TTSE trading resumes after carnival break

Trading resumed on the TTSE on Wednesday after braking for the Carinival celebration

Fresh from a two days break for Carnival activities, the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange resumed trading on Wednesday with 12 securities changing hands against 15 on Friday, with 2 advancing, 2 declining and 8 remaining unchanged.
At close of the market, the Composite Index lost 2.78 points on Wednesday to 1,331.05. The All T&T Index gained 0.72 points to 1,763.32, while the Cross Listed Index declined 0.87 points to close at 121.30. Trading ended with 204,592 shares at a value of $1,442,067 compared to 243,261 shares valued $2,537,602, on Friday when the market last traded before the break. Guardian Holdings fresh from the release of strong gains in 2018 profits jumped to a 52 weeks’ high of $19.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended positively with stocks having bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, stocks trading on Friday with gains are| Guardian Holdings climbed $1 to a 52 weeks’ high of $19, trading at 25,000 shares and Trinidad & Tobago NGL advanced 13 cents to complete trading of 3,853 units at $30.13.
Stocks closing with losses| National Flour closed with a loss of 5 cents and completed trading with 500 units to close at $1.60 and Sagicor Financial lost 73 cents to $9.07, after exchanging 1,000 shares.
Stocks closing firm| Angostura Holdings ended at $15.80, with 200 stock units changing hands, Clico Investments closed at $20.20, with an exchange of 13,092 stock units, First Citizens closed at $35 after exchanging 950 shares, Grace Kennedy ended at $3.10, trading 156,176 stock units. JMMB Group closed at $1.75, after exchanging 2,857 shares, Massy Holdings exchanged 879 shares to close at $52, NCB Financial Group settled at $8.38, after exchanging 35 shares and Republic Financial Holdings settled at $120, after exchanging 50 shares.

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


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