4th straight daily record close for JSE

Jamaica Producers traded 2.9 m shares on Wednesday.

Jamaica Producers traded 2.9 m shares on Wednesday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market ended with fourth consecutive days with a record close. The market closed with 35 securities trading as the prices of 18 gained while 9 declined in the overall market, including 11 stocks rising and 3 falling, in the junior market.
At the close of trading the All Jamaica Composite Index climbed 440.60 points to end at a new closing high of 193,489.41 with the year to date gains at 16 percent. The JSE Market Index rose 393.98 points to finish at a new record closing high of 174,055.73, a new closing high and the JSE combined index gained 387.05 points to end at a closing record high of 186,172.89 with a gain for the year to date of 18 percent.
At the close with 7,868,310 units valued at $46,934,147 changed hands, compared to 7,367,774 units valued at $196,760,012 changing hands on Tuesday. The junior market accounted for 1,864,578 units trading valued at $7,108,043 of the stocks traded.
ICI JSE sum 23-11-16 The average trade for the day in the main market ended at 285,892 and 258,159 units month to date. On Tuesday, an average of 376,430 units traded and for the month to date, 230,425 units, in comparison the average for the October was 220,811 units.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 13 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 2 with lower offers.
In market activity, Barita climbed 5 cents in trading 60,759 shares, to end at $5 after trading most, at $5.20, Cable & Wireless lost 8 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ low of 70 cents, with 197,375 units trading, Caribbean Cement lost $1 in exchanging 3,683 shares at $26. Trading in 1834 Investments resulted in a rise of 19 cents to close with 50,000 shares trading at $1.39, Grace Kennedy gained 4 cents and ended trading 6,129 units at $40.10. Jamaica Broilers lost 19 cents and closed at $14.80 with 5,353 shares changing hands, ICI -JSE fn Qts -23-11-16Jamaica Producers rose 30 cents and closed at $8.50 with 2,867,200 shares changing owners. Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 78,597 shares and lost 8 cents at $5.61, JMMB Group closed trading with 42,691 shares to end with a rise of 4 cents at $13.69, Mayberry Investments traded 2,303,629 shares to close at $3.65 after falling 25 cents, National Commercial Bank gained 80 cents to end at $50 with 16,808 shares trading. Radio Jamaica traded 70,856 shares at $1.30, Sagicor Group had 144,144 shares changing hands and rose 2 cents to close at $25.02, Proven Investments ordinary share traded 20,823 units and ended at 18.56 US cents and JMMB Group 7.2% preference share traded at $1.08 with 112,697 units changing hands.

3rd consecutive record close for JSE

Trading in NCB's shares helped to push the JSE to a record close on Tuesday.

Trading in NCB’s shares helped to push the JSE to a record close on Tuesday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market ended with three consecutive days with a record close helped a great deal by movements in the price of National Commercial Bank (NCB) that reached $53.
At the close of trading the All Jamaica Composite Index climbed 369.13 points to close at a new closing high of 193,048.81 with the year to date gains at 16 percent. The JSE Market Index rose 378.06 points to finish at 173,661.75, a new closing high and the JSE combined index gained 229.67 points to end at 185,785.84 with a gain for the year to date of 18 percent.
At the close with 7,367,774 units valued at $196,760,012 changed hands, compared to 748,476 units valued at $7,664,842 changing hands on Monday.The junior market accounted for 215,605 units trading valued at $946,789 of the stocks traded.
The average trade for the day in the main market ended at 376,430 and 230,425 units month to date. On Monday, an average of 35,184 units traded and for the month to date, 84,420 units, in comparison the average for the October was 220,811 units.
ICI JSE sum 22-11-16The market closed with 33 securities trading as the prices of 13 gained while 14 declined in the overall market, including 6 stocks rising and 6 falling, in the junior market.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 16 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 2 with lower offers.
In market activity, Barita climbed 45 cents in trading 10,000 shares to end at $4.95, Cable & Wireless lost 1 cent to close at 78 cents with 130,610 units trading, Carreras exchanged 440,140 shares at $66 to gain 50 cents, Grace Kennedy ended trading 17,960 units at $40.06. Jamaica Broilers rose 4 cents and closed at $14.99 with 8,205 shares changing hands, Jamaica Producers lost 15 cents and closed at $8.20 with 264,007 shares changing owners. Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 20,600 shares at $5.69, JMMB Group closed trading with 515,685 shares to end with a decline of 35 cents at $13.65,ICI -JSE fn Qts -22-11-16 National Commercial Bank dropped $2.80 to end at $49.20 with 2,480,934 shares trading, PAN JAM Investments traded 102,200 shares but lost 64 cents to end at $24. Sagicor Group had 327,527 shares changing hands and rose 89 cents to close at $25, Scotia Group lost 30 cents in trading 135,304 shares to close at $31.21, Seprod gained $1 in trading 246,492 shares to end at $27. Supreme Ventures lost 15 cents in trading 2,014,900 shares at $4.80, Proven Investments ordinary share traded 7,252 units and ended at 19.49 US cents and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded 425,478 units at $2.10.

