Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Pulse up 19% to lead JSE gains

File photo from the Pulse-organised Caribbean Fashion Week in 2017.

File photo from the Pulse-organised Caribbean Fashion Week in 2017.

Pulse Investments led gains in Monday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).

Pulse gained 19 per cent to close at $3.00 on the day. It was followed by Caribbean Cream (Kremi), up 13.6 per cent to $5.99. The biggest loser was Fosrich Company, down 10.3 per cent to $3.93.

The JSE Combined Index declined by 547.78 points (0.14 per cent) to close at 387,943.11. The Junior Market Index advanced by 11.60 points (0.38 per cent) to close at 3,074.30. The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 4.17 points (2.33 per cent) to close at 183.04. The JSE Financial Index declined by 0.08 points ( 0.08 per cent) to close at 98.95.

Overall Market activity resulted from trading in 63 stocks of which 27 advanced, 24 declined and 12 traded firm.

Market volume amounted to 11,934,917 units valued at over $190,887,631.86. Stanley Motta was the volume leader with 5,000,000 units (41.89per cent) followed by Indies Pharma with 1,720,134 units (14.41per cent) and Scotia Group Jamaica with 948,696 units (7.95 per cent).

 

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