Elite Diagnostics grabs 77% of trades

Recently listed Elite Diagnostics dominated trading on Junior Market on Friday with 4 million shares or 77 percent of trading, with no trade exceeding 172,000 units.
On Thursday the company accounted for just over 84 percent of volume of stocks trading resulting in 6,672,725 units, up from 2,520,373 shares that were exchanged on Wednesday. The market closed on Friday with 21 securities changing hands, up from 18 on Thursday, resulting in an exchange of 5,241,602 units valued at $19,221,963, compared to 7,902,138 units valued at $25,165,370 on the prior trading day.
The Junior Market index advanced 12.59 points to close at 2,928.28 as the prices of 7 securities advanced, 7 declined and 7 remained unchanged.
Trading ended with an average of 249,600 units for an average of $915,332 compared to an average of 439,008 units for an average of $1,398,076 on Thursday. An average of 288,936 units at an average value of $1,632,571 traded, and previously 291,636 units at an average value of $1,681,793. In contrast, January closed with an average of 122,386 shares, valued at $489,704 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 8 stocks ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and 1 with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended 40 cents higher at $2.45, with 20,000 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading at $34.87, with 910 units, CAC 2000 finished at $9, with 7,000 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading $1.53 higher at $7.52, with 296,348 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading 10 cents higher at $4.40, with 70,595 units. C2W Music ended with a loss of 6 cents at $0.45, with 58,350 shares, Dolphin Cove finished 15 cents higher at $17, with 100,200 stock units, Elite Diagnostic settled with a loss of 11 cents at $2.90, with 4,055,011 units, Eppley ended trading with a loss of 40 cents at $10.10, with 100 shares. FosRich Group finished trading 10 cents higher at $2.70, with 12,000 shares, General Accident closed with a loss of 5 cents at $2.80, with 61,920 stock units, Iron Rock finished at $3, with 111,500 shares, Jamaican Teas ended trading 28 cents higher at $4.78, with 9,700 stock units. Jetcon Corporation traded at $4.60, with 67,077 units, Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 3 cents at $4.37, with 31,891 stock units, Lasco Financial finished at $5, with 104,930 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled at $4.43, with 2,783 shares. Main Event ended trading at $6, with 5,067 shares, Medical Disposables fell 15 cents to $4.85, with 16,950 shares, Stationery and Office closed with a loss of 6 cents at $5, with 24,091 units and tTech concluded trading 40 cents higher at $5.40, with 185,179 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market up in modest trading

In a moderate trading on Monday, the Junior Market closed with a modest rise in the Index of 25.47 points to close at 2,926.53 with just 18 securities changing hands versus 22 on Friday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 6 securities advanced, 8 declined and 4 remained unchanged. Trading resulted in an exchange of 1,064,473 units valued at $4,105,299 compared to 1,088,888 units valued at $5,102,530 on Friday.
Trading ended with an average of 59,137 units for an average of $228,072 in contrast to 49,495 units for an average of $231,933 on Friday. An average of 152,676 units at an average value of $1,188,048 traded, and previously 163,753 units at an average value of $1,301,730. In contrast, January closed with an average of 122,386 shares, valued at $489,704 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 7 stocks ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and 6 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed at $45.01, with 8,000 shares, AMG Packaging closed 5 cents higher at $2.05, with 16,500 shares, Cargo Handlers finished at $10.50, with 2,300 shares, Caribbean Cream settled at $5.70, with 28,113 shares, Caribbean Producers traded with a loss of 10 cents at $4.50, exchanging 82,670 stock units, Consolidated Bakeries finished trading with a loss of 22 cents at $1.78, with 2,014 units. Express Catering settled at $4.68, with 13,733 stock units, FosRich Group traded 552,833 shares and lost 40 cents to close at $2.30, the lowest price since it listed but still above the IPO price of $2. General Accident traded 2 cents higher at $2.87, with 105,000 shares, Honey Bun closed 28 cents higher at $5.40, with 28,319 stock units. ISP Finance concluded trading with a loss of $2.08 at $10, with 24,312 shares, Jamaican Teas finished with a loss of 5 cents at $4.60, with 1,240 shares, Knutsford Express finished trading 49 cents higher at $15, with 1,000 shares, Lasco Distributors closed with a loss of 45 cents at $4.50, with 28,886 shares. Lasco Financial ended 1 cent higher at $5.20, with 31,570 shares, Lasco Manufacturing concluded trading with a loss of 23 cents at $4.17, with 130,459 stock units, Paramount Trading ended trading at $3.10, with 1,024 shares and tTech closed 60 cents higher at $6, with 6,500 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market index gains modestly

