JSE ends June negatively – Thursday

The JSE stock closed at a new high of $25 on Thursday.

The JSE stock closed at a new high of $25 on Thursday.

Trading on the Jamaica stock market on Thursday continues to be moderate, with 3,452,958 units valued at just $45,993,319 in all market segments changing hands. At the close the main market indices ended June with the last day recording declines. A total of 40 securities traded, the prices of 15 stocks rose, 14 fell, including 8 stocks rising and 3 declining from the junior market.
Two stocks closed at new highs. The junior market accounted for 383,501 shares valued at $1,786,848 of all trades.
The JSE Market Index fell 480.10 points to end at 159,717.44. The all Jamaica Composite Index lost 536.94 points to close at 177,454.23 and the JSE combined index slip 261.15 points, to end at 170,807.02.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the JSE sum 30-6-16Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 13 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 with lower offers.
At the end of market activities, Berger Paints lost 15 cents and ended at $4.30 while 11,081 units were traded, Cable & Wireless dropped 6 cents with 23,024 units traded to close at $1.18, Caribbean Cement jumped $2.40 to close at $24 after trading 407,370 units. Carreras traded 14,142 shares but slipped $1.10 to $65.40. Ciboney gained 1 cent while trading at 21 cents with 140,000 shares changing hands, 1834 Investments traded 221,434 shares to close at $1, Grace Kennedy closed at $123 with 62,637 units changing hands, Jamaica Broilers ended with 233,400 units changing hands and gained 53 cents to close at $14.75. Jamaica Producers traded 63,690 units after losing $1.10 to end at $47.99, Jamaica Stock Exchange jumped $3 to end at 52 weeks’ high of $25 while trading 3,000 shares, JMMB Group dropped 11 cents in trading 14,600 units to close at $9.72. Kingston Wharves traded 501,315 units and declined by $2.10 to close at $13.90, Mayberry Investments closed with 449,880 shares changing hands at $3.52, National Commercial Bank ended with 12,280 units changing hands with a rise of 98 cents to $43, Pan Jamaican Investment Trust gained 50 cents and traded 20,920 shares to close at $26.JSE mm fn qts 30-6-16 Pulse Investments lost 1 cent to close at $2.54 with 14,985 shares changing hands, Radio Jamaica rose 23 cents to close with 5,899 shares changing hands at $1.63, Sagicor Group ended with 17,464 shares changing hands at $23.03, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 780,642 shares but fell by 3 cents to close at $10.12. Scotia Investments dropped $1.40 with 3,000 shares trading to close at $26, Supreme Ventures ended trading, with 28,302 units trading with a loss of 1 cent at $4.53. Proven Investments traded 25,174 units at 17 US cents, Proven Investments 8% preference share traded 11,300 shares at $5.

JSE rises with moderate trades – Wednesday

Kingston Wharves traded at a new high of $16 on Wednesday.

Kingston Wharves traded at a new high of $16 on Wednesday.

