No price change in the JSE USD market

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market ended on Tuesday, with the volume of stocks exchanged declining 78 percent and valued 50 percent less than on Monday, resulting in five securities traded, compared to nine on Monday with the prices of all five ending unchanged.
Overall, 48,397 shares were traded for US$6,844 compared to 223,078 units at US$13,623 on Monday.
Trading averaged 9,679 units at US$1,369 versus 24,786 shares at US$1,514 on Monday, with a month to date average of 54,726 shares at US$4,700 down from 56,792 units at US$4,853 on the previous trading day. August ended with an average of 53,206 units for US$7,288.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 7.98 points to end at 199.74.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.2. The PE ratio uses earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ended with bids higher than the last selling prices and none with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Real Estate USD share ended at 5 US cents after exchanging 4,089 shares, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy remained at US$1 with just two stock units traded, Productive Business Solutions remained at US$1.3225 after a transfer of 2,002 stock units and Sygnus Credit Investments USD share ended at 10 US cents after exchanging 42,300 units.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 6% remained at US$1.10 in switching ownership of 4 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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