Stocks gained in Trinidad

Rising stocks overpowered those declining at the close of market activity on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Tuesday, as 49 percent fewer shares were exchanged after 58 percent less funds passed through the market compared to Monday and resulting in 18 securities trading down from 21 on Monday and resulted in six stocks rising, two declining and ten remaining unchanged.
Investors exchanged 478,325 shares for $5,985,979, down from 932,857 stocks at $14,247,158 on Monday.
An average of 26,574 shares were traded at $332,554 compared to 44,422 units at $678,436 on Monday. Trading month to date averaged 59,889 shares at $543,325 versus 62,127 units at $557,481 on the previous day. Trading in October ended with an average of 29,755 shares at $358,068.
The Composite Index rose 1.98 points to close at 1,301.71, the All T&T Index increased 4.01  points to 1,956.18 and the Cross-Listed Index dipped 0.03 points to settle at 84.17.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and one stock with a lower offer.
At the close, Ansa McAl ended at $50 with an exchange of 210 shares, Calypso Macro Investment Fund dropped 65 cents to end at $21.50 with investors transferring 571 stock units, Clico Investment Fund declined 50 cents in closing at $29.50 after the trading of 67,151 units. Endeavour Holdings increased 90 cents to $8 after a transfer of 100 stocks, First Citizens Group remained at $50.01, with 5,373 stock units changing hands, FirstCaribbean International Bank popped 5 cents to $5.11 in switching ownership of 1,700 units. GraceKennedy ended at $4.75 after an exchange of 3,587 shares, Guardian Holdings advanced 16 cents to close at $25.86 with the swapping of 4,500 stocks, Massy Holdings remained at $4.45 and closed after 267,249 stocks changed hands. National Flour Mills remained at $1.51, with 8,800 units crossing the market, NCB Financial ended at $4.56 as investors exchanged 49,490 stock units, Point Lisas ended at $3.19 with a transfer of 3,000 shares. Republic Financial remained at $136 in an exchange of 163 shares, Scotiabank rose 10 cents to close at $77.90 as 12,733 stocks were swapped by investors, Trinidad & Tobago NGL gained 40 cents to close at $22.40 with 49,318 units clearing the market. Trinidad Cement ended at $3.60 after exchanging 1,900 stock units, Unilever Caribbean climbed 77 cents in ending at $13.79 and trading 2,150 stocks and West Indian Tobacco remained at $22, with 330 shares crossing the market.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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