More losses for JSE USD on Wednesday

Trading on the USD market ended on Wednesday with the index slipping as investors exchanged 2,387 percent more shares than on Tuesday at 4,438 percent greater value, resulting in an even number of stocks rising and falling.
Trading ended with four securities changing hands, compared to five on Tuesday, with the prices of two stocks rising and two declining.
The JSE USD Equity Index lost 3.65 points to end at 185.49. The PE Ratio, a measure that computes appropriate stock values, averages 11.7 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2021-22 earnings.
A total of 826,816 shares traded at US$151,135 up from 33,246 units at US$3,331 on Tuesday. Trading averages 206,704 shares at US$37,784, compared to 6,649 units at US$666 on Tuesday. Trading month to date averages 188,277 units at US$18,927 versus 187,562 units at US$18,195 on Tuesday. June ended with an average of 87,444 units for US$6,162.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ended, with the bid higher than the last selling price and two with lower offers.
At the close, First Rock Capital slipped 0.1 of a cent to 7.8 US cents with the transfer of 1,808 shares, Proven Investments gained 0.01 of a cent to end at 23.01 US cents with 584,904 units passing through the market, Sygnus Credit Investments rose 0.8 of a cent to 13 US cents, with 70,000 stocks changing hands and Transjamaican Highway fell 0.13 of a cent to 0.75 US cents, with 170,104 shares crossing the exchange.

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

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