Trading picks up a bit on TTSE – Wednesday

Trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange climbed well above Tuesday’s level with 579,491 shares valued $9,023,878 crossing the exchange compared to 646,866 shares valued $8,173,637 on Tuesday.
Trading ended with 18 securities changing hands compared to 15 on Tuesday and ended with 4 advancing, 6 declining and 8 remaining unchanged.
At the close of the market, the Composite Index lost 0.38 points to end at 1,389.34. The All T&T Index dipped 0.05 points to 1,751.47, while the Cross Listed Index fell 0.10 points to close at 139.16.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with one stock closing with the bid higher than the last selling price and none with lower offers.
Gains| Clico Investment Fund concluded trading 24,934 stock units and rose 5 cents to end at $24.15, Angostura Holdings added 20 cents and completed trading 100 stock units at $16.05, CinemaOne gained 85 cents and ended at $8, with 4,880 units trading and Guardian Holdings rose 1 cent and ended at $18.02 after exchanging 4,686 shares.
Losses| Grace Kennedy fell 1 cent in trading 310,000 shares to end at $3.29, Massy Holdings gained 5 cents and completed trading at $54.45, with 63,183 units crossing the exchange, NCB Financial shed 5 cents and settled at $10.20, after exchanging 26,795 shares, Prestige Holdings declined by 60 cents and ended at $8.40, with 11,167 units crossing the exchange. Scotiabank ended trading 49 cents lower and settled at a 52 weeks’ low of $58.01, after swapping 24,994 shares and Trinidad Cement shares fell 5 cents and ended at a 52 weeks’ low of $2.25, with 500 units crossing the exchange.
Firm Traded| Ansa Merchant Bank concluded market activity at $36, with 7,142 units crossing the exchange, First Citizens Bank closed at $40.10, with investors exchanging 1,785 shares, Guardian Media settled at $9 in trading 10,500 units, JMMB Group ended at $2.25, after exchanging 2,087 shares. Republic Financial concluded the exchange of 3,800 units at $121.33, Sagicor Financial completed trading at $10.45, with investors exchanging 75,988 shares, Trinidad & Tobago NGL traded 10,970 units and gained 1 cent to close at $24.51 and West Indian Tobacco concluded trading at $105.55, with 860 stock units changing hands and

Prices of securities trading are those at which the last trade took place.

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