TTSE closes month on a high

Trading ended on Friday with the market rising after 33 percent fewer shares at 58 percent less value changed hands than on Thursday, resulting from an equal number of stocks rising and falling on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange.

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

Trading ended with 17 active securities, up from 12 on Thursday, four gained, four declining and nine closing unchanged. The Composite Index gained 9.80 points to 1,335.71, up one percent for the year to date. The All T&T Index fell marginally, after two months of trading, gaining 3.39 points on Friday to close to 1,762.61 and the Cross Listed Index rose 4 percent year to date, with a rise of 2.22 points to 122.96 on Friday.
The market exchanged 135,847 shares valued at $2,664,969 verusu 203,091 units at $6,274,039 on Thursday.
An average of 7,991 units traded at $156,763 compared to 16,924 at $522,920 on Thursday. The month to date averages 15,920 units at $307,754  versus 16,358 units at $316,088. The average trade for January amounts to 13,836 units at $275,635.
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 close of trading, Agostini’s gained 70 cents in ending at $23.70, exchanging 309 shares, Angostura Holdings ended at $14.60 with one unit changing hands, Ansa Mcal dipped 50 cents to $53 in trading 5,072 shares. Clico Investment Fund gained 15 cents to close at $25.75 with an exchange of 17,741 units. First Citizens Bank closed at $43.49 with the swapping of 908 shares, FirstCaribbean International Bank declined 5 cents to $7, with 9,692 units changing hands, Guardian Holdings ended at $22 with 4,560 units clearing the market. JMMB Group ended at $1.85 after 1,200 shares changed hands, Massy Holdings gained 23 cents to $61.30, with 11,106 stock units crossing the market, National Enterprises stayed at $3.12 after exchanging 11,547 shares. NCB Financial Group closed at $8.85 trading 103 stocks, Prestige Holdings gained 20 cents in ending at $7.70 with 25 units changing hands, Republic Financial Holdings fell 5 cents to $134.55 after 255 shares crossed the market. Scotiabank ended at $55.95, trading 1,754 units, Trinidad & Tobago NGL remained at $15 with 44,085 shares changing hands. Trinidad Cement closed at $3.50 in trading 24,442 stocks and West Indian Tobacco dropped 85 cents to $34 exchanging 3,047 stock units.

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

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