Trading on the Jamaica stock market on Wednesday was a moderate 5,438,812 units valued at just $30,375,280 in all market segments. At the close the market indices recovered grounds lost on Tuesday and more, with 39 securities trading and the prices of 15 stocks rising, 14 falling, including 5 stocks rising and 3 declining from the junior market.
Two stocks closed at new highs and one in the junior market hitting a new intraday high. The junior market accounted for 1,318,717 shares valued at $3,968,524 of all trades.
The JSE Market Index climbed 632.43 points to end at 160,197.54. The all Jamaica Composite Index gained 707.31 points to close at 177,991.17 and the JSE combined index jumped 820.66 points, to end at 171,068.17.
JSE sum 29-6-16 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 14 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 with lower offers.
At the end of market activities, Berger Paints lost 5 cents and ended at $4.45 while 3,000 units were traded, Cable & Wireless dropped 1 cent with 320,996 units traded to close at $1.24, Caribbean Cement declined by 90 cents to close at $21.60 after trading 11,092 units. 1834 Investments traded 59,839 shares but lost 2 cents to close at $1, Grace Kennedy shed $1.25 to close at $123 with 11,639 units changing hands, Jamaica Broilers ended with 5,007 units changing hands, lost 28 cents to close at $14.22, JMMB Group gained 11 cents in trading 24,219 units to close at $9.83. Kingston Wharves traded 1,300 units and gained $2 to close at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $16, Montego Bay Ice jumped $1.37 to a new 52 weeks’ high of $20 with 195,400 shares were traded. National Commercial Bank ended with 17,150 units changing hands with a 1 cent gain to $42.02 at the close, 138 Student Living traded 500,000 shares with a loss of 1 cent at $4.50,JSE mm fn qts 29-6-16 Pan Jamaican Investment Trust fell 50 cents and closed with 321,590 shares trading at $25.50. Radio Jamaica lost 28 cents and closed with 73,338 shares changing hands at $1.40, Sagicor Group ended with 42,432 shares changing hands at $23.03 after adding 2 cents, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 71,501 shares to close at $10.15. Scotia Group had 116,189 shares changing hands to close with a slip of 2 cents to $30.78, Scotia Investments jumped $1.40 with 16,459 shares trading to close at $27.40, Supreme Ventures ended trading, with 51,736 units at $4.54. JMMB Group 7.5% preference share traded 2,134,200 units with a rise of 2 cents at $1.05 and JMMB Group 7.25% preference share traded 17,800 shares at $2.45.

Moderate trading hits JSE – Tuesday

Kingston Wharves traded at a new high of $14 on Tuesday.

Kingston Wharves traded at a new high of $14 on Tuesday.

Trading on the Jamaica stock market on Tuesday was a moderate 2,348,571 units valued at just $25,384,047 in all market segments. The market indices lost ground at the close, with 33 securities trading and the prices of 11 stocks market rising, 11 declined, including 3 stocks rising and 2 declining from the junior market. Two stocks closed at new highs and one closed at a new low.
The junior market accounted for 829,809 shares valued at $2,684,479 of all trades.
The JSE Market Index slipped 237.38 points to end at 159,565.11. The all Jamaica Composite Index fell 265.49 points to close at 177,283.86 and the JSE combined index dipped 612.10 points, to end at 170,247.51.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the JSE sum 28-6-16Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 14 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
At the end of market activities, Barita Investments lost 8 cents to close with 288,042 shares changing hands at $3, Berger Paints ended at $4.50 while 3,274 units were traded, Cable & Wireless dropped 4 cents with 48,800 units traded to close at $1.25, Caribbean Cement declined by 50 cents to close at $22.50 after trading 39,312 units. 1834 Investments traded 110,958 shares but rose 2 cents to close at $1.02, Grace Kennedy added $1.15 to close at $124.25 with 17,283 units changing hands, Jamaica Broilers ended with 168,743 units changing hands to close at $14.50. Jamaica Stock Exchange gained $1.20 with 5,000 shares changing hands at $22, JMMB Group traded 17,855 units to close at $9.72. Kingston Wharves traded 12,100 units and gained 50 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $14, Montego Bay Ice jumped $3.73 to a new 52 weeks’ high of $18.63 but only 200 shares were traded. A trade for 94,100 units executed by Stocks and Securities at $20, was cancelled in the morning session as the price exceeded the 30 percent price movement limited permitted for one day.JSE mm fn qts 28-6-16 National Commercial Bank ended with only 2,710 units changing hands at $42.01, Pan Jamaican Investment Trust fell 45 cents and closed with 6,755 shares trading at $26. Pulse Investments closed with 3,000 shares changing hands at $2.55, Sagicor Group ended with 4,500 shares changing hands at $23.01 after adding 1 cent to the price. Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 129,243 shares to close at $10.15, Scotia Group had 19,118 shares changing hands to close at $30.80, Scotia Investments ended with 8,055 shares trading to close at $26. Supreme Ventures ended trading with 31,000 units at $4.54 with a gain of 5 cents and Proven Investments traded 765,000 units at 15.1 US cents, after falling from 15.29 US cents previously.

JSE majors ends week with a fall – Monday

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Carreras climbed $3 to close at $66.50 on Monday.

