JSE starts November positively

 NCB's new Constant Spring Rd. branch the company's stock last traded at $36 on Monday

NCB’s new Constant Spring Rd. branch the company’s stock last traded at $36 on Monday

Cable and Wireless lost further ground on Monday as it shed 35 cents to closed down to 95 cents having traded just 1.46 million units as some selling continues for the stock, but National Commercial Bank hit a new 52 weeks’ high of $36 rising $3.50 in the process.
A total of 37 securities traded leading to 6,392,200 units valued at $48,320,406 hanging hands, in all market segments. A total of 21 securities rose and 10 declined with 6 stocks ended at 52 weeks’ closing highs and 2 at an intraday 52 weeks’ high.
The JSE Market Index shot up 905.92 points to 132,189.96, the all Jamaica Composite Index gained 1,012.42 points to end at 146,686.03. JSE combined index and climbed 1,059.06, points to end at 136,842.10. All Three indices are at new closing highs.
IC bid-offer Indicator At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the <strong> Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had a reading of 12 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with an offer that was lower.
In trading, Barita Investments ended at a 52 weeks’ closing high, of $2.90 as the price gained 15 cents while 50,000 shares were traded, the stock closed with the bid at $3 to buy 60,000 shares, no stocks were offered at the close. JSE sum 2-11-15Cable and Wireless continued under selling pressure and closed with a loss of 36 cents, with 1,456,839 shares changing hands to end at 94 cents. Trading in the stock was between 94 cents and $1.20 and it closed with a bid at 85 cents, to buy 57,000 shares. On the offer were 800,562 shares at 94 cents. By the close the number of offers increased dramatically and now total 36, ranging up to $3.10, for a total of 9.5 million units down from 10,689,005 units on Friday. Caribbean Cement rose 27 cents to end at $18, with 27,310 shares changing hands. Carreras ended with 5,212 shares trading at $53.05, Desnoes & Geddes had 53,472 units changing hands, to close at $30, Gleaner Company traded 948,928 shares to end at $1.90, Jamaica Broilers traded 145,457 shares to close at $9 as the price gained 12 cents. Jamaica Stock Exchange closed with 56,824 shares trading to end
at $11, JMMB Group traded 172,798 shares to close with a rise of 34 cents to end at $9.85. Kingston Wharves traded 13,193 units to close at $10.60 for a new 52 weeks’ high, Mayberry Investments rose 2 cents to end at $4.02, by trading 38,701 shares. National Commercial Bank with 14,604 shares changing hands jumped $3.50 to end at $36, for a new 52 weeks’ high. JSE Fn Qts 2-11-15Pan Jamaican traded 9,124 shares to end $4.88 cents higher, at $85, Radio Jamaica closed at a new 52 weeks’ high of $4.50 to gain 50 cents in trading 31,200 shares. Sagicor Group fell 15 cents with 102,492 shares trading, to close at $14.51, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 69,495 units, the price closed down 60 cents at $11, Scotia Group ended with 11,923 shares changing hands and closed at $26.17, after falling by 81 cents. Scotia Investments gained 50 cents to close at $28 as 936,435 units traded, Supreme Ventures ended at $4.20 with 581,769 units changing hands and Proven Investments ordinary share, closed with a fall of 0.9 US cents, with 24,650 units traded, to end at 23 US cents.

