JSE jumps sharply on Thursday

Jamaica Producers closed at a new 52 weeks' high of $32 on Thursday.

Jamaica Producers closed at a new 52 weeks’ high of $32 on Thursday.

The number of securities trading on Thursday increased and remains at elevated levels over 40 as the market closed with 11,309,612 units valued at $179,784,674 changing hands, in all market segments and the market indices jumped sharply by the close. A total of 4 stocks closed at a 52 weeks’ high.
The JSE Market Index climbed 1,796.81 points to 142,047.35, the all Jamaica Composite Index shot up 2,008.04 points to end at 157,702.22 and the JSE combined index jumped 1,764.62 points to end at 148,377.59.
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 2 with lower offers.
In trading, JSE Sum 3-12-15Berger Paints ended with 478,260 units trading at $3.60 after adding 9 cents, Cable and Wireless closed with 760,826 units changing hands at $1.52, Caribbean Cement closed trading at $18.50, with 18,695 shares changing hands. Carreras closed at $56 with 52,742 units trading, Ciboney closed at a 52 weeks’ high of 23 cents after gaining 2 cents with 65,930 shares changing hands, Desnoes & Geddes ended with 14,000 shares trading at $30, Gleaner Company traded at 105,031 shares and but fell 21 cents to $1.70, Jamaica Broilers rose 14 cents in trading 343,265 shares, to close at $8.60, Jamaica Producers climbed $2 to close at 52 weeks’ high of $32 with 5,197 units trading Jamaica Stock Exchange jumped $1.50 in trading 2,000 units to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $15.50, JMMB Group ended trading 737 shares, to close at $10.25. Kingston Wharves traded 8,079 units to end at $11.20, Mayberry ended with 318,784 shares changing hands at $4.70, after rising 41 cents, National Commercial Bank closed with 3,367,608 units changing hands at $37.50 with a loss of $1.50.JSE Fn Qts 3-12-15 Pan Jamaican ended with 42,553 shares and jumped to $5 to a 52 weeks’ high of $95, Pulse Investments had 90,089 units trading at the price rose 32 cents to close at $2.50, Radio Jamaica lost 24 cents in trading 32,794 units at $4.81, Sagicor Group rose $1.20 with 555,102 units to end at $16.70. Scotia Group had 212,574 shares changing hands at $27, Scotia Investments had 57,245 units trading with a gain of 16 cents to end at $28, Seprod lost 1 cent in trading 22,794 units at $18.60. Supreme Ventures closed with 1,192,628 units changing hands at $4.70 with a 1 cent loss, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.750% preference share ended trading 348,115 units at $2.65.

No rescuer for JSE on Wednesday

 NCB closed at new high of $39 on Wednesday.

NCB closed at new high of $39 on Wednesday.

The number of securities trading on Wednesday increased and remains at elevated levels over 40 as the market closed with 9,838,406 units valued at $28,674,620 changing hands, in all market segments, but the market indices declined by the close.
At the close, 3 stocks ended at 52 weeks’ high and 1 at an intraday high in both markets.
The JSE Market Index fell 229.17 points to 140,250.54, the all Jamaica Composite Index declined by 256.11 points to end at 155,694.18 and the JSE combined index dipped 483.84 points to end at 146,612.97.
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 lower offers.
JSE Sum 2-12-15In trading, Cable and Wireless closed with 822,927 units changing hands at $1.52 after the price fell by 2 cents, Caribbean Cement traded at an intraday 52 weeks’ high of $20.44 but settled back at $18.50 having shed 60 cents, with 300,860 shares changing hands. Carreras closed at $56 with 19,808 units trading. Desnoes & Geddes ended with 5,000 shares trading at $30, Jamaica Broilers lost 4 cents in trading 156,111 shares, to close at $8.46, Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 10,000 units to end at $14 for a 52 weeks’ high, with a gain of 55 cents, JMMB Group rose 24 cents while trading 129,084 shares, to close at $10.25. Kingston Wharves traded 65,116 units and fell 27 cents to end at $11.20, Mayberry Investments ended with just 198 shares changing hands but fell 42 cents to $4.29, National Commercial Bank closed at a 52 weeks’ high of $39 with a gain of $2.66 while trading 7,840 units. 138 Student Living ended with 6,350 shares and recovered 35 cents to end at $4.35, JSE Fn Qts 1-12-15rPulse Investments had 20,000 units trading at the close at $2.18 after it traded earlier at $2.50, Radio Jamaica lost 4 cents in trading 58,547 units at $5.05, Sagicor Group fell 50 cents in trading 146,805 units to end at $15.50. Sagicor Real Estate X Fund gained 25 cents with 5,500 units changing hands at $10.25. Scotia Group had 42,660 shares changing hands at $27, Seprod gained 6 cents in trading 14,880 units at $18.61. Proven Investments closed with 16,020 units changing hands at 23 US cents, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share ended trading with 117,000 units at $1.81 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.50% preference share traded 110,800 at $4.19, with a fall of 31 cents.

