Bleeding halted on TTSE on Friday

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

Trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange ended on Friday with the two major indices recording gains as the T&T Composite Index advanced 3.83 points to 1,274.98, the All T&T Index climbed 7.60 points to end at 1,716.07 and the Cross Listed Index remained at 112.73.
The market closed with twelve securities changing hands to close out the week and ending with one stock rising, two stocks declining, while nine were unchanged. The volume of stocks passing through the market rose to 347,297 shares valued at $9,821,563 compared to 259,334 shares for $6,560,430 on Thursday.
IC bid-offer Indicator The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of three stocks higher than their last selling prices and six with lower offers.
Gainers│ West Indian Tobacco, the sole stock advancing, closed at $33.75, with gains of $3.75 after exchanging 1,230 stock units, but closed with an offer to sell 6,000 below the last traded price, at $30.93.
Losers│ First Citizens lost 2 cents to end the day at $37.99, after transferring 12,310 units and L.J Williams B share closed at $1.62, with a loss of 3 cents trading 50 stock units.
Firm Trades│ Clico Investments swapped 9,241 stock units at $21.50, Guardian Holdings traded 4,008 units at $17.93, Massy Holdings closed at $48, with 24,651 shares changing hands. NCB Financial had 224,118 shares transferred at $7.25, One Caribbean Media ended at $6.50 after exchanging 50 units, Republic Financial Holdings closed at $141.48, with 37,572 shares crossing the market. Scotiabank traded 16,699 units at $55, Trinidad Cement exchanged 839 stock units at $1.75 and Trinidad & Tobago NGL ended at $18.75, with a transfer of 16,529 stock units.

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

Moderate changes to TTSE – Thursday

The recent sharp decline of the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange in March and on Wednesday, slowed sharply on Thursday, with reduced trading activity as the market closed with eleven securities trading of which the prices of two rose and five declined, while four remained unchanged.
The volume of stocks passing through the market fell to 259,334 shares valued at $6,560,430 compared to 314,207 shares for $6,827,361 on Wednesday.
At the end of trading, the T&T Composite Index declined marginally by 2.29 points to 1,271.15. The All T&T Index gained just 0.57 points to end at 1,708.47 while the Cross Listed Index slipped 0.71 points to end at 112.73.
IC bid-offer Indicator The 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│ Calypso Macro Index Fund gained $2 trading 3,030 stock units and closed at $16 and Massy Holdings climbed $3 to $48, with 87,890 shares changing hands.
Losers│ First Citizens shed 25 cents to end at $38.01, in exchanging 17,442 units, NCB Financial lost 1 cent transferring 68,446 shares and closed at a 52 weeks’ low of $7.25, Republic Financial Holdings ended at $141.48, with a loss of 1 cent in swapping 650 stock units. Trinidad & Tobago NGL shed 25 cents to close at $18.75, after exchanging 27,043 units and Unilever Caribbean fell by 10 cents to a 52 weeks’ low of $18.90, with 589 stock units crossing the market.
Firm Trades│ Clico Investments ended at $21.50, after transferring 18,609 units, Guardian Holdings traded 7,280 stock units at $17.93, JMMB Group closed at $2, with 25,000 shares crossing the market and Scotiabank exchanged 3,355 units at $55.