Carreras climbed $3 to close at $66.50 on Monday.

The Jamaica stock market gained ground at the start of the week, with 34 securities trading and the prices of 15 stocks market rising in the overall, 12 declined, including 3 stocks rising and 2 declining, from the junior market. Stocks traded, amount to 13,851,069 units valued at $206,439,477, in all market segments with the junior market accounting for to 3,510,504 shares valued at $ 14,348,452 of all trades.
The JSE Market Index rose 344.86 points to end at 159,802.49. The all Jamaica Composite Index advanced 385.69 points to close at 177,549.35 and the JSE combined index gained 216.35 points, to end at 170,859.61.
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. JSE sum 27-6-16At the end of market activities, Barita Investments gained 3 cents to close with 4,545,322 shares changing hands at $3.08, Berger Paints gained 15 cents to end at $4.50 while 21,726 units were traded, Cable & Wireless rose 9 cents with 39,140 units traded to close at $1.29, Caribbean Cement jumped $1.39 to close at $23 after trading 5,000 units. Carreras surged $3 to $66.50 with 44,656 shares traded, 1834 Investments traded 60,000 shares but lost 2 cents to close at $1, Grace Kennedy lost $1.87 to close at $123.10 with 440,788 units changing hands. Jamaica Broilers ended with a rise of 27 cents with 168,743 units changing hands to close at $14.50, Jamaica Producers traded 13,353 shares changing hands to close at $49, JMMB Group traded 4,503 units but lost 8 cents to close at $9.72. Kingston Wharves traded 7, 463 units and gained 20 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $13.50, National Commercial Bank ended with 45,681 units changing hands at $42.01, up 1 cent, JSE mm fn qts 27-6-16 Pan Jamaican Investment Trust rose 45 cents and closed with 3,600 shares trading at $26. Pulse Investments fell 44 cents to close with 3,000 shares changing hands at $2.55,Radio Jamaica lost 17 cents in trading 20,000 shares to close at $1.68, Sagicor Group ended with 4,796,270 shares changing hands at $23. Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 29,763 shares to close with a rise of 3 cents at $10.15, Scotia Group had 13,762 shares changing hands but rose 19 cents to close at $30.80, Scotia Investments ended with 31,800 shares trading and falling 45 cents, to close at $26. Supreme Ventures ended trading with 15,500 units at $4.49 with a gain of 9 cents and JMMB Group 6% US dollar preference share traded 18,580 units at US$1.05, after falling 10 cents.

JSE majors end week with a fall – Friday

JSE frnt 12-15 The Jamaica stock market lost ground at the close of the week, with 36 securities trading and the prices of 10 stocks in the overall market rising, 17 declined, including 2 stocks rising and 7 declining, from the junior market. Stocks traded, amount to 5,971,908 units valued at $103,125,401, in all market segments with the junior market accounting for to 1,686,917 shares valued at $7,442,746 of all trades.
The JSE Market Index lost 391.79 points to end at 159,457.63. The all Jamaica Composite Index declined 438.17 points to close at 177,163.66 and the JSE combined index slipped 364.48 points, to end at 170,643.26.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 8 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
JSE sum 24-6-16At the end of market activities, Barita Investments lost 3 cents to close with 10,000 shares changing hands at $3.05, Berger Paints gained 30 cents to land at $4.35 while 3,799 units were traded, Cable & Wireless, had 749,037 units traded to close at $1.20, Caribbean Cement slipped 39 cents to close at $21.61 after trading 251,750 units. Carreras closed with a loss of 55 cents at $63.50 with 101,010 shares traded, Ciboney Group gained 5 cents to close at 25 cents with 531,720 shares trading, Grace Kennedy lost 3 cents to close at $124.97 with 386,164 units changing hands. Jamaica Broilers ended with a loss of 27 cents with 425,810 units changing hands to close at $14.23, The Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 108,510 share with increased investors’ interest in the stock following reports that the company could be considering a stock split, the stock gained 5 cents to close at $20.80, with the bid closing at $21. JMMB Group traded 257,114 units to close at $9.80. JSE mm fn qts 24-6-16National Commercial Bank ended with 73,282 units changing hands at $42, Pan Jamaican Investment Trust closed with 6,602 shares trading at $26. Sagicor Group ended with 657,784 shares changing hands at $23, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 2,400 shares to close with a loss of 2 cents at $10.12. Scotia Group had 12,910 shares changing hands but lost 89 cents to close at $30.61, Scotia Investments ended with 14,500 shares trading, gaining of 45 cents, to close at $26.45, Seprod traded 55,679 shares, but fell 5 cents, to $16.50. Supreme Ventures ended trading with 11,400 units at $4.40 with a loss of 10 cents and Proven Investments 8% preference share traded 600,000 units at $5, after adding 20 cents.

