Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Lasco Distributors, tTech led gains during Monday’s trading

Lasco Distributors and tTech led gains on Monday's trading of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).

Lasco gained 13 per cent to close at $4.50 and tTech gained 11 per cent to close at$6.00. The top declining stock went to Pulse Investment down 15.6 per cent to close at $1.52.

The JSE Combined Index advanced by 1,896.33 points (0.64 per cent) to close at 297,091.31. The JSE Index advanced by 1,761.69 points (0.61 per cent) to close at 288,399.25.

The JSE All Jamaican Composite Index advanced by 1,933.56 points (0.61 per cent) to close at 316,535.07. The JSE Select Index advanced by 105.80 points (1.23 per cent) to close at 8,681.83.

The Junior Market Index advanced by 25.47 points (0.88 per cent) to close at 2,926.53. The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 0.09 points (0.05 per cent) to close at 174.18.

Overall Market activity resulted from trading in 45 stocks of which 21 advanced, 21 declined and 3 traded firm.

Market volume amounted to 7,537,818 units valued at over $86.5 million. 1834 Investments Limited was the volume leader with 1,010,000 units (13.40 per cent) followed by Pulse Investments Limited with 919,864 units (12.20 per cent) and Jamaica Broilers Group with 709,823 units (9.42 per cent) .