17 JSE stocks up 11 down – Monday

Proven Investments traded 2.5 million shares on Monday.

Proven Investments traded 2.5 million shares on Monday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange recorded in all major indices at the close on Monday, as winners beat out losers. A total of 36 securities traded, of which 17 stocks gained, 11 declined, including 7 stocks rising and 3 declining from the junior market, as the market continues to consolidate.
The JSE Market Index dipped 169.00 points to end at 158,799.72, the all Jamaica Composite Index lost 189.00 points to close at 176,427.94 and the JSE combined index fell 499.74 points, to end at 169,423.37.
The market closed another day of moderate trading, with 5,515,764 units valued at $120,438,402 changing hands, in all market segments, thanks to a 2.5 million trade in Proven Investments stock. The junior market accounted for 846,304 units traded valued at $4,791,506, of all trades.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 10 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
ICI JSE sum 25-07-16At the end of market activities, Cable & Wireless traded 110,078 shares to close with a rise of 3 cents at $1.17, Caribbean Cement gained $1 in trading 1,037,050 shares to close at $23, Carreras dropped $2 in exchanging 67,217 shares at $62.50. Trading in 1834 Investments, resulted in 347,716 shares changing hands to close with a gain of 14 cents at $1.20. Grace Kennedy closed at $123 after falling $2, with 1,100 units changing hands. Jamaica Broilers ended with 5,000 shares changing hands, to close with a rise of 22 cents at $14.74, Jamaica Producers traded 40,100 shares with a fall of 15 cents to $8.15, Jamaica Stock Exchange dipped $1 to end at $22 while trading 78,730 shares. JMMB Group traded only 5,000 units and gained 8 cents to end at $9.90, Kingston Wharves with 3,201 units changing hands, closed at $15.50. Portland JSX traded 1,015 shares to close at $12.90. IN-JSE fn Qts 25-07-16 Mayberry Investments fell 15 cents with 28,058 shares trading to close at $3, National Commercial Bank ended with 33,604 units changing hands, with the price rising 5 cents to close at $42, Pan Jamaican traded 4,100 shares and gained 90 cents to end at $24, Radio Jamaica gained 11 cents to close at $1.39 after 57,686 shares changed hands, Sagicor Group ended with 48,577 shares changing hands and gained 48 cents to $23, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 32,372 shares but rose 38 cents to close at $10.50, Scotia Group fell 80 cents in trading 59,985 shares to end at $30.20. Seprod traded 31,772 shares, to close at $17, Supreme Ventures traded 39,024 shares to end at $4.60, Proven Investments traded 2,527,640 units to close at 16 US cents for a fall of 0.95 US cents and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded 104,545 units at $2.10.

14 JSE stocks up 13 down – Friday

JSE frnt 2 The Jamaica Stock Exchange recorded gains at the close on Friday, as winners beat out losers with a total of 36 securities traded, of which 14 stocks gained, 13 declined, including 6 stocks rising and 6 declining from the junior market, as the market continues to consolidate.
The JSE Market Index gained 49.32 points to end at 158,968.72, the all Jamaica Composite Index climbed 55.15 points to close at 176,616.94 and the JSE combined index rose 42.07 points, to end at 169,923.11.
The market closed another day of moderate trading, with 6,169,455 units valued at $88,127,120 changing hands, in all market segments, thanks to a 4.1 million trade in Jamaica Broilers’ stock. The junior market accounted for 856,706 units traded valued at $3,889,382, of all trades.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the ICI JSE sum 22-07-16Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 14 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 with a lower offer, an indication that stocks should mostly gain on Friday.
At the end of market activities, Cable & Wireless traded 64,424 shares to close with a loss of 1 cent at $1.14, Caribbean Cement dropped $1 in trading 355,420 shares to close at $22, after trading at $19.25, Carreras exchanged 12,300 shares at $64.50. Trading in 1834 Investments, resulted in 133,100 shares changing hands to close at $1.06. Grace Kennedy closed at $125 after gaining $2, with 20,316 units changing hands. Jamaica Broilers ended with 4,130,205 shares changing hands after trading 5,282,790 units on the previous day, to close with a fall of 23 cents at $14.52, Jamaica Producers traded 68,361 shares with a rise of 10 cents to $8.30, Jamaica Stock Exchange climbed $1 to end at $23 while trading 25,000 shares. JMMB Group traded only 4,700 units to end at $9.82, Kingston Wharves gained 15 cents with 8,764 units changing hands to close at $15.50.ICI-JSE fn Qts 22-07-16 National Commercial Bank ended with 79,038 units changing hands, with the price declining 7 cents to close at $41.95, Pan Jamaica traded 10,320 shares and lost 40 cents at $23.10, Portland JSX traded 16,900 shares to close at $12.90. Radio Jamaica fell 8 cents to close at $1.28 after 88,906 shares changed hands, Sagicor Group ended with 8,750 shares changing hands, but fell 48 cents to $22.52, Scotia Group traded 200,700 shares to end at $31. Scotia Investments climbed 99 cents while it traded just 1,550 shares, to close at $27.49 and Supreme Ventures traded 63,275 shares to end at $4.60.

