Falling stocks hit TTSE

Trading ended on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday, with the volume of stocks changing hands rising 11 percent with a   32 percent lower value than on Thursday after 18 securities traded compared to 19 on Thursday, with three rising, ten declining and five ending unchanged. 
A total of 181,625 shares traded for $1,724,281 compared with 164,026 units at $2,517,874 on Thursday. An average of 10,090 units traded at $95,793 compared to 8,633 shares at $132,520 on Thursday, with trading month to date averaging 28,304 units at $283,023 versus 29,249 units at $292,735 on the previous trading day. The average trade for June amounts to  55,705 units at $392,249.
The Composite Index popped 0.02 points to 1,390.92. the All T&T Index rallied 4.65 points to 2,063.95 and the Cross-Listed Index shed 0.69 points to settle at 93.90.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, Agostini’s remained at $45.85, with 5,200 shares crossing the market, Ansa Merchant Bank rallied 88 cents to $43 after an exchange of 25 units, Clico Investment Fund finished at $28.90 trading 2,220 stocks. First Citizens Group ended at $49.99, with 2,928 stock units clearing the market, GraceKennedy declined 5 cents to $5.45 in an exchange of 425 shares, Guardian Holdings fell 4 cents to close at $27.26 after exchanging 3,300 stocks. Guardian Media lost 6 cents in ending at $3.04, with 1,872 stock units changing hands, JMMB Group shed 3 cents to $2.31 in trading 1,900 units, L.J. Williams B share dropped 14 cents to end at $2.01 while exchanging 42 stocks. Massy Holdings declined 5 cents to $5.05 with the swapping of 134,980 units, National Enterprises remained at $3.20 in switching ownership of 125 shares, National Flour Mills ended at $1.65 after exchanging five stock units. NCB Financial Group fell 5 cents to $5.2, with 932 shares crossing the exchange, Prestige Holdings slipped 9 cents to $6.71 with an exchange of 11,800 units, Republic Financial Holdings shed $1 to close at $141 in an exchange of 100 stocks. Scotiabank dropped 11 cents to $76.89, with 750 stock units crossing the market, Trinidad & Tobago NGL popped 20 cents to $21.49 and closed with 12,021 stock units changing hands and West Indian Tobacco increased 90 cents to end at $23.40 with an exchange of 3,000 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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