TTSE pulls back on Tuesday

Trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange ended on Tuesday with the market indices declining slightly after an exchange of 40 percent fewer shares than on Monday and values falling 58 percent.
The market closed with 13 securities trading, up from twelve on Monday and closed with one stock advancing, three declining and nine remaining unchanged. Trading resulted in 34,476 shares changing hands for $642,275 compared to 57,704 shares valued $1,530,562 on Monday.
The average trade for the day amounted to 2,652 units at $49,406 versus an average of 4,809 units at $127,547 for each security trading on Monday. For the month to date, the average trade amounts to 14,096 shares at $259,316 compared to 15,008 units at $276,057 on Monday. In contrast, September ended with an average of 12,021 shares for $174,137.
The T&T Composite Index declined by 1.29 points to 1,307.78, the All T&T Index shed 0.97 points to end at 1,763.76, while the Cross Listed Index lost 0.22 points to close at 115.11.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of four stocks higher than their last selling prices and five with lower offers.
Stocks rising| Massy Holdings, the sole stock to advance, gained 50 cents to close at $58.50, with 300 shares changing hands.
Stocks declining│First Citizens Bank fell $1 to $44.50, with the trading of 2,586 stock units, JMMB Group ended 4 cents lower at $1.75 after exchanging 1,190 units and Scotiabank lost 10 cents to finish at $55, in transferring 1,732 shares.
Stocks trading firm│ Clico Investments remained at $25.26, with an exchange of 4,500 stock units, Grace Kennedy had a transfer of 6,000 shares at $3.55, Guardian Media closed at $4.75 trading 1,050 units. NCB Financial Group exchanged 2,345 shares at $7.95. National Enterprises traded 1,400 stock units at $3.92, National Flour ended at $1.90, with a transfer of 4,600 shares, Trinidad and Tobago NGL closed at $14.95, in trading 2,150 stock units, Unilever Caribbean transferred 1,000 units at $16.80 and West Indian Tobacco remained at $33.50, with 5,623 shares changing hands.

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

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