NCB pushes JSE to another record close

NCB rises by $2.50 on the JSE.

NCB rises by $2.50 on the JSE.

A big rise of $2.50 in shares of National Commercial Bank helped push the Jamaica Stock Exchange main market to a new record close but with trading activity declining from Friday’s levels, as trading remained subdued throughout the trading day.
At the close of trading the All Jamaica Composite Index climbed 422.80 points to close at a new closing high of 192,679.68 with the year to date gains at 16 percent. The JSE Market Index rose 378.06 points to finish at 173,331.69 and the JSE combined index gained 229.67 points to end at 185,938.49 with a gain for the year to date of 18 percent.
At the close with a mere 748,476 units valued at $7,664,842 changed hands, compared to 3,262,803 units valued at $38,639,306 changing hands on Friday. The junior market accounted for 1,589,420 units trading valued at $7,836,091 of the stocks traded.
The average trade for the day in the main market ended at 35,184 and 84,420 units month to date.ICI JSE sum 21-11-16 On Friday, an average of 76,063 units traded and for the month to date, 133,657 units, in comparison the average for the October was 220,811 units.
The market closed with 25 securities trading as the prices of 6 gained while 10 declined in the overall market, including 1 stock rising and 6 falling, in the junior market.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 16 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 9 with lower offers.
In market activity, Berger Paints traded 18,000 shares to end at $5.60, Cable & Wireless lost 1 cent to close at 79 cents with 228,318 units trading, ICI -JSE fn Qts -21-11-16Grace Kennedy ended trading only 2,400 units at $40, Jamaica Producers rose 5 cents and closed at $8.35 with 104,473 shares switching owners. JMMB Group closed trading with 4,703 shares to end with a rise of 20 cents at $14, Kingston Wharves traded 5,632 shares to close at $18.80, National Commercial Bank gained $2.50 with 12,375 shares trading, Sagicor Group had 46,371 shares changing hands and fell 39 cents to close at $24.11. Scotia Group rose 1 cent in trading 53,000 shares to close at $31.51, Seprod dropped $1.40 in trading 9,250 shares to end at $26 Supreme Ventures traded 21,000 shares at $4.95 and Proven Investments ordinary share traded 46,750 units and ended at 19.50 US cents.

Another record close for JSE stocks

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Trading in NCB's shares helped to push the JSE to a record close on Friday.