Modest gains for JSE majors – Tuesday

JSE buld lng vw The Jamaica Stock Exchange recorded gains at the close on Tuesday, as winners beat out losers with a total of 39 securities traded, of which 15 stocks gained, 11 declined, including 4 stocks rising and 3 declining from the junior market as the market continues in consolidation mode.
The JSE Market Index climbed 266.88 points to end at 159,189.09, the all Jamaica Composite Index gained 298.46 points to close at 176,863.39 and the JSE combined index rose 279.31 points, to end at 169,771.47.
The market closed another day of moderate trading, with 6,645,778 units valued at $107,755,965 changing hands, in all market segments. The junior market accounted for 4,344,805 units traded valued at $20,722,712, of all trades.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 9 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
ICI JSE sum 19-07-16At the end of market activities, Cable & Wireless traded 520,233 shares and rose 2 cents to close at $1.17, Caribbean Cement dropped 99 cents in trading 10,000 shares to close at $22.51, trading in 1834 Investments, resulted in 28,500 shares changing hands after easing 11 cents to close at $1.04. Grace Kennedy gained 54 cents to close at $123.04 with 439,645 units changing hands. Jamaica Broilers ended with 15,779 units changing hands to close at $15.50 with a rise of 50 cents, Jamaica Producers traded 13,800 shares with a rise of 40 cents to $8.40, Jamaica Stock Exchange close with just 11,831 shares changing hands at $24, JMMB Group traded 155,705 units to end at $9.50. Kingston Wharves gained 1 cent with 3,705 units changing hands at $14.71. Margaritaville Turks traded dropped 1.51 US cents with 57,080 shares at 19.49 US cents, National Commercial Bank ended with 231,433 units changing hands, with the price rising 50 cents to close at $42, Pan Jamaican Investment Trust traded 8,167 shares to close at $23.50 after gaining 50 cents.IN-JSE fn Qts 19-07-16 Pulse Investments ended with 7,000 shares changing hands at $2.90, after gaining 35 cents, Sagicor Group ended with 13,200 shares changing hands, but fell 5 cents to $23.10, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 108,000 shares to close at $10.10, Scotia Group rose 8 cents in trading 547,645 shares to end at $30.15. Scotia Investments traded 9,336 shares, to close at $27.79, Supreme Ventures fell 10 cents in trading 1,300 shares to end at $4.50, Proven Investments ordinary shares traded 10,067 units at 15 US cents, down from 16.94 US cents, Sterling Investments traded 10,000 at $13 and JMMB Group 7.25% preference share traded 54,916 units at $1.05 by gaining 1 cent.

