Trading picks up modestly on TTSE

Trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday remains low but picked up to 111,962 units valued at $1,415,895 compared to 16,715 shares with a value of $445,427, changing hands on Thursday.
Market activities ended with 11 securities trading against 15 on Thursday, 4 advanced, 3 declined and 4 remained unchanged with the Composite Index declined 1.40 points to 1,226.21. The All T&T Index lost 0.77 points to 1,692.28, while the Cross Listed Index fell 0.28 points to close at 102.24.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading closed with 4 stocks ending with higher bids than the last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
Stocks to Watch include, a number of companies that are exhibiting bullish tendencies and may be moving higher in the days ahead, the group includes, Ansa McAl, Grace Kennedy, Republic Holdings, Point Lisas and West Indian Tobacco.
Stocks closing with gains| Clico Investments rose 1 cent to close at $20.01, with 3,423 stock units changing hands, Republic Financial Holdings concluded trading and rose 1 cent to $106.61, after exchanging 5,986 shares, Sagicor Financial added 5.00 cents and ended at $7.50, with 5,313 stock units changing hands and Trinidad & Tobago NGL gained 8.00 cents, settling at $29.49, after exchanging 17 shares.
Stocks closing with losses| First Citizens concluded trading with a loss of 4 cents and settled at $32.65, after exchanging 9,105 shares, JMMB Group fell 6 cents and ended at $1.64, after exchanging 79,682 shares and National Enterprises lost 1 cent to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $8.49, with 500 stock units changing hands.
Stocks trading with no price change| Guardian Holdings completed trading at $16.75, with 4,165 units, Massy Holdings ended at $46.75, after exchanging 3,403 shares, Prestige Holdings completed trading of 100 units at $7.50 and Unilever Caribbean ended trading at $25.00, with 268 stock units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

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