Trading down, prices up on Trinidad Exchange

Trading ended on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Wednesday, with the volume of stocks traded dropping 53 percent with the value moderately lower than on Tuesday, resulting in 19 securities trading up from 17 on Tuesday and ended with prices of 10 stocks rising, four declining and five remaining unchanged.
Investors exchanged 431,015 shares for $4,256,102 down from 914,841 stock units at $4,448,880 on Tuesday.
An average of 22,685 units were traded at $224,005 compared to 53,814 shares at $261,699 on Tuesday, with trading month to date averaging 16,614 shares at $184,775 compared with 16,153 units at $181,798 on the previous day. The average trade for August amounts to 14,526 shares at $195,195.
The Composite Index advanced 5.05 points to finish at 1,208.14, the All T&T Index rallied 8.29 points to end at 1,846.74, the SME Index remained unchanged at 70.47 and the Cross-Listed Index rallied 0.22 points to settle at 73.46.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s ended at $67, with 8,428 shares clearing the market, Angostura Holdings gained 3 cents to end at $22.99, with 12,500 stocks changing hands, Ansa McAl rose 10 cents to close at $57 after 867 units passed through the market. Ansa Merchant Bank climbed 30 cents and ended at $42.50 with 2,152 stock units crossing the exchange, Calypso Macro Investment Fund advanced $2.55 to $25.05 with a transfer of 95 shares, Endeavour Holdings ended at $13 in an exchange of 489 stocks. First Citizens Group gained 10 cents and ended at $49.10, with 7,237 units crossing the market, FirstCaribbean International Bank ended at $7 with an exchange of 11,207 stock units, GraceKennedy lost 1 cent in closing at $3.29 after 600 stock units changed hands, Guardian Holdings rallied 10 cents to end at $19.10 with stakeholders exchanging 5,309 stocks, JMMB Group popped 3 cents to $1.38 and closed after 9 units were traded, Massy Holdings dipped 10 cents to $4.75 while exchanging 257,792 shares, National Enterprises closed trading at $3.55 with investors swapping 99,245 units, NCB Financial inched 1 cent higher in closing at $2.90 in an exchange of 12,054 shares, Prestige Holdings ended at $7.95 after investors ended trading of just 62 stock units, Republic Financial rallied $3 to $123 after an exchange of 4,587 stocks, Scotiabank shed 50 cents to close at $71.50 with investors dealing in 6,860 shares, Trinidad & Tobago NGL fell 4 cents to $12.95 as investors exchanged 820 units and West Indian Tobacco popped 1 cent to $10.21 after a transfer of 702 stocks.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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