Sunday 21 July, 2019

CPJ led gains during Monday's trading

Caribbean Producers Jamaica, which provides goods to the hotel trade, led gains on Monday’s trading of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).

CPJ gained 7.0 per cent to close at $4.89, followed by Pulse Investments and Lasco Manufacturing both gaining 6.50 per cent to close at $2.95 and $3.41 respectively. Express catering led declines down 8.0 per cent to $7.06.

The JSE Combined Index declined by 1,407.95 points ( 0.37 per cent) to close at 381,819.53.

The JSE Index declined by 1,543.07 points ( 0.40 per cent) to close at 380,035.17. The JSE All Jamaican Composite Index declined by 1,698.05 points ( 0.41 per cent) to close at 417,110.99. The Junior Market Index advanced by 0.93 points ( 0.03 per cent) to close at 2,978.64. The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 2.85 points ( 1.62 per cent) to close at 179.28. The JSE Financial Index declined by 0.62 points ( 0.64 per cent) to close at 96.62.

The overall Market activity resulted from trading in 50 stocks of which 15 advanced, 27 declined and 8 traded firm.

Market volume amounted to 2,315,265 units valued at over $40,261,565.40. Wisynco Group was the volume leader with 603,633 units (26.07per cent)  followed by Everything Fresh with 294,056 units (12.70per cent) and Sagicor Group Jamaica with 254,940 units (11.01 per cent).

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