Jamaican listing ignites Guardian price on TTSE

After languishing for a long time around the $20 region on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange, Guardian Holdings’ shares started to rally with the announcement that the stock would relist in Jamaica. On Wednesday, after listing in Kingston, the price jumped more than 10 percent on Thursday to close up $3 to a 52 weeks’ high of  $29, in trading 6,921 shares.
Market activity ended on Thursday with the market rising after trading 57 percent fewer shares, carrying a lower value of 46 percent than Wednesday, resulting in 18 securities trading compared to 14 on Wednesday, with four stocks rising, four declining and ten ending unchanged. The Composite Index advanced 2.58 points to 1,335.49, the All T&T Index added 4.60 points to end at 1,792.81, and the Cross-Listed Index added 0.06 points to settle at 118.58.
At the close, 93,952 shares traded at $2,443,596, down from 225,060 units at $4,538,675 on Wednesday. An average of 5,220 units traded for the day at $135,755 compared to 16,076 at $324,191 on Wednesday. An average of 10,760 units traded at $185,001 for the month to date versus 13,13 units at $206,107. The average trade for April amounted to 11,472 units at $184,959.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ending with the bids higher than the last selling prices and three with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s remained at $24.40 after trading 6,512 shares, Angostura Holdings traded unchanged at $15.50 with 50 stocks changing hands, Ansa McAL ended at $56.75 with 1,260 stock units clearing the market, Clico Investment Fund lost 5 cents to end at $25.10 in transferring 1,380 stocks. First Citizens Bank remained at $46.45 after trading 1,066 units, FirstCaribbean International Bank traded 110 stock units unchanged at $6.50, Guardian Media climbed 24 cents to $3.25 in exchanging 1,000 units, JMMB Group picked up 1 cent to settle at $1.81 in transferring 1,000 stocks, Massy Holdings traded 6,881 shares at $65.National Flour Mills lost 1 cent to close at $2.39, with 12,143 stocks changing hands, One Caribbean Media closed at $4.50 after trading 590 stock units, Point Lisas lost 5 cents to finish at a 52 weeks’ low of $2.95, with 30 units clearing the market. Republic Financial Holdings remained at $132.52 after 5,922 shares changed hands, Trinidad & Tobago NGL gained 3 cents to close at $13.50 after exchanging 48,260 stock units, Scotiabank closed at $54.65 transferring 360 units. Unilever Caribbean slipped 1 cent to $16.3 after trading 267 shares and West Indian Tobacco remained at $32.98 after an exchange of 200 stocks.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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