Trading in NCB’s shares helped to push the JSE to a record close on Friday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market hit an intraday high after only a few minutes of the market’s opening with National Commercial Bank (NCB) stock changing hands at $55.
The movement in NCB’s price helped to push the all Jamaica composite Index market up by 5,266.74 points to 196,721.20 points and the JSE market Index surged 4,709.42 points to 176,945.54.
At the close the main market pulled back from the day’s high as NCB pulled back to close at $49.50 with 70,115 shares and ending the day with a gain of 50 cents. At the close of trading the All Jamaica Composite Index climbed 802.42 points to close at a new closing high of 192,256.88, with the year to date gains at 16 percent. The JSE Market Index rose 717.51 points to finish at 172,953.63 and the JSE combined index gained 586.89 points to end at 185,708.82 with a gain for the year to date of 18 percent.
At the close 3,262,803 units valued at $38,639,306 changed hands, compared to 5,034,107 units valued at $245,730,492 changing hands on Thursday. The junior market accounted for 1,589,420 units trading valued at $7,836,091 of the stocks traded.
ICI JSE sum 18-11-16 The average trade for the day in the main market ended at 76,063 and 133,657 units month to date. On Thursday, an average of 282,822 units traded and for the month to date, 191,250 units, in comparison the average for the October was 220,811 units.
The market closed with 39 securities trading as the prices of 20 gained while 12 declined in the overall market, including 10 stocks rising and 5 falling, in the junior market.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 20 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 4 with lower offers.
In market activity, Barita Investments rose 39 cents in trading 30,019 units to close at $4.50, Berger Paints traded 27,708 shares and lost 75 cents to end at $5.60, Cable & Wireless closed at 80 cents with 188,262 units trading, Caribbean Cement dived $3.55 with 75,812 units changing hands, to close at $27. Carreras ended trading 2,172 shares, to close at $65.50. The price of 1834 Investments dropped 3 cents in trading at 180,460 shares to end at $1.30, Grace Kennedy ended up trading of 176,027 units but fell $1.44 at $40, Jamaica Broilers rose 37 cents and closed at $14.95 with 46,100 shares being switched.ICI -JSE fn Qts -18-11-16 Jamaica Stock Exchange slipped 1 cent and ended at $5.69 after trading 13,110 shares, JMMB Group closed trading with 213,827 shares to end with a fall of 70 cents at $13.80, Mayberry Investments traded 45,100 shares to close at $3.90, after rising 15 cents, Investors bought 34,029 shares of 138 Student Living at $5. Pan Jamaican Investment (soon to become PANJAM Investment limited with shareholders approving the name change) gained 94 cents and closed at $24.64 after trading 220,798 shares, Radio Jamaica lost 2 cents in trading 14,228 shares at $1.30, Sagicor Group had 160,519 shares changing hands and rose 49 cents to close at $24.50. Scotia Group recovered 20 cents in trading 62,835 shares to close at $31.50, Seprod jumped $1.57 in trading 2,200 shares to end at $27.40. Proven Investments ordinary share traded 72,952 units and ended at 19.50 US cents and JMMB Group 7.50% preference share lost 1 cent in trading 30,100 units at $1.08.

National Commercial hits record at $58

NCB traded 5.8m shares up to $58 for an intra-day  high.

