Trading climbs on TTSE – Monday

The Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange had more trading activity on Monday than on Friday, resulting from trading in 19 securities and ended with greater volume and a higher value.
The market had 1,709,855 units valued at $9,480,111 crossing the exchange up from 13 securities trading on Friday and 96,973 units valued at $2,004,702. Market activity ended with the price of 6 stocks advancing, 5 declining and 8 remaining unchanged.
At the close of the market, the Composite Index lost 3.18 points to 1,385.58. The All T&T Index declined 3.57 points to 1,758.78, while the Cross Listed Index fell 0.38 points to close at 137.08.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with 2 stocks closing with the bids higher than the last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
Gains| Clico Investment Fund rose 5 cents to settle at $24.20, with 12,050 stock units trading, First Caribbean International Bank concluded trading of a mere 1 share with a rise of 15 cents and ended at $8.50,  Guardian Holdings increased by 1 cent and closed at $18.01, with 34,986 units crossing the exchange. Point Lisas concluded trading with a gain of 18 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $3.93, with 766 units crossing the exchange, but closed with the offer at $3.75. Republic Financial gained 42 cents and settled at $121.75, with 5,429 units trading and Sagicor Financial added 5 cents to close at $10.50, with 11,437 stock units changing hands.
Losses| Angostura Holdings closed with a loss of 1 cent and concluded trading of 148,000 units at $15.85, Grace Kennedy closed with a loss of 37 cents at $3.25, after exchanging 414,360 shares, Massy Holdings fell 44 cents and settled at $54.50, with investors exchanging just 29 shares. One Caribbean Media shed 6 cents and closed at $10, with 24,652 stock units changing hands and Trinidad & Tobago NGL traded 1,706 units and lost 25 cents to close at $25.75.
Firm Trades| First Citizens Bank completed trading at $40.01, after exchanging 2,124 shares, JMMB Group completed trading of 882,121 at $2.10, National Enterprises settled at $6.02, with 73 units crossing the exchange. National Flour ended at $1.67, with 177 stock units trading, NCB Financial closed at $10.10, after exchanging 170,571 shares, Scotiabank settled at $59.50, after trading 245 shares, Unilever Caribbean closed at $24.50, with an exchange of 100 units and West Indian Tobacco finished trading with 1,028 units at $107.

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

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