NCB rescues JSE on Tuesday

NCB stock traded at a high of J$40 on the JSE on Tuesday.

NCB stock traded at a high of J$40 on the JSE on Tuesday.

With news that National Commercial Bank will be buying 30 percent of Guardian Holdings shares, the stock traded higher the moment the market opened and ended up as high as $40 for an intraday high. The move in NCB’s price, helped the Jamaica Stock Exchange main market to eke out gains, even as the declining stocks were more than those advancing.
The market closed with a volume of 9,838,406 units valued at $181,361,434 changing hands, in all market segments. National Commercial Bank accounted for 3,818,003 units carrying a value of $140,419,998. Activity took place in 40 securities, leading to 11 rising and 20 declining with 2 stocks ending at 52 weeks’ closing high but with none from the main market but there were trading at 52 weeks intraday high.
The JSE Market Index gained 305.74 points to 140,479.71, the all Jamaica Composite Index rose 341.68 points to end at 155,950.29 and the JSE combined index increased by 120.88 points to end at 147,096.81.
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 lower offers.
JSE Sum -12-15In trading, Barita Investments had 18,700 units trading at $3.81 for a loss of 24 cents, Cable and Wireless closed with 1,235,040 units changing hands at $1.54 after the price fell by 1 cent, Caribbean Cement traded at an intraday 52 weeks’ high of $20 but settled back at $19.10 having gained 10 cent, with 40,662 shares changing hands. It closed with a bid at $19.10 to buy 508 units and at $19 are 22,900 units, on offer are 150,000 shares at $20.44, Carreras rose 90 cents to close at $56 with 30,898 units trading. Ciboney did not trade but closed with the bid at 23 cents to buy with 38,830 shares. Desnoes & Geddes ended with 11,850 shares trading at $30, Jamaica Broilers lost 20 cents in trading 1,375,039 shares, to close at $8.50, Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 14,635 units to end at $13.45, JMMB Group fell 8 cents while trading 303,051 shares, to close at $10.01. Kingston Wharves traded 83,754 units and rose 17 cents to end at $11.47, Mayberry Investments ended with 10,600 shares changing hands at $4.70, after falling 15 cents, National Commercial Bank closed with a gain of 59 cents to end at $36.34. JSE Fn Qts 1-12-15138 Student Living ended with 1,108,650 shares but lost 35 cents to $4, Pulse Investments had 250,658 units trading at the close at $at $2 after it traded earlier at $2.45, Sagicor Group fell 54 cents in trading 596,988 units to end at $16. Salada Foods gained $1.15 with 10,000 units changing hands at $10, Scotia Group had 18,000 shares changing hands and closed at $27, Scotia Investments traded 3,729 units but dropped $6 to $27.50, Supreme Ventures gained 5 cents with 20,000 units changing hands at $4.85 and Proven Investments ended trading 44,259 units with the price ending at 22.9 US cents.

