TTSE slips on Thursday

Market activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended on Thursday with 14 securities trading versus 13 on Wednesday.
The market close with the prices of 4 stocks advancing, 4 declining and 7 remaining unchanged. At close, the Composite Index lost 1.62 points to 1,332.25. The All T&T Index shed 1.87 points to 1,763.28, while the Cross Listed Index fell 0.19 points to close at 121.64.
Trading ended with 226,953 shares at a value of $2,900,230, compared to 391,682 shares at a value of $8,847,624 on Wednesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended at stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, stocks ending trading with gains| Calypso Macro Index Fund, traded 2,300 shares and rose 38 cents to close at $14, Clico Investments finished 60 cents higher and ended at $20.80, with 41,954 stock units changing hands. First Citizens rose 5 cents and settled at a 52 weeks’ high of $35.55, after exchanging 1,296 shares and Trinidad & Tobago NGL added 1 cent and completed trading of 26,809 units at $30.
Stocks closing losses| Guardian Holdings concluded trading of 635 units with a loss of 50 cents to close at $18.50, JMMB Group fell 2 cents to end at $1.76, after exchanging 106,038 shares. NCB Financial Group declined 4 cents and settled at $8.35, after trading 1,100 shares and Unilever Caribbean closed with a loss of 45 cents at $26.05, after an exchange of just 8 shares.
Stocks closing firm| First Caribbean International Bank completed trading of 22,000 units at $8.35, Grace Kennedy ended at $3.25, with 195 stock units changing hands, National Flour completed trading with 4,907 units at $1.65, One Caribbean Media closed at $10, after exchanging 8,743 shares. Republic Financial Holdings settled at $120, after trading 445 shares, Sagicor Financial ended at $9, after exchanging 1,148 shares and Scotiabank ended at $63.59, with 9,375 stock units changing hands.

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

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