Trading picks up on TTSE – Monday

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Bearishness sentiments continue to dominate trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange with decline in all three indices on Monday, but with increased trading volume and value.
On Monday, the number of securities traded rose to 15 against 12 on Friday as the market closed with 4 stocks advancing, 3 declining and 8 remaining unchanged. Trading ended with 393,337 shares at a value of $2,153,910 compared to 159,389 shares at a value of $998,772 on Friday.
At close of the market the, Composite Index declined 1.14 points on Monday to 1,244.30, the All T&T Index lost 0.26 points to 1,696.94, while the Cross Listed Index shed 0.28 points to close at 106.67.
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 only 3 stocks ending with bids higher than the last selling prices and 7 with lower offers, an indication of the continuation of a weak market currently.
Gains| Clico Investments closed with an increase of 1 cent and ended at $20.16, with 2,290 units trading, First Citizens finished 3 cents higher and completed trading at $32.55, after exchanging 2,237 shares, Massy Holdings concluded trading and rose 40 cents and settled at $47.40, with 1,062 stock units changing hands and Trinidad & Tobago NGL added 3 cents and completed trading at $27.48, after exchanging 2,425 shares.
Losses| National Enterprises shares fell 10 cents and ended at $9.65, with 835 units, NCB Financial Group closed with a loss of 14 cents and completed trading at $5.80, after exchanging 75,400 shares and Scotiabank shed 5 cents and ended at $62.65, trading 1,900 shares.
Firm Traded| Angostura Holdings closed at $15.72, with 12,000 stock units changing hands, First Caribbean International Bank ended at $9, after exchanging 100 shares, Grace Kennedy concluded market activities at $3.15, with 270,678 units traded, JMMB Group settled at $1.90, with 2,262 stock units changing hands, Point Lisas concluded trading at $3.81, with 660 units, Republic Financial Holdings settled at $101.65, with 488 stock units changing hands, Sagicor Financial ended trading at $7.80, with 20,000 units and West Indian Tobacco ended at $88.55, with 1,000 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

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