JSE majors fall again – Monday

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Exchange place The Jamaica Stock Exchange indices declined at the close on Monday, although up to 12:20 Pm the major indices were up but at the close more stocks rose than declined. The JSE Market Index slipped 847.88 points to end at 158,922.21, the all Jamaica Composite Index fell 948.22 points to close at 176,564.93 and the JSE combined index fell 840.82 points, to end at 169,492.16.
The market closed another day of moderate trading, with 4,507,109 units valued at $44,852,228 changing hands, in all market segments. The junior market accounted for 969,188 units traded valued at $4,657,054, of all trades. A total of 34 securities traded, with the prices of 15 stocks rising, 11 declining, including 3 stocks rising and 3 declining from the junior market, as the main market continues to consolidate while waiting for fresh news to move out of the narrow trading range.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the ICI JSE sum 18-07-16Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 9 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
At the end of market activities, Berger Paints fell 5 cents in trading 14,014 shares at $4.45, Cable & Wireless traded 33,428 shares but rose 4 cents to close at $1.15, Caribbean Cement climbed $1 in trading 18,191 shares to close at $23.50, Carreras recovered 50 cents in trading 3,440 shares at $65. Trading in 1834 Investments resulted in 25,054 shares changing hands after rising 15 cents to close at $1.15, Grace Kennedy jumped $2.01 to close at $122.50 with 5,160 units changing hands. Jamaica Broilers ended with 9,018 units changing hands to close at $15, Jamaica Producers traded 3,543 shares but fell 40 cents to $8, Jamaica Stock Exchange jumped $2.65 with just 200 shares changing hands at $24, JMMB Group traded 499,703 units but fell 50 cents to end at $9.50. Kingston Wharves had 9,315 units changing hands at $14.70, having shed $1.29. Margaritaville Turks traded gained 1 US cents with 1,109,980 shares at 21 US cents, Mayberry Investments lost 20 cents in trading 22,900 units at $3.30, National Commercial Bank ended with 7,895 units changing hands but lost 30 cents to close at $41.50, IN-JSE fn Qts 18-07-16Pan Jamaican Investment Trust traded 11,771 shares to close at $23. Portland JSX ended with 6,700 shares changing hands at $12.90, Radio Jamaica traded 16,891 shares to close at $1.46 after losing 9 cents, Sagicor Group ended with 2,000 shares changing hands, but gained 5 cents to $23.15, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 18,000 shares and lost 2 cents to close at $10.10. Scotia Investments gained $1.79 trading 1,000 shares, to close at $27.79. Supreme Ventures traded 118,100 shares to end at $4.60, Proven Investments ordinary shares traded 35,650 units at 16.95 US cents, up from 16.94 US cents, Sterling Investments traded 15,224 in the US dollar market at 11 US cents and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.5% preference share traded 1,522,620 units at $2.10 by gaining 1 cent.

JSE fails to build on Thursday’s gains

JSE-stks1 The Jamaica Stock Exchange indices declined moderately at the close on Friday, down sharply from the big gains on Thursday, as more stocks declined than gained. The JSE Market Index slipped 141.33 points to end at 159,770.09, the all Jamaica Composite Index fell 158.06 points to close at 177,513.15 and the JSE combined index fell 144.38 points, to end at 170,332.98.
The market closed another day of moderate trading, with 2,802,737 units valued at $23,002,742 changing hands, in all market segments. The junior market accounted for 1,509,505 units traded valued at $8,532,147, of all trades. A total of 31 securities traded, with the prices of 9 stocks rising, 15 declining, including 8 stocks rising and 6 declining from the junior market, as the main market continues to consolidate while waiting for fresh and important news to move out of the narrow trading range.
ICI JSE sum 15-07-16 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 9 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
At the end of market activities, Berger Paints traded 8,793 shares at $4.50, Cable & Wireless traded 320,300 shares but fell 2 cents to close at $1.11, Caribbean Cement traded 3,140 shares to close at $22.50, Carreras fell 50 cents in trading 2,000 shares at $64.50 at the close. 1834 Investments traded 496,750 shares after falling 14 cents to close at $1, Grace Kennedy dropped $2.01 to close at $120.49 with 16,697 units changing hands. Jamaica Broilers ended with 66,000 units changing hands with a rise of 1 cent to close at $15, JMMB Group traded 8,579 units to end at $10. Mayberry Investments lost 20 cents in trading only 100 units at $3.30, National Commercial Bank ended with 34,174 units changing hands but lost 20 cents to close at $41.80,IN-JSE fn Qts 15-07-16 Pan Jamaican Investment Trust traded 32,730 shares to close at $23 after falling $2, Portland JSX ended with 15,700 shares changing hands and declined 10 cents to $12.90. Sagicor Group ended with 28,605 shares changing hands, but lost 40 cents to $23.10. Scotia Group lost 73 cents with 177,931 shares trading, to close at $30.07, Scotia Investments traded 12,900 shares to gain $1 and close at $26, Supreme Ventures traded 4,007 shares and gained 30 cents to end at $4.60 and Proven Investments ordinary shares traded 46,550 units at 17 US cents up from 16.95 US cents.

JSE majors surged – Thursday

Grace Kennedy jumped $2.50 to close at $122.50 on Thursday .

