JSE USD market slips on Tuesday

Trading on the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended on Tuesday, with the volume of stocks exchanged declining 89 percent and the value dropping 64 percent from trading on Monday, resulting in 10 securities traded, compared to 11 on Monday with two rising, five declining and three ending unchanged.
Investors traded 58,570 shares for US$2,801 compared to 524,695 units at US$7,860 on Monday.
Trading averaged 5,857 units at US$281 versus 47,700 shares at US$715 on Monday, with month to date average of 36,695 shares at US$2,360 versus 39,067 units at US$2,518 on the previous trading day. September ended with an average of 87,926 units for US$4,746.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 3.36 points to end at 209.15.
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At the close, First Rock Real Estate USD share shed 0.3 of a cent to end at 7.2 US cents after an exchange of 741 shares, Margaritaville ended at 14.98 US cents, with 305 units crossing the market, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy fell 25 cents to 75 US cents as 606 stocks passed through the market. Proven Investments lost 0.69 cents in closing at 19.3 US cents trading 2,553 stock units, Sterling Investments declined 0.19 cents to end at 2 US cents, with 2,400 stocks crossing the market, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share remained at 9.99 US cents after exchanging 5,449 stock units. Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share dropped 1.53 cents to end at 10.1 US cents, with 67 units crossing the exchange and Transjamaican Highway gained 0.05 of a cent to end at 0.85 of one US cent and closed, with 45,934 shares changing hands.
In the preference segmentProductive Business 9.25% preference share increased by 5 cents to close at a record high of US$11.15 with a transfer of 25 units and JMMB Group 6% remained at 98 US cents with dealings in 490 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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