Trading jumps Tuesday on TTSE

Stocks mostly rose, with the number of securities trading remains elevated after investors traded 59 percent more shares valued 607 percent higher on Tuesday than on Thursday, resulting in more stocks rising than falling at the close of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange after a two day break for the Easter Holidays.

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

Trading ended with 20 securities changing hands versus 17 on Thursday, with prices of six rising, three declining and 11 remaining unchanged. The Composite Index carved out a gain of 1.79 points to settle at 1,344.95, the All T&T Index advanced 3.57 points to end at 1,783.08 and the Cross-Listed Index remained unchanged at 122.68.
At the close, 258,714 shares valued $8,205,655 traded up from 162,517 units at $1,161,234 on Thursday.
An average of 12,936 units traded for the day at $410,283 upon 9,560 at $68,308 on Thursday. An average of 11,385 units traded at $253,164 for the month to date versus an average of 12,610 units for March at $342,338. Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s settled at $26, with 1,000 shares crossing the market,Angostura Holdings dropped 1 cent to close at $15.48 after trading 26 stock units, Ansa Mcal rose $2 in closing at a 52 weeks’ high of $56, with 3,786 units crossing the market, Calypso Macro Investment Fund closed at $14.25 trading 300 stock units. Clico Investment Fund rose 5 cents to $25.20 in exchanging 5,000 shares. First Citizens Bank lost 16 cents in closing at $46.59 after exchanging 846 stocks, FirstCaribbean International Bank settled at $6.95 in switching the ownership of 6,000 stock units, Grace Kennedy increased 1 cent to $4.95 trading 6,676 stock units. Guardian Holdings advanced 10 cents to $25.60 after an exchange of 68,976 stock units, Guardian Media stayed at $3.25 in exchanging 48,618 shares, JMMB Group gained 1 cent in closing at $1.81 after 580 units cleared the market. Massy Holdings ended at $64 in trading 2,061 stock units, National Enterprises stayed at $3, with 11,642 stocks crossing the market, NCB Financial Group ended at $8.50, trading 51,395 stock units. One Caribbean Media lost 1 cent to $4.89 in an exchange of 6,985 stock units, Republic Financial Holdings gained 18 cents in closing at $132.01 after an exchange of 37,871 stock units, Scotiabank ended at $54 trading 1,018 stocks. Trinidad & Tobago NGL closed at $14.75 in an exchange of 4,770 stocks, Unilever Caribbean settled at $16.10, with 164 shares crossed the exchange and West Indian Tobacco ended at $33 with an exchange of 1,000 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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