Mixed trading results for TTSE

Market activity ended on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday, with the volume of stocks traded rising 80 percent and the value slipping 23 percent lower than on Thursday.
Twenty two securities were traded against 23 on Thursday, with stocks rising and declining, equally matched with six each and ten closed unchanged. The Composite Index fell 4.63 points to 1,431.69, the All T&T Index rallied 2.26 points to close at 2,067.96 and the Cross-Listed Index shed 1.68 points to end at 105.13.
A total of 759,312 shares traded for $6,354,525 versus 422,610 units at $8,223,639 on Thursday. An average of 34,514 units traded at $288,842 compared to 18,374 shares at $360,159 on the prior day, with trading month to date averaging 44,530 units at $398,396 versus 45,989 units at $414,357. The average trade for April amounts to 43,127 units at $458,871.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
At the close, Angostura Holdings finished at $22.90 with an exchange of 128 shares, Ansa McAl remained at $57.60 after trading 2,781 stock units, Ansa Merchant Bank rallied $2.95 to close at $45 in an exchange of one unit. Calypso Macro Investment Fund rose $1.58 to $19.60, trading 1,800 units, CinemaOne shed 31 cents in closing at a 52 weeks’ low of $1.79 with the swapping of one stock unit, Clico Investment Fund ended unchanged at $30.50 while exchanging 4,247 stock units. First Citizens Group fell 20 cents to $52, after trading 8,209 shares, FirstCaribbean International Bank ended at $5.45, with 10,949 stocks changing hands, GraceKennedy popped 1 cent to close at $6 after exchanging 1,156 shares. Guardian Holdings declined $1 to $27 after 51 stock units crossed the market, Guardian Media dropped 5 cents in closing at $3.15, with five stocks changing hands, JMMB Group popped 5 cents to $2.60 in switching ownership of 120,950 units. Massy Holdings lost 3 cents to close at $5.18, with 34,731 shares crossing the exchange, National Enterprises remained at $3 trading 369,845 units, National Flour Mills finished at $1.80 in exchanging 27,800 stock units. NCB Financial Group lost 28 cents in closing at $6.05 after trading 25,384 stocks, Point Lisas ended at $3.15 in trading one share, Republic Financial Holdings remained at $140 with the swapping of 5,082 units. Scotiabank finished at $81, with 45 stocks crossing the market, Trinidad & Tobago NGL finished at $21 after exchanging 34,847 stock units, Unilever Caribbean jumped $2.19 to close at $18.39, with 48,605 shares changing hands and West Indian Tobacco advanced 5 cents to $24 while exchanging 62,694 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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