NCB traded 5.8m shares up to $58 for an intra-day high.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market pulled back slightly from the record close on Wednesday at $9 even as National Commercial Bank traded at a new intraday high of $58, with 4.8 million units trading.
At the close the All Jamaica Composite Index lost 333.38 points to close at 191,454.46, with the year to date gains at 14 percent. The JSE Market Index fell 298.11 points to finish at 172,236.12 and the JSE combined index eased by 15.03 points to end at 185,121.93 with a gain for the year to date of 17 percent.
At the close 5,034,107 units valued at $245,730,492 changed hands, compared to 35,034,107 units valued at $28,268,540 changing hands on Wednesday. The junior market accounted for 599,996 units trading valued at $2,314,012 of the stocks traded.
The average trade for the day in the main market ended at 282,822 and 191,250 units month to date. On Wednesday, an average of 125,962 units traded and for the month to date, 117,386 units, in comparison the average for the October was 220,811 units.
ICI JSE sum 17-11-16The market closed with 35 securities trading as the prices of 13 gained while 13 declined in the overall market, including 4 stocks rising and 5 falling, in the junior market.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 19 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 6 with lower offers.
In market activity, Barita Investments lost 9 cents in trading 68,100 units to close at $4.11, Cable & Wireless closed at 80 cents with 95,301 units trading, Caribbean Cement climbed by $1.25 with 15,900 units changing hands, to close at $30.55, Carreras loss 50 cents in trading 3,000 shares to end at $65.50. Grace Kennedy ended up trading 13,000 units at $41.44 after gaining 4 cents, Jamaica Broilers rose 7 cents and closed at $14.58 with 4,935 shares changing ownership, Jamaica Producers rose 30 cents to end at $8.30 with 129,016 units trading. ICI -JSE fn Qts -17-11-16Jamaica Stock Exchange ended at $5.70 after trading 396,314 shares, JMMB Group close trading with 287,849 shares to end with a gain of 50 cents at $14.50, Mayberry Investments traded 9,925 shares to close at $3.75. Pan Jamaican Investment (soon to become PanJam Investment limited with shareholders approving the name change) gained 90 cents and closed at $23.70 after trading 9,780 shares, Portland JSX traded 9,100 units with the price recovering 79 cents to $11, for an all-time low. Radio Jamaica lost 2 cents in trading 30,611 shares at $1.30, Sagicor Group had 35,900 shares changing hands and fell 9 cents to close at $24.01, Scotia Group shed 20 cents in trading 33,025 shares to close at $31.30, Seprod dropped $1.67 in trading 3,033 shares to end at $25.83. Proven Investments ordinary share traded 16,060 units and ended at 19.50 US cents, JMMB Group 7.50% preference share lost 1 cent in trading 517,006 units at $1.08.

Record 191,788 close for JSE stocks

Bulls in cautious run on Jamaican stocks

Bulls in cautious run on Jamaican stocks

The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market surged on Wednesday as movement in National Commercial Bank shares between Tuesday and today help drive the All Jamaican index by 1,682 points to a new all-time closing high. Trading volume rose above Tuesday’s levels but with a lower dollar value.
At the close the All Jamaica Composite Index climbed 1,682.71 points to close at 191,787.84, with the year to date gains at 13 percent. The JSE Market Index rose 1,504.65 points to finish at 172,534.23 and the JSE combined index gained 996.34 points to end at 185,136.96 with a gain for the year to date of 17 percent.
At the close 5,034,107 units valued at $28,268,540 changed hands, compared to 3,554,573 units valued at $49,191,747 changing hands on Tuesday. The junior market accounted for 1,885,054 units trading valued at $7,271,634 of the stocks traded.
ICI JSE sum 16-11-16 The average trade for the day in the main market ended at 125,962 and 117,386 units month to date. On Tuesday, an average of 90,548 units traded and for the month to date, 99,679 units, in comparison the average for the October was 220,811 units.
The market closed with 39 securities trading as the prices of 14 gained while 14 declined in the overall market, including 6 stocks rising and 6 falling, in the junior market.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 16 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 3 with lower offers.
In market activity, Barita Investments traded 14,000 units to close at $4.20, Berger traded 14,500 shares to gain 15 cents and close at $6.50, Cable & Wireless closed at 80 cents with 167,652 units trading, Caribbean Cement lost 65 cents with 26,557 units changing hands, to close at $29.30, Carreras gained $1 in trading 6,500 shares to end at $66. Ciboney traded 254,900 units and closed at 18 cents, Grace Kennedy ended up trading 42,866 units at $41.40 after easing 3 cents, Jamaica Broilers fell 7 cents and closed at $14.51 with 32,302 shares changing ownership, Jamaica Producers lost 20 cents to end at $8 with 124,267 units trading.ICI -JSE fn Qts -16-11-16Jamaica Stock Exchange rose 19 cents and ended at $5.70 after trading 71,432 shares, JMMB Group close trading with 289,634 shares to end at $14, Mayberry Investments rose 10 cents in trading 35,604 shares to close at $3.75, National Commercial Bank ended with just 2,200 shares changing hands but fell back $4 to $49. Trading in the shares of 138 Student Living ended in 53,200 units changing hands at $5, Pan Jamaican Investment fell 85 cents and closed at $22.80 after trading 40,782 shares, Portland JSX traded just 1,000 units with the price falling 79 cents to $10.21, for an all-time low. Sagicor Group had 117,831 shares changing hands and fell 89 cents to close at $24.10, Sagicor Real Estate Fund closed at $10.23 with 21,237 units switching owners, Scotia Group gained 29 cents in trading 75,089 shares to close at $31.50, Seprod rose 20 cents in trading 82,367 shares to end at $27.50. Proven Investments ordinary share traded 15,255 units to end at 19.50 US cents compared to 19.97 US cents on Tuesday, JMMB Group 7.50% preference share gained 1 cent in trading 1,251,688 units at $1.09 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share ended in trading 401,986 units at $2.10.