JSE majors gain on Thursday

JSE sign & Bld The Jamaica Stock Exchange share dominated trading on Thursday with 11 million shares worth $211,431,551 followed by Jamaica Producers with 4 million units valued at $196,733,933. The market gained ground at the close, with 36 securities trading, as the prices of 15 stocks in the overall market rose, 10 declined, including 5 stocks rising and 4 declining, from the junior market.
Stocks traded, amount to 17,312,730 units valued at $418,558,926, in all market segments with the junior market accounting for to 1,048,182 shares valued at $1,996,575 of all trades.
The JSE Market Index gained 936.51 points to end at 159,849.42. The all Jamaica Composite Index jumped 1,047.38 points to close at 177,601.83 and the JSE combined index climbed 596.18 points, to end at 171,007.74.
JSE sum 23-6-16 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 2 with lower offers.
At the end of market activities, Barita Investments gained 3 cents to close with 78,048 shares changing hands at $3.08, Cable & Wireless, regained 5 cents with 459,576 units traded to close at $1.20, Caribbean Cement recovered the $2.90 it lost on Wednesday to close at $22 after trading 6,000 units. Carreras closed with a rise of $1.25 at $64.05 with 20,100 shares traded, Ciboney Group gained 4 cents to close at 20 cents with 343,692 shares trading, 1834 Investments gained 2 cents in trading 10,000 units at $1.02, Grace Kennedy lost 5 cents to close at $1265 with 25,208 units changing hands. JSE mm fn qts 23-6-16Jamaica Broilers ended with 14,868 units changing hands to close at $14.50, JMMB Group traded 2,030 units to close at $9.80. National Commercial Bank ended with 19,842 units changing hands at $42, for a fall of 10 cents, Pan Jamaican Investment Trust closed with 7,195 shares trading at $26. Radio Jamaica had 7,200 shares trading at $1.65 after rising by 18 cents, Sagicor Group ended with 57,770 shares changing hands at $23, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 4,995 shares to close at $10.14. Supreme Ventures ended trading with 53,000 units at $4.50, and JMMB Group 7.5% preference share trade 12,886 units at $1.03 after falling 1 cent.

JSE drops again on Wednesday

Scotia Group traded the most in the JSE main market.

Scotia Group traded the most in the JSE main market.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange lost ground again at the close on Wednesday with 42 securities trading, as the prices of 10 stocks in the overall market rose, 13 declined, including 3 stocks rising and 3 declining, from the junior market.
Scotia Group dominated trading in the main market with 2,314,908 shares changing hands with the price gaining $1.05 to close at $31.80, while Grace Kennedy closed at a new 52 weeks’ high of $125.05 as investors bought 8,410 units at 5 cents more than the closing price on Tuesday.
Stocks traded, amount to 9,425,498 units valued at $122,022,748, in all market segments with the junior market accounting for to 4,960,144 shares valued at $25,785,964 of all trades.
The JSE Market Index fell 682.71 points to end at 158,912.91. The all Jamaica Composite Index dropped 763.53 points to close at 176,554.45 and the JSE combined index declined 737.78 points, to end at 170,411.56.
JSE sum 22-6-16 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 13 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
At the end of market activities, Berger Paints dropped 45 cents to close with 95,404 shares changing hands at $4.05, Cable & Wireless, lost 15 cents with 372,926 units traded to close at $1.15, Caribbean Cement dropped $2.90 to close at $19.10 after trading 7,375 units. The price of 1834 Investments fell 5 cents in trading 73,414 units at $1, Jamaica Broilers dropped 25 cents with 545,162 units changing hands, to close at $14.50. Jamaica Producers traded 25,435 shares at $49, Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 31,150 shares unchanged at $19, JMMB Group traded 230,000 units to close at $9.80. Mayberry Investments had 12,239 units trading with a gain of 33 cents at $3.85, JSE mm fn qts 22-6-16National Commercial Bank ended with 28,370 units changing hands at $42.10, for a rise of 30 cents, Pan Jamaican Investment Trust closed with 209,603 shares trading, as the price fell $1.40 cents to $26. Radio Jamaica had 140,504 shares trading at $1.50, Sagicor Group ended with 27,339 shares changing hands at $23, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 10,422 shares and rose 2 cents to close at $10.14. Salad Foods traded 90,000 shares at $8, Scotia Investments traded 12,000 shares but rose 50 cents to close at $26, Supreme Ventures ended trading with 133,313 units at $4.50, after falling 25 cents and Proven Investments ordinary share traded 40,871 units at 18 US cents.

