TTSE stocks start 2020 with some gains

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

The Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange started trading in 2020 with modest gains in all three major indices but with just two stocks rising while three slipped and eight closed with prices unchanged.  
At the close of trading on Tuesday, the Composite Index rose 2.28 points on Thursday to 1,470.69. The All T&T Index added 0.14 points to 1,869.11, while the Cross Listed Index gained 0.61 points to close at 145.26.
Trading ended with just 13 securities changing hands, similar to the number trading on Tuesday as 187,409 shares traded at $2,716,885 compared to 229,238 shares changing hands at $3,637,335. The market had two stocks hitting 52 weeks’ high at the close of trading.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of four stocks higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
Gains| First Caribbean International Bank gained 10 cents completed trading at $8, with ten stock units changing hands and Guardian Holdings advanced 35 cents and ended at $22, with investors exchanging 72,946 shares.
Losses| Point Lisas declined 5 cents and completed trading of 500 stock units at $3.55, Republic Financial fell 9 cents to close at $131.01, with investors exchanging 640 shares and West Indian Tobacco lost just 1 cent to finish at $41.24, with ten units changing hands.
Firm Trades| First Citizens Bank settled at $44.50, with 5,136 stock units trading, Grace Kennedy closed at $3.95, with 6,484 stock units trading, JMMB Group concluded trading with 27,149 stock units at $2.60, National Enterprises exchanged 35,000 shares and ended at $5.76. NCB Financial closed at $10.86, with 4,686 units crossing the exchange, One Caribbean Media exchanged 28,904 units at $8.50, Scotiabank traded 1,640 stock units at $61 and Trinidad & Tobago NGL close trading of 4,304 shares at $24.

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

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