Widespread gains for Trinidadian stocks

The volume of stocks trading rose moderately on Wednesday over Tuesday’s level, but at 61 percent sharply lower value as the market closed with 19 securities changing hands compared to 18 on Tuesday, with eleven rising, two declining and six traded firm, on the Trinidad and Tobago Exchange.  
The market indices all rose, with the Composite Index climbing 6.15 points to 1,327.45, the All T&T Index advanced 6.60 points to 1,762.97 and the Cross Listed Index gained 0.98 points to settle at 120.64.
Investors traded 206,512 shares at $2,576,525 versus 198,318 units at $6,657,970 on Monday.
An average of 10,869 units traded at $135,607 down from 11,018 shares at $369,887 on Tuesday. An average of 16,335 units traded at $328,216 for the month to date versus 16,710 units at $341,427. January closed with an average of 13,836 units at $275,635.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
In trading, Agostini’s rose 49 cents to $22.50, with 170 shares changing hands, Angostura Holdings gained 6 cents to close at $15.02 trading 105 stock units, Ansa McAL finished 50 cents higher at $53.50 in transferring 90 shares. Calypso Macro Index Fund lost 24 cents to settle at $14.51, with an exchange of 400 stocks, Clico Investment Fund remained at $25.75 trading 23,064 shares, First Caribbean International Bank picked up 5 cents to finish at $7.05 after 36,519 stock units crossed the exchange. First Citizens Bank gained 4 cents to close at $44 trading 19,515 units, Grace Kennedy advanced 24 cents to $4, with the swapping of 69,658 stock units, Guardian Holdings rose 50 cents to end at $22 in the transfer of 4,700 units. JMMB Group remained at $1.85, after exchanging 50 stocks, National Enterprises rose 2 cents to $3.12, with the switching 9,201 shares, National Flour Mills exchanged 3,400 units at $2.35. NCB Financial Group ended at $8.50, with 31,228 stock units crossing the market, One Caribbean Media picked up 4 cents to close at $4.85 after transferring 4,411 stocks, Prestige Holdings closed at $7.50, after an exchange of 897 units. Republic Financial Holdings shed 45 cents to end at $134.55, with 621 shares changing hands, Scotiabank closed at $56 trading 478 stock units, Trinidad & Tobago NGL rose 25 cents to $15.25, in swapping 1,005 units and Unilever Caribbean gained 8 cents to finish at $16.33, in exchanging 1,000 shares.

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

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