TTSE stocks drop on Monday

Investors chopped stock prices down on Monday as trading fell compared to Friday, ended with the market declining after investors traded 57 percent fewer shares at 45 percent less value than Friday on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange.
Trading ended with 15 active securities, down from 17 on Friday, with four rising, six declining and five remaining unchanged. The Composite Index dropped 13.99 to 1,321.72, the All T&T Index slipped 3.95 points to 1,758.66, and the Cross Listed Index lost 3.29 points to 119.67.
The market closed with an exchange of 58,567 shares for $1,471,782 compared to 135,847  units at $2,664,969 on Friday.
An average of 3,904 units traded for $98,119 compared to 7,991 at $156,763 $522,920 on Friday. The average trade for January amounted to 15,920 units traded at $307,754.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
At the close of trading, Agostini’s shed $1.69 to end at $22.01 after exchanging one share, Angostura Holdings rose 35 cents to $14.95 with 4,000 units changing hands, Clico Investment Fund shed 16 cents to close at $25.59 with an exchange of 18,775 units. First Citizens Bank added 48 cents to close at $43.97 with the swapping of 7,037 shares, Guardian Holdings fell 23 cents to $21.75 with 5,537 units clearing the market. JMMB Group lost 2 cents to end at $1.83 after trading 9,478 shares, National Flour ended at $3.12 after exchanging 100 shares. NCB Financial Group fell 55 cents to $8.30 trading 5,933 stocks, One Caribbean Media traded 25 stock units at $4.81. Prestige Holdings traded 190 units at $7.70, Republic Financial Holdings closed at $134.55, with 2,259 shares changing hands. Scotiabank rose 5 cents to $56 trading 1,345 units, Trinidad & Tobago NGL gained 50 cents to end at $15.50 with 3,827 shares crossing the exchange, Trinidad Cement closed at $3.50 in trading 50 stock units and Unilever Caribbean slipped 3 cents to $16.30 in exchanging 10 stock units.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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