Mixed trading for TTSE stocks

Market activity ended on Wednesday, with the market declining after investors traded 85 percent fewer shares, with 17 percent greater value than on Tuesday, resulting in more stocks rising than falling at the close of trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange.
At the close, 18 securities traded compared to 16 on Tuesday, with six rising, four declining and eight remaining unchanged. The Composite Index dipped 1.97 points to settle at 1,424.24, the All T&T Index fell 7.22 points to close at 1,942.16 and the Cross-Listed Index popped 0.51 points to end at 121.92.
Only 122,999 shares traded compared to 799,412 on Tuesday, but the value rose to $3,878,814 from $3,311,324.
An average of 6,833 units traded at $215,490 compared to 49,963 at $206,958 on Tuesday. The average trade for the month to date amounts to 23,183 units at $260,037 versus 24,452 units at $263,493. The average trade for June ended at 45,770 units at $724,497.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows four stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s closed at $24.55 in exchanging 400 shares, Ansa Merchant Bank shed 50 cents in closing at $41 in switching ownership of 7,290 shares, Clico Investment Fund rose 5 cents to $26.95 with the swapping of 835 stocks. First Citizens Bank rallied 28 cents to $50.30 in trading 260 stock units, Guardian Holdings closed at $33.75 with 6,998 stocks changing hands, Guardian Media remained at $3.10 in exchanging 229 units. JMMB Group popped 5 cents to $2.05 in switching ownership of 44,649 shares, Massy Holdings closed at $80.60 with 61 units crossing the market, National Flour Mills slipped 1 cent to $2.04 with a transfer of 50 stocks. NCB Financial Group remained at $8 with 20,250 shares crossing the exchange, Point Lisas settled at $3.15, exchanging 1,000 stocks, Prestige Holdings ended at $7.25 with the swapping of 2,425 stock units. Republic Financial Holdings dropped $2.50 to $135.50 after trading 18,367 units, Scotiabank climbed 5 cents to $59.75 with the swapping of 5,830 shares, Trinidad & Tobago NGL rose 62 cents to $18.14 in exchanging 7,107 stocks. Trinidad Cement gained 10 cents to $3.40 with 6,206 stock units crossing the exchange, Unilever Caribbean lost 1 cent to close at $16.32 with an exchange of 245 shares and West Indian Tobacco remained at $32.49 in transferring 797 stocks.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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