Saturday 17 November, 2018

Blue Power at record high

Blue Power gained 15.5 per cent to close at $50. Also, Pulse increased 14.4 per cent to close at $7.09; AMG Packaging gained 14.3 per cent to close at $24; C2W gained 12.5 per cent to close at $0.45, and Proven increased 11.7 per cent to close at US$0.29.

The JSE Combined Index advanced by 897.61 points (0.39 per cent) to close at 233,711.14. The JSE Index advanced by 226.32 points (0.10 per cent) to close at 219,238.80.The JSE All Jamaican Composite Index advanced by 253.10 points (0.11 per cent) to close at 240,292.56.

The JSE Select Index declined by 10.54 points (0.14 per cent) to close at 7,264.75.The JSE Cross Listed Index closed at 2,096.06. The Junior Market Index advanced by 66.90 points (2.31 per cent) to close at 2,958.42. The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 21.00 points ( 10.74 per cent) to close at 216.57.

Overall Market activity resulted from trading in 52 stocks of which 36 advanced, 11 declined and five traded firm.

Market volume amounted to 6,854,222 units valued at over $115,027,068.33Sagicor Real Estate X Fund Ltd was the volume leader with 3,002,738 units (43.81 per cent) followed by Scotia Group Jamaica Limited with 777,834 units (11.35 per cent) and Jetcon Corporation Limited with 475,275 units (6.93 per cent).