JSE gains over 35% for October

Sagicor Group HQ - its stock was market leader on Friday on the JSE

Sagicor Group HQ – its stock was market leader on Friday on the JSE

Cable and Wireless lost its star attraction on Friday, closing down at $1.20 and traded just 1.8 million units as some amount of selling hit the stock, but Sagicor Group with 3.1 million units was the largest trade, with 3 million units being a cross, executed by Barita Investments. The market ended with strong gains at the end of October ranging from 35 to 37 percent for the 4 main indices for the month.
A total of 39 securities traded, leading to 13,797,226 units valued at $170,547,669 changing hands, in all market segments. A total of 10 securities 15 rose and 17 declined with 7 ended at 52 weeks’ closing highs and one at an intraday 52 weeks’ high.
The JSE Market Index shot up 621.25 points to 131,284.04, the all Jamaica Composite Index gained 694.29 points to end at 145,673.61. JSE combined index climbed 706.30, points to end at 135,783.04. All Three indices are at new closing highs.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had a reading of 12 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with an offer that was lower.
JSE Sum 30-10-15rvIn trading, Barita Investments ended at a 52 weeks’ closing high, of $2.75 as the price gained 19 cents while 3,000 shares were traded. Selling came in for Cable and Wireless on Friday. The stock closed with a loss of 20 cents, with 1,813,418 shares changing hands to end at $1.20. Trading in the stock was between $1.10 and $1.40 and it closed with a bid at $1.11, to buy 146,000 shares. On the offer were 830,752 shares at $1.20. By the close the number of offers increased dramatically and now total 32, ranging up to $3.10, for a total of 10,689,005 units with 10.68 million having a top offer of $1.80, the majority are at $1.50, or below. On the bid, between 80 cents and $1.11, are 4 million units. Caribbean Cement lost 27 cents to end at $17.73, with 67,416 shares changing hands. Unlike Thursday when the market closed with just two offers to sell 140,000 units at $24, at the close on Friday there were 11 offers on the board, between $17.89 up to $25 with more than 600,000 units. Bids are for over 230,000 units at $17.73, the next lot is at $16.80. Carreras ended with 1,001,700 shares trading at $53.05, a 52 weeks high, after gaining 5 cents. Desnoes & Geddes had 832,106 units changing hands, to close 15 cents lower at $30, Jamaica Broilers traded 93,884 shares to close at $8.88 as the price slipped 12 cents. Jamaica Stock Exchange closed with 20,000 shares trading to end at $11 and gained $1.25, for an all-time high, JMMB Group traded 184,433 shares to close at $9.51 after declining 29 cents. Kingston Wharves traded 10,500 units to close at $10, Mayberry Investment lost 10 cents to end at $4, by trading 918,658 shares. JSE fn qts 30-10-15
National Commercial Bank with 112,524 shares changing hands, closed 50 down at $32.50, Pan Jamaican traded 6,888 shares to end 12 cents higher, at $80.12, Sagicor Group fell 85 cents with 3,120,466 shares trading, to close at $14.66, for a rise of 51 cents. Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 262,107 units, the price closed unchanged at $11, Scotia Group ended with 8,000 shares changing hands and closed at $26.17, after falling by 81 cents. Scotia Investments gained 50 cents to close at $27.50 as 50,000 units traded, and Proven Investments ordinary share, closed with a rise of 1.9 US cents, with 445,000 units traded, to end at 23.9 US cents.

25 stocks gained on JSE on Thursday.

Jamaica Broilers closed at a new 52 weeks' high of $9 on Thursday.

Jamaica Broilers closed at a new 52 weeks’ high of $9 on Thursday.