The Junior Market index closed trading on Friday with a modest rise in the Index of 15.60 points to 2,901.06 with 22 securities changing hands versus 21 on Thursday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 7 securities advanced, 11 declined and 4 remained unchanged. Trading resulted in an exchange of 1,088,888 units valued at $5,102,530 compared to 3,844,782 units valued at $15,082,949 on Thursday.
Trading ended with an average of 49,495 units for an average of $231,933 in contrast to 183,085 units for an average of $718,236 on Thursday. An average of 163,753 units at an average value of $1,301,730 traded, and previously 183,089 units at an average value of $1,482,772. In contrast, January closed with an average of 122,386 shares, valued at $489,704 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 3 stocks ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and 3 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed $2.25 higher at $47.40, with 2,050 shares, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 5 cents at $2, with 150,822 stock units, Caribbean Cream ended trading with a loss of 50 cents at $5.70, with 4,375 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading 40 cents higher at $4.60, with 40,875 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed at $2, with 2,500 shares. Derrimon Trading concluded trading 12 cents higher at $7.12, with 18,238 shares, Dolphin Cove finished with a loss of 50 cents at $16.50, with 1,920 stock units, Express Catering ended trading with a loss of 3 cents at $4.68, with 29,407 shares, FosRich Group traded at $2.70, with 163,869 shares. General Accident finished trading 5 cents higher at $2.85, with 22,523 shares, GWest Corporation closed with a loss of 10 cents at $2.90, with 41,331 stock units, Jamaican Teas settled 5 cents higher at $4.65, with 287 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading with a loss of 39 cents at $4.21, with 24,269 stock units. Key Insurance traded with a loss of 20 cents at $3.80, with 9,994 units, Knutsford Express closed 51 cents higher at $14.51, with 77,705 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading 9 cents higher at $5.19, with 96,182 stock units, Lasco Manufacturing finished with a loss of 5 cents at $4.40, with 376,865 units. Main Event settled with a loss of 76 cents at $5.71, with 3,000 shares, Medical Disposables ended trading at $5, with 2,861 shares, Paramount Trading traded with a loss of 5 cents at $3.10, with 3,536 shares, Stationery and Office finished trading with a loss of 19 cents at $4.81, with 11,279 stock units and tTech ended at $5.40, with 5,000 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market falls for 3rd day

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Lasco Distributors traded nearly 2 million shares after the company released profit up 237% for the December quarter on flat revenues.