Grace Kennedy jumped $2.50 to close at $122.50 on Thursday .

The Jamaica Stock Exchange surged sharply at the close on Thursday resulting in the JSE Market Index surging 2,554.24 points to end at 159,911.42. The all Jamaica Composite Index jumped 2,856.52 points to close at 174,814.69 and the JSE combined index shot up by 3,138.18 points, to end at 170,477.36.
The market closed another day of moderate trading, with 5,066,464 units valued at $183,411,832 changing hands, in all market segments. The junior market accounted for 422,443 units traded valued at $1,648,134, of all trades. A total of 39 securities traded, with the prices of 19 stocks rising, 10 declining, including 8 stocks rising and 6 declining from the junior market, as the main market continues to consolidate while waiting for fresh and important news to move out of the narrow trading range.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 9 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers, suggesting a day of more subdued gainers on Friday versus the numbers on Thursday.
At the end of market activities, ICI JSE sum 14-07-16Berger Paints traded 504,496 shares at $4.50, Cable & Wireless traded 46,700 shares to close at $1.13, Caribbean Cement traded 1,000 shares and rose 50 cents to close at $22.50, Carreras fell 50 cents in trading 332,166 shares at $65 at the close. Ciboney traded 43,899 shares after falling 1 cent to close at 20 cents, Grace Kennedy jumped $2.50 to close at $122.50 with 767,291 units changing hands. Jamaica Broilers ended with 284,857 units changing hands with a rise of 15 cents to close at $14.99, Jamaica Producers traded 381,670 units and gained 90 cents to end at $7.50, Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 6,616 shares at $21.35 with a gain of 2 cents, Kingston Wharves traded 8,000 shares and rose by 99 cents to close at $15.99. Mayberry Investments traded 24,478 units at $3.50, IN-JSE fn Qts 14-07-16National Commercial Bank ended with 117,095 units changing hands and rose $1 to $42. Pan Jamaican Investment Trust traded 1,211,217 shares to close at $25 after rising $1.05, Portland JSX ended with 172,701 shares changing hands and gained 25 cent at $13. Sagicor Group ended with 284,121 shares changing hands, to end with a rise of 45 cents at $23.50. Scotia Group climbed 78 cents with 407,100 shares trading, to close at $30.80, Seprod traded 11,330 shares and gained 50 cents to end at $17,Proven Investments ordinary shares traded 4,100 units at 16.95 US cents and Jamaica Money Market 7.5% preference share traded 23,000 units at $2.09.

More declines for JSE majors – Wednesday

Trading in Jamaica Stock Exchange resulted in more decline in the main market indices on Wednesday with the JSE Market Index dropping 771.47 points to end at 157,357.18. The all Jamaica Composite Index dived 862.77 points to close at 174,814.69 and the JSE combined index fell 309.19 points, to end at 167,339.18.
The market closed another day of moderate trading, with just 1,145,903 units valued at $13,391,660 changing hands, in all market segments. The junior market accounted for 209,776 shares trading with a value of $1,025,220, of all trades.
A total of 29 securities traded, with the prices of 8 stocks rising, 11 declining, including 4 stocks rising and 1 declining from the junior market as the main market continues to consolidate while waiting for fresh and ICI JSE sum 13-07-16important news to move out of the narrow trading range it’s been in for a while.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 17 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers, suggesting a day of increasing stocks over decliners on Thursday.
At the end of market activities, Cable & Wireless rose by 3 cents while trading 212,938 shares to close at $1.13, Caribbean Cement traded 31,891 shares and fell 10 cents to close at $22, Carreras fell 50 cents in trading 1,512 shares at $65.50 at the close. 1834 Investments traded 51,659 shares after falling 5 cents to close at $1.14, Grace Kennedy rose 5 cents to close at $120 with 14,439 units changing hands. Jamaica Broilers ended with 239,781 units changing hands with a rise of 50 cents to close at $15, Jamaica Producers traded 88,340 units and fell $1.10 to end at $7.50, Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 3,000 shares at $21.35 with a gain of 2 cents,IN-JSE fn Qts 13-07-16 JMMB Group traded 24,479 shares but declined 13 cents to close at $9.72. National Commercial Bank ended with 26,150 units changing hands with the loss of $1 at $41. Pan Jamaican Investment Trust traded 28,025 shares to close at $23.95 after falling 5 cents, Portland JSX ended with 65,502 shares changing hands at a new closing high of $12.75. Radio Jamaica traded at $1.55 after 60,000 shares changed hands, with a loss of 4 cents, Sagicor Group ended with 3,700 shares changing hands, to end at $23.65. Scotia Group fell 4 cents with 51,362 shares trading, to close at $30.02 and Proven Investments ordinary shares traded 30,225 units at 16.95 US cents.