Cable and Wireless was the star attraction with over 4 million shares changing hands and ending closing higher at the close. Elsewhere trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Thursday as bulls still dominating with the main market indices close with mere increases but the indices still ended at new closing highs except for the junior market.
A total of 25 stocks rose, 10 declined as 8 securities, totalling 12,318,211 units valued at $61,415,667 changed hands, in all market segments. A total of 9 stocks ended at 52 weeks’ closing highs and one at an intraday 52 weeks’ high.
The JSE Market Index shot up 33.96 points to 130,662.79, a new closing high, the all Jamaica Composite Index gained 37.95 points to end at 144,979.32. JSE combined index climbed 239.17, points to end at a new closing high of 15076.74.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had a reading of 3 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and none with offers that were lower.
JSE Sum 29-10-15rv In trading, Berger Paints lost 40 cents in trading 6,500 shares to close at $3, Cable and Wireless closed with a gain of 10 cents with 4,167,792 shares changing hands to end at 52 weeks’ closing high of $1.40. The stock closed with a bid at $1.35 to buy 269,759 shares and with 14,700 shares on the offer at $1.40. Caribbean Cement lost 1 cent to end at $18, with 159,792 shares changing hands. Cement closed with only two offers to sell 140,000 units at $24, with bids are 100,000 at $17.75, at $17.73 only 32,887 units and at $17.70 one bid of 243,000 shares, as the sellers continue to hold the upper hand currently. Carreras ended with 182,073 shares trading at $53 after. Desnoes & Geddes had 34,421 units changing hands, to close at $30.15, the stock price gained 15 cents for the day. Gleaner moved up 14 cents to $2, as trading ended with 68,200 shares changing hands, Grace Kennedy lost some altitude, with 4,833 shares changing hands at $67.94, to close with a loss of $2.00, Jamaica Broilers traded 208,432 shares to close at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $9. Jamaica Producers gained 6 cents to $20.76 with only 93,468 units in closing at a new 52 weeks high, Jamaica Stock Exchange closed unchanged with only 1,000 shares trading to end at $9.75, JMMB Group traded 20,935 shares to close at $9.80 after declining 5 cents. Kingston Wharves traded 29,500 units to close with a gain of 95 cents at a 52 weeks’ high of $10, Mayberry Investment also closed at a new 52 weeks’ high, as the price rose 29 cents to reach $4.10, by trading 159,650 shares. JSE fn qts 29-10-15National Commercial Bank with 42,039 shares changing hands closed $1.50 higher at $33, Pan Jamaican traded 73,657 shares to end at $80 with the price falling back by $10, Sagicor Group fell 85 cents with 640,958 shares trading, to close at $14.15, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 15,310 units as the price closed at $11, Scotia Group ended with 19,258 shares trading and closed at $26.98 after rising by 98 cents. Seprod exchanged 29,445 units and lost 69 cents, and ended at $16, Supreme Ventures ended at $4.20 with 162,100 units changing hands and gained 39 cents and Proven Investments ordinary share, closed with a loss of 1.98 US cents, with 442,900 units traded, to end at 22 US cents.

Bulls tamed a bit still active on JSE

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Grace Kennedy traded at a new 52 weeks' high of $70.

Grace Kennedy traded at a new 52 weeks’ high of $70.

Cable and Wireless was the dominant trade on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Wednesday as bulls continued their rampage and pushed the market to yet another record high of 144,941.37 points after adding 1,786.99 points on the all the all Jamaica Composite Index. The Jamaica telecom giant, traded nearly 8 million units, just under two thirds of the volume traded for the day.
A total of 13 stocks rose, 16 declined as 37 securities, totalling 12,318,211 units valued at $44,798,394 changed hands, in all market segments. A total of 6 stocks ended at 52 weeks’ closing highs and one at a 52 weeks’ low. The JSE Market Index shot up 1,599.02 points to 13,628.83, a new closing high. JSE combined index climbed 1,437.67, points to end at a new closing high of 134,837.57.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had a reading of 8 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with offers that were lower.
JSE Sum 28-10-15In trading, Barita Investments trading for only the fifth time in October, lost 4 cents in trading 77,450 shares at $2.56, Berger Paints traded 58,499 shares to close at $3.40, Cable and Wireless closed with a gain of 4 cents as with 7,878,875 shares changed hands to end at 52 weeks’ high of $1.30. The stock traded between $1.25 and $1.50 with an average price of $1.44 and closed 1,850 units on the bid at $1.25 and with 63,000 shares on the offer at $1.30. Thursday’s trading could set the stage for the next few days of trading in the stocks. Caribbean Cement lost 49 cents to end at $18.01, with 12,658 shares changing hands. Cement closed with seven lots being offered amounting to just under 375,000 shares between mostly between $18.90 and $24, bids are 100,000 at $17.80 and 293,000 at $17.51, with the sellers having the upper hand currently. Carreras ended at with 9,664 share trading at $53 after. Desnoes & Geddes had 152,548 units changing hands to close at $30, Gleaner traded 150,833 shares at $1.86 for a 6 cents gain, Grace Kennedy exchanged 26,870 shares at $70 to close at a new 52 weeks High as the price gained $3.50, Jamaica Broilers traded 95,595 shares to close at $8.01. Jamaica Producers gained 10 cents to $20.70 with only 3,000 units in closing at a new 52 weeks high, Jamaica Stock Exchange also closed at a new 52 weeks high with 3,380 shares trading to end at $9.75, JMMB Group gained 10 cents in trading 107,923 shares to close at $9.85. JSE fn qts 28-10-15 National Commercial Bank with 29,361 shares changing hands closed at $31.50, Pan Jamaican price traded 34,410 shares to end at $90, for a new 52 weeks’ high, Sagicor Group jumped 70 cents with 197,308 shares trading to close at a new 52 weeks’ high of $15. Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 6,680 units as the price gained $1 to close at $11 for a 52 weeks’ high. Scotia Group ended with 74,384 shares trading closed at $26 after falling by 50 cents, Supreme Ventures ended at $3.81 with 78,000 units changing hands and lost 9 cents and Proven Investments ordinary share closed with a small loss 67,987 units traded to end at 23.98 US cents.

