TTSE trading picks up – Thursday

The number of securities trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Thursday rose to 13 versus 12 on Wednesday with the volume and value rising.
Trading ended with 354,596 shares at a value of $1,965,655 compared to 171,947 shares valued at $1,334,483, on Wednesday. Market activity ended with the prices of 3 stocks advancing, 3 declining and 7 remaining unchanged.
At the close of trading, the Composite Index lost 0.18 points to 1,395.85. The All T&T Index added 0.31 points to 1,776.81, while the Cross Listed Index declined 0.09 points to close at 137.34.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with two stocks closing with bids higher than the last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Gains| Clico Investment Fund closed with a gain of 5.00 cents and concluded at $24.15, with 169 units, First Citizens gained 6.00 cents and settled at $39.81, with 1,225 units, Guardian Holdings increased by 5 cents and completed trading 20,400 units at $18.35.
Losses| Republic Financial closed 52 cents and settled at $121.29, with 900 units crossing the exchange, Trinidad Cement declined 10 cents and settled at $2.35, with 52,656 stock units changing hands and Trinidad & Tobago NGL traded 88 units and fell 10 cents to close at $27.90.
Firm Trades| First Caribbean International Bank completed trading at $8.35, with investors exchanging 70,600 shares, JMMB Group completed trading at $2.25, with investors exchanging 200,000 shares, Massy Holdings closed at $54.98, with 34 units crossing the exchange. Sagicor Financial completed trading at $10.11, after exchanging 5,677 shares, Scotiabank settled at $59.73, after swapping of 1,653 shares, West Indian Tobacco concluded trading of 896 shares at $110 and Unilever Caribbean ended at $25.30, with 288 units changing hands.

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

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