Trading levels dive on TTSE – Thursday

Market activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended on Thursday with 11 securities trading against 13 on Wednesday, with 5 advancing, 2 declining and 4 remaining unchanged.
Trading remained subdued, leading to lower volume and value of transactions than on Wednesday as market activity ended with just 33,656 shares valued at $736,460, compared to 51,696 shares, valued at $689,794 on Wednesday.
The Composite Index rose 0.87 points on Thursday to 1,242.29, the All T&T Index gained 1.05 points to 1,721.20, while the Cross Listed Index gained 0.09 points to close at 102.68.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows the market continuing to be weak as it closed with 5 stocks ending with higher bids than the last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
Gains| Clico Investments gained 20 cents and completed trading at $20.40, with just 12 units, First Citizens added 5 cents and concluded trading at $34.95, after exchanging 150 shares, Guardian Holdings increased 50 cents to settle at $17, after exchanging 50 shares, Massy Holdings rose 6 cents and ended at $47.21, with 10,300 stock units changing hands and Trinidad & Tobago NGL closed with a gain of 4 cents and completed trading at $29.10, with and exchange of 5,000 units.
Losses| JMMB Group shares fell 2 cents and ended at $1.85, with 933 stock units changing hands and National Enterprises lost 14 cents to $9.50, with 650 units trading.
Firm Trades| National Flour settled at $1.80, after exchanging 11,500 shares, Sagicor Financial completed trading at $7.95, with 1,920 units, Unilever Caribbean concluded dealing at $29.50, after exchanging 33 shares and West Indian Tobacco ended at $88.50, with 88 stock units changing hands
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.


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