JSE majors suffer big losses – Tuesday

Jamaica Producers traded on Tuesday at new 52 weeks' high.

Jamaica Producers traded on Tuesday at new 52 weeks’ high.

Trading in Jamaica Stock Exchange resulted in sharp decline in the main market indices on Tuesday. The JSE Market Index dropped 1,243.81 points to end at 158,128.65. The all Jamaica Composite Index dropped 1,391.01 points to close at 175,677.46 and the JSE combined index fell 1,037.56 points, to end at 167,648.37.
The market closed another day of moderate trading, with just 3,350,232 units valued at $30,238,950 changing hands, in all market segments. The junior market accounted for 724,885 shares trading with a value of $2,996,936, of all trades.
A total of 38 securities traded, with the prices of 11 stocks rising, 16 declining, including 6 stocks rising and 6 declining from the junior market as the market continues to consolidate while waiting for fresh and important news to move the market out of the narrow range its been traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 14 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 with lower offers.
At the end of market activities, Berger Paints traded 107,426 units to close at $4.50, Cable & Wireless lost by 3 cents while trading 751,041 shares to close at $1.10, Caribbean Cement traded 37,682 shares and fell 10 cents to close at $22.10, Carreras dropped 45 cents in trading 5,832 shares to close at $66. Ciboney closed at 21 cents close at 21 cents with 102,534 units, Grace Kennedy gained 45 cents to close at $119.95 with 51,096 units changing hands.ICI JSE sum 13-07-16 Jamaica Broilers ended with 218,848 units changing hands with a loss of 40 cents to close at $14.50, Jamaica Producers closed at a 52 weeks’ high $8.60 with a rise of 65 cents with 19,348 shares traded. Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 10,000 shares at $21.35, JMMB Group traded 20,333 units and gained 13 cents to end at $9.85, with Kingston Wharves trading 39,567 units at $15 with a fall of $1.35, after trading as high as $16.30, National Commercial Bank ended with 142,306 units changing hands at $42. Pan Jamaican Investment Trust traded 7,695 shares to close at $24 after falling 30 cents, Portland JSX fell 74 cents and ended with 108,852 shares changing hands at a new closing high of $12.75. Pulse Investments traded 30,000 shares with a rise of 5 cents to end at $2.55, Sagicor Group ended with 47,036 shares changing hands, the price dropped 60 cents to end at $23.05. Scotia Group lost 15 cents with 43,100 shares trading, to close at $30.06, Scotia Investments climbed $1.80 and ended with 94,054 shares trading, to close at $27.80, Proven Investments accounted for 43,335 units to end at 17 US cents and JMMB 7.50% preference share accounted for 732,325 at $1.05.

