TTSE index falls – Wednesday

Market activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended on Wednesday with trading in 14 securities against 16 on Tuesday, with 7 stocks advancing, 4 declining and 3 remaining unchanged.
At the close of the market, the Composite Index lost 3.75 points to end at 1,410.57. The All T&T Index declined 5.63 points to 1,750.71, while the Cross Listed Index shed 0.25 points to close at 145.14.
Trading ended with 481,051 shares at a value of $21,523,738, compared to 152,481 shares at a value of $1,582,239 on Tuesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended at 4 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Gains| First Citizens Bank closed with an increase of 5 cents and settled at $40.25, after exchanging 1,776 shares, Grace Kennedy added 1 cent and ended at $3.31, with 9,009 units crossing the exchange, JMMB Group ended trading of 29,380 shares with a rise of 5 cents at $2.15. Massy Holdings added 10 cents to close at $54.65, after exchanging 300,000 shares, Sagicor Financial rose 8 cents and completed trading of 32,352 stock units at $10.60, Scotiabank gained 6 cents and ended at $59.19, with 53,140 units crossing the exchange and Trinidad & Tobago NGL exchanged 912 units and gained 15 cents to close at $25.85.
Losses| National Enterprises closed with a loss of 10 cents and ended at $5.60, with 307 units crossing the exchange, National Flour closed 6 cents down after exchanging 4,351 shares to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $1.50. Republic Financial shed 76 cents and concluded trading at $121.99, with 2,050 units and West Indian Tobacco dropped $1.49 and completed an exchange of 1,492 units at $104.51.
Firm Trades| Clico Investment Fund ended at $24.10 with 28,187 units changing hands, Guardian Holdings ended at $18.35, after exchanging 18,055 shares and Trinidad Cement closed at $2.10, with 40 stock units trading.

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


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