Other big gains on the day went to 1834 Investments, up 11.9 per cent to $1.50, and KLE Group, up 12 per cent to $2.80. Jetcon was the big loser, down 5.3 per cent to close at $9.87.
The JSE Combined Index advanced by 1,722.77 points (0.77 per cent) to close at 225,640.33. The JSE Index advanced by 1,763.82 points ( 0.84 per cent) to close at 211,846.70. The JSE All Jamaican Composite Index advanced by 1,972.56 points ( 0.86 per cent) to close at 232,025.62.
The Junior Market Index advanced by 8.48 points ( 0.30 per cent) to close at 2,840.12. The JSE USD Equities Index closed at 175.06. Overall Market activity resulted from trading in 43 stocks of which 23 advanced, 17 declined and three traded firm.
Market volume amounted to 15,820,634 units valued at over $517,826,233.13. National Commercial Bank Jamaica Ltd. was the volume leader with 7,498,281 units (47.4 per cent) followed by Cable & Wireless Jamaica Limited with 4,711,717 units (29.78 per cent) and Lasco Distributors Limited with 895,981 units (5.66 per cent).
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