JMMB pushes JSE to record close

JMMB Group traded at a record high on Thursday.


The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market ended at a new record close on Thursday with JSE All Jamaican Composite Index jumping 6,867.07 points to  a record close of 455,577.71.
The JSE Index Index climbed a sharp 6,240.31 points to end at all all-time closing high of 414,989.16. Thursday’s big move was sparked by a $5.06 jump in the price of JMMB Group, following an announcement that the group will invest a minimum of US$200 million in Alignvest Acquisition ll Corporation, a Special Purpose Acquisition Corporation listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Also contributing to the sharp rise in the indices are movement in the prices of NCB Financial, PanJam Investment, Sagicor Group, Scotia Group and Seprod.
At the close market activity, the main and US markets traded 35 securities, compared to 35 on Wednesday leading to 17 advancing, 10 declining and 8 closing unchanged.
Trading ended with 8,832,435 units valued $286,901,142 changing hands, compared to 4,960,274 units valued at $377,862,768 trading on Wednesday.
Trading ended with an average of 276,014 units valued at an average of $8,965,661 for each security traded. In contrast to 155,009 units for an average of $11,808,211 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 151,264 units valued $10,107,212 and previously, 140,206 units valued at $10,217,241. Trading for April resulted in an average of 157,923 shares at $3,718,919, for each security traded.
JMMB Group led trading with 5.08 million shares accounting for 57.5 percent of total main market volume, followed by Jamaica with 1.02 million units and 12 percent of the day’s trades and Proven Investment closed with 626,638 shares for 7 percent of volume traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with a weak signal for the coming day with 5 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 closing with lower offers.
In main market activity, Barita Investments lost 50 cents to close at $44.50, with 27,535 shares Caribbean Cement recovered $1 in trading of 18,510 shares to close at $71, Eppley rose $1.20 and ended trading 24,757 shares at $12.50, Grace Kennedy gained 80 cents trading 236,269 stock units to close at $60.80. Jamaica Broilers rose 73 cents while trading 4,331 units to end at $31.33, Jamaica Producers climbed $2.49, in trading 1,024,941 shares to close at $25. JMMB Group jumped $5.06 end at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $39 in trading 5,078,196 shares, Kingston Properties rose $1 to end at $7, with an exchange of 100 stock units. Kingston Wharves dropped $2.99 trading 5,886 shares in closing at $65, NCB Financial Group added $1.10 with 64,092 shares changing hands to close at $147.60. Proven Investments  closed trading of 626,638 shares with a gain of 50 cents to end at $31.50,  Pulse Investments  fell 53 cents and settled at $2.45, trading 100,000 shares.  Sagicor Group  jumped $2.94 to end at $48.49 in trading 50,313 stock units,  Scotia Group  added 60 cent in trading 34,208 shares to close at $51. Seprod  rose 99 cent to close $45, with 27,825 shares changing hands and  Sygnus Investments  ended trading of 116,610 shares with a rise of 80 cents to end at $13.
Trading in the  US dollar  market ended with 721,125 units valued $188,394. JMMB Group 6% preference share rose by 3 cents and closed at US$1.05 with an exchange of 20,810 units, Proven Investments lost 0.05 cent and closed trading of 699,615 units at 22.5 US cents and Sygnus Investments ended trading of 700 shares at 10 US cents. The JSE USD Equities Index closed up 3.02 points at 182.31.