Bulls retreat again from JSE – Monday

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JSe online logo The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market suffered another day of losses in the indices on Monday. The market closed with a volume of 6,907,239 units valued at only $20,441,816 changing hands, in all market segments. Activity took place in 37 securities, leading to 11 rising and 12 declining with 3 stocks ending at 52 weeks’ closing high but with just 1 from the main market.
The JSE Market Index lost 451.99 points to 140,173.97, the all Jamaica Composite Index fell 505.12 points to end at 155,608.61 and the JSE combined index declined 315.54 points to end at 146,975.93.
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 10 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
In trading, Berger Paints had 61,778 units trading at $3.60 for a gain of 45 cents, JSE sum 30-11-15Cable and Wireless closed with 1,748,946 units changing hands at $1.60 after the price gained 8 cents, Caribbean Cement slipped 20 cents to end at $19, with 68,922 shares changing hands. It closed with a bid at $19.05 to buy 25,450 units, with bids at $19 to buy 26,411 units and 10,000 shares at $16.55, on offer are 4,000 at $19.99, beyond this, are 11,500 units at $20 and 150,000 units at $20.44. Carreras rose 90 cents to close at $56 with 17,739 units trading. Ciboney gained 5 cents to close at a new 52 weeks’ high of 21 cents with 35,200 shares. Desnoes & Geddes ended with 14,723 shares trading at $30, Gleaner fell by 2 cents in trading 20,427 units at $1.93, Grace Kennedy traded with a loss of 44 cents to close at $75.06 with 36,734 shares, Jamaica Broilers lost 60 cents as it traded 189,334 shares to close at $8. Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 94,365 units to end at $13.45 with a gain of 30 cents, JSE Fn Qts 30-11-15 JMMB Group gained 7 cents while trading 11,071 shares to close at $10.18,Mayberry ended with 9,600 shares changing hands at $4.85 after rising 35 cents. National Commercial Bank closed with a loss of 25 cents as 62,323 shares changed hands to end at $35.75. After the market closed news broke that the banking group is to acquire nearly 30 percent of Guardian Holdings shares, from a group of shareholders, subject to regulatory approval. Radio Jamaica declined by 39 cents to end at $5.11 with 11,100 units changing hands. Sagicor Group fell 11 cents in trading 12,143 units to end at $16.54. Scotia Group had 6,023 shares changing hands and closed at $27, Supreme Ventures had 58,975 units changing hands at $4.80 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded 25,000 units with the price ending at $1.81.

Bulls retreat on JSE – Friday

Carib Cement closed at a new 52 weeks' high on Friday.

Carib Cement closed at a new 52 weeks’ high on Friday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market suffered another day of reversal in the indices on Friday. The market closed with a volume of 6,907,239 units valued at $34,171,808 changing hands, in all market segments. Activity took place in 37 securities, leading to 14 securities rising and 12 declining with 5 stocks ending at 52 weeks’ closing high but with just 1 from the main market.
The JSE Market Index lost 480.67 points to 140,626.96, the all Jamaica Composite Index fell 537.18 points to end at 156,113.73 and the JSE combined index declined 149.43 points to end at 147,291.47.
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 7 with lower offers.
JSE sum 27-11-15In trading, Cable and Wireless closed with 1,389,853 units changing hands at $1.52 after the price gained 9 cents, Caribbean Cement climbed 20 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $19.20, with 75,115 shares changing hands, Carreras rose 90 cents to close at $56 with 13,048 units trading. Ciboney did not trade but had a bid to buy 125,000 units at 19 cents and just below, are bids between 16 cents and 18 cents to buy 2.38 million units. Desnoes & Geddes ended with 44,130 shares trading at $30, Gleaner traded 23,325 units at $1.95, Jamaica Broilers lost 60 cents as it traded 266,093 shares to close at $8. Jamaica Producers traded 18,661 shares to end at $31, JMMB Group lost 14 cents while trading 5,400 shares to close at $10.11. Kingston Wharves ended with 76,220 shares changing hands at $11.30 after losing 17 cents, JSE Fn Qts 27-11-15 National Commercial Bank closed with a loss of $1.19 as 105,766 shares changed hands to end at $36. Pan Jamaican Investments declined by $1 to end at $89 with 12,618 units changing hands. Pulse Investments traded 10,000 shares and ended at $2.50 after falling 50 cents, Sagicor Group fell 5 cents in trading 39,505 units to end at $16.65. Scotia Group had 19,600 shares changing hands and closed at $27, Supreme Ventures had 250,643 units changing hands but the price rose 10 cents to $4.80. Proven Investments ended at 22.9 US cents with 108,528 changing hands, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded 75,000 units with the price ending at $1.80.

Bulls take charge of JSE on Thursday

Jamaica Producers closed at a new 52 weeks' high of $31 on Thursday.