JSE drops sharply on Tuesday

NCB lead the JSE with volume on Tuesday .

NCB lead the JSE with volume on Tuesday .

The Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Tuesday giving all of Monday’s gain and more as the market lost ground with 37 securities trading, as the prices of 13 stocks in the overall market rose, 16 declined, including 5 stocks rising and 6 declining, from the junior market.
National Commercial Bank closed with 1,327,563 shares changing hands, the price fell by 20 cents to close at $41.80, Grace Kennedy chipped in with 253,791 units, with the price jumping $9, to close back at $125 and Jamaica Producers traded at a new 52 weeks’ high of $49, after rising by $1 with 17,253 shares changing hands.
Stocks traded amount to 3,512,857 units valued at $109,817,045, in all market segments with the junior market accounting for to 1,016,398 units valued at $4,845,689 of all trades.
The JSE Market Index dived 1,245.08 points to end at 159,595.62. The all Jamaica Composite Index dropped 1,392.49 points to close at 177,317.98 and the JSE combined index declined 1,133.47 points, to end at 171,149.34.
JSE sum 21-6-16 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 8 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
At the end of market activities, Berger Paints closed with 13,940 shares changing hands at $4.50, Cable & Wireless, lost 5 cent with 44,750 units traded to close at $1.30, Caribbean Cement gained 80 cents to close at $22 after trading 54,300 units, Carreras fell 1 cent in trading 2,400 shares and closed at $62.80. The price of 1834 Investments fell 11 cents in trading 11,900 units at $1.05, Jamaica Broilers gained 25 cents with 11,243 units changing hands, to close at $14.75. JMMB Group traded 12,445 units to close at $9.80. Pan Jamaican Investment TrustJSE mm fn qts 21-6-16 closed with just 189 shares trading, as the price rose by 40 cents to $27.40, Radio Jamaica had 80,100 shares trading but fell 24 cents to $1.50, Sagicor Group ended with 287,712 shares changing hands after declining 1 cent to $23, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 38,550 shares and lost 3 cents to close at $10.12. Scotia Group rose 64 cents with 207,786 units trading to close at $30.75, Scotia Investments traded 12,600 shares but fell 50 cents to close at $25.50, Supreme Ventures ended trading with 36,902 units at $4.75, Proven Investments ordinary share traded 47,680 units at 18 US cents after slipping by 1.47 US cents and JMMB 7.5% preference share traded 29,000 units at $1.04 for a 1 cent rise.

JSE jumps higher on Monday

Pan Jam office building in Kingston Jamaica.

