Volume picks up on TTSE on Wednesday

Market activity ended on Wednesday, with the market rising after investors traded 135 percent shares carrying a value that was 187 greater than on Tuesday, resulting in slightly more stocks falling than rising at the close of trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange.
Trading took place in 14 securities compared to 13 on Tuesday, with prices of three stocks rising, four declining and seven remaining unchanged. The Composite Index advanced 1.70 points to 1,332.91, the All T&T Index rose 4.77 points to end at 1,788.21, and The Cross-Listed Index lost 0.22 points to settle at 118.52.
At the close, 225,060 shares traded, for $4,538,675, up from 95,789 units at $1,583,782 on Tuesday.
An average of 16,076 units traded for the day at $324,191 compared to 7,368 at $121,829 on Tuesday. An average of 13,135 units traded at $206,107 for the month to date versus 11,664 units at $147,064. The average trade for April amounted to 11,472 units at $184,959.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ended with the bid higher than the last selling price and two with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s remained at $24.40 after exchanging 18 shares, Angostura Holdings traded 2,939 shares and remained at $15.50, Ansa Mcal exchanged 5,236 stock units at $56.75, Clico Investment Fund remained at $25.15 in an exchange of 37,690 stocks. First Citizens Bank fell 5 cents to $46.45, with 265 units changing hands, FirstCaribbean International Bank settled at $6.50 after trading 19,625 stock units, Grace Kennedy gained 10 cents in ending at $5, with 6,550 shares crossing the exchange. Guardian Holdings increased 49 cents to $26 with the swapping of 47,133 stocks, Massy Holdings climbed $1.03 to $65 trading 12,727 shares, National Flour Mills stayed at $2.40 in exchanging 5,340 stocks. NCB Financial Group fell 7 cents to $8.20 after trading 57,493 stock units, Republic Financial Holdings fell 48 cents to $132.52 in switching ownership of 1,114 shares, Trinidad & Tobago NGL lost 2 cents to close at $13.47 after exchanging 21,273 stock units and Unilever Caribbean closed at $16.33 trading 7,657 shares,

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

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