Saturday 24 August, 2019

Berger Paints up 20% on JSE

Berger Paints Jamaica and Caribbean Producers Jamaica Limited led gains in Monday's trading of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).

Berger gained 20 per cent to close at $16, while CPJ gained 10 per cent to close at $3.50.

Main Event Entertainment led declines. down 10 per cent to close at $5.22.

The JSE Combined Index declined by 626.45 points to close at 246,887.22. The JSE Index declined by 432.60 points to close at 233,174.01. The Junior Market Index declined by 21.57 points to close at 2,987.07.

The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 8.79 points to close at 181.86.

Overall Market activity resulted from trading in 44 stocks of which 16 advanced, 24 declined and four traded firm.

Market volume amounted to 1,665,566 units valued at over $16,804,455.76. Cable & Wireless Jamaica Limited was the volume leader with 367,359 units followed by JMMB Group Limited with 346,670 units and Caribbean Producers Jamaica Limited with 300,000 units .

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