TTSE falters on Friday

Trading on Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended with 819,993 shares at a value of $3,979,330, compared to 161,724 units changing hands for $1,858,686 on Thursday from the trading of 16 securities.
At the close of the market, the prices of 2 stocks rose, 2 declined and 11 remained unchanged leading with the Composite Index to lose 3.18 points to close at 1,408.95, while the All T&T Index shed 1.51 points to 1,763.09, while the Cross Listed Index declined 0.67 points to close at 142.94.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended at 9 stocks with bids lower than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
Gains| JMMB Group gained 2 cents and settled at $2.27, after exchanging 6,000 shares, Massy Holdings closed with a gain of 95 cents and closed at $57, with 450 units crossing the exchange.
Losses| Scotiabank shed 56 cents and settled at $59.19, with 5,962 units crossing the exchange and Trinidad & Tobago NGL having fallen $1.42 on Thursday, declined a further $1.92 in exchanging 7,151 shares to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $23.50.
Firm Trades| Clico Investment Fund completed trading of 26,845 units at $24.20, First Caribbean International Bank ended at $8.25, with 1,326 units crossing the exchange, First Citizens Bank closed at $41.85, in trading 100 stock units. Grace Kennedy closed at $3.44, with 70,912 stock units changing hands, Guardian Holdings settled at $18.50, after exchanging 600 shares, National Flour traded at $1.48, with investors exchanging 5,000 shares, One Caribbean Media completed trading 100 stock units at $9.98. Point Lisas settled at $3.60, with 629,000 units passing through the market, Republic Financial closed at $125.50 with 280 units changing hands, Sagicor Financial ended at $10.68, with 7,677 stock units changing hands and Trinidad Cement ended at $1.90 after trading 58,590 units.

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

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