TTSE climbs higher on Friday

The All Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange index jumped 13.84 points to 1,728.04 after 14 securities traded, leading to an equal number of three stocks rising and falling, leaving eight unchanged after the total number of stock units rose over Thursday’s level but with a lower value.
The T&T Composite Index climbed 5.97 points to 1,283.09, while the Cross Listed Index lost 0.27 points to close at 113.29 as the prices of stocks held firm. The volume of stocks passing through the market amounted to 259,251 shares valued at $1,913,388 compared to 209,683 shares for $2,262,736 on Thursday.
IC bid-offer Indicator The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of eight stocks higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
Gainers│ Guardian Holdings closed 24 cents higher at $18.39, with 410 units changing hands, National Flour picked up 1 cent while transferring 48,072 shares to settle at $1.71 and Scotiabank ended at $54.99, after gaining 34 cents exchanging 8,250 units.
Losers│ CinemaOne lost 1 cent trading 29 units to end at $5.74, JMMB Group closed 5 cents lower at $1.95, with 135,000 shares crossing the market and West Indian Tobacco fell by 20 cents to end at $31.20, after swapping 3,196 units.
Firm Trades│ Clico Investments exchanged 773 units at $25.30, First Citizens Bank traded 5,850 units at $44, Massy Holdings ended at $63, in swapping 448 units, One Caribbean Media remained at $5.50, with 1,100 units changing hands. Republic Financial Holdings transferred 135 units at $132.72, Trinidad and Tobago NGL closed at $16 trading 1,800 units, Trinidad Cement held firm at $1.90, with an exchange of 18,050 units and Unilever Caribbean remained at $16.99, after swapping 36,167 stock units.

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

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