Bulls continue rampage on JSE

bull After clearing the near 11 year record high set back in January 2005 on Monday on Jamaica Stock Exchange bulls continued their rampage and pushed the market on Tuesday to a new record high of 143,154 points after adding 2,959.73 points on the all Jamaica Composite Index.
A total of 24 stocks rose, 10 declined as 40 securities, totalling 6,809,889 units valued at $47,476,253 changed hands, in all market segments. A total of 12 stocks ended at 52 weeks’ closing highs and 3 traded at 52 weeks’ intraday high. The JSE Market Index shot up 2,648.39 points to 129,029.81, a new closing high. JSE combined index climbed 2,323.43, points to end at a new closing high of 133,399.90.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had a reading of 12 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with offers that were lower.
In trading, Berger Paints traded 15,000 shares and gained 40 cents to close at $3.40 for a 52 weeks’ high, Cable and Wireless closed with a gain of 24 cents as with 338,626 shares changed hands to end at 52 weeks’ high of $1.26. The stock closed 76,499 units on the bid at $1.27 and with over 2,168,716 million shares on the bid at $1.26. Caribbean Cement gained $1 to end at $18.50 for a new 52 weeks’ closing high, with 193,583 shares changing hands.JSE Sum 27-10-15r Cement closed with seven lots being offered amounting to just over 400,000 shares between $18.50 and $24. Carreras ended at 52 weeks’ high with 5,000 share trading at $53 after adding 98 cents, Ciboney Group traded 200,000 shares to end at 9 cents after gaining 1 cent. Desnoes & Geddes had 451,515 units changing hands to close at $30, Grace Kennedy exchanged 1,200 shares at $67.50 to close at a new 52 weeks High as the price gained $2.40, Jamaica Broilers traded 162,859 shares to close at $8.01. JMMB Group lost 45 cents in trading 115,050 shares to close at $9.75, Mayberry Investments traded 49,431 shares and gained 31 cents to end at a 52 weeks high of $3.81, National Commercial Bank rose 12 cents to end with 73,630 shares trading at $31.50. Pan Jamaican price traded 12,771 shares to end at $80, Pulse Investments traded 118,971 and close at 5 by gaining 4 cents, Sagicor Group lost 20 cents with 68,757 shares trading to close at $14.30.JSE fn qts 27-10-15 Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 25,000 units as the price gained 80 cents to close at $10 for a 52 weeks’ high. Scotia Group ended with 125,411 shares trading closed at $26.50 after rising by 50 cents, Seprod traded 31,400 shares at $14.96, Sterling Investments traded 216,400 shares to close at $13, Supreme Ventures ended at $3.90 with 808,203 units changing hands and lost 10 cents. Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share, had 100,000 units changing hands at $2.70 and Proven Investments 8% preference share closed with a loss of 10 cents as 120,500 units traded to end at $4.95.