The Junior Market index fell for the third time in 11 days at the close of trading on Wednesday. The Index dropped 41.38 points to close at 2,885.46 with 21 securities changing hands versus 22 on Wednesday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 8 securities advanced, 9 declined and 4 remained unchanged. Trading resulted in an exchange of 3,844,782 units valued at $15,082,949 compared to 4,135,642 units valued at $14,508,179 on Wednesday. Volume was swollen by General Accident with just over 1 million units and Lasco Distributors with 1,953,030 shares.
Trading ended with an average of 183,085 units for an average of $718,236 in contrast to 187,984 units, for an average of $659,463 on Wednesday. An average of 183,089 units at an average value of $1,482,772 traded, and previously 183,090 units, at $1,630,068. In contrast, January closed with an average of 122,386 shares, valued at $489,704 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 4 stocks ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and 5 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed 15 cents higher at $45.15, with 989 shares, Blue Power concluded trading with a loss of $1 to end at $34, with 3,544 units changing hands, CAC 2000 finished 35 cents higher at a 52 weeks’ high of $9.05, with 2,142 shares, Caribbean Flavours traded with a loss of 10 cents at $10.90, with 5,154 stock units, Caribbean Producers finished trading at $4.20, with 16,464 units. C2W Music ended with a loss of 9 cents at $0.51, with 7,000 shares, Derrimon Trading concluded trading with a loss of 50 cents at $7, with 7,000 shares, Eppley settled 2 cents higher at $12.52, with 1,100 units, FosRich Group traded at $2.70, with 150,482 shares. General Accident finished trading with a loss of 19 cents at $2.80, with 1,008,000 shares, GWest Corporation closed with a loss of 1 cent at $3, with 30,279 stock units, Honey Bun ended 2 cents higher at $5.12, with 16,000 units, Jamaican Teas settled at $4.60, with 3,209 shares. Jetcon Corporation ended trading 40 cents higher at $4.60, with 11,100 stock units, Knutsford Express closed with a loss of 40 cents at $14, with 51,800 shares, Lasco Distributors ended 95 cents higher at $4.95, with 1,953,030 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading with a loss of 10 cents at $5.10, with 325,131 stock units. Lasco Manufacturing finished 15 cents higher at $4.45, with 129,629 units, Main Event settled 77 cents higher at $6.47, with 35,344 shares, Medical Disposables ended trading at $5, with 6,000 shares and Paramount Trading ended with a loss of 24 cents at $3.15, with 81,385 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market drops for first time in 9 days

The Junior Market index fell for the first time in 9 days at the close of trading on Tuesday. The market Index dropped 28.30 points to close at 2,968.34 with 20 securities changing hands versus 25 on Monday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 5 securities advanced, 8 declined and 7 remained unchanged. Trading resulted in an exchange of 1,300,476 units valued at $5,393,216 compared to 846,548 units valued at $3,734,611 on Monday.
Trading ended with an average of 65,024 units for an average of $269,661 in contrast to 33,862 units for an average of $149,384 on Monday. An average of 181,852 units at $1,875,509 traded and previously 216,726 units at $2,354,867. In contrast, January that closed with an average of 122,386 shares, valued at $489,704 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 3 stocks ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and 6 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended at $2, with 248,175 stock units, Cargo Handlers settled 5 cents higher at $10.50, with 24,134 shares, Caribbean Flavours traded at $11, with 119 stock units, Caribbean Producers finished trading at $4.50, with 204,810 units, Express Catering ended trading with a loss of 10 cents at $4.75, with 75,500 shares. FosRich Group traded 14 cents higher at $2.79, with 33,106 shares, General Accident finished trading with a loss of 9 cents at $2.90, with 42,517 shares, GWest Corporation closed with a loss of 1 cent at $3.19, with 4,535 stock units, Honey Bun ended with a loss of 49 cents at $5.01, with 14,000 units. Jamaican Teas settled at $4.60, with 140,078 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading with a loss of 60 cents at $4.20, with 18,317 stock units, Key Insurance traded 45 cents higher at $4, with 12,000 units, Knutsford Express closed at $14.50, with 2,100 shares. Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 10 cents at $4.50, with 229,775 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading 3 cents higher at $5.25, with 48,030 stock units, Lasco Manufacturing finished with a loss of 3 cents at $4.42, trading 51,830 units, Main Event settled at $5.50, with 67,652 shares. Medical Disposables ended trading 5 cents higher at $5, with 3,139 shares, Paramount Trading closed with a loss of 1 cent at $3.39, exchanging 13,615 shares and Stationery and Office finished trading at $5, with 67,044 stock units changing hands, but the price hit a low of $4 during early trading before rebounding.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market rose for 6 straight days

Knutsford Express traded 10 million shares on Thursday.

