Solid gains for TTSE

Market activity ended on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Tuesday, with the volume of stocks traded diving 88 percent with the value 80 percent lower than on Monday, resulting in an exchange of 16 securities compared to 20 on Monday, with the prices of nine rising, four declining and three remaining unchanged.
A total of 328,773 shares were exchanged for $4,051,342 versus 2,857,109 units at $19,829,091 on Monday.
An average of 20,548 units were traded at $253,209 compared to 142,855 shares at $991,455 on Monday, and month to date an average of 47,594 units at $513,234 versus 49,375 units at $530,355 on the previous trading day. The average trade for August amounts to 40,829 units at $378,385.
The Composite Index popped 8.18 points to 1,360.96, the All T&T Index increased 14.63 points to 2,025.22 and the Cross-Listed Index climbed 0.18 points to 91.01.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s increased $1.65 in closing at $45.65 after trading 1,854 shares, Angostura Holdings rallied 50 cents to $25 with investors transferring 9,584 stocks, Ansa McAl ended at $57 while exchanging 10 stock units. Calypso Macro Investment Fund popped $1.24 to $20.50 with a transfer of 120 units, Clico Investment Fund lost 40 cents to end at $29.50 after exchanging 14,289 shares, First Citizens Group dropped 11 cents in closing at $50.50 in trading 23,056 stocks. FirstCaribbean International Bank advanced 3 cents to end at $5.08 as investors exchanged 2,420 units, GraceKennedy remained at $5.30, with 300 stock units changing hands, Guardian Holdings dipped 1 cent in ending at $25.50 switching ownership of 7,693 shares. JMMB Group rose 3 cents to $2.33 after 10 units crossed the market, Massy Holdings ended at $4.79 after an exchange of 253,632 stocks, National Enterprises popped 9 cents to $3.35 in an exchange of 489 stock units. One Caribbean Media gained 9 cents to close at $3.99, with 7 units crossing the exchange, Republic Financial Holdings increased 49 cents to end at $140.50 after 2,669 stocks changed hands, Scotiabank gained 60 cents in ending at $79after trading 1,390 shares and Trinidad & Tobago NGL dipped 10 cents to $22 after a transfer of 11,250 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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