Prices mostly fall on TTSE on Monday

Stocks mostly tumbled on Monday on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange as investors pumped 344 percent more funds into the market than on Friday, leading to an 18 percent decline in the volume of stocks >trading and a drop in the majority of stocks prices, with a mere hand full rising.
At the close, 22 securities traded, similar to trading on Friday, with five stocks rising, 13 declining and four remaining unchanged. The Composite Index dropped 4.49 points to 1,427.20, the All T&T Index fell 7.17 points to 2,060.79 and the Cross-Listed Index lost 0.23 points to settle at 104.90.
A total of 623,867 shares traded for $28,183,997 versus 759,312 units at $6,354,523 on Friday. An average of 28,358 units traded at $1,281,091 compared to 34,514 shares at $288,842 on the prior trading day. Trading month to date averages 51,687 units at $378,356 versus 44,350 units at $398,396. The average trade for April amounts to 43,127 units at $458,871.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows four stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s rallied 75 cents to $48 after trading 8,980 shares, Angostura Holdings lost 89 cents in ending at $22.01, with 769 units crossing the market, Ansa McAl fell 60 cents to $57 in an exchange of 391,564 stock units. Calypso Macro Investment Fund shed $1.10 in closing at $18.50, trading 40 stocks, CinemaOne rose 21 cents to close at $2 with 101 units changing hands, Clico Investment Fund advanced 26 cents to end at $30.76 with the swapping of 95,853 stock units. First Citizens Group finished at $52, with 2,251 stocks clearing the market, GraceKennedy slipped 1 cent in closing at $5.99 after exchanging 775 shares, Guardian Holdings climbed $1 to close at $28 in exchanging 125 stock units. Guardian Media declined 5 cents to $3.10 after 3,886 stocks crossed the exchange, Massy Holdings fell 2 cents to $5.16 in an exchange of 16,426 units, National Enterprises dipped 5 cents in ending at $2.95 with an exchange of 50,520 shares. National Flour Mills remained at $1.80, with 46 stock units changing hands,  NCB Financial Group dipped 1 cent in closing at $6.04 while exchanging 200 stocks and One Caribbean Media declined 18 cents to end at $4 after 832 units crossed the market. Point Lisas ended unchanged at $3.15 in switching ownership of 50 shares, Republic Financial Holdings popped 1 cent to close at $140.01 after exchanging 8,498 shares, Scotiabank lost $3 in ending at $78 after exchanging 4,289 stock units. Trinidad & Tobago NGL shed 80 cents in closing at $20.20, with 13,487 units changing hands, Trinidad Cement finished at $3.60, with 8,477 stocks crossing the market, Unilever Caribbean lost $1.84 in closing at $16.55 after exchanging 16,672 stocks and West Indian Tobacco declined 50 cents to end at $23.50, with 26 units crossing the exchange.

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

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