The Junior Market recorded gains in the index each day since Monday January 22, to the close of Thursday with just a 2.24 points fall on January 24, breaking the trend. The market closed with a gain of 14.34 points to close at 2,936.55.
Market activities ended with the prices of 9 securities advanced, 6 declined and 7 remained unchanged.
At the close of market activities on, 22 securities changed hands, resulting in an exchange of 12,575,728 units valued at $149,826,461 compared to 4,216,943 units valued at $15,584,380 from 25 securities changing hands, on Wednesday. Knutsford Express traded 10,042,962 shares accounting for 80 percent of total volume traded.
Trading ended with an average of 571,624 units for an average of $6,810,294 in contrast to 168,678 units for an average of $623,375 on Wednesday. January closed with an average of 122,386 shares valued at $489,704 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 3 stocks ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and 3 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed with a loss of $2.60 at $45.40, with 200 shares trading, AMG Packaging ended at $2, with 149,481 stock units, CAC 2000 finished with a loss of 5 cents at $8.65, with 206 shares, Caribbean Producers rose 3 cents to close at $4.33, with 29,258 units, Derrimon Trading concluded trading 12 cents higher at $7.12, with 3,817 shares. Eppley settled at $12.50, with 4,789 units, Express Catering ended trading 45 cents higher at $4.95, with 46,343 shares, FosRich Group traded 20 cents higher at $2.70, with 99,079 shares, General Accident finished trading with a loss of 5 cents at $2.80, with 8,512 shares. GWest Corporation closed at $3.20, with 1,429,709 stock units, Honey Bun ended at $5, with 1,620 units, Jamaican Teas settled at $4.60, with 71,295 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 10 cents higher at $4.60, with 9,500 stock units. Knutsford Express closed with a loss of $1 at $14, with 10,042,962 shares, Lasco Distributors ended 50 cents higher at $4.50, with 26,449 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading 10 cents higher at $5.25, with 196,905 stock units, Lasco Manufacturing finished 10 cents higher at $4.50, with 346,468 units. Main Event settled at $5.70, with 1,594 shares, Paramount Trading traded at $3.40, with 12,000 shares, Stationery and Office finished trading with a loss of 5 cents at $5, with 23,781 stock units and tTech ended 5 cents higher at $6, with 7,500 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 8.25% concluded trading with a loss of 40 cents at 52 weeks’ low of $5, with 64,260 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market climbs 7% in January

After climbing 36.88 points on Monday, 45.59 points on Tuesday the Junior Market jumped 76.21 points to close at 2,922.21 to be up 7 percent for the year to date. Much of the gains have to do with some recovery in the prices of two largest Lasco companies.
At the close of market activities on Wednesday, 25 securities changed hands, resulting in an exchange of 4,216,943 units valued at $15,584,380 compared to 8,181,768 units valued at $31,174,089 from 22 securities changing hands, on Tuesday. GWest Corporation accounted for 71 percent of the volume traded for the day. Market activities ended with the prices of 11 securities that advanced, 12 declined and 2 remained unchanged.
Trading ended with an average of 168,678 units for an average of $623,375 in contrast to 371,899 units for an average of $1,417,004 on Tuesday. For the month to date an average of 122,386 shares valued at $489,704 and previously, an average of 119,907 shares valued at $482,228. December closed with an average of 568,732 units valued at $3,447,957 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 2 stocks ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and 5 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial jumped by $5.90 and closed at $48, with a mere 220 shares trading, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 2 cents at $2, with 20,000 stock units, Caribbean Cream ended trading with a loss of 5 cents at $5.51, with 106,425 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 20 cents at $4.30, with 30,500 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 2 cents at $1.98, with 103,000 shares. Dolphin Cove finished 62 cents higher at $17, with 59,647 stock units, Eppley settled $1.50 higher at $12.50, with 6,200 units, but only after it traded at a 52 weeks’ low of $9.50. Express Catering ended trading with a loss of 5 cents at $4.50, with 29,503 shares, FosRich Group traded with a loss of 5 cents at $2.50, with 114,890 shares. GWest Corporation closed with a loss of 5 cents at $3.20, with 2,982,117 stock units, Honey Bun ended 44 cents higher at $5, with 21,000 units, Jamaican Teas settled with a loss of 5 cents at $4.60, with 37,143 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading with a loss of 30 cents at $4.50, with 43,328 stock units. Key Insurance traded 30 cents higher at $3.55, with 16,000 units, Knutsford Express closed $1 higher at $15, with 1,200 shares, Lasco Distributors ended 20 cents higher at $4, with 53,444 shares, Lasco Financial gained 4 cents to close at $5.15, with 112,729 stock units. Lasco Manufacturing finished 10 cents higher at $4.40, with 242,450 units, Main Event settled with a rise of 20 cents at $5.70, with 3,143 shares, Paramount Trading traded at $3.40, with 6,921 shares, Stationery and Office finished trading at $5.05, with 180,026 stock units. Sweet River closed with a loss of 5 cents at $3.80, with 30,000 units and tTech ended with a loss of 5 cents at $5.95, with 917 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 8.25% concluded trading with a loss of 5 cents at $5.40, with 8,940 units and Eppley 9.5% finished 64 cents higher to a 52 weeks’ high of $7.89, with 7,200 shares.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market index jumps – Tuesday