7 new highs as JSE moves higher on Tuesday

JSE sign 2  The Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Tuesday with the All Jamaican Index is now 4,000 points away from the old record 138,917.59 reached on 24th of January 2005. By the close 7 stocks ended trading at 52 weeks’ closing highs. A total of 14 stocks rose, with 10 declining as 31 securities, totaling 3,337,233 units valued at $31,552,287 changing hands, in all market segments.
JSE Market Index shot up 1,073.37 points to 121,665.93, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index gained 1,199.55 to end at 134,924.82 and the JSE combined index jumped 1,219.53 points to end at a new high of 126,352.28.JSE Sum 20-10-15
 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice offer indicator had a reading of 15 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with offers that were lower.
In trading, Cable and Wireless closed with a gain of 4 cents as 276,100 shares changed hands to end at 55 cents, Caribbean Cement gained 1 cent to end at $12.01 for a new 52 weeks’ closing high, with 12,669 shares changing hands. Desnoes & Geddes had 317,100 units changing hands, to close at $30, Gleaner traded 29,300 shares at $1.72 with a loss of 1 cent, Hardware & Lumber exchanged 12,651 shares at $17.10 to gain $2.09,JSE fn qts 20-10-15 Jamaica Broilers fell of 46 cents in trading 318,500 shares to close at $7.54. Jamaica Stock Exchange had 32,622 shares trading at $8.60, JMMB Group traded 33,950 shares to close at $9, National Commercial Bank closed with a loss of 49 cents with 6,444 shares trading, to end at $31.50. Pan Jamaican traded just 1,539 shares at $65, to gain $2.49 for a 52 weeks’ closing high, Sagicor Group with 9,000 shares, closed 49 cents lower at $14.01, Sagicor Real Estate Fund with 135,265 shares, closed 51 cents up to $8.01, Scotia Group ended with 310,000 shares trading at $24.51 after shedding 69 cents. Seprod traded 2,621 shares at $14.50 with a 50 cents loss, Proven Investments ordinary share traded 240,268 units with a gain of 1 cent, to end at 23 US cents, Supreme Ventures ended at $3.75 with 42,015 units and JMMB Group 7.50% preference share exchanged 500,000 units at $2.

 

