Trinidad trading surges on Tuesday

The volume of stocks trading on Tuesday surged 261 percent higher than on Monday while the value was double than amount last exchanged on a day when declining stocks were inched out by those declining at the close of trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange.
At the close, 16 securities traded compared to 17 on Monday, with four stocks rising, five declining and seven remaining unchanged as Ansa Mcal traded at a 52 weeks’ high. The Composite Index increased 3.03 points to 1,426.21, the All T&T Index rallied 8.36 points to 1,949.38 and the Cross-Listed Index lost 0.38 points to settle at 121.41.
A total of, 799,412 shares traded, for $3,311,324 up from 221,255 units at $1,654,117 on Monday.
An average of 49,963 units traded at $206,958 from 13,015 at $97,301 on Monday. The average trade for the month to date amounts to 24,452 units at $263,493 versus 22,562 units at $267,681. The average trade for June amounts to 45,770 units at $724,497.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s traded 2,185 shares at $24.55, Angostura Holdings ended at $16.49, with 363 shares crossing the exchange, Ansa Mcal popped $2 in ending at a 52 weeks’ high of $60, with 100 stocks crossing the market, Clico Investment Fund ended at $26.90 exchanging 4,656 stocks. First Citizens Bank dropped 28 cents to $50.02 with the swapping of 1,245 shares, FirstCaribbean International Bank remained at $6.50 while exchanging 689 stock units, GraceKennedy rose 1 cent to $5.98 after exchanging 841 shares. Guardian Media rose 5 cents to $3.10 with the swapping of 42,218 shares, L.J Williams B shares closed at $1.50 with the swapping of 259 shares, Massy Holdings ended at $80.60 in switching ownership of 10 shares. National Enterprises popped 10 cents to $3.60, with 703,943 stock units clearing the market, NCB Financial Group declined 5 cents to $8 after trading 32,570 units, One Caribbean Media lost 1 cent to close at $4.50, with 4,425 units changing hands. Prestige Holdings traded 678 shares at $7.25, Scotiabank fell 3 cents to $59.70 with the swapping of 40 stocks and Trinidad & Tobago NGL shed 73 cents to $17.52 and ended trading 5,190 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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