Trading drops on TTSE on Friday

Trading resumed on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday, after breaking for a public holiday on Thursday and ended with the volume of stocks traded declining 82 percent and the value 73 percent lower than Wednesday,
A total of 18 securities traded down from 16 on Wednesday, with six rising, five declining and seven remaining unchanged. The Composite Index rallied 2.22 points to 1,392.09, the All T&T Index declined 3.24 points to 2,045.65 and the Cross-Listed Index rallied 1.13 points to end at 96.97.
Overall, 569,192 shares traded for $4,860,798 versus 3,156,815 units at $17,871,492 Thursday. An average of 31,622 units traded at $270,044 compared to 197,301 shares at $1,116,968 Thursday, with trading month to date averaging 70,450 units at $568,605 versus 73,762 units at $594,075 on the previous trading day. The average trade for May amounts to 45,890 units at $370,328.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and three with lower offers.
At the close, Angostura Holdings remained at $23 after 1,000 shares crossed the exchange, Ansa McAl declined 94 cents in closing at $56 with the swapping of 3,840 units, CinemaOne gained 5 cents in ending at $3.95 and closed with 100 stock units changing hands. Clico Investment Fund dropped $1.16 to $27.81 in an exchange of 5,996 stocks, First Citizens Group ended at $50 in switching ownership of 155 units, FirstCaribbean International Bank ended unchanged at $5, with 16,116 shares crossing the market. Guardian Holdings rallied 2 cents to $27.32 trading 180 stock units, JMMB Group climbed 5 cents to close at $2.35 after exchanging 100 stocks, Massy Holdings shed 14 cents to end at $5.05 in trading 301,033 stock units. National Enterprises ended at $3.25, with 11,140 stock units changing hands, National Flour Mills fell 4 cents to close at $1.75 with an exchange of 10 shares, NCB Financial Group increased 15 cents in closing at $5.65 while exchanging 202,300 units. Prestige Holdings finished at $6.70 after exchanging 1,000 shares, Republic Financial Holdings remained at $141 after trading 6,889 stocks, Scotiabank rose 1 cent in ending at $78 with an exchange of 4,865 units. Trinidad & Tobago NGL lost 19 cents to end at $20.80, with 8,216 stock units clearing the market, Unilever Caribbean advanced 39 cents to close at $13 after exchanging 5,061 shares and West Indian Tobacco finished at $23.30, with 1,191 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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