JSE records huge gain on Wednesday

D&G gained $10.77 to push JSE index with all-time record gain

D&G gained $10.77 to push JSE index with all-time record gain

The Jamaica stock exchange closed trading on Wednesday with a record gain of 9,714.07 points on the JSE All Jamaican Composite index to 127,268.87 as Desnoes and Geddes share shot up by $10.77, to end at a record $25.80 with 61,276 unitss trading. The previous one day record increase, was on Friday October 9, with a 7,697.11 point gain.
The stock exchange main market is now 11,648.72 points or 8 percent away from the record close of 138,917.59 reached on 24th of January 2005. A total of 23 stocks rose, with 3 declining as 36 securities, totalling 11,897,638 units valued at $70,427,255 changing hands, in all market segments. 1 junior market and 2 main market stocks ending at new 52 weeks’ closing highs, 1 trading at a 52 weeks’ intraday high and one closed at an all-time low. The JSE Market Index shot up by 8,692.24 points to 114,815.31, and the JSE combined index jumped 7,728.74 points to end at 119,161.07.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had a reading of 11 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with offers that were lower.
JSE Sum 14-10-15r
In trading, Berger Paints traded 899,350 shares at $2.50 and gained 20 cents Cable and Wireless closed with an 8 cents increase with 210,000 shares changing hands to close at 60 cents, Caribbean Cement closed at to $10 with 14,620 shares changing hands, but traded at an intraday 52 weeks’ high of $10.99. Carreras traded 67,666 shares at $51 to gain 40 cents. Desnoes and Geddes stock closed with bids of $25.80 to buy 270,074 shares with an offer only 350 units at $28 with very small volumes above. Grace Kennedy traded with a gain of 1 cent, to close at $64.51 with 118,864 shares, Jamaica Broilers 618,120 shares to close at $6.99, JMMB Group traded 104,600 shares at $8.50 at the close with a gain of 44 cents, Kingston Wharves traded at a new high of $9.20 to add $1.55 with 1,850 shares changing hands. National Commercial Bank closed with a gain of 68 cents with 50,000 shares trading to close at $30.79, the shares of 138 Students Living added 25 cents in closing at $4.40 with 210,000 shares, JSE fn qts 14-10-15Pan Jamaican Investments traded 20,500 shares at the end at $63 with a gain of $1.44. Sagicor Group with 368,858 shares closed 1 cents higher at $13.16, Sagicor Real Estate Fund with 46,000 shares closed 50 cents down to $7.50. Scotia Group ended with 119,753 shares trading at $23.85 after gaining 33 cents, Scotia Investments gained $1.50 and ended at $27.50 with 111,000 shares traded, Seprod traded 4,888 shares at $14.95 for 5 cents loss, Supreme Ventures gained 6 cents and ended at $3.71, with 76,000 units. Proven Investments traded 19,000 ordinary shares at 22 US cents after adding a cent and Jamaica Public Service 9.5% preference share traded 4,932 units at $1125 each.

20 JSE stocks rose 3 fell Thursday

NCB traded 5.7m shares as high as $32.50 for an intraday 52 weeks’ high.

NCB traded 5.7m shares as high as $32.50 for an intraday 52 weeks’ high.

The main indices of the Jamaica Stock Exchange indices climbed sharply for the second day, as advancing stocks outpaced declining ones by a wide margin. At the close, there were 20 stocks rising, 3 declining, with 32 securities totalling 8,200,042 units, valued at $195,474,158 changing hands, in all market segments, and with three junior market stocks ending at new 52 weeks’ closing high, while National Commercial Bank traded at a 52 weeks’ intraday high.
The main market indices enjoyed another day of decent gains. The JSE Market Index climbed 699.38 points to 99,772.07, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 781.60 points to 110,457.19 and the JSE combined index jumped 1,035.02 to end at 104,016.00 points.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior JSE Sum 8-10-15markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had a reading of 11 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with offers that were lower.
In trading, Cable and Wireless added 2 cents, with 981,889 shares changing hands to close at 53 cents, Carreras traded 257,755 shares to close 6 cents higher at $50.31, Caribbean Cement stock, gained 49 cents with 63,483 shares changing hands at $8.50, Desnoes and Geddes did not trade, the stock closed with a bid of $10.58 to buy 2,744,725 units. Jamaica Broilers closed at $6.50 with 119,681 shares changing ownership, Jamaica Producers gained $1.30 in trading 12,014 shares to end at $18, JMMB Group traded just 8,546 shares at $8 with a 35 cents gain. The stock closed with the bid at $8 to buy 1,754 shares but with 100,000 units on the bid at $7.90 and 466,490 at $7.80, the closest amounts being offered are 51,500 and 100,000 shares at $8.50. Mayberry Investments traded just 1,020 units at $2.35, JSE fn qts 8-10-15but the stock that fell sharply during the week to $2.20 now has more than 1 million units on the bid at $2.35, the lowest offer is at $2.70. National Commercial Bank rose $1.01 to $30.02 with 5,710,591 shares trading as high as $32.50 for an intraday 52 weeks’ high. Pan Jamaican Investments traded 14,123 shares at $61.25 having gained 25 cents, Radio Jamaica traded 46,000 shares to close at $4, Sagicor Real Estate Fund ended with 40,900 shares trading at $7.51, Scotia Investments lost $1.95 in ending at $26.50 while 202,000 shares traded and Supreme Ventures gained 3 cents with 154,935 units changing hands to close at $3.63.

