TTSE trading jumps

Trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange resulted in a surge in market activity with the US dollar segment coming to life with nearly a million units changing hands.
The market closed with seventeen securities trading with two rising, five declining and eleven holding firm. The volume of stocks passing through the market amounted to 1,221,907 shares valued at $1, $7,269,983 compared to 188,658 shares for $1,302,922 on Tuesday.
The T&T Composite Index declined by 1.45 points to 1,281.86. The All T&T Index shed 1.30 points to 1,724.58, while the Cross Listed Index lost 0.22 points to close at 113.43.
IC bid-offer Indicator The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of seven stocks higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
Gainers│ Angostura Holdings traded 1,170 units and rose 40 cents to end at $14.40 and Republic Financial Holdings picked up 1 cent to close at $132.73 in transferring 100 stock units.
Losers│ First Citizens Bank fell by 50 cents to $$44.50, with an exchange of 1,000 shares, Guardian Holdings shed 14 cents to settle at $18.25, in trading 550 units. JMMB Group dipped 4 cents to $1.95 after swapping 177,332 shares, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy closed 10 cents lower at $1, with 930,714 shares crossing the market and Trinidad Cement lost 5 cents to finish at $1.90 in transferring 28,596 stock units.
Firm TradersClico Investments closed at $25.30 exchanging 200 units, First Caribbean International Bank remained at $7.50, with a transfer of 166 stock units. Grace Kennedy swapped 56,055 shares at $3, National Enterprises ended at $4.25 trading 1,150 units, National Flour transferred 7,000 stock units and closed at $1.95. One Caribbean Media exchanged 700 shares at $5.50, Prestige Holdings remained at $8.20, with 3,334 stock units changing hands, Scotiabank was unchanged at $54.99 in swapping 100 shares. Unilever Caribbean remained at $16.99 trading 7,238 stock units and West Indian Tobacco held firm at $31.20 with 6,198 units crossing the market.

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

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