Friday 24 May, 2019

JMMB Group led gains during Monday’s trading

JMMB Group CEO, Keith Duncan.

JMMB Group CEO, Keith Duncan.

JMMB Group Limited (JMMBGL) led gains during Monday’s trading of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).

The group gained 11.71 per cent to close at $32.44, followed by SSL Venture Capital Jamaica Limited (SSLVC), up 8.33 per to close at $1.95.

The day’s largest declining stock was Berger Paints Jamaica Limited (BRG), down 15.18 per cent to close at $18.22.

The JSE Combined Index declined by 1,829.90 points (0.49 per cent) to close at 375,048.05. The JSE Index declined by 1,771.50 points (0.48 per cent) to close at 369,956.78. The Junior Market Index declined by 18.43 points (0.57 per cent) to close at 3,203.91. The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 0.12 points (0.07 per cent) to close at 165.97.

Overall Market activity resulted from trading in 61 stocks of which 25 advanced, 28 declined and 8 traded firm. 

Market volume amounted to 7,338,349 units valued at over $89,124,787.57. Radio Jamaica Limited was the volume leader with 1,783,056 units (24.30 per cent) followed by Fontana Limited with 1,105,394 units (15.06 per cent) and Pulse Investments Limited with 699,604 units (9.53 per cent).

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