JSE main market down again – Wednesday

The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market closed lower again on Wednesday with JSE All Jamaican Composite Index declining 1,409.29 points to 448,710.64 and the JSE Index dropping 1,280.66 points to 408,748.85.
At the close market activity, the main and US markets had 35 securities traded, compared to 33 on  Tuesday leading to 10 advancing, 14 declining and 11 closing unchanged.
Trading ended with 4,960,274 units for $377,862,768 changing hands, compared to 7,619,647 units valued $152,809,228 trading on Tuesday.
Trading ended with an average of 155,009 units valued $11,808,211, in contrast to 245,795 shares valued at $4,929,330 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 140,206 units valued at $10,217,241 and previously, 138,766 units valued at $10,047,538. Trading for April resulted in an average of 157,923 shares at $3,718,919, for each security traded.
NCB Financial Group led trading with 1.55 million shares accounting for 31 percent of total main market volume, followed by PanJam Investment with 931,268 units, and 19 percent of the day’s trades and Jamaica Broilers closed with 485,70 shares for 10 percent of volume traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with a weak signal for the coming day with 8 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 closing with lower offers.
In main market activity, Caribbean Cement fell sharply by $8.50 in trading of 74,662 shares to close at $70, Jamaica Broilers shed 50 cents while trading 485,708 units to end at $30.60. Jamaica Producers lost $1.89, trading 35,310 shares to close at $23.10, Kingston Properties fell 80 cents and finished at $6, with an exchange of 327 stock units. Kingston Wharves gained $2.99 trading 32,900 shares in closing at $67.99, Mayberry Jamaican Equities added 50 cents in exchanging 50,938 shares at $11.50, NCB Financial Group dropped $3.50 with 1,552,249 shares changing hands to close at $146.50. PanJam Investment fell $1.95 to close of $98.05 with 931,268 shares trading, Sagicor Group lost 55 cents to end at $45.55 in trading 151,300 stock units, Scotia Group fell 60 cent in trading 10,571 units to close at $50.40. Seprod declined $1.94 to $44.01, with 323,145 shares changing hands, Stanley Motta lost 65 cents to close at $4.75, with an exchange of 4,600 shares and Victoria Mutual Investments ended trading of 297,418 shares with a rise of 30 cents to end at a record close of $4.60.
Trading in the US dollar market ended with 37,982 units valued $8,554. JMMB 6% preference share rose by 3 cents and closed at US$1.02 with an exchange of 9,190 units and JMMB Group 5.75% gained of 5 cents to end at $2.05 with 4,844 shares trading and Proven Investments closed trading with 40,000 units in closing at 23 US cents. The JSE USD Equities Index closed unchanged at 179.29.

PanJam hits $100 but JSE falls – Tuesday

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PanJam Investment jumped $6 to end at a record $100, but the Jamaica Stock Exchange main market closed lower on Tuesday.
At the close the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index fell 1,906.97 points to 450,119.93 and the JSE Index declined 1,732.92 points to 410,029.51. The main and US markets had 33 securities traded, compared to 33 on Monday leading to 14 advancing, 13 declining and 6 closing unchanged.
Trading resulted in 7,619,647 units valued $152,809,228 changing hands, compared to 3,160,151 units valued at $110,748,555 trading on Monday.
The average trade accounted for 245,795 units valued $4,929,330, in contrast to 101,940 shares valued at $3,572,534 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 138,766 units valued at $10,047,538 and previously, 127,632 units valued $10,637,369. Trading for April resulted in an average of 157,923 shares at $3,718,919, for each security traded.
Wisynco Group led trading with 3 million shares, accounting for 40 percent of total main market volume, followed by Sagicor Real Estate Fund with 2 million shares and 27 percent of the day’s trades and Sagicor Group closed with 688,441 shares for 9 percent of volume traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with a weak signal for the coming day with 4 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 closing with lower offers.
In main market activity, Caribbean Cement fell $1.50 in trading of 32,271 shares to close at $78.50, Eppley lost $1.68 and ended at $11.30, trading 15,491 shares, Grace Kennedy shed 80 cents and ended trading of 103,662 shares at $60, Jamaica Broilers shed 90 cents while trading 29,786 units to end at $31.10. Jamaica Producers lost $1.89, trading 24,088 shares to close at $23.10. JMMB Group gained 85 cents in exchanging 366,450 shares, to close at $33.85, Kingston Wharves lost $5 trading 11,464 shares in closing at $65, Mayberry Jamaican Equities declined 75 cents  exchanging 100,543 shares at $11, NCB Financial Group rose $2 with 107,157 shares changing hands to close at $150. PanJam Investment jumped $6 to end at a record close  of $100, with 8,263 shares trading, Pulse Investments rose 49 cents and settled at $2.99, with an exchange of 3,061 shares, Sagicor Group added $2.10 to.10 end at $46 in trading 688,441 stock units, Scotia Group rose $1 in trading 11,194 units to close at $51. Seprod gained 93 cents and ended at $45.95, with 55,694 shares changing hands, Supreme Ventures rose 36 cents to close at $31.86, with an exchange of 314,307 shares and Wisynco Group ended trading of 3,030,145 shares with a rise of 24 cents to end at $14.99.
Trading in the US dollar market ended with 37,982 units valued $8,554.  Proven Investments closed trading with 36,582 units and fell 1 cent in closing at 23 US cents and Sygnus Credit Investments completed trading of 1,400 shares at 10 US cents. The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 0.34 points to close at 179.29.

