Sunday 19 January, 2020

Margaritaville led gains on Wednesday

MTL gained 13.7 per cent to close at US$0.27. JP gained 11.3 per cent to close at $11.73 and BGR closed at $9.50, an increase of 11.7 per cent.

The JSE Combined Index advanced by 144.99 points ( 0.07 per cent) to close at 211,839.91. The JSE Index advanced by 111.48 points ( 0.06 per cent) to close at 197,312.10. The JSE All Jamaican Composite Index advanced by 124.68 points (0.06 per cent) to close at 215,770.88. The Junior Market Index advanced by 4.05 points ( 0.14 per cent) to close at 2,808.74. The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 2.55 points (1.48 per cent) to close at 175.06.

Overall Market activity resulted from trading in 45 stocks of which 19 advanced, 18 declined and eight traded firm.

Market volume amounted to 13,313,850 units valued at over $237,549,301.86. Sweet River Abattoir & Supplies Company Ltd was the volume leader with 4,713,213 units (35.40 per cent) followed by Scotia Group Jamaica Limited with 3,010,131 units (22.61per cent) and Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited with 2,276,639 units (17.10 per cent).

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