Trading picks up on TTSE – Thursday

Trading on Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Thursday climbed with 572,318 shares at a value $2,427,732 trading, compared to 82,986 units valued $1,124,484 changing hands, on Tuesday.
Market activity ended with 15 securities trading against 16 on Tuesday, with 5 advancing, 2 declining and 8 remaining unchanged. At the close the Composite Index gained 3.11 points on Thursday to 1,231.68, the All T&T Index rose 0.35 points to 1,710.64 and the Cross Listed Index added 0.81 points to close at 101.19.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the close of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows market sentiment with 3 stocks ending with higher bids than the last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
Gains| First Caribbean International Bank finished 25 cents higher and settled at $8.50, trading 3,000 units, First Citizens concluded trading of 2,332 shares and rose 1 cent to $35.01, One Caribbean Media added 25 cents and ended at $12.35, after exchanging 1,323 shares, Republic Financial Holdings rose 1 cent and ended at a 52 weeks’ high of $102.83, after exchanging 79 shares and Trinidad & Tobago NGL rose 1 cent and concluded trading at $29.75, after exchanging 4,672 shares.
Losses| JMMB Group lost 4 cents and ended at $1.80, after exchanging 1,890 shares and Sagicor Financial ended trading 9 cents lower at $7.60, with 25,100 stock units changing hands.
Firm Trades| Angostura Holdings completed trading 1,008 stock units at $15.75, Calypso Macro Index Fund traded 100 shares at $16, Clico Investments completed trading at $19.97, with 20,902 stock units changing hands, NCB Financial Group concluded at $5.65, after exchanging 3,560 shares, Point Lisas completed trading at $3.70, with 4,000 stock units changing hands, Scotiabank settled at $65.02, trading just 15 units, Trinidad Cement ended at $2.95, after exchanging 504,137 shares and Unilever Caribbean completed trading at $29.20, after 200 stock units changed hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

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