Slippage in TTSE indices

Trading activity on Tuesday resulted in a modest increase in the volume of stocks changing hands with a higher value than on Monday, at the close of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange and ended, with the market declining after more stocks declined than gained.
Trading on the Trinidad and Tobago ended with 15 securities changing hands compared to 16 on the previous trading day, with prices of two stocks rising, four declining and nine remaining unchanged.
The Composite Index lost 1.10 points to settle at 1,333.17, the All T&T Index declined 2.09 points to 1,773.98 and the Cross Listed Index slipped 0.01 points to 120.67.
Investors exchanged 222,267 shares, for $3,492,136 compared to 210,894 units at $2,990,086 on Monday.
An average of 14,818 units traded at $232,809 compared to 13,181 at $186,880 on Monday. An average of 12,437 units traded at $290,753 for the month to date versus 12,202 units at $296,471 on Monday. The average trade for December amounted to 14,490 units at $237,988.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows five stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
Angostura Holdings settled at $15 while exchanging 2,970 shares, Clico Investment Fund shed 5 cents in closing at $25.40 in an exchange of 8,855 stock units, First Citizens Bank lost 14 cents to end at $43.86 after trading 3,180 stock units, FirstCaribbean International Bank fell 4 cents to $7 while exchanging 14,398 shares. Grace Kennedy closed at $3.80 while trading 1,000 stock units, Guardian Holdings closed at $20.54, with 7,163 shares changing hands, JMMB Group advanced 3 cents to $1.98 in the switching of 1,060 units. National Flour Mills closed at $2.60, with 6,143 stock units crossing the market, One Caribbean Media remained at $4.85 in exchanging 125,368 shares, Point Lisas closed at $3.15 trading 500 units. Prestige Holdings gained 40 cents in closing at $8 in trading 100 stock units, Republic Financial Holdings stayed at $136.82 with the swapping of 1,645 units, Scotiabank ended at $57.50 after exchanging 11,877 shares. Unilever Caribbean fell 7 cents to $16.63 in trading  2,347 stocks and West Indian Tobacco closed at $35.40 with the swapping of 35,661 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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