Jamaica Producers closed at a new 52 weeks’ high of $31 on Thursday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market suffered another day of reversal in the indices on Thursday, even as more stocks gained than declined. The market closed with a volume of 10,536,571 units valued at $65,677,281 changing hands, in all market segments.
Activity took place in 42 securities, leading to 22 securities rising and 10 declining with 4 stocks ending at 52 weeks’ closing highs and one stock closed at a 52 weeks’ low. The JSE Market Index rose 1,159.84 points to 141,106.63, the all Jamaica Composite Index climbed 1,296.19 points to end at 156,650.91 and the JSE combined index gained 1,523.05 points to end at 147,440.90.
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 8 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 7 with lower offers.
In trading, Cable and Wireless closed with 1,296,078 units changing hands at $1.42 and gained of 2 cents, Caribbean Cement climbed $1 to $19 with 250,137 shares changing hands, JSE sum 26-11-15 Carreras fell $3.90 to close at $55.10 with 5,319 units trading, Ciboney did not traded but had a bid to buy 400,000 at 17 cents and just below that are bids to buy 1.9 million units at 16 cents. Desnoes & Geddes ended with 67,000 shares trading at $30, Gleaner traded 105,270 units at $1.94, Jamaica Broilers traded 1,102,100 shares to close at $8.60. Grace kenned traded 70,834 units 40 cents higher at $75.50, Jamaica Producers jumped $2 while trading 8,779 shares to end at $31 for a 52 weeks’ high, The Jamaica Stock Exchange had 43,000 shares changing hands but fell 13 cents, to end at $13.15, JMMB Group rose 5 cents while trading 161,362 shares to close at $10.25. Kingston Wharves ended with 11,638 shares changing hands at $11.47, Mayberry Investments closed with 21,830 units trading with a gain of 50 cents and ended at $4.50, National Commercial Bank closed with a rise of 18 cent as 105,002 shares changed hands to end at $37.19. Pan Jamaican Investments dropped $5 to end at $90 with 6,531 units changing hands. Pulse Investments traded 20,000 shares and ended at $3 after falling 65 cents, Radio Jamaica ended at a 52 weeks’ high of $5.50, after rising 43 cents, with 11,610 units changing hands, Sagicor Group rose 20 cents in trading 239,919 units to end at $16.70. JSE Fn Qts 26-11-15 Scotia Group had 9,055 shares changing hands and closed with a rise of 65 cents at $27, Scotia Investments jumped $5.50 to $33.50 but with only 1,000 units changing hands, Supreme Ventures had 29,320 units changing hands but the price slipped 19 cents to $4.70. Proven Investments ended at 22.9 US cents with 108,528 changing hands, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.50% preference share traded 107,067 units with the price jumping $1.01 to end at $4.50 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share, traded 89,000 units at $2.65.

Jamaica stock market pulls back – Wednesday

Pan Jam closed at a 52 weeks' high of $95 on Wednesday.

Pan Jam closed at a 52 weeks’ high of $95 on Wednesday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market suffered another day of reversal in the indices on Wednesday, even as more stocks gained than declined. The market closed with activity in 39 securities, leading to a volume of 13,174,162 units valued at $94,116,248 changing hands, in all market segments.
A total of 18 securities rose and 10 declined with 5 stocks ending at 52 weeks’ closing highs and one stock closed at a 52 weeks’ low. The JSE Market Index declined 593.00 points to 139,946.79, the all Jamaica Composite Index lost 662.71 points to end at 155,354.72 and the JSE combined index fell by 902.50 points to end at 145,917.85.
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 8 with lower offers.
In trading, Berger Paints had 12,000 units changing hands at $3.70, Cable and Wireless closed with 1,325,036 units changing hands at $1.42 and gained of 2 cents. Caribbean Cement rebounded by $1.50 to $18 with 455,039 shares changing hands, Carreras closed at $59 with 18,454 units trading but by the close the stock was on offer at $56 to sell 37,012 units. JSE sum 25-11-15Ciboney had 1,186,460 units trading, to close at 16 cents for a 52 weeks’ high, but the stock closed with the bid at 16 cents to buy 1,813,540 shares as investor push to price up to levels not seen since 2004, when it traded at 32 cents. Desnoes & Geddes ended with 33,392 shares trading at $30, Jamaica Broilers traded 4,062,932 shares with the price rising 41 cents to close at $8.60. Jamaica Producers fell 82 cents while trading 5,000 shares to end at $29, The Jamaica Stock Exchange had 2,127 shares changing hands with a rise of 7 cents, to end at $13.28, JMMB Group fell by 62 cents while trading 33,991 shares to close at $10.20. Kingston Wharves ended with 10,720 shares changing hands at $11.47 for 2 cents decline, Mayberry Investments closed with 61,991 units trading with a fall of 80 cents and ended at $4, National Commercial Bank closed with a rise of 1 cent as 11,282 shares changed hands to end at $37.01.JSE Fn Qts 25-11-15 Pan Jamaican Investments jumped to a new 52 weeks’ high of $95 with 3,000 units changing hands, but at the close the stock was on offer at $90 with 6,268. Pulse Investments traded 30,000 shares and ended at $3.65 after trading at an intraday 52 weeks’ high of $3.67, Sagicor Group lost 50 cents in trading 905,656 units at $16.50 at the close, Sagicor Real Estate Fund ended with 1,176,791 shares trading with a rise of 25 cents at $10. Scotia Group had 97,148 shares changing hands and closed with a fall of 65 cents to $26.35 and Proven Investments ended at 22.9 US cents with 67,750 changing hands.

