Trading jumps for Trinidad stocks

Trading activity picked up on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Monday, with 18 securities changing hands compared to 16 on Friday, leading to 432,782 shares crossing the exchange for $3,520,958, up from 55,883 shares for $1,525,758, on Friday.

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The market closed with six advancing, three declining and nine stocks remaining unchanged and leaving the T&T Composite Index carving out a minor loss of 0.18 points to end at 1,309.67. The All T&T Index fell by 2.67 points to 1,765.10, while the Cross Listed Index bucked the losing trend and gained 0.32 points to close at 115.44.
IC bid-offer Indicator The Investors Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of six stocks higher than its last selling price and one with a lower offer.
Gainers First Caribbean International gained 5 cents as investors transferred 2,327 units at $7.20, Grace Kennedy ended 6 cents higher at $3.26, with 50,000 shares crossing the market, National Enterprises rose 10 cents to $4.75, after an exchange of just ten units. National Flour finished at $1.85, with gains of 5 cents trading 227,572 shares, Republic Financial Holdings picked up 18 cents to settle at $139.45, with a transfer of 155 units and Scotiabank advanced 35 cents to $54.95 after exchanging 53 units.
Losers CinemaOne shed 24 cents to close at an all-time low of $5.50, in trading 20 units, Clico Investments lost 1 cent after exchanging a mere 34 units to end at $24.99 and Trinidad and Tobago NGL ended 75 cents lower at $16.50, with a transfer of 16,193 stock units.
Firm TradesAgostini’s remained at $25 with trades of a mere five units, First Citizens Bank held firm at $45.71, in exchanging 2,816 shares, Guardian Holdings closed at $19.50, with 4,079 stock units crossing the market. JMMB Group was unchanged at $1.95 after investors transferred 500 units, Massy Holdings closed at $57, with an exchange of 5,976 stock units, NCB Financial traded 1,910 shares at $7.86. Trinidad Cement closed with an exchange of 418 units at $2.10, Unilever Caribbean closed at $16.99, with 119,728 shares changing hands and West Indian Tobacco ended with trades of 1,006 units at $34.50.

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

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