Lasco Distributors traded 76% of total volume in the Junior Market.

After climbing 36.88 points on Monday the Junior Market made further gains on Tuesday at the close 45.59 points higher to 2,846.00, as the prices of 12 securities advanced, 9 declined and 1 remained unchanged.
At the close of market activities on Tuesday, 22 securities changed hands, resulting in an exchange of 8,181,768 units valued at $31,174,089 compared to 4,267,682 units valued at $16,140,258 from 22 securities changing hands, on Monday. Lasco Distributors gained 20 cents, accounting for 76 percent of the market volume and Lasco Manufacturing finished 13 cents higher with 329,396 units making a major contribution to the gain in the market index.
Trading ended with an average of 371,899 units for an average of $1,417,004 in contrast to 193,986 units for an average of $733,648 on Monday. For the month to date an average of 119,907 shares valued at $482,228 and previously, an average of 107,450 shares valued at $423,942. December closed with an average of 568,732 units valued at $3,447,957 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 6 stocks ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and 6 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 38 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ low of at $2.02, with 146,183 stock units, CAC 2000 finished 20 cents higher at $8.70, with 1,211 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading 6 cents higher at $5.56, with 1,200 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 7 cents at $4.50, with 5,551 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 18 cents at $2, with 33,724 shares. Dolphin Cove finished with a loss of 52 cents at $16.38, with 2,963 stock units, Express Catering ended trading 5 cents higher at $4.55, with 1,997 shares, FosRich Group traded with a loss of 5 cents at $2.55, with 77,954 shares, General Accident finished trading 13 cents higher at $2.85, with 20,000 shares. GWest Corporation closed 5 cents higher at $3.25, with 1,128,212 stock units, Honey Bun ended 6 cents higher at $4.56, with 31,130 units, Jamaican Teas settled 5 cents higher at $4.65, with 5,918 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 55 cents higher at $4.80, with 28,105 stock units. Key Insurance traded 24 cents higher at $3.25, with 66,862 units, Knutsford Express closed with a loss of 1 cent at $14, with 5,300 shares, Lasco Distributors ended 20 cents higher at $3.80, with 6,221,994 shares changing hands, Lasco Financial concluded trading with a loss of 13 cents at $5.11, with 45,927 stock units. Lasco Manufacturing finished 13 cents higher at $4.30, with 329,396 units, Main Event settled at $5.50, with 9,920 shares, Medical Disposables lost 5 cents to close at $4.95, with 5,400 shares, Paramount Trading traded with a loss of 5 cents at $3.40, with 10,821 shares and Stationery and Office finished trading 5 cents higher at $5.05, with 2,000 stock units.

