TTSE closes higher on Monday

The Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange closed higher at the end of trading on Monday with the number of securities changing hands being similar to Friday, at 15.  
Trading closed, with four gaining, one declining and the prices of ten remained unchanged, but Unilever Caribbean closed under pressure, the offer at $21 compared to the last traded price of $21.50 and the bid at $19 to buy just 100 shares.
The T&T Composite Index rose 5.64 points to close at 1,510.89. The All T&T Index climbed 8.77 points to 1,927.77, while the Cross Listed Index added 0.35 points to close at 148.19.
Trading resulted in an exchange of 219,223 valued $5,094,367 compared to 360,033 shares valued at $5,688,242 on Friday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of three stocks higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
Gains| Calypso Micro Index Fund gained 13 cents in trading 40 shares at 52 weeks’ high of $16, NCB Financial gained 5 cents and exchanged 1,000 shares at $11.30, Trinidad & Tobago NGL traded 33,634 shares and added 52 cents to close at $20.99 and Trinidad Cement traded 1,000 shares and rose 2 cents to close at $1.92.
Losses| The sole stock losing on Monday was Republic Financial with the loss of 1 cent to close at $142, after exchanging 7,985 shares.
Firm Trades| Clico Investment closed at $28.47, with 60,320 units crossing the exchange, First Citizens Bank settled at $51.50, as investors after exchanged 11,635 shares as high as $51.65, Guardian Holdings had just 85 units crossing the exchange at $22. JMMB Group ended at $2.70, with investors trading 89,049 stock units, Massy closed trading with 961 shares at $62. National Flour closed with 610 units changing hands at $1.49, Prestige Holdings had 3,037 shares changing ownership to land at $8.90, Scotiabank ended trading with 9,682 units at $61.40, LJ Williams B share ended at $1.60, as investors swapped a mere 50 shares and West Indian Tobacco settled at $40, with 135 units changing hands.

Prices of securities trading are those at which the last trade took place.

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