JSE majors fall again – Monday

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The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market closed lower on Monday with JSE All Jamaican Composite Index falling 1,076.09 points to 452,026.90 and the JSE Index declining by 977.87 points to 411,762.43.
At the close market activity, the main and US markets had 33 securities traded, compared to 37 on Friday leading to 12 advancing, 10 declining and 11 closing unchanged.
Trading closed with 3,160,151 units valued at $110,748,555 changing hands, compared to 2,765,705 units valued $90,660,891 trading on Friday.
Trading ended with an average of 101,940 units valued $3,572,534, in contrast to 81,344 shares valued at $2,666,497 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 127,632 units valued at $10,637,369 and previously, 130,615 units valued at $11,557,578. Trading for April resulted in an average of 157,923 shares at $3,718,919, for each security traded.
Sagicor Group led trading with 1.5 million shares accounting for 48 percent of total main market volume, followed by Pulse Investments with 369,888 shares, and 12 percent of the day’s trades and Barita Investments closed with 321,376 shares for 10 percent of volume traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the reading showing 6 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 closing with lower offers.
In main market activity, Barita Investments rose 40 cents and closed at $44.90, with an exchange of 321,376 shares, Grace Kennedy shed 30 cents and ended trading of 14,879 shares at $60.80, Jamaica Broilers gained 49 cents in  trading 108,400 units to end at $32, Jamaica Producers added 99 cents in trading 39,777 shares to close at $24.99. JMMB Group lost 95 cents and ended trading 26,726 shares to close at $33, Kingston Wharves lost $1 trading 1,979 shares in closing at $70, Mayberry Investments gained $1.10 to end trading of 42,000 shares, at $9.50, Mayberry Jamaican Equities climbed $1.75 in trading 18,073 shares at $11.75, NCB Financial Group rose $1 in trading 65,114 shares to close at $148. PanJam Investment concluded trading of 2,428 shares and jumped $4 to end at a record close of $94, Sagicor Group declined $3 to end at $44 in trading  1,513,718 stock units, Scotia Group traded 4,041 units after declining 99 cents in closing at $50, Seprod gained 97 cents and ended at $45.02, with 23,678 shares changing hands and Supreme Ventures finished with a fall of $1.50 to close at $31.50, with an exchange of 105,394 shares.
 Sygnus Credit Investments lost 40 cents to close at $12 with an exchange of 53,679 shares and Wisynco Group ended trading of 269,465 shares with a rise of 35 cents to end at $14.90.
Trading in the US dollar market ended with 85,486 units valued $8,660, Proven Investments closed trading with 881 units in closing at 23.99 US cents and Sygnus Credit Investments rose 1 cent and completed trading of 84,605 shares at 10 US cents. The JSE USD Equities Index lost 3.27 points to close at 178.95.

Another down day for JSE – Friday

The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market closed lower on Friday with JSE All Jamaican Composite Index falling by 795.98 points to 453,102.99 and the JSE Index declined by 723.33 points to 412,740.30.
At the close market activity, the main and US markets had 38 securities traded, compared to 32 on Thursday leading to 12 advancing, 14 declining and 1 closing unchanged.
Trading closed with 2,765,705 units valued $90,660,891 changing hands, compared to 1,977,854 units for $90,864,188 trading on Thursday and the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index lost 1,047.74 points to close 453,898.97 and the JSE Index declined by 952.11 points to end at 413,463.63.
Trading ended with an average of 81,344 units valued at an average of $2,666,497 for each security traded. In contrast to 59,935 units for an average of $2,753,460 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 130,615 units valued at $11,557,578 and previously, 137,805 units valued at $13,039,425. Trading for April resulted in an average of 157,923 shares at $3,718,919, for each security traded.
Barita Investments led trading with 549,795 shares accounting for 20 percent of total main market volume, followed by Sagicor Group with 440,087 shares, and 16 percent of the day’s trades and Pulse Investments closed with 281,094 shares for 10 percent of volume traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the reading showing 3 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 closing with lower offers.
In main market activity, Barita Investments rose $1.50 and closed at $44.50, with 549,795 shares, Caribbean Cement fell 50 cents to finish at $80, with 43,369 shares changing hands, Eppley gained 98 cents and settled at $12.98, with 205 shares trading, Grace Kennedy gained 30 cents and ended trading of 30,704 shares at $61.10. Jamaica Producers gained 50 cents in trading 1,592 shares to close at $24. PanJam Investment concluded trading of 11,623 shares and lost $1 to end at $90, Scotia Group  traded 109,267 units after rising 69 cents in closing at $50.99, Supreme Ventures  finished with a rise of $2 to close at a 52 weeks’ high of at $33, with 70,840 shares. Sygnus Credit Investments lost 40 cents to close at $12 with an exchange of 53,679 shares and Wisynco Group ended trading of 269,465 shares with a rise of 35 cents to end at $14.90.
Trading in the US dollar market ended with 53,175 units valued at over US$5,496, with JMMB Group  6% preference share concluded trading 490 units at $1.05,  Proven Investments closed trading with 950 units in closing at 23.99 US cents and Sygnus Credit Investments  lost 1 cent and completed trading of 51,736 shares at 9 US cents. The JSE USD Equities Index rose 0.66 points to close at 182.22.

