T&T stocks record gains on Monday

Trading ended with rising stocks just edging out those declining at the close on Monday on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange, resulting in the market rising after investors traded 59 percent fewer shares with 68 percent less value than on Friday.
Trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange ended with 11 securities changing hands, down from 15 on Friday. It ended with five stocks rising, four declining and two ending unchanged. At the close of trading, the Composite Index rose 7.57 points to settle at 1,332.46, the All T and T Index advanced 2.51 points to settle at 1,774.17 and the Cross Listed Index gained 1.73 points to 120.44.
The market closed with an exchange of 84,633 shares, accounting for $1,718,895 compared to 206,973 units at $5,299,325 on Friday. An average of 7,694 units traded for the day at $156,261 compared to an average of 13,792 at $353,216 on Friday. An average of 11,104 units traded at $276,219 for the month to date versus 11,699 units at $276,219. The average trade for December amounted to 14,500 units at $237,988.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
At the market close, Clico Investment gained 3 cents to settle at $25.48, with 5,000 shares changing hands, Calypso Macro Investment Fund slipped 1 cent to end at $14 in trading 1,300 stock units, First Citizens Bank increased 50 cents to $44.50 in trading 2,924 stock units. Guardian Holdings shed 1 cent to settle at $20.88, with 3,895 shares changing hands, Massy Holdings dropped 61 cents to $60 with an exchange of 95 stocks. National Flour Mills climbed 5 cents to end at $2.20 trading 20,000 stock units, NCB Financial Group climbed 25 cents to close at $8.50, with 60 shares crossing the market, Scotiabank ended at $58 after trading 766 stock units. Trinidad & Tobago NGL carved out a loss of 70 cents to close at $15.20 in exchanging 7,227 shares, Trinidad Cement closed at $3 with an exchange of 11,817 stock units and West Indian Tobacco rose 40 cents to $35.40 after 31,549 shares changed hands.

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

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