TTSE trading picks up on Friday

First Citizens Bank trades at 52 weeks’ high.

Market activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended on Friday with trading in 17 securities against 11 on Thursday, with 6 advancing, 3 declining and 8 remaining unchanged.
At close of the market, the Composite Index advanced 1.06 points to 1,331.27. The All T&T Index gained 0.25 points to 1,762.85, while the Cross Listed Index rose 0.26 points to close at 121.43.
Trading ended with 540,140 shares at a value of $9,417,408 compared to 366,633 shares valued $17,550,757 trading on Thursday. First Citizens Bank and West Indian Tobacco traded at a 52 weeks’ high.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended at stocks with bids lower than their last selling prices and 1 with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, stocks trading with gains are| First Citizens with a rise of 10 cents and settling at $35.10, after exchanging 500 shares, Grace Kennedy adding 15 cents to end at $3.25, with 70,400 stock units changing hands, National Flour that increased 1 cent and completed trading of 63,000 units at $1.65. Prestige Holdings rose 5 cents to close at $7.55, with an exchange of 511 units, Trinidad & Tobago NGL closed with a gain of 1 cent and completed trading of 112,608 units at $30.01 and West Indian Tobacco gained 2 cents and ended at $96.02, with 2,550 stock units changing hands.
Stocks closing with losses|Massy Holdings shares fell 2 cents to $50, after exchanging 3,548 shares, One Caribbean Media closed with a loss of 33 cents and ended at $10.07, in trading 10,000 shares and Scotiabank shed 1 cent and ended at $63.59, with 6,000 stock units changing hands.
Stocks closing firm| Angostura Holdings ended at $15.80, with 1,380 stock units changing hands, Clico Investments ended at $20.20, trading 211,705 stock units, Guardian Holdings completed trading of 5,313 units at $19, JMMB Group closed at $1.75, after exchanging 14,016 shares. NCB Financial Group settled at $8.39, trading 10,036 shares, Sagicor Financial exchanged 19,203 shares at $8.75, Trinidad Cement settled at $2.55, after swapping 6,171 shares and Unilever Caribbean concluded trading of 3,199 shares at $26.50.

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

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