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

TTSE starts April with a huge drop

Prices of several stocks plunged on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Wednesday, taking the market 8.6 percent for the year to date and almost wiping all of the 2019 gains as eight stocks closed at 52 weeks’ lows. The T&T Composite Index plunged 43.70 points to 1,273.44. The All T&T Index dived 32.67 points to end at 1,707.90 while the Cross Listed Index fell by 7.47 points at 113.44.
Stocks with the largest declines were, Massy Holdings, with a fall of $5, NCB Financial down $1.24, One Caribbean Media losing 45 cents, Scotiabank sliding $1.95 to $55 in swapping 81,671 shares and West Indian Tobacco declined by $3.81.
The market closed with three stocks rising and nine declining, while four remained unchanged. The volume of stocks passing through the market rose to 314,207 shares valued at $6,827,361 compared to 156,887 shares for $4,178,343 on Tuesday.
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 five with lower offers.
Gainers│ Grace Kennedy closed at $2.90, with gains of 15 cents trading 10,000 stock units, Guardian Holdings climbed $1.93 to $17.93 transferring 5,361 units and JMMB Group picked up 1 cent to end at $2, after exchanging 122,167 shares.
Losers│ Angostura Holdings lost 4 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ low of $14.46, in trading 30 units, Massy Holdings dived by $5 after transferring 2,390 stock units and closed at 52 weeks low of $45, National Enterprises shed 10 cents to finish at a 52 weeks’ low of $4.90, with 50 units crossing the market. National Flour ended at a 52 weeks’ low of $1.05, after losing 5 cents swapping 8,805 shares, NCB Financial fell $1.24 trading 6,383 stock units and closed at a 52 weeks’ low of $7.26, One Caribbean Media ended at 52 weeks’ low of $6.50, with a loss of 45 cents after exchanging 630 units.  Scotiabank slid $1.95 to 52 weeks’ low of $55 in swapping 81,671 shares, Trinidad& Tobago NGL closed 26 cents lower to $19 exchanging 5,000 shares and West Indian Tobacco declined by $3.81 to a 52 weeks’ low of $30, with 3,000 stock units crossing the market.
Firm Trades│ Clico Investments traded 63,666 shares at $2,150, First Citizens exchanged 4,048 units at $38.26, Point Lisas closed at $3.45, with 463 stock units changing hands and Republic Financial Holdings had 523 units crossing the exchange at $141.49.

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

TTSE drops 9% in 2020

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The Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange closed with a loss on the final day of the first quarter that helped in pulling the main index down 8.5 percent for the year after it rose nearly 4 percent to the end of February, where it peaked after rising for most of 2019.
Trading resumed on Tuesday after closing for the public holiday on Monday and ended on the last day of March with T&T Composite Index declining 11.85 points to 1,317.14. The All T&T Index dropped 8.50 points to end at 1,740.57 while the Cross Listed Index fell 2.08 points at 120.91.
The market closed with 14 stocks trading, with one stock rising and eight declined, while five remained unchanged as three closed at 52 weeks’ low. The volume of stocks passing through the market fell to 156,887 shares valued $4,178,343 compared to 378,740 shares for $7,303,280 on Friday.
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│ West Indian Tobacco was the sole stock advancing with gains of 13 cents to close at $33.81 in trading 10,995 stock units.
Losers│ Clico Investments dropped 50 cents to $21.50, with 22,386 shares changing hands, First Citizens Bank shed 24 cents transferring 2,082 units and closed at $38.26, Guardian Holdings fell by $1.91 to $16, with 4,943 units crossing the market. Massy Holdings fell $4 to $50, with 163 stock units changing hands, NCB Financial ended at $8.50, after losing 49 cents after exchanging 2,889 units, Republic Financial lost 3 cents, in transferring 7,623 shares and closed at $141.49. Scotiabank shed 5 cents and ended at $56.95, with an exchange of 1,853 stock units and Trinidad& Tobago NGL closed 24 cents lower to $19.26 trading 92,282 shares.
Firm Trades│ Ansa Merchant Bank exchanged 2,000 units at $36.30, JMMB Group transferred 7,094 shares at $1.99, One Caribbean Media closed at $6.95, with 370 stock units passing through the market. Point Lisas traded 1,023 units at $3.45 and Prestige Holdings ended at $8.06, with 1,184 stock units changing hands.

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.

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.

