Sunday 16 June, 2019

Finance firms led gains during Tuesday's trading

Mark Croskery, CEO of SSL Venture Capital Jamaica.

Mark Croskery, CEO of SSL Venture Capital Jamaica.

Boutique finance firms, SSL Ventures and Eppley led gains on Tuesday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).

SSL Ventures gained 19 per cent to close at $1.65 and Eppley gained 11 per cent to close at $13.40. Top declining stocks were Caribbean Cream and Salada both down 11 per cent to $5.29 and $31.50, respectively.

The overall Market activity resulted from trading in 69 stocks of which 25 advanced, 28 declined and 16 traded firm.

The JSE Combined Index declined by 1,768.45 points ( 0.40 per cent) to close at 434,975.69.

The JSE Index declined by 1,932.39 points ( 0.44 per cent) to close at 436,093.12. The Junior Market Index advanced by 0.74 points ( 0.02 per cent) to close at 3,127.89. The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 0.44 points ( 0.23 per cent) to close at 190.51. The JSE Financial Index declined by 0.78 points ( 0.69 per cent) to close at 112.34.

Market volume amounted to 96,684,817 units valued at over $550,743,343.93. Kingston Properties was the volume leader with 64,331,400 units (66.54per cent) followed by Wigton Windfarm with 22,346,009 units (23.11per cent) and Lasco Manufacturing with 4,508,730 units (4.66per cent) .

 

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