Bounce for Trinidad stocks

Market activity ended on Tuesday, with the volume of stocks traded rising by 168 percent while the value was 137 percent more than Monday’s, at the close of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange and ended with rising stocks outnumbering those declining.

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

A total of 19 securities traded up from 13 on Monday, with nine rising, four declining and six remaining unchanged. The Composite Index climbed 5.62 points to 1,427.44, the All T&T Index advanced 7.93 points to end at 2,062.55 and the Cross-Listed Index increased 0.44 points to 104.71.
A total of 1,897,307 shares traded for $12,592,066 compared to 706,824 units at $5,302,591 on Monday. An average of 99,858 units traded at $662,740 versus 54,371 shares at $407,929 on Monday, with trading month to date averaging 43,060 units at $362,388 versus 31,069 units at $298,980. The average trade for April amounts to 43,127 units at $458,871.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s fell 26 cents to close at $47.25 with the swapping of 1,125 shares, Angostura Holdings finished at $22.90, trading 2,056 units, Ansa McAl remained at $57.60 after exchanging 20 stock units. Ansa Merchant Bank ended at $45 in trading 526 stocks, Clico Investment Fund traded 101,612 stock units at $29.75, First Citizens Group rallied 20 cents in closing at $52.20, with 21 shares clearing the market. FirstCaribbean International Bank lost 5 cents in ending at a 52 weeks’ low of $5.45 after 2,576 stocks crossed the exchange, GraceKennedy shed 12 cents to $6 in trading 149,500 units, Guardian Holdings remained at $28 after exchanging 70 units. JMMB Group gained 15 cents to close at $2.50 in an exchange of 1,227,985 stock units, Massy Holdings rose 15 cents to close at $5 after 215,572 shares crossed the market, National Flour Mills finished at $1.80 in trading 2,100 stocks. NCB Financial Group advanced 1 cent to $6.06 while exchanging 21,778 stocks, Prestige Holdings dropped 5 cents after ending at $7, with 3,635 units changing hands, Republic Financial Holdings increased 1 cent to end at $140.01, trading 798 shares. Scotiabank popped $3.80 to end at $81, with 14,987 stock units crossing the market, Trinidad & Tobago NGL climbed 14 cents in closing at $20.65 in switching ownership of 106,438 stock units, Unilever Caribbean popped 5 cents to $16.20 after trading 46,158 stocks and West Indian Tobacco rallied 45 cents to $23.95 after 350 units changed hands.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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