National Commercial jumps $7 to $53

NCB closes at new record on Tuesday on the JSE.

NCB closes at new record on Tuesday on the JSE.

National Commercial Bank jumped 15 percent with a rise of $7 to a 52 weeks’ high of $53 while trading 64,595 shares. Trading levels on the Jamaica Stock Exchange climbed on Tuesday from Monday’s levels and the main market climbed as the number of securities rising exceeded those falling almost 2 to 1 with 4 stocks hitting 52 weeks’ high.
At the close the All Jamaica Composite Index climbed 1,633.32 points to close at 190,105.13, with the year to date gains at 13 percent. The JSE Market Index rose 1,460.49 points to finish at 171,029.58 and the JSE combined index gained 1,250.77 points to end at 184,140.62 with a gain for the year to date of 15.6 percent.
At the close 3,554,573 units valued at $49,191,747 changed hands, compared to 1,386,155 units valued at $4,662,262 changing hands on Monday. The junior market accounted for 1,290,866 units trading valued at $5,509,660 of the stocks traded.
ICI Jm sum 15-11-16rv The average trade for the day in the main market ended at 90,548 and 99,679 units month to date. On Monday, an average of 62,133 units traded and for the month to date, 108,809 units, in comparison the average for the October was 220,811 units.
The market closed with 42 securities trading as the prices of 21 gained while 13 declined in the overall market, including 9 stocks rising and 8 falling, in the junior market.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 12 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 1 with a lower offer.
In market activity, Barita Investments traded 115,028 units and gained 20 cents to close at $4.20, Cable & Wireless closed at 80 cents with 436,344 units trading, Caribbean Cement lost 5 cents with 131,792 units changing hands, to close at $29.95, Carreras traded 2,000 shares to end at $65. Grace Kennedy ended up trading 378,873 units at $41.43 after rising 63 cents,ICI -JSE fn Qts -15-11-16r Jamaica Broilers fell 42 cents and closed at $14.58 with 6,665 shares changing ownership, Jamaica Stock Exchange rose 19 cents and ended at $5.69 after trading 101,985 shares, JMMB Group gained 55 cents in trading 237,408 shares to end at $14. Kingston Wharves jumped $1.26 in trading 40,000 shares to close at $18.51, Pan Jamaican Investment fell 5 cents and closed at $23.65 after trading 108,967 shares, Radio Jamaica closed with a gain of 1 cent to close at $1.32 with 23,297 shares trading, Sagicor Group had 452,560 shares changing hands and rose 99 cents to close at $24.99. Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded with a rise of 11 cents to close at $10.23 with 29,630 units switching owners, Scotia Investments gained 10 cents in trading 37,500 shares to close at $26.65, Seprod rose 30 cents in trading 4,600 shares to end at $27.30. Supreme Ventures fell 10 cents trading 47,100 shares to close at $4.90 and JMMB Group 7.50% preference share traded 26,082 units at $1.08.

Jamaican stocks rise but short of record

NCB closed at a new 52 weeks' high on the JSE on Friday following full year results.

NCB closed at a new 52 weeks’ high on the JSE on Friday following full year results.