Sharp drop in JSE main indices on Friday

NCB traded 230,441 shares with the last trade at $31 on Friday

NCB traded 230,441 shares with the last trade at $31 on Friday

The Jamaica Stock Exchange saw continued low trading activity on Friday, some which is due to lack of volumes for sale while the main market indices dived sharply. At the close, there were 13 stocks rising, 11 declining with 29 securities totalling 1,924,444 units, valued at $18,921,808 changing hands, in all market segments.
The main market indices suffered declines with the JSE Market Index JSE Sum 2-10-15rvdropping 1,349.88 points to 96,619.75, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index diving 1,508.57 points to 106,934.30 and the JSE combined index falling 995.05 to end at 100,308.30 points. Falls in the prices of Mayberry Investments, Pan Jamaican Investments, Scotia Group and Scotia Investments contributed to the declines.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had a reading of 13 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with offers that were lower.
In trading, Cable and Wireless lost 1 cent with 40,000 shares changing hands to close at 51 cents, Desnoes & Geddes had 161,523 shares trading 2 cents higher, at $6.62, Grace Kennedy traded 8,785 shares at $64.50, for a rise of 50 cents.e Interestingly the stock closed without any stock being offered for sale, the likes of which have not been seen for a long time. Jamaica Broilers traded at $5.81 with 16,146 shares changing ownership and dropping 4 cents. JMMB Group traded 26,700 units at $7.64,JSE fn qts 2-10-15 National Commercial Bank had 230,441 units trading between $28.34 and $31 but last traded at $31, for a gain of $2.80, Pan Jamaican traded 8,647 shares to close with a loss of 98 cents to $61.02. Sagicor Group with 167,015 shares trading, closed with a gain of 3 cents to end at $13.03, Sagicor Real Estate Fund with 8,550 shares closed at $7.50. Scotia Group lost 20 cents in ending at $23.50 while 208,506 shares traded, Scotia Investments traded 8,550 units with a loss of $2.50 to end at $25 and Proven Investments preference share close at $5 with 51,480 units changing hands.

Price changes aplenty & no direction for JSE

JSE sign 2The Jamaica Stock Exchange saw low trading activity on Tuesday and at the close, there were 10 stocks rising, 11 declining with 30 securities totalling 986,801 units, valued at $11,478,835 changing hands, in all market segments. Trading in the main market was very light with only 745,029 shares trading.
The main market indices enjoyed a second day of increases with the JSE Market Index added 77.06 points to 96,433.55, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index gained 86.11 points to 106,726.20 and the JSE combined index rose 180.75 to end at 99,807.18 points.
JSE Sum -29- 9-15 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had a reading of 9 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with offers that were lower.
In trading, Cable and Wireless rose 2 cents with 85,687 shares changing hands, to close at 51 cents, Caribbean Cement had 150,477 shares trading with a 29 cents rise, to $8, Carreras lost 20 cents in trading 9,195 shares and ended at $48.90, Desnoes & Geddes traded 28,656 shares to end at $6.60 for a fall of 40 cents. Grace Kennedy had 50,670 shares changing hands at $64, JSE fn qts 29-9-15 Jamaica Broilers traded at $6 with 55,760 shares changing ownership and gained 30 cents, Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 56,000 shares at $7.50, JMMB Group traded 51,620 units to end at $7.65, National Commercial Bank had 28,578 units changing hands and ended at $27.52 after losing 23 cents. Pan Jamaican traded 11,090 shares to close at $61.71. Radio Jamaica traded at $3.08 with 13,820 shares changing hands. Sagicor X Fund with 12,000 shares closed with a gain of 39 cents to end at $7.40, Scotia Group lost 95 cents in ending at $24 while 25,457 shares traded and Scotia Investments gained 1 cent to land at $25.01 with 55,000 units.