Trading plunges on TTSE on Thursday

Trading ended on Thursday, with the market declining after 64 percent fewer shares with a 68 percent lower value than on Wednesday, resulting in more stocks falling than rising at the close of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange.
In the end, 17 securities traded compared to 18 on Wednesday, with three rising, five declining and nine remaining unchanged. The Composite Index fell 3.99 points 1,420.25, the All T&T Index slipped 4.72 points to 1,937.44 and the Cross-Listed Index lost 0.45 points to close 121.47.
A total of, 44,028 shares traded for $1,232,479, down from 122,999 units at $3,878,814 on Wednesday.
An average of 2,590 units traded at $72,499 compared to 6,833 at $215,490 on Wednesday. The average trade for the month to date amounts to 21,872 units at $248,086 versus 23,183 units at $260,037. The average trade for June amounts to 45,770 units at $724,455. The actual average value for June at $724,497.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows five stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and none with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s ended at $24.55 in exchanging 940 stocks, Angostura Holdings shed 5 cents to close at $16.44, with 1,107 units crossing the exchange, Ansa Mcal remained at $60 with an exchange of 200 shares, Clico Investment Fund popped 55 cents in closing at $27.50 with an exchange of 3,685 units. First Citizens Bank fell 30 cents to $50 in an exchange of 2,031 units, GraceKennedy remained at $5.98, with 400 stock units clearing the market, Guardian Holdings lost $1.25 to end at $32.50 trading 9,997 stocks. JMMB Group closed trading at $2.05 after exchanging 1,000 shares, L.J Williams B share settled at $1.50, after 9 stock units changed hands, Massy Holdings closed at $80.60, with the swapping of 228 shares. NCB Financial Group popped 1 cent to $8.01 after 9,252 stocks crossed the exchange, Republic Financial Holdings remained at $135.50, with an exchange of 1,851 shares, Scotiabank remained at $59.75 after 1,276 units traded. Trinidad & Tobago NGL dropped 14 cents to $18 with the swapping of 7,368 stocks, Trinidad Cement rallied 10 cents to end at $3.50 with an exchange of 2,000 units, Unilever Caribbean dipped 2 cents to $16.30, with 100 units crossing the exchange and West Indian Tobacco settled at $32.49 crossing the market 2,584 shares.

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

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