Slippage for JSE USD market

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market ended on Wednesday, with the volume of stocks exchanged rising 88 percent and the value rising 229 percent more than on Tuesday, resulting in six securities traded, compared to seven on Tuesday with one rising, four declining and one ending unchanged.
Overall, 622,317 shares traded for US$18,378 compared to 331,235 units at US$5,593 on Tuesday.
Trading averaged 103,720 units at US$3,063, up from 47,319 shares at US$799 on Tuesday, with a month to date average of 37,759 shares at US$4,398 versus 28,964 units at US$4,577 on the previous trading day. October ended with an average of 40,972 units for US$2,277.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 4.13 points to end at 205.27.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.4. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ending with a bid higher than the last selling price and one with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Real Estate USD share popped 0.03 of a cent to 7.98 US cents, with 16,039 shares clearing the market, Proven Investments fell 0.34 of one cent to end at 18.66 US cents with the swapping of 66,067 units, Sterling Investments ended at 2 US cents in exchanging 3,250 stocks. Sygnus Credit Investments J$ share dropped 1.01 cents to 14.62 US cents in an exchange of 152 stock units and Transjamaican Highway dipped 0.01 of a cent to 0.89 of one US cent crossing the market 536,804 stocks.
In the preference segmentProductive Business 9.25% preference share declined US$1 in closing at US$11 with an exchange of 5 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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