Stocks pull back on JSE – Tuesday

Scotia Investments fell $6.30 on Tuesday to $28.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange suffered moderate reversal in its fortune on Tuesday, reflect a temporary pull back on its bullish run as more stocks fell than rose. The market closed with activity in 38 securities, leading to a volume of 7,824,802 units valued at $43,455,309 changing hands, in all market segments.
A total of 10 securities rose and 16 declined with no stock ending at 52 weeks’ closing highs and 4 trading at intraday 52 weeks’ high. The JSE Market Index climbed 268.21 points to 140,539.79, the all Jamaica Composite Index fallen 299.74 points to end at 156,017.43 and the JSE combined index fell by 550.73 points to end at 146,820.35.
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 16 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
JSE sum 24-11-15In trading, Barita Investments had 81,100 units changing hands at $4.05, for a 5 cents gain, Cable and Wireless closed with 1,556,426 units changing hands to close at $1.40, Caribbean Cement traded 373,682 shares changed hands at $16.50 with a gain of 40 cents, Carreras lost 98 to end at $59 with 15,413 units trading. Ciboney had 524,139 units trading, to close at 13 cents after hitting 15 cents earlier in the day, for an intraday 52 weeks’ high, Desnoes & Geddes ended with 31,699 shares trading at $30, Gleaner lost 15 cents in trading 394,044 shares at $1.85, Jamaica Broilers traded 124,540 shares with the price rising 69 cents to close at $8.19. Jamaica Producers fell 18 cents while trading 800 shares to end at $29.82, The Jamaica Stock Exchange had 13,157 shares changing hands with a loss of 29 cents, to end at $13.21, JMMB Group fell by 8 cents while trading 12,621 shares to close at $10.82. Kingston Wharves ended with 21,900 shares changing hands at $11.49, Mayberry Investments closed with 224,520 units trading for a rise of 80 cents and ended at $4.80, National Commercial Bank closed with a fall of 50 cents as 35,606 shares changed hands to end at $37.JSE Fn Qts 24-11-15 Pulse Investments traded 67,850 shares and ended at $3.65 after trading at an intraday 52 weeks’ high of $3.67, Sagicor Group traded 752,961 units at $17 at the close, Sagicor Real Estate Fund ended with 1,200 shares trading with a fall of 25 cents at $9.75. Scotia Group had 19,615 shares changing hands and closed with a gain of 50 cents, at $27, Scotia Investments dropped sharply by $6.30 to end at $28, with 9,540 shares changing hands, Seprod ended at $18.55 with 3,553 shares trading. Supreme Ventures ended at $4.89 after declining 6 cents with 37,706 shares changing hands and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.50% preference share traded 258,607 units with a loss of 6 cents to end at $3.49 but as traded at a 52 weeks’ intraday high of an $4.60.

Bulls still at large at JSE on Monday

Scotia Investments ended at a 52 weeks' high on Monday of $34.30.

Scotia Investments ended at a 52 weeks’ high on Monday of $34.30.