Record JSE run ends – Thursday

After 8 consecutive days of record close, the Jamaica Stock Exchange main market ended down on Thursday, along with a sharp decline in volume traded, compared to Wednesday’s level.
At the close market activity, the main and US markets had 38 securities traded, compared to 32 on Wednesday leading to 10 advancing, 14 declining and 14 closing unchanged. The JSE All Jamaican Composite Index lost 1,047.74 points to close 453,898.97 and the JSE Index declined by 952.11 points to end at 413,463.63.
Trading closed with 1,977,854 units for $90,864,188 changing hands, compared to the big trade on Wednesday of 15,196,273 units at $1,961,044,771, boosted by a 12.6 million NCB Financial shares.
Trading ended with an average of 59,935 units valued $2,753,460, in contrast to 506,542 shares valued at $65,368,159 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 137,805 units valued at $13,039,425 and previously, 150,653 units valued at $15,024,436. Trading for April resulted in an average of 157,923 shares at $3,718,919, for each security traded.
Wisynco Group led trading with 421,521 shares accounting for 21 percent of total main market volume, followed by NCB Financial Group with 382,188 shares, and 19 percent of the day’s trades and Carreras closed with 291,685 shares for 15 percent of volume traded. IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the reading showing 7 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 closing with lower offers.
In main market activity, Barita Investments lost $1.45 and closed at $43, trading 8,756 shares, Caribbean Cement rose 49 cents to finish at $80.50, with 46,077 shares changing hands, Grace Kennedy lost 70 cents and ended trading of 55,186 shares at $60.80, Jamaica Broilers traded 28,735 shares after falling $2.28 to close at $31.71. Jamaica Producers gained $1.29 in trading 24,716 shares to close at $23.50, Kingston Wharves lost $1 trading 1,979 shares in closing at $70, Mayberry Investments dropped $1.01 to end trading of 3,022 shares, at $8.49, Mayberry Jamaican Equities shed 49 cents trading 29,389 shares at $10.01, NCB Financial Group lost $2.96 trading 382,188 shares to close at $147.05. PanJam Investment concluded trading of 2,800 shares and gained $1 to end at a record closing high of $91, Pulse Investments concluded trading at $2.50, with 281,094 shares, Sagicor Group declined $1 to end at $47 trading 44,572 stock units, Salada Foods lost 99 cents to end at $31.01 after trading 2,060 shares. Scotia Group  traded 9,476 units and lost 70 cents in closing at $50.30,  Seprod declined 46 cents trading 122,514 shares to close at $44.05, Supreme Ventures  finished with a rise of $1 to close at a 52 weeks’ high of at $31, with 158,160 shares. Sygnus Credit Investments lost 58 cents to close at $12.40 with an exchange of 7,200 shares and Wisynco Group ended trading with 421,521 shares with a rise of 30 cents to end at $14.55.
Trading in the US dollar market ended with 36,316 units valued at over US$22,506 with JMMB Group  6% preference share concluded trading 19,000 units at $1.05, Margaritaville  completed trading of 343 shares at 25 US cents.  Productivity Business  rose 1 cent to close at 60 us cents with 863 stock units trading and Proven Investments closed trading with 2,510 units in closing at 24 US cents. The JSE USD Equities Index fell 0.76 points to close at 181.56.

