The value of stocks jumps on TTSE

Market activity ended on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Thursday, with the volume of stocks traded declining 14 percent, with the value surging 209 percent than on Wednesday.
A total of 19 securities traded, up from 15 on Wednesday, with eight rising, three declining and eight remaining unchanged. The Composite Index rallied 3.28 points to 1,390.90, the All T&T Index popped 3.40 points to 2,059.30 and the Cross-Listed Index gained 0.44 points to settle at 94.59.
A total of 164,026 shares were traded for $2,517,874 versus 190,536 units at $813,920 on Wednesday. An average of 8,633 units traded at $132,520 compared to 12,702 shares trading at $54,261 on Wednesday, with the month to date averaging 29,249 units at $290,389 versus 30,443 units at $302,015 on the previous trading day. The average trade for June amounts to 63,148 units at $485,588June amounts to 55,705 units at $392,249.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and three stocks with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s remained at $45.85 after an exchange of 2,187 shares, Angostura Holdings climbed $1.99 to $26.99 in trading 15 stock units, Ansa McAl rallied 1 cent in closing at $59 with 735 units changing hands. Ansa Merchant Bank lost 38 cents to end at $42.12 while exchanging 189 stocks, Calypso Macro Investment Fund finished at $20.21, with 487 units crossing the market, Clico Investment Fund increased 10 cents to end at $28.90 in exchanging 16,473 shares. First Citizens Group advanced 15 cents to $49.99, with 229 stock units crossing the exchange, FirstCaribbean International Bank gained 1 cent in closing at $5.02 in trading 41,682 stocks, JMMB Group popped 4 cents to $2.34, with 4,669 stocks changing hands. L.J. Williams B share ended at $2.15 trading two shares, Massy Holdings rose 6 cents to $5.10 after exchanging 16,073 shares, National Enterprises ended at $3.20 after swapping 5,925 stock units. Prestige Holdings finished at $6.80, as one stock unit cleared the market, Republic Financial Holdings ended at $142 with 1,316 shares trading, Scotiabank remained at $77 with an exchange of 1,365 units. Trinidad & Tobago NGL fell 21 cents to $21.29 in switching ownership of 588 stocks, Trinidad Cement ended unchanged at $3.81 after exchanging 1,500 stocks, Unilever Caribbean climbed 40 cents to end at $13.90, with 40,490 stock units changing hands and West Indian Tobacco shed 90 cents to close at $22.50 after trading 30,100 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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