Trading dips TTSE market falls

Market activity ended on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Thursday, with the volume of stocks traded diving 38 percent and the value dropping 34 percent from Wednesday, as the number of securities traded remained at 16, similar to Wednesday, with trading ended with six stocks rising, four declining and six ending unchanged.
The Composite Index fell 4.30 points to 1,379.71, the All T&T Index shed 12.60 points to 2,037.97 and the Cross-Listed Index rallied 0.64 points to settle at 94.54.
A total of 522,491 shares were traded for $2,535,172 compared to 838,975 units at $3,850,203 on Wednesday. An average of 32,656 units traded at $158,448 compared to 52,436 shares at $240,638 on Wednesday, with trading month to date averaging 59,696 units at $293,229 versus 72,420 units at $356,660 on the previous trading day. The average trade for July ended with 28,304 units at $283,023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ended with a bid higher than their last selling prices and three stocks with lower offers.
At the close, Ansa McAl declined $3 in closing at $57 with 3,471 shares trading, CinemaOne finished at $5.98 in an exchange of one stock unit, First Citizens Group advanced 15 cents to end at $49.99 after exchanging 1,400 units. FirstCaribbean International Bank popped 14 cents to close at $5.20 trading 50 stocks, GraceKennedy fell 1 cent to $5.35 in switching ownership of 39,338 units, Guardian Holdings ended unchanged at $27.26 in trading 1,257 stocks. JMMB Group remained at $2.31 with the swapping of 222,856 shares, L.J. Williams B share climbed 14 cents to end at $cents after exchanging 200 stock units, Massy Holdings increased 20 cents to $4.95 while exchanging 103,094 units. National Enterprises rallied 1 cent to close at $3.20, with 130,920 stocks clearing the market, Prestige Holdings rose 1 cent to $6.72, with 3,000 stock units crossing the exchange, Republic Financial Holdings ended unchanged at $141.14 in exchanging 815 shares. Scotiabank ended at $77 after 3,086 units changed hands, Trinidad & Tobago NGL shed 1 cent to end at $21.99, with 5,878 shares crossing the market, Unilever Caribbean finished at $13.89 after trading 6,865 stocks and West Indian Tobacco lost 1 cent in ending at $23.39 with an exchange of 260 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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