Trading surges on Trinidad & Tobago Exchange

Trading surges on Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday, with the volume of stocks traded surging 326 percent and the value 313 percent more than on Thursday, with 17 securities traded, down from 21 on Thursday, with five rising, five declining and seven remaining unchanged.
The Composite Index popped 0.25 points to 1,387.37, the All T&T Index advanced 2.48 points to 2,049.26 and the Cross-Listed Index fell 0.30 points to settle at 95.08.
Overall 1,151,581 shares traded for $11,842,590 versus 270,165 units at $2,864,123 on Thursday. An average of 67,740 units traded at $696,741 compared to 12,865 shares at $136,387 on Thursday, with trading month to date averaging 31,698 units at $301,829 versus 29,368 units at $276,302 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 four stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and none with a lower offer.
At the close, Agostini’s finished at $45.90, with 30 shares crossing the market, Angostura Holdings rallied 25 cents in ending at close at a 52 weeks’ high of $25.25 after 100 stocks changed hands, Clico Investment Fund remained at $28.80 in trading 255,353 stock units. Endeavour Holdings ended unchanged at $7 with 300 units changing hands, First Citizens Group ended unchanged at $50 with 151 shares clearing the market, GraceKennedy increased 3 cents to $5.35 after exchanging 1,800 units. JMMB Group declined 5 cents to $2.35 in switching ownership of 74,570 stock units, Massy Holdings shed 9 cents to close at $5 after trading 762,932 stocks, National Enterprises climbed 5 cents in closing at $3.20 with the swapping of 1,440 stock units. NCB Financial Group remained at $5.15 with an exchange of 33,518 units, One Caribbean Media advanced 5 cents in closing at $4.05 in an exchange of 428 shares, Prestige Holdings gained 7 cents to close at $6.97 after exchanging 50 stocks. Republic Financial Holdings finished trading 200 units at $142, Scotiabank dropped $1 to $77 after exchanging 25 shares, Trinidad & Tobago NGL remained at $21.80 after an exchange of 4,969 stocks. Trinidad Cement lost 36 cents at $3.51 with 5,000 stock units crossing the market and Unilever Caribbean fell 1 cent to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $13.14 while exchanging 10,715 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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