Stocks recorded gains down under

Stocks mostly rose in market activity on Monday, with the market rising after investors traded 36.35 percent more shares than on Friday, but with a lower value at the close of trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange.
Overall, 20 securities traded compared to 17 on Friday, with the prices of six rising, three declining and 11 remaining unchanged. The Composite Index rose 5.92 points to 1,343.75, the All T&T Index gained 8.94 points to close at 1,795.53, and the Cross-Listed Index climbed 0.39 points to settle at 120.64.
At the close, 377,790 shares traded, for $3,630,602 compared to 277,070 units at $5,962,247 on Friday.
An average of 18,890 units traded for $181,530 compared to 16,298 at $350,720 on Friday. An average of 11,843 shares traded at $286,157 for the month to date versus 10,223 units at $310,209. The average trade for March amounted to 12,610 units at $342,338.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s closed at $26 with 1,576 shares trading, Angostura Holdings closed at $15.42 in exchanging 1,500 stock units, Clico Investment Fund added 1 cent to close at $25.03, with the swapping of 60,610 units, Endeavour Holdings remained at $10.50 trading 5,600 shares. First Citizens Bank settled at $46.50, with 1,127 units changing hands, Grace Kennedy climbed 10 cents to $4.90 with an exchange of 38,037 stocks, Guardian Holdings dipped 1 cent to $26, trading 37,324 stocks, JMMB Group rose 1 cent to $1.84, with 141,000 units crossing the market. L.J Williams B share remained at $1.45 with the swapping of 1,000 stock units, Massy Holdings ended at $64 with an exchange of 1,656 shares, National Enterprises ended at $3 with an exchange of 42,834 shares. Flour Mills ended at $2.25, with 250 stock units crossing the market, One Caribbean Media slipped 1 cent to $4.89 switching 40,900 shares, Point Lisas closed at $3 after 249 shares crossed the exchange. Prestige Holdings ended at $7.50, after finishing trading of 120 shares, Republic Financial Holdings rose $2 to $134 in an exchange of 523 stock units, Scotiabank carved out a gain of 70 cents to close at $54.70 and finished with an exchange of 783 stocks. Trinidad & Tobago NGL rose 5 cents to $14.80, trading 1,078 stocks, Trinidad Cement remained at $3, with 1,313 stocks crossing the exchange and West Indian Tobacco shed 7 cents in ending at $32.92, trading 310 shares.

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

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