Juniors up 103% for 2015 to date

Lasco Manufacturing drink factory, which help push profit & the stock to new highs on Tuesday.

Lasco Manufacturing drink factory, which help push profit & the stock to new highs on Tuesday.

The junior market closed just shy of another milestone of 1,400 points with trading in 12 securities, the market index rose 48.59 points to end at a new all-time closing of 1,396.36 and has gained 103 percent since the start of the year. A total of 4,148,996 units, valued at $12,276,852 changed hands as 9 stocks advanced and 2 declined.
The market ended with 5 stocks closing at new 52 weeks’ high and 2 at an intraday high, while 2 securities ended with no bids to buy and 10 had no stocks being offered for sale. A total of 6 stocks closed with bids higher than the last traded prices and 2 closed with lower offers.
In trading, Cargo Handlers closed at $35 with 2,730 units changing hands to end at a new 52 weeks’ high of $35 while gaining $2, Caribbean Cream with 60,000 shares changing hands ended at $3.95 but traded for a new 52 weeks’ high. Caribbean Flavours gained 10 cents while trading 485,543 units to end at $4.50, for a new 52 weeks’ high, Caribbean Producers traded 60,000 units for a rise of 10 cents to end at $3, Consolidated Bakeries traded 15,000 shares, to end at $1.80 with a loss of 10 cents. JM - Trade 3-11-15Derrimon Trading rose 10 cents to end at a new high of $3.10, with only 12,000 units changing hands, General Accident ended with 1,149,000 shares changing hands, in closing at $1.90, after falling 10 cents, Jamaican Teas had 50,000 shares trading to close at $3.90, Knutsford Express had 5,780 shares changing hands at $7 after rising by 50 cents to close at a new 52 weeks’ high. Lasco Distributors ended with 738,362 shares changing hands and closed with a gain of 20 cents at $3.40. Lasco Financial closed with a 15 cents increase at $2.45 after trading earlier at $2.71, with a total of 954,116 shares changed hands and Lasco Manufacturing ended at a new all-time closing high of $3.90 with 663,465 shares changing hands with a rise of 50 cents.

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