Trading mixed on Trinidad Stock Exchange

Trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange ended on Tuesday, with 16 securities changing hands against 15 on Monday, with five rising, two declining and nine remaining unchanged resulting in the volume of stocks traded increasing 54 percent at a 20 percent lower value than on Monday.
The Composite Index rose 2.12 points to 1,387.26, the All T&T Index popped 4.10 points to 2,046.01 and the Cross-Listed Index remained unchanged at 95.53.
A total of 174,673 shares were exchanged for $913,667 versus 113,367 units at $1,141,354 on Monday. An average of 10,917 units traded at $57,104 against 7,558 shares at $76,090 on Monday, with trading month to date averaging 44,147 shares at $281,320 versus 58,916 units at $380,971 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 two with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s had just 2 shares trading at $46, Calypso Macro Investment Fund ended unchanged at $22 while exchanging 70 stock units, First Citizens Group advanced 96 cents to $51, with 24 stock units clearing the market. GraceKennedy climbed 17 cents to $5.49 in exchanging a mere 3 units, JMMB Group remained at $2.30 after 111,227 stocks crossed the market, L.J. Williams B share rose 15 cents to end at $2.10 with the swapping of 7,000 stock units. Massy Holdings dipped 3 cents in closing at $5.12 after an exchange of 22,444 units, National Enterprises ended unchanged at $3.20, with 1,166 shares changing hands, National Flour Mills finished at $1.75 after trading 10 shares. One Caribbean Media rallied 2 cents to $4.12 with just 1 unit changing hands, Republic Financial Holdings remained at $141 in exchanging 400 stocks, Scotiabank finished at $77.50 trading 1 stock unit. Trinidad & Tobago NGL gained 20 cents to $20.82 in switching ownership of 6,737 stock units, Trinidad Cement ended unchanged at $3.70 after 3,000 stocks crossed the market, Unilever Caribbean dropped 5 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $13 after exchanging 20,570 units and West Indian Tobacco remained at $22.50 after trading 2,018 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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