedy closed at $3.60, with a transfer of 8,933 stock units. Guardian Holdings closed at $20.78, in exchanging 2,215 units, Guardian Media traded 3,990 units at $4. JMMB Group was unchanged at $1.75, with 43,457 shares crossing the market, Massy Holdings held at $57, with 16,168 shares changing hands, NCB Financial Group exchanged 923 units at $7.95, National Enterprises ended at $3.40 with trades of 550 units and Scotiabank ended at $54.35 after 447 units crossed the market.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

JSE Main market in bull territory

In continuation of the early stage of a bull market, the All Jamaica Composite Index of the Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market jumped 4,847.95 points to close 420,161.81 on Tuesday, the highest close since the end of June when the index then closed at 420,735.55 points.

JSE all jamaica Composite index with bullish formation.

The move higher was telegraphed from September by one technical indicator and helped by some companies reporting attractive profits, for the September quarter.
In trading on Tuesday, rising stocks beat out falling ones by nearly five to one after an exchange of 96 percent more shares changing hands than on Monday, with a 46 percent increase in value.
At the close, the Main Index climbed 4,655.78 points to 383,551.04 and the JSE Financial Index rose 1.59 points to settle at 100.62.
Trading ended with 42 securities changing hands compared to 45 on Monday and closed with the prices of 23 stocks rising, five declining and 14 remaining unchanged. The average PE Ratio ended at 16 based on ICInsider.com forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
Trading resulted in 13,931,581 shares for $189,778,108 changing hands up from 7,088,457 units at $129,315,419 on Monday. Wigton Windfarm led trading with 42.1 percent of total volume after exchanging 5.86 million shares, followed by Carreras with 13.2 percent for 1.83 million units, Transjamaican Highway with 12.4 percent of the day’s trade for 1.73 million units and Grace Kennedy closing with 9.1 percent of the day’s volume after 1.27 million units changed hands.
Trading ended with an average of 331,704 units changing hands at $4,518,526 for each security compared to an average of 157,521 shares at $2,873,676 on Monday. The average trade for the month to date ended at 259,701 units at $4,135,150 for each security,in contrast to 253,170 units at $4,100,373. Trading month to date compares adversely to October’s average of 398,200 units at $4,622,532.
At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the market shows five stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Barita Investments rose to $84.80, with gains of 80 cents after trading 6,022 stock units, Caribbean Cement advanced by $1.01 to $59, in exchanging 9,327 stock units. Eppley Caribbean Property Fund climbed $4.80 to $43.80, with 380 units changing hands, First Rock Capital gained 50 cents to settle at $12.50, with 1,864 units crossing the market, JMMB Group rose 39 cents to $31.89, trading 60,673 shares. Key Insurance declined $1 to close at $7.20, after exchanging 270,373 shares, Kingston Wharves fell $1.50 to $47, with an exchange of 758 units, Margaritaville advanced by $7.33 to close at a record $56.23 with 10 units changing hands. Mayberry Jamaican Equities gained 93 cents with 9,000 stock units passing through the market to end at $7.93, NCB Financial climbed $3.50 to $142 after 462,307 units changed hands, 138 Student Living declined by $1.38 to $3.51, with the swapping of one stock unit, Proven Investments shed 80 cents to end at $39 after trading 3,894 stocks. Scotia Group rose by $1.23 to $47.95 with 254 units changed hands, Seprod ended at $62.50, with gains of $1.75 after investors switched ownership of 19,669 stock units, Supreme Ventures finished 50 cents higher at $16, in trading 43,509 shares and Victoria Mutual Investments gained 30 cents to settle at $5.40, with 84,799 shares changing hands.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trinidadian stocks drift lower

The main indices fell for a second consecutive day, Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Tuesday after 68 percent more shares were exchanged over Monday, with Clico Investments, the volume leader, accounting for 73 percent of the market’s value.
The market closed with 15 securities trading, up from sixteen on Monday, and ended with four stocks advancing, four declining and seven remaining unchanged. Trading resulted in 287,597 shares for $3,642,409 compared to 171,072 shares valued $3,576,359 on Monday.
The average trade for the day amounted to 19,173 units at $242,827 versus an average of 10,692 units at $223,522 for each security on Monday. For the month to date, the average trade amounts to 8.722 shares at $128,645 compared to 7,800 units at $118,570 on Monday. October closed with an average of 16,922 shares for $285,061.
The T&T Composite Index fell by 1.16 points to 1,288.79, the All T&T Index dropped 3.30 points to 1,725.53, while the Cross Listed Index gained 0.14 points to close at 115.18.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of two stocks higher than their last selling prices and one with lower offers.
Stocks rising│ Clico Investments added 5 cents to close at $25.15, in exchanging 105,960 shares, NCB Financial Group gained 5 cents trading to end at $7.95, with 27,400 shares crossing the market, Prestige Holdings finished at $7.30, after gaining 5 cents in transferring 704 units and Scotiabank added 30 cents to settle at $54.35, with 697 units changing hands.
Stocks declining│ Angostura Holdings shed 30 cents trading 120 units to close at $16, Grace Kennedy ended at $3.60, with a loss of 5 cents transferring 72,309 shares, Point Lisas slipped 15 cents to $3, with 25,000 shares changing hands and Trinidad and Tobago NGL lost 35 cents to close at $14.65, after exchanging 1,136 stock units.
Stocks trading firm│ Ansa Merchant Bank was unchanged at $39.50, in transferring 528 units, Calypso Macro Index Fund closed at $14 exchanging 2,430 stock units, First Citizens Bank remained at $43.50, with 2,592 stock units crossing the exchange. JMMB Group held firm at $1.75, trading 20,000 shares, Massy Holdings ended with an exchange of 635 units at $57, National Enterprises traded 24,820 shares at $3.40 and Unilever Caribbean finished at $16.80, with a transfer of 3,266 stock units.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.