Thursday 20 September, 2018

Caribbean Flavours up 21% to lead JSE gains

Caribbean Flavours led gains in Friday’s trading of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).

CFF gained 21 per cent to close at $11 on the day. It was followed by Fosrich, which gained 10 per cent to close at $2.87. 

The stock with the biggest decline was Sterling, which lost 20 per cent on the day to close at $9.50.

The JSE Combined Index declined by 46.24 points (0.01 per cent) to close at 311,665.66. The JSE Index declined by 429.31 points (0.14 per cent) to close at 303,452.35.

The JSE All Jamaican Composite Index declined by 471.19 points (0.14 per cent) to close at 333,056.79. The JSE Select Index advanced by 1.48 points (0.02 per cent) to close at 9,051.82.

The Junior Market Index advanced by 31.90 points (1.08 per cent) to close at 2,993.40. The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 0.47 points ( 0.29 per cent) to close at 161.81.

Overall Market activity resulted from trading in 49 stocks of which 23 advanced, 24 declined and two traded firm.

Market volume amounted to 5,120,336 units valued at over $122,922,889.13. Lasco Manufacturing Limited was the volume leader with 1,192,669 units (23.29per cent) followed by NCB Financial Group with 766,949 units (14.98 per cent) and Victoria Mutual with 568,164 units (11.10 per cent).

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