Steady trading on the Trinidad stock market

Market activity ended on Monday, with the volume of stocks traded declining 70 percent with the value down 35 percent compared to Friday, on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange, resulting in an exchange of 21 securities up from 14 on Friday, with four stocks rising, five declining and 12 remaining unchanged. 
The Composite Index popped 0.96 points to 1,386.68, the All T&T Index advanced 0.68 points to 2,042.65 and the Cross-Listed Index rose 0.18 points to 95.87.
A total of 59,407 shares were exchanged for $962,848 versus 200,408 units at $1,484,655 on Friday. An average of 2,829 units traded at $45,850 compared to 14,315 shares at $106,047 on Friday, with trading month to date averaging 33,916 units at $315,444 versus 37,426 units at $345,882 on the previous trading day. The average trade for June amounts to 55,705 units at $392,249.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, Agostini’s ended unchanged at $45.90 in an exchange of 221 shares, Ansa McAl rallied 84 cents to $56.90 and closed with 517 stock units changing hands, Ansa Merchant Bank finished at $42.50 in trading 111 units. CinemaOne remained at $5.98, with 15 stocks clearing the market, Clico Investment Fund declined 10 cents to $28.80 with an exchange of 12,434 stocks, First Citizens Group finished at $50 while trading 39 stock units. FirstCaribbean International Bank lost 1 cent to end at $5.49, with 925 units changing hands, GraceKennedy shed 1 cent to close at $5.46 after exchanging 330 shares, Guardian Media ended at $3.04 with the swapping of 780 stock units. JMMB Group advanced 11 cents in closing at $2.41 after 5,300 shares crossed the market, Massy Holdings dipped 1 cent to $4.99 after exchanging 22,088 stocks, National Flour Mills climbed 6 cents to $1.71 in switching owners for 300 units. NCB Financial Group remained at $5.25 in exchanging 7,000 units, Point Lisas finished at $3.40, with 58 stocks changing hands, Prestige Holdings rose 28 cents to end at $6.99 in trading 150 stock units. Republic Financial Holdings ended unchanged at $142 after exchanging 210 shares, Scotiabank ended trading of 3,550 stock units at $78, Trinidad & Tobago NGL remained at $21.48, with 1,985 units crossing the market. Trinidad Cement ended at $3.56 while exchanging 961 stocks, Unilever Caribbean fell 4 cents to close at $13.80 after trading 2,012 shares and West Indian Tobacco finished at $23.45, with 421 stock units crossing the market.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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