The main market Jamaica Stock Exchange continued to reflect the bullish run but with a relative large number of stocks falling, even as rising stocks had the upper hand on Monday. Only 5 of the declining stocks and all with gains, came from the main market.
The market closed with activity in 39 securities, leading to a subdued volume of 6,541,969 units valued at $26,641,867 changing hands, in all market segments. A total of 15 securities rose and 13 declined with 4 stocks ending at 52 weeks’ closing highs and an additional 2 trading at intraday 52 weeks’ high. The JSE Market Index climbed 1,059.99 points to 140,808.00, the all Jamaica Composite Index rose 1,184.60 points to end at 156,317.17 and the JSE combined index gained by 822.50 points to end at 147,371.08.
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 only 12 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer. In trading,Cable and Wireless closed with 1,550,252 units changing hands and lost 19 cents to close at $1.40, Caribbean Cement traded 43,041 shares changed hands at $16.10 with a loss of 40 cents, Carreras gained $2.98 to end at $59.98, with 2,031 units trading. JSE sum 23-11-15
Desnoes & Geddes ended with 32,700 shares trading at $30, Gleaner traded 50,000 shares at $2, Grace Kennedy traded 6,200 shares and closed with a gain of 10 cents at $75.10, Jamaica Broilers traded 62,175 shares to close at $7.50 after losing 99 cents. Jamaica Producers rose $3.50 while trading 19,074 shares to end at $30, The Jamaica Stock Exchange had 43,930 shares changing hands to end at $13.50, JMMB Group rose by 90 cent while trading 95,500 shares to close at $10.90. Kingston Wharves gained 24 cents and ended with 51,500 shares changing hands at $11.49, Mayberry Investments closed with 54,845 units trading for a loss of 40 cents and ended at $4, National Commercial Bank closed with a rise of 49 cents as 52,776 shares changed hands to end at $37.50. Pulse Investments traded 44,000 shares, at a new 52 weeks’ closing high of $3.65, the price rose 65 cents, Radio Jamaica declined by 20 cents with 34,895 shares trading and ended at $4.85.JSE Fn Qts 23-11-15 Sagicor Group rose 45 cents in trading 127,678 units at $17 at the close, Sagicor Real Estate Fund ended with 51,000 shares trading at $10. Scotia Group ended with 5,950 shares changing hands, closed with a gain of 19 cents to end at $26.50, Scotia Investments jumped sharply by $7.30 and ended at $34.30 with 50,182 shares changing hands, but traded as low as $28. Seprod rose 4 cents to $18.55 with 6,237 shares trading, Supreme Ventures ended at $4.95 after rising 20 cents with 93,445 shares changing hands, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded 105,000 units at $2 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.50% preference share traded 1,143,883 units with a gain of 6 cents to end at $3.55.

Indices fall across the board at JSE – Friday

Kingsley Cooper Chairman of Pulse - the company's stock closed at a new 52 weeks' high of $3 on Friday.

Kingsley Cooper Chairman of Pulse – the company’s stock closed at a new 52 weeks’ high of $3 on Friday.

The Jamaica stock market continued its bullish run but with more stocks falling than rising on Friday. The market closed with activity in 41 securities, leading to 10,580,654 units valued at $91,422,843 changing hands, in all market segments. A total of 21 securities rose and 14 declined with 4 stocks ending at 52 weeks’ closing highs.
The JSE Market Index dropped 1,705.59 points to 139,748.01, the all Jamaica Composite Index dived 1,828.45 points to end at 155,132.57 and the JSE combined index declined by 1,636.11 points to end at 146,548.58.
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 only 7 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and none with lower offers.
In trading, Barita Investments closed with 238,852 shares trading to at $4, Cable and Wireless closed with 1,644,431 shares changing hands and 4 cents to close at $1.59, after trading at a high for the day of $1,64, Caribbean Cement traded 79,075 shares JSE sum 20-11-15changed hands at $16.50 with a loss of $1, Carreras gained 95 cents to end at $57, with 21,592 units trading. Desnoes & Geddes ended with 113,325 shares trading at $30, Gleaner traded 58,166 shares at $1.90, Grace Kennedy traded 4,563 shares and closed with a gain of 50 cents at $75, Jamaica Broilers traded 241,910 shares to close at $8.49 and lost 26 cents. Jamaica Producers rose $1.76 while trading 75,712 shares at $26.50, The Jamaica Stock Exchange gained 25 cents in trading 17,835 shares, to end at $13.50, JMMB Group rose by 11 cent while trading 192,697 shares to close at $10. Kingston Wharves ended with 19,500 shares changing hands at $11.25, Mayberry Investments closed with 115,000 units trading for 5 cents higher at $4.40, National Commercial Bank closed with a fall of $1.94 as 1,365,817 shares changed hands to end at $37.01, Pan Jamaican Investments traded 12,955 shares at $88.25 for a loss of 5 cents, JSE Fn Qts 20-11-15Pulse traded 91,500 shares at a new 52 weeks’ closing high of $3 as the price gained 50 cents, after trading at $3.20. Sagicor Group lost 7 cents in trading 170,002 units at $16.55 at the close, Sagicor Real Estate Fund ended with 239,750 shares trading at $10. Scotia Group ended with 153,444 shares changing hands, closed with a fall of 89 cents to end at $26.31, Scotia Investments lost $1 and ended at $27 with 30,000 shares changing hands, Seprod rose 1 cent to $18.51 with 13,250 shares trading and Supreme Ventures ended at $4.75 after falling 2 cents with 35,500 shares.