Pan Jam office building in Kingston Jamaica.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange closed Monday with heavy trading in Cable & Wireless, with 4,165,794 units being crossed traded by stockbroker Scotia Investments, the price rose 9 cents, to close at $1.35. Pan Jamaican Investment Trust closing with 2,427,860 shares trading, with a loss of 10 cents at $27, while Grace Kennedy chipped in with 305,550 units, with the price dropping $9, to close at $116. Grace traded 109,450 units between $124.95 and $125.
Stocks traded amount to 9,084,743 units valued at $145,603,514, in all market segments with the junior market accounting for 775,816 shares, valued at $4,015,547 of all trades.
The market closed with prices of 10 stocks in the overall market rising, 12 declining, including 3 stocks rising and 2 declining, from the junior market.
JSE sum 20-6-16The JSE Market Index gained 1,108.10 points to end at 160,840.70. The all Jamaica Composite Index rose 1,239.29 points to close at 178,710.47 and the JSE combined index climbed 978.39 points, to end at 172,282.81.
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 6 with lower offers.
At the end of market activities, demand for Caribbean Cement has melted away as the price of oil on the world market heats up, with the stock price falling 80 cents to close at $21.20 after trading just 2,965 units. Bids for Cement are few with only 13,000 units being bought down to $19. Carreras added 1 cent in trading 33,000 shares and closed at $62.81. The price of 1834 Investments fell 4 cents in trading 77,834 units at $1.16, Jamaica Broilers traded 12,880 units changing hands to close at $14.50, Jamaica Producers traded 10,266 shares at $48, Jamaica Stock Exchange lost $1.02 in trading 2,000 shares to close at $19, JMMB Group declined by 20 cents in trading 109,800 units to close at $9.80. JSE mm fn qts 20-6-16National Commercial Bank closed with 304,003 shares changing hands at $42, Radio Jamaica had 78,200 shares trading but fell 11 cents to $1.74, Sagicor Group ended with 265,658 shares changing hands after rising 11 cents to $23.01, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 38,950 shares and gained 5 cents to close at $10.15. Scotia Group with 274,855 units to close at $30.11, Scotia Investments traded 27,072 shares and gained $1 to close at $26 and Supreme Ventures lost just 1 cent in trading 164,840 units at $4.75.

Heavy trading in 4 stocks – Friday

Scotia Group was one of the leading trades on Friday with more than 570,000 shares.

Scotia Group was one of the leading trades on Friday with more than 570,000 shares.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Friday with heavy trading in 4 securities, mainly; National Commercial Bank with 2,735,870 shares at $42, while gaining 85 cents. Pan Jamaican Investment Trust with 2,663,324 shares, with the price gaining 10 cents to a new high of $27.10, Scotia Group with 577,172 units, the price fell $1.50 to close at $30.11 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share, with 2,076,069 units at $2.10.
Stocks traded amount to 9,658,526 units valued at $241,159,958, in all market segments with the junior market accounting for 721,925 shares, valued at $3,110,379 of all trades.
JSE sum 17-6-16The market closed with prices of 12 stocks in the overall market rising, 13 declining, including 6 stocks rising and 5 declining, from the junior market. At the close 2 stocks ended at a new 52 weeks’ highs and 1 at a low.
The JSE Market Index gained 92.63 points to end at 159,639.97. The all Jamaica Composite Index rose 103.60 points to close at 177,471.18 and the JSE combined index climbed 184.76 points, to end at 171,119.66.
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 6 with lower offers.
At the end of market activities, Cable & Wireless closed at $1.26 after trading 269,176 units, Carreras fell 5 cents in trading 3,520 shares and closed at $62.80, Ciboney traded 65,000 units at 15 cents, Grace Kennedy closed with 157,510 shares trading at $125,JSE mm fn qts 17-6-16 Jamaica Broilers traded 76,896 units changing hands with a fall of 15 cents to close at $14.50. Jamaica Producers traded 61,482 shares and gained 50 cents to end at $48, JMMB Group gained 18 cents in trading 10,810 units to close at $10, Sagicor Group ended with 36,368 shares changing hands after rising 10 cents to $22.90, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 14,900 shares but gained 55 cents to close at $10.10. Scotia Investments traded 18,878 shares, but fell $1.15 to close at $25, Seprod traded 112,200 shares with a decline of 50 cents at $16.50, Supreme Ventures gained just 1 cent in trading 34,150 units at $4.76 and Proven Investment preference share traded 20,000 units and fell 20 cents to a 52 weeks’ low of $4.80.