Another record day for JSE– Wednesday

Supreme Ventures traded at new high of $30.50 on Wednesday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market ended trading on Wednesday, with JSE All Jamaican Composite Index jumped 1,807.25 points to record close of 454,946.71 and the JSE Index advanced by 1,642.30 points to a record closing high of 414,415.74.
At the close market activity, The main and US markets had 32 securities traded, compared to 29 on Tuesday leading to 12 advancing, 14 declining and 6 closing unchanged.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the reading showing 7 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 closing with lower offers.
Market activity on the main market closed with, 15,196,273 units valued $1,961,044,771 changing hands, compared to 2,768,443 units valued $89,385,777 trading on Tuesday.
Trading ended with an average of 506,542 units for $65,368,159, in contrast to 98,873 shares valued at $3,192,349 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 150,653 units valued at $15,024,436 and previously, 105,917 units valued at $5,288,120. Trading for April resulted in an average of 157,923 shares at $3,718,919, for each security traded.
NCB Financial Group led trading with 12.6 million shares accounting for 83 percent of total main market volume, followed by Supreme Ventures with 530,233 shares, and 3.5 percent of the day’s trades and JMMB Group closed with 506,705 shares for 3 percent of volume traded.
In main market activity, Caribbean Cement fell 99 cents to finish at $80.01, with 24,627 shares changing hands, Eppley gained $1 in settling at $12, with an exchange of 2,569 shares. Grace Kennedy rose 50 cents and ended trading 31,171 shares at $61.10, Jamaica Broilers traded 15,746 shares after rising $1.99 to close at $33.99, Jamaica Producers lost 79 cents in trading 162,356 shares to close at $22.21. JMMB Group  added $2 trading 56,642 shares in closing at $34,  Mayberry Investments  rose 25 cents to end trading of 112,194 shares at $9.50, Mayberry Jamaican Equities  shed 80 cents trading 59,107 shares at $10.50, NCB Financial Group  climbed $3, in trading 12,616,011 shares, to close at $150.01. PanJam Investment  concluded trading of 3,287 shares and gained 50 cents to end at $90, after trading at a record high of $100, Sagicor Group  gained $1 to end at $48 trading 42,680 stock units, Salada Foods rose 99 cents to end at $32 after trading 140 shares and Seprod declined 49 cents trading 23,101 shares to close at $44.51.
Trading in the US dollar market ended with  JMMB Group  5.75% preference share losing 10 cents and ended at $2 in an exchange of 15,000 shares and Proven Investments closed trading with 1,809 units and closed at 24 US cents. The JSE USD Equities Index closed 2.15 points higher to 182.32.

More records shattered at JSE– Tuesday

The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market ended trading on Tuesday, with both main market indices jumping more than 3,900 points to end at record closing highs.
Trading closed with JSE All Jamaican Composite Index surging 4,326.90 points to 453,139.46 and the JSE Index jumped 3,931.98 points to a record closing high of 412,773.44.
At the close market activity, The main and US markets had 29 securities traded, compared to 30 on Monday leading to 14 advancing, 9 declining and 6 closing unchanged.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the reading showing 4 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 closing with lower offers.
Market activity on the main market ended with, 2,768,443 units valued $89,385,777 changing hands, compared to 1,986,337 units with a value of $46,516,263 trading on Monday.
Market activity ended with an average of 98,873 units valued at $3,192,349, in contrast to 68,494 shares valued at $1,604,009 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 105,917 units valued at $5,288,120 and previously, 121,185 units valued at $5,621,806. Trading for April resulted in an average of 157,923 shares at $3,718,919, for each security traded.
Supreme Ventures led trading with 812,464 shares accounting for 29 percent of total main market volume, followed by Wisynco Group with 518,941 shares, and 19 percent of the day’s trades and Seprod closed with 331,163 shares for 12 percent of volume traded.
In main market activity, Barita Investments rose by $1.50 to close at $44.50, trading 4,905 shares, Caribbean Cement rose $2.20 to finish at $81, with 2,959 shares changing hands, Jamaica Broilers traded 5,789 shares after rising $1 to close at $32, Jamaica Producers gained 40 cents in trading 16,173 shares at $23. JMMB Group added $2 trading 56,642 shares in closing at $34, Mayberry Investments recovered 46 cents it lost on Monday to end trading of 11,225 shares at $9.25, Mayberry Jamaican Equities gained 30 cents trading 19,227 shares at $11.30, NCB Financial Group dropped $1.49 trading 213,612 shares to close at $147.01. PanJam Investment concluded trading 3,648 shares and lost 50 cents to end at $89.50, Pulse Investments traded 22,000 and rose 65 cents in closing at $3.15, Sagicor Group gained $1.50 to end at $47 trading of 24,788 stock units, Sagicor Real Estate Fund rose $1.50 to end at $10 after trading 11,725 shares. Scotia Group gained 30 cents trading 12,210 shares to close at $51.05. Stanley Motta lost 30 cents in trading 1,172 shares in closing at $5, Supreme Ventures jumped 50 cents and finished at $30, with 812,464 units changing hands, Sygnus Credit Investments climbed $1 with 4,820 units trading, to end at $13 and Wisynco Group lost 30 cents trading 518,941 shares at $14.20.
Trading in the US dollar market ended with JMMB Group 6% preference share declining 4 cents trading 11,440 units and closed at US$1.05. The JSE USD Equities Index closed unchanged at 180.17.

