TTSE stocks dip on Wednesday

Declining stocks edged out rising prices on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange when trading ended on Wednesday, with the leading market indices slipping after 75 percent fewer shares changed hands than on Tuesday but at twice the value.
The market closed with thirteen securities trading with the prices of four stocks advancing, five declining and four unchanged. The volume of stocks passing through the market amounted to 53,461 shares valued at $2,171,697 compared to 214,801 shares for $1,071,798 on Tuesday from 10 securities.
The average trade on Wednesday amounted to 4,112 units at $167,054 versus an average of 21,480 stock units for $107,180 for each security. The average stock traded amounts to 10,508 units at $135,085 for the month to date compares to 10,887 units at $133,187 on Tuesday. August closed with an average of 15,631 shares for $367,803.
The T&T Composite Index shed 0.58 points to 1,317.15, the All T&T Index declined by 3.73 points to 1,794.85, while the Cross Listed Index gained 0.36 points to close at 113.36.
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Stocks rising First Citizens Bank rose 38 cents to $46.49, with 18,226 shares crossing the market, JMMB Group gained 8 cents trading 17,803 shares to close at $1.78, Massy Holdings ended 95 cents higher at $59 in exchanging 2,286 units and Republic Financial Holdings gained 2 cents to settle at $142.02, with a transfer of 7,553 stock units.
Stocks declining Agostini’s shed 20 cents to end at $24.50, in exchanging 20 units, Clico Investments closed at $25.50, with a loss of 9 cents transferring 1,870 units, Grace Kennedy lost 1 cent to finish at $3.48, with 1,000 units changing hands. Scotiabank closed at $54.80 after losing 10 cents trading 192 shares and Trinidad and Tobago NGL slipped 2 cents to $16.01, with an exchange of 1,996 units.
Stocks trading firmAngostura Holdings closed at $17, transferring 500 units, Calypso Macro Index Fund remained at $14.25, with 15 shares changing hands, Guardian Media traded 1,000 units at $5 and National Flour exchanged 1,000 stock units at $1.83.

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

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