Saturday 26 September, 2020

Access Financial led gains during Tuesday's trading

Access Financial CEO, Marcus James.

Access Financial CEO, Marcus James.

Access Financial Services led gains during Tuesday’s trading of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).

Nearly twice as many stocks advanced than declined.

Access gained 18 per cent to close at $28 followed by Stationery and Office Supplies up 11.4 per cent to $7.15 and Lasco Manufacturing up 12.4 per cent to $3.97.

The top declining stock went to 138 Student Living, down 19 per cent to $5.67.

The JSE Combined Index advanced by 1,584.17 points (0.41 per cent) to close at 385,615.91, so too did the JSE Index, which advanced by 743.85 points (0.19 per cent) to close at 388,653.94. 

The Junior Market Index advanced by 83.07 points (3.29 per cent) to close at 2,604.36.

The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 1.58 points (0.77 per cent) to close at 204.81. The JSE Financial Index advanced by 0.29 points (0.27 per cent) to close at 106.61.

The JSE Manufacturing & Distribution Index advanced by 1.43 points (1.96 per cent) to close at 74.23.

Overall Market activity resulted from trading in 80 stocks of which 43 advanced, 25 declined and 12 traded firm.

Market volume amounted to 97,178,770 units valued at over $207,826,719.07. Radio Jamaica was the volume leader with 50,367,293 units (51.83per cent) followed by Transjamaican Highway Limited ith 32,393,224 units (33.33per cent) and Wigton Windfarm with 3,584,943 units (3.69 per cent).

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