All Jamaica Index at new record

New ecord high is in sight for the JSE main market.

The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange moved further ahead in trading on Tuesday and pushed the main market into it seventh day of new record high.
The market hit a new high of 453,856.77 on the All Jamaican Composite Index (AJI) after rising by 5,044.21 points with NCB Financial trading at $150 and helped to push the market. The JSE Index climbed 4,583.82 points to a record 412,827.88.
The Junior Market index is up just 7.32 points to sit at 3,008.07. Also rising were Sagicor Group at $47.60 and Supreme Ventures trading at $29.60.

More records for JSE– Monday

New record high for the JSE main market.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market ended trading on Monday, with both main market indices ending at record closing highs.
When trading ended, the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index advanced 1,060.87 points to a new record close of 448,812.56 and the JSE Index rose 964.04 to a record of close of 408,841.46.
The main and US markets had 30 securities traded, compared to 34 on Monday leading to 10 advancing, 10 declining and 10 closing unchanged. At the end of trading, Jamaica Stock Exchange rose to a record high of $20.10 and Wisynco Group ended at a new record close of $14.50.
Market activity on the main market ended with, 1,986,337 units with a value of$46,516,263 changing hands, compared to 3,479,279 units valued $204,145,954 trading on Friday.
Supreme Ventures led trading with just 328,380 shares accounting for 17 percent of total main market volume, followed by Pulse Investments with 251,500 shares, and 16.5 percent of the day’s trades and Wisynco Group closed with 230,731 shares for 11.6 percent of volume traded.
Market activity ended with an average of 68,494 units valued at an average of $1,604,009 for each security traded. In contrast to 119,975 units valued at an average of $7,039,516 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 107,663 units valued at $4,590,690 and previously, 121,185 units valued at $5,621,806. Trading for April resulted in an average of 157,923 shares at $3,718,919, for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the reading showing 6 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 closing with lower offers.
In main market activity, Caribbean Cement lost $1.20 to finish at $78.80, with 10,994 shares changing hands, Jamaica Broilers traded 103,019 shares after rising $1 to close at $31, Jamaica Producers gained 59 cents in trading 2,081 shares at $22.60, JMMB Group lost $2 trading 21,639 shares in closing at $32. Mayberry Investments lost 46 cents to end trading of 11,372 shares at $8.79, Mayberry Jamaican Equities lost 40 cents trading 185,289 shares at $11, NCB Financial Group rose $1.50 in trading 104,939 shares to close at $148.50, Proven Investments traded 8,300 and lost $1 in closing at $31. Sagicor Group lost 80 cents to end trading of 22,286 stock units at $45.70, Sagicor Real Estate Fund lost $1.55 to end at $8.50 after trading 62,275 shares, Scotia Group declined by $2.25 in trading 42,276 shares to close at $50.75. Stanley Motta rose 75 cents in trading 35,235 shares to close $5.30, Supreme Ventures jumped $3 and finished at $29.50, with 328,380 units changing hands and Sygnus Credit Investments lost 50 cents with 17,125 units trading, to end at $12.
Trading in the US dollar market ended with 15,200 units valued $3,561 with Proven Investments ng the sole stock traded and closed at 24 US cents The JSE USD Equities Index gained 0.08 points to close at 180.17.