Winning TTSE stocks overpower decliners

Market activity ended on Wednesday on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange with the volume of stocks traded surging 365 percent, with a value that was 127 percent more than on Tuesday, and closed with more than twice the number of shares rising as falling.
A total of 20 securities traded compared to 22 on Tuesday, with seven stocks rising, three declining and ten remaining unchanged. The Composite Index advanced 1.34 points to  1,421.08, the All T&T Index advanced 6.90 points to 2,057.66 and the Cross-Listed Index shed 0.65 points to settle at 103.59.
A total of 1,959,307 shares traded for $11,939,308 compared to 421,104 units at $5,255,115 on Tuesday.
An average of 97,965 units traded at $596,965 compared to 19,141 shares at $238,869 on Tuesday, with trading month to date averaging 45,182 units at $482,282 versus 40,316 units at $471,712. The average trade for April amounts to 43,127 units at $458,871.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows four stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s fell 75 cents to end at $47.25, with 682 shares crossing the market, Angostura Holdings ended unchanged at $22.89, trading 18 units, Ansa McAl increased $1.45 to close at $57 while exchanging 2,013 stocks. Clico Investment Fund remained at $30.48, trading 6,581 stock units, Endeavour Holdings rallied 49 cents in closing at $7.50 after trading 2,595 stock units, First Citizens Group gained 4 cents to $52.10 in exchanging 203 stocks. FirstCaribbean International Bank dropped 15 cents in ending at $5.25, with 50,901 units clearing the market, GraceKennedy at $5.98 after trading three shares, Guardian Holdings climbed 3 cents to close at $27.53, with 7,046 shares crossing the exchange. JMMB Group popped 2 cents to end at $2.55 with 37,110 stock units changing hands, Massy Holdings shed 9 cents to close at $5.10 after exchanging 1,706,596 units, National Enterprises ended unchanged at $3 with the swapping of 51,211 stocks. National Flour Mills rose 5 cents in closing at $1.65 with an exchange of 100 stock units, NCB Financial Group remained at $6, with 3,922 stocks changing hands, One Caribbean Media finished at $4 in an exchange of one share. Republic Financial Holdings advanced 1 cent to $140.01 in switching ownership of 600 units, Scotiabank remained at $78 in exchanging 1,964 units, Trinidad & Tobago NGL ended unchanged at $20.74, with 25,144 shares clearing the market, Unilever Caribbean finished at $16.50 with the swapping of 38,675 stocks and West Indian Tobacco finished at $23.50 after exchanging 23,942 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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