Big drop in TTSE on Monday

Six stocks closed at their lowest levels in a year on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Monday as the major market indices suffered sharp declines after 16 securities traded and leading to one stock rising, fourteen declining and one remaining unchanged.
At the close, NCB Financial is set to suffer a significant fall, with the stock closing with the offer to sell 133,050 units at $9 compared to the last sale price of $10 or nearly JS$200. There were no bids placed to buy the stock at the close.
At the close, the T&T Composite Index dropped 19.21 points to 1,390.48. The All T&T Index plunged 34.18 points to end at 1,802.50 while the Cross Listed Index closed with a decline of 0.55 points at 132.48.
The volume of stocks passing through the market fell to 462,718 shares valued at $8,783,460 compared to 658,697 shares for $21,898,549 on Friday.
IC bid-offer Indicator The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of two stocks higher than their last selling prices and six with lower offers.
Gainers│ Trinidad & Tobago NGL was the sole stock advancing after gaining $1.90 to close at $16.90, in exchanging 131,234 stock units.
Losers│ Clico Investments ended at a 52 weeks’ low of $21.04, after falling $1.46 trading 85,030 units, Angostura Holdings slid $1.21 to a 52 weeks’ low of $15 exchanging 50 stock units and Ansa McAL declined by $4.32 after transferring 568 stock units at $51. Ansa Merchant Bank traded 1,900 units, with a loss of 5 cents to end at $36.30, First Citizens Bank shed $3 to close at $42, with 16,260 units crossing the market, Guardian Holdings dipped 68 cents trading 6,065 stock units to end at a 52 weeks’ low of $17.90. JMMB Group closed at $1.90, after falling 10 cents in exchanging 160,383 units, Massy Holdings shed $1 to end at $58, with 2,330 stock units changing hands, National Enterprise lost 25 cents trading 500 stock units to finish at a 52 weeks’ low of $5. National Flour slipped to a 52 weeks’ low of a $1.20, after falling 2 cents and transferring 1,950 units, One Caribbean Media traded 300 stock units at a 52 weeks’ low of $7, with a decline of 15 cents. Prestige Holdings declined by 50 cents to end at $8, transferring 2,941 units. Scotiabank fell by $1.50 to end at $58 trading 11,246 stock units and West Indian Tobacco declined by $1.50 to close at $35, with 29,510 stock units crossing the market.
Firm Trades│ Republic Financial Holdings traded 12,451 stock units at $144.

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

Trini stocks hit by falling oil price

Fallen oil price will severely affect foreign currency inflows into Trinidad and Tobago and negatively impact economic growth is taking a toll on stocks listed on the country’s stock exchange.

TTSE peaked earlier this year and has started the decent in March.

At the close of trading on Friday, the T&T Composite Index declined by 19.77 points to 1,409.69. The All T&T Index fell 5.49 points to end at 1,836.68, while the Cross Listed Index closed with a decline of 4.67 points at 133.03.
The market closed with fourteen securities trading with just one rising and five stocks declining, while eight remained unchanged and Clico Investment closed at a 52 weeks’ low. The volume of stocks passing through the market climbed to 658,697 shares valued at $21,898,549 compared to 402,595 shares for $13,725,015 on Thursday.
IC bid-offer Indicator The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of one stock higher than their last selling prices and nine with lower offers.
Gainers│ Ansa Merchant Bank was the sole stock advancing with gains of 5 cent trading 500 stock units to close at $36.35.
Losers│ Clico Investments lost 5 cents exchanging 11,819 units to end at a 52 weeks’ low of $22.50, JMMB Group closed at $2, after falling 2 cents with 223,925 units crossing the market, NCB Financial shed 65 cents in trading 25,310 stock units to finish at $10. Republic Financial declined by $1.43 to $144 with a transfer of 10,596 units and West Indian Tobacco fell by 25 cents to end at $36.50 trading 165 stock units.
Firm Trades│ Agostini’s exchanged 85 units at $25.50, Ansa McAL transferred 18,148 stock units at $55.32 and First Citizens Bank traded 147,538 shares at $45, Massy Holdings closed at $59, with 185,187 shares crossing the market. Scotiabank had 7,424 stock units crossing the market at $59.50, Trinidad & Tobago NGL ended at $15, in transferring 23,403 shares after trading at a 52 weeks’ intraday low of $14. Trinidad Cement exchanged 4,000 stock units at $1.95 and Unilever Caribbean traded 597 units at $19.