Trading levels on the Jamaica Stock Exchange shrank sharply by the close on Friday from Thursday’s levels even as the number of securities trading remained at the same number. At the close the All Jamaica Composite Index climbed 238.43 points to close at 189,392, with the year to date gains at 13 percent.
The JSE Market Index rose 213.19 points to finish at 170,392 and the JSE combined index gained 481.02 points to end at 183,513 with a gain for the year to date of 15.6 percent.
At the close 2,121,591 units valued at $35,719,971 changed hands, compared to 18,462,121 units valued at $230,990,500 changing hands on Thursday. The junior market accounted for 256,384 units trading valued at $1,074,606 of the stocks traded.
The average trade for the day in the main market ended at 81,096 and 155,485 units month to date. On Thursday, an average of 277,373 units traded and fro the month to date, 229,873 units, in comparison the average for the October was 220,811 units.
ICI JSE sum 11-11-16The market closed with 42 securities trading as the prices of 20 gained while 12 declined in the overall market, including 8 stocks rising and 6 falling, in the junior market.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 15 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 4 with lower offers.
In market activity, Cable & Wireless closed at 85 cents with 76,118 units trading, Caribbean Cement climbed 50 cents with 26,634 units changing hands to close at $30.50, Carreras traded 18,989 shares and gained 50 cents to end at $66, Grace Kennedy end up trading 28,611 units at $41.45. Jamaica Broilers gained 20 cents and closed at $14.70 with 4,058 shares changing ownership, Jamaica Producers lost 20 cents in trading 566,435 shares to close at $8, Jamaica Stock Exchange ended at $5.70 after trading 174,446 shares, JMMB Group traded 2,000 shares to end at $13.70.ICI -JSE fn Qts -11-16 Mayberry Investments ended with 21,000 shares trading to close at $4 for a fall of 1 cent, National Commercial Bank ended trading of 292,035 shares to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $46, the stock closed with just one offer at $50 to sell 200 units. Trading in 138 Student Living, ended with 181,667 shares changing hands to close with a fall of 50 cents at $5, Pan Jamaican Investment closed at $23.70 after trading 57,959 shares, Radio Jamaica closed with a 5 cents loss at $1.45 with 10,186 shares trading, Sagicor Group had 86,046 shares changing hands and rose 5 cents to close at $24. Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded with a rise of 3 cents to close at $10.25 with 28,498 units switching owners, Scotia Group slipped 9 cents in trading 87,290 shares to close at $31.21, Seprod fell 50 cents in trading 21,445 shares to end at $27.50. Supreme Ventures rose 30 cents trading 9,840 shares to close at $5.10 and Proven Investments traded 161,675 units rising slightly to close at 19.97 US cents.

Jamaican stocks retreat from record

JSE indx 11-16 The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed down on Thursday after hitting a new record on Wednesday. The All Jamaica Composite Index dropped 1,569.85 points to close at 189,153.12, bringing the year to date gains to 13 percent. The JSE Market Index fell 1,403.72 points to finish at 170,178.32 and the JSE combined index declined 1,147.57 points to end at 183,032.25 with a gain for the year to date of 15.6 percent.
At the close 18,462,121 units valued at $230,990,500 changed hands, compared to 6,616,334 units valued at $97,621,824 changing hands on Wednesday. The junior market accounted for 11,250,424 units trading valued at $76,439,888 of the stocks traded.
The average trade for the day in the main market ended at 277,373 and 229,873 month units to date. On Wednesday, an average of 186,716 units traded and 182,374 month to date. The average for the October was 220,811 units.
ICI JSE sum 10-11-16The market closed with 42 securities trading as the prices of 9 gained while 17 declined in the overall market, including 4 stocks rising and 7 falling, in the junior market.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 10 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 1 with a lower offer.
In market activity, Barita Investments fell 10 cents in trading 122,337 units to close at $4, Berger Paints traded 49,519 shares to end at $6.25 after rising 2 cents, Cable & Wireless rose 3 cents and closed at 85 cents with 56,000 units trading. Caribbean Cement had just 10,748 units changing hands to close at $30, Carreras traded 1,980 shares to end at $65.50, Grace Kennedy climbed 46 cents in trading 50,947 units at $41.45, Jamaica Broilers gained 50 cents and closed at $14.50 with 241,400 shares changing ownership, Jamaica Producers lost 4 cents in trading 994,195 shares at $8.20. Jamaica Stock Exchange fell 30 cents, ending at $5.70 after trading 213,422 shares, JMMB Group traded 6,000 shares to end at $13.70, Kingston Properties traded 6,000 shares and closed at $10. ICI -JSE fn Qts 10-11-16Margaritaville Turks traded 1,629,049 shares to close at 22.01 US cents, after declining by 2.5 cents, National Commercial Bank ended with the trading of 49,275 shares to close at $45.50, Pan Jamaican Investment closed at $23.70 after trading 2,751,998 shares, Pulse Investments traded at $3 with 50,000 units changing owners. Radio Jamaica closed unchanged at $1.50 with 16,593 shares trading, Sagicor Group had 678,392 shares changing hands and rose 5 cents to close at $23.95, Scotia Group slipped 49 cents in trading 43,593 shares to close at $31.30, Seprod fell 50 cents in trading 14,051 shares to end at $28. Supreme Ventures lost 20 cents trading 2,000 shares to close at $4.80, Proven Investments traded 121,922 units slipping slightly to close at 19.9 US cents and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.5% preference share, traded 92,320 units to close at $2.10.