JSE takes another hit- Wednesday

Port JSX The latest IPO, Portland JSX was listed at the start of trading after a successful public offering that saw the offer being oversubscribed. The stock opened with a bid to buy 30,000 shares for $1 more than the IPO price of $11 at $12 and later traded 8,500 units to end at $12.55 after it started trading at $12.05. The gain hardly did much to the market overall as the day closed with all major indices down.
Trading on the Jamaica stock market on Wednesday remained modest, with just 2,706,984 units valued at $46,242,560 changing hands in all market segments. The junior market accounted for 777,300 shares valued at $4,030,252, of all trades. All market indices lost ground as stocks declining were slightly ahead the ones rising.
A total of 33 securities traded 6 less than on Tuesday, with the prices of 10 stocks rising, 13 declining, including 4 stocks rising and 5 declining from the junior market. Notwithstanding the decline over the past few days, the market continues in a consolidating mode, with the indices rising and falling from day to day, with no new information to cause a break out.
The JSE Market Index dropped 912.73 points to end at 159,796.98. The all Jamaica Composite Index plunged 1,020.75 points to close at 177,543.22 and the JSE combined index dived 1,430.24 points, to end at 170,113.89.
ICI JSE sum 06-07-16 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 10 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
At the end of market activities, Berger Paints traded 36,539 shares unchanged at $4.50, Cable & Wireless recovered 7 cents while trading 32,000 shares to close at $1.17, Caribbean Cement dropped $3 to close at $22 with 33,722 shares trading, Carreras traded 167,915 shares but fell 40 cents to $65, Ciboney traded 28,000 shares at 21 cents. Grace Kennedy gained $2.50 and closed at $123 with 20,869 units changing hands, Jamaica Broilers ended with 7,567 units changing hands to close at $15, Jamaica Producers traded 4,431 units to end at $49, Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 22,596 shares but fell $3 to close at $21, IN-JSE fn Qts 06-07-16JMMB Group traded 39,505 units and rose 1 cent to end at $9.73. Kingston Wharves traded 4,160 units and gained 99 cents to close at $16 as supply dries up on the stock, National Commercial Bank ended with 46,492 units changing hands at $42. Pan Jamaican Investment Trust lost $1.48 in trading 23,152 shares to close at $24, Sagicor Group ended with 6,055 shares changing hands at $23.05. Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 906,595 shares to close at $10.12, Scotia Group fell 50 cents with 360,016 shares trading to close at $30.50, Sterling Investments ended with 14,000 shares trading to close with a fall of $1.49 at $11.50. Supreme Ventures lost 49 cents and ended at $4.51 while trading 7,200 units and Proven Investments traded 156,000 units to close at 16.49 US cents, up from 16 US cents.

14 up 13 down on JSE – Tuesday

Exchange place Trading on the Jamaica stock market on Tuesday remains modest, with just 2,299,731 units valued at $26,990,419 in all market segments changing hands. The junior market accounted for 626,581 shares valued at $2,868,043 of all trades. All market indices lost ground as stocks declining were almost equal to the ones rising.
A total of 39 securities traded 3 more than on Monday, with the prices of 14 stocks rising, 13 declining, including 3 stocks rising and 8 declining from the junior market. The market is in a consolidating mode with the indices rising and falling from day to day, with no new information to cause a break out.
The JSE Market Index dropped 400.51 points to end at 160,709.71.The all Jamaica Composite Index declined 447.93 points to close at 178,563.97 and the JSE combined index fell 538.83 points, to end at 171,544.13.
ICI JSE sum 05-07-16 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 11 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 9 with lower offers. At the end of market activities, Cable & Wireless lost 10 cents trading 202,701 shares to close at $1.10, Caribbean Cement gained $1 to close at $25 but with just 290 shares trading, Carreras traded a mere 650 shares but gained 60 cents to $65.40, Ciboney traded 35,000 shares at 21 cents, 1834 Investments traded 31,000 shares to close at $1. Grace Kennedy gained 50 cents and closed at $120.50 with 7,280 units changing hands, Jamaica Broilers ended with 92,592 units changing hands and gained 20 cents to close at $15 as the company released audited accounts showing earnings per share of $1.44, up from 86 cents as the Jamaican operations saw a surge in segment profits of nearly $1 billion. Jamaica Producers traded 6,950 units after rising 90 cents to end at $49, Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 28,804 shares but fell $1.10 to close at $24, Kingston Wharves traded 2,907 units and gained 45 cents to close at $15.01, Margaritaville Turks traded 164,600 shares at 20.5 US cents up from 19 US cents on Monday. Mayberry Investments closed with 15,000 shares changing hands at $3.56, for a gain of 1 cent, National Commercial Bank ended with just 2,936 units changing hands with a rise of 10 cents to $42. IN-JSE fn Qts 05-07-16Pan Jamaican Investment Trust rose 47 cents in trading 7,185 shares to close at $25.48, Radio Jamaica fell 20 cents to close with 38,074 shares changing hands at $1.45, Sagicor Group ended with 212,900 shares changing hands at $23.05, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 903,896 shares but lost 3 cents to close at $10.12. Scotia Group fell $1 with 2,792 shares trading to close at $31, Scotia Investments ended with 49,334 shares trading to close at $26, Seprod held firm at $16.60 while trading 5,000 units. Proven Investments traded 17,950 units to close at 16 US cents, down from 16.99 US cents and JMMB Group 7.25% preference share traded 15,000 units to close with a fall of 30 cents at $2.15.