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

Declines hit TTSE as low oil price fuels economic peril

Falling stock prices continue their dominance in the republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the isle of calypso and oil, with the falling oil prices set to do major damage to the country’s economy.
The market closed on Thursday with 15 securities trading resulting in the price of one stock rising and nine stocks declining, while five remained unchanged, leading a decline of 12.43 points in the T&T Composite Index to 1,429.46. The All T&T Index fell 21.44 points to end at 1,842.17, while the Cross Listed Index slipped 0.45 points at 137.70. Today’s decline marks the seven consecutive days of falling values for all three market indices and pushed the market into a year to date loss.
The volume of stocks passing through the market fell to 402,595 shares valued $13,725,015 compared to 2,129,887 shares for $69,723,811 from trading in shares of 17 companies on Wednesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator, ended with bids of two stocks higher than their last selling prices and eleven with lower offers.
Gainers│ Prestige Holdings was the sole stock advancing, with the price gaining 30 cents after trading 3,184 units in closing at $8.50.
Losers│ Calypso Macro Index Fund declined by $1.85, exchanging 250 stock units and ended at $14, Clico Investments dropped $2.45 to $22.55, after transferring 75,318 units, Grace Kennedy lost 40 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $2.90 in trading 9,361 units. Guardian Holdings dropped $2.42 to close at $18.58, with 6,100 units crossing the market, JMMB Group lost 1 cent exchanging 140,624 units to close at $2.02, National Enterprises shed 15 cents in trading 550 stock units to finish at a 52 weeks’ low of $5.25. Scotiabank dropped $1.75 to $59.50, after transferring 18,368 shares, Trinidad & Tobago NGL lost 50 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ low of $15, with 28,661 shares crossing the market and West Indian Tobacco shed 20 cents exchanging 2,000 stock units to close at $36.75.
Firm Trades│ Agostini’s exchanged 300 units at $25.50, First Citizens Bank traded 69,820 stock units at $45, National Flour transferred 300 units at $1.22. Republic Financial Holdings with 45,364 stock units changing hands at $145.43 and Unilever Caribbean exchanged 2,395 units at $19.

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

More declines for Trinidad stocks

Prices continue to mostly slide on the Trinidad Stock Exchange on Wednesday, resulting in the prices of twelve securities declining just while three stocks rose and two remained unchanged as three companies closed at 52 weeks’ low.
The T&T Composite Index declined by 18.88 points to 1,441.89. The All T&T Index fell 19.27 points to end at 1,863.61, while the Cross Listed Index closed with a decline of 2.52 points at 138.15.
The volume of stocks passing through the market rose to 2,129,887 shares valued $69,723,811 compared to 886,239 shares for $18,028,177 on Tuesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of two stocks higher than their last selling prices and nine with lower offers.
Gainers| JMMB Group added 1 cent in exchanging 72,936 stock units to close at $2.03, Point Lisas rose 25 cents to $3.70, with 120 units crossing the market and Trinidad Cementended at $1.95 exchanging 21,317 stock units, after gaining 20 cents.
Losers| Agostini’s shed 5 cents trading 1,548,189 units to end at $25.50, Calypso Macro Index Fund lost 2 cents in transferring 40 stock units to close at $15.85, Clico Investment slid $1.50 to $25, after exchanging 12,420 units. First Citizens Bank dived $1.95 to close at $45 with 19,748 units crossing the exchange, Guardian Holdings shed 60 cents to end at $21, with an exchange of 287 units, National Flour closed at a 52 weeks’ low of $1.22 trading 100,000 and lost 8 cents. NCB Financial lost 35 cents and closed at $10.65, with 91 units crossing the market, Prestige Holdings lost 30 cents exchanging 2,000 units to end at $8.20, Scotiabank dropped $1.20 to $61.25, in exchanging 2,182 stock units. Trinidad & Tobago NGL fell 69 cents trading 37,584 shares and closed at a 52 weeks’ low of $15.50, West Indian Tobacco lost 5 cents exchanging 85 units to end at $36.95 and Unilever Caribbean fell 10 cents to a 52 weeks’ low of $19, with 7,628 units crossing the market.
Firm Trades| Massy Holdings exchanged 191,495 stock units at $59 and Republic Financial Holdings transferred 113,785 shares at $145.43.

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