TTSE flashing negative signals

Ansa Mcal price dropped $3 on Wednesday to test the 52 weeks’ low reached in June.

Ansa Mcal dropped $3 in trading a mere 200 units to close back at a recent 52 weeks’ low of $55, reached on June 11 and helped to spark a sharp decline in the two main market indices of Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange, on Wednesday.
The signals from a number of stocks suggest that a downward bias is present as a number of prices have moved down to test recent 52 weeks’ lows. This is a development worth watching going forward for a while.
At the close the Composite Index lost 5.79 points to 1,218.01, the All T&T Index declined 10.93 points to 1,709.04 and the Cross Listed Index fell 0.07 points to close at 97.63.
Market activity ended on Wednesday with 15 securities trading against 13 on Tuesday, with 5 advancing, 6 declining and 4 remaining unchanged. The volume traded declined from Tuesday’s level but the value more than doubled as 263,410 units valued $10,262,782 changed hands compared to 704,242 units valued $4,324,693 on Tuesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows market sentiment with 2 stocks ending with higher bids than the last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Gains| In trading on Wednesday, Guardian Holdings gained 1 cent and closed at $16.61, trading 400 units, LJ Williams B share rose 1 cent and ended at 70 cents, after exchanging 13,295 shares, Republic Financial Holdings closed with a gain of 1 cent and completed trading at a 52 weeks’ high of $102.81, after exchanging 2,120 shares, Scotiabank gained 1 cent and ended trading 100,600 units at $65.02 and Trinidad & Tobago NGL finished trading with a rise of 15 cents and ended at $29.75, after exchanging 63,510 shares.
Losses| Clico Investments lost 20 cents and settled at $20, with 72,130 stock units changing hands, First Citizens ended trading 1 cent lower at $34.91, after exchanging 598 shares, National Enterprises concluded trading of 1,000 stock units with a loss of 5 cents and settled at $9.50, in testing the 52 weeks’ low reached June 13 of $9.49. National Flour traded 50 shares and fell 1 cent to $1.79 and Sagicor Financial fell 5 cents and settled at $7.70, to test the 52 weeks’ low for the third time in weeks, with 2,277 stock units changing hands.
Firm Trades| Ansa Merchant ended at $40, after exchanging 1,394 shares, Massy Holdings completed trading at $46.95, after exchanging 409 shares, but traded earlier at an intraday 52 weeks’ low of $46.93, One Caribbean Media completed trading at $12.10, after exchanging 328 shares and Point Lisas settled at $3.70, with 5,099 stock units changing hands.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.