JSE all Jamaican closes at record 190,723

 NCB closed at a new high on Wednesday.

NCB closed at a new high on Wednesday.

The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange surged to a new record high on Wednesday, with the All Jamaica Composite Index surging 2,251.17 points to close at 190,722.97, bringing the year to date gains to 14 percent. The JSE Market Index climbed 2,012.95 points to finish at 171,582.04 and the JSE combined index jumped 2,435.87 points to end at 184,449.82 with a gain for the year to date of 16.5 percent.
At the close 6,616,334 units valued at $97,621,824 changed hands, compared to 7,411,988 units valued at $113,469,413 changing hands on Tuesday. The junior market accounted for 1,948,431 units trading valued at $13,610,614 of the stocks traded.
ICI JSE sum 9-11-16 The average trade for the day in the main market ended at 186,716 and 182,374 month to date units. On Tuesday, an average of 255,960 units traded and 178,031 month to date. The average for the October was 220,811 units.
The market closed with 37 securities trading as the prices of 16 gained while 10 declined in the overall market, including 4 stocks rising and 3 falling, in the junior market. Three stocks in the overall market, traded at new highs.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 8 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
In market activity, Barita Investments traded 10,750 units and to close at $4.10, Berger Paints traded 10,285 shares to end at $6.23 after rising 23 cents, Cable & Wireless lost 6cents and closed at 82 cents with 1,036,093 units trading. Caribbean Cement fell 85 cents with just 6,940 units changing hands to close at $30, Carreras traded 3,500 shares and rose 30 cents to end at $65.50, Grace Kennedy climbed 94 cents in trading 32,059 units at $40.99, Jamaica Producers gained 9 cents in trading 30,000 shares at $8.24. JMMB Group traded 2,054 shares and lost 10 cents, to end at $13.70, Jamaica Stock Exchange dived $2, ending at $6 after trading 89,061 shares,ICI -JSE fn Qts 9-11-16 Kingston Properties traded 29,600 shares and closed at $10. Margaritaville Turks traded 85,200 shares to close at a 52 weeks’ high of 24.50 US cents, after rising by 0.50 cent, National Commercial Bank rose 1 cent in trading 104,502 shares to close at a new 52 weeks’ closing high of $45.50, Pan Jamaican Investment gained 40 cents and closed at $23.70 after trading 2,700,060 shares, Sagicor Group had 21,526 shares changing hands and rose 48 cents to close at $23.90. Scotia Group climbed 59 cents in trading 60,823 shares to close at $31.79, Seprod fell $1.50 in trading 20,949 shares to end at $28.50, Supreme Ventures traded 147,357 shares to close at $5. Proven Investments traded 172,995 units and rose 1 cent to close at 20 US cents and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.25% preference share traded 80,000 units to close at $2.40.