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

Junior Market makes strong gains – Monday

The Junior Market made further gains at the close on Monday with the index climbing 36.88 points to close at 2,800.41 as the prices of 9 securities advanced, 6 declined and 7 remained unchanged.
At the close of market activities, trading ended with an exchange of 4,267,682 units valued at $16,140,258 with 22 securities changing hands, compared to 3,500,362 units valued at $13,179,651 from 22 securities changing hands, on Friday.
For the month to date an average of 107,450 shares valued at $423,942 and previously, an average of 102,949 shares valued at $407,835. December closed with an average of 568,732 units valued at $3,447,957 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 3 stocks ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and 5 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed at $42.10, with 641 shares, AMG Packaging ended at $2.40, with 26,311 stock units, Cargo Handlers settled 45 cents higher at $10.50, with 5,300 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading 41 cents higher at $5.50, with 112,841 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading and rose 27 cents to $4.57, with 10,000 units. Derrimon Trading fell 10 cents to end at $7, with 4,663 shares, Express Catering ended trading at $4.50, with 60,621 shares, FosRich Group traded with a loss of 1 cent at $2.60, with 11,869 shares, General Accident finished trading with a fall of 13 cents at $2.72, with 20,000 shares. GWest Corporation closed 30 cents higher at $3.20, with 110,020 stock units, Honey Bun ended 18 cents higher at $4.50, with 19,200 units, Jamaican Teas settled at $4.60, with 10,518 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading with a loss of 25 cents at $4.25, after 51,030 stock units changed hands. KLE Group finished trading 28 cents higher at $2.53, with 87,602 shares, Knutsford Express closed at $15, with 1,500 shares, Lasco Distributors ended 10 cents higher at $3.60, with 3,366,216 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading with a loss of 16 cents at $5.24, with 294,996 stock units. Lasco Manufacturing finished 17 cents higher at $4.17, with 68,811 units, Main Event settled with a loss of 70 cents at $5.50, with 4,363 shares, Medical Disposables ended trading 5 cents higher at $5, with 150 shares, Paramount Trading traded at $3.45, with 930 shares and Stationery and Office finished trading at $5, with 100 stock units.

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

Ganja story pushes Junior Market higher

Lasco Manufacturing pushes Junior market index.

The Junior Market index rose 16.44 points to close at 2,763.53 at the end on Friday as a report that Lasco Manufacturing has set up a subsidiary to produce medicinal marijuana products in joint venture with an overseas partner.
Lasco Manufacturing is the most heavily weighted in the junior market index rose by 25 cents to help the market a nice bounce by contributing around 24 points to the market. At the close of trading the prices of 9 securities advanced, 7 declined and 6 remained unchanged.
At the close of market activities, trading ended with an exchange of 3,500,362 units valued at $13,179,651 with 22 securities changing hands, compared to 1,399,820 units valued at $5,859,024 from 19 securities changing hands, on Thursday.
Trading ended with an average of 159,107 units for an average of $599,075 in contrast to 73,675 units for an average of $308,370 on Thursday. For the month to date an average of 102,949 shares valued at $407,835 and previously, an average of 99,868 shares valued at $397,343. December closed with an average of 568,732 units valued at $3,447,957 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and 4 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended unchanged at $2.40, with just 100 stock units, CAC 2000 finished 10 cents higher at $8.50, trading 22,794 shares, Cargo Handlers settled 5 cents higher at $10.05, with 1,416 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading 9 cents higher at $5.09, with 87,159 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 20 cents at $4.30, with 153,893 units. Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 26 cents at $2.18, with a mere 229 shares, Derrimon Trading concluded trading 10 cents higher at $7.10, with 4,337 shares, Dolphin Cove finished 50 cents higher at $16.90, with 33,102 stock units, Express Catering ended trading at $4.50, with 2,594 shares. FosRich Group traded at $2.61, with 15,337 shares, General Accident finished trading with a loss of 10 cents at $2.85, with 344,978 shares, GWest Corporation closed 30 cents higher at $2.90, in trading 1,219,959 stock units, Honey Bun ended with a loss of 18 cents at $4.32, with 18,500 units. Jamaican Teas settled 10 cents higher at $4.60, with 36,839 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 40 cents higher at $4.50, with 7,541 stock units, Lasco Distributors ended at $3.50, with 704,191 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading with a loss of 5 cents at $5.40, with 22,700 stock units. Lasco Manufacturing finished 25 cents higher at $4, to end with 133,300 units changing hands, after a newspaper article reported that they are going into the production of medicine from Ganja, subject to the receipt of license. Main Event settled at $6.20, with 14,501 shares, Medical Disposables ended trading with a loss of 1 cent at $4.95, with 213,000 shares, Paramount Trading traded with a loss of 3 cents at $3.45, with 192 shares and Stationery and Office finished trading at $5, with 463,700 stock units.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.