TTSE ends the week positively

Market activity ended on Friday, with a rising market after trading 84.62 percent fewer shares carrying a 77 percent lower value than on Thursday, resulting in five stocks rising, one declining and 10 remaining unchanged as 16 securities traded compared to 19 on Thursday, at the close of trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and no with lower offers, while the Composite Index rose 1.15 points to 1,387.05, the All T&T Index gained 3.82 points to end at 1,907.48 and the Cross-Listed Index slipped 0.24 points to settle at 116.34.
Overall, 168,626 shares traded for $2,065,096 down sharply from 1,096,321 units at $8,918,361 on Thursday.
An average of 10,539 units traded at $129,068 compared to 57,701 at $469,387 on Thursday. The average trade for the month to date amounts to 48,115 units at $681,645 versus 50,775 units at $720,765May ended with an average of 25,935 units at $406,593.
At the close, Agostini’s traded 810 shares at $24.50, Clico Investment Fund settled at $26.99 after 14,344 shares crossed the exchange, First Citizens Bank gained 37 cents to end at $49.40, with 262 stocks changing hands, FirstCaribbean International Bank popped 1 cent to $6.50 in trading 500 shares. Grace Kennedy rallied 26 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $5.51 in trading 1,681 units, Guardian Holdings remained at $34.95 after exchanging 12,669 shares, JMMB Group ended at $1.75 in exchanging 84,374 stock units. Massy Holdings lost 25 cents to end at $81.25, with 1,110 shares changing hands, National Enterprises traded 10 stock units at $3, National Flour Mills ended at $2.25 in an exchange of 25 stock units. NCB Financial Group ended at $7.80 with the swapping of 24,803 units, Prestige Holdings settled at $6.99, with 100 stock units crossing the market, Scotiabank traded 6,378 shares at $57. Trinidad & Tobago NGL climbed 15 cents to $18.15, with 21,135 stock units clearing the market, Trinidad  Cement rose 5 cents to $3.30 with an exchange of just 5 shares and West Indian Tobacco remained at $32.15 in an exchange of 420 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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