Pulse Investments and Caribbean Producers Jamaica Limited led gains on Tuesday’s trading of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).
Pulse gained 18.2 per cent to close at $2.40 followed by CPJ up 6.7 per cent to close at $5.55.
The top losers of the day went to CIboney down 15 per cent, GWest down 7.7 per cent and Fosrich down 7.0 per cent.
The JSE Combined Index advanced by 422.58 points (0.14 per cent) to close at 313,356.21. The JSE Index advanced by 372.29 points (0.12 per cent) to close at 304,363.58. The JSE All Jamaican Composite Index advanced by 408.61 points (0.12 per cent) to close at 334,056.93. The JSE Select Index advanced by 3.82 points (0.04 per cent) to close at 9,120.59. The Junior Market Index advanced by 7.32 points (0.24 per cent) to close at 3,071.02. The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 0.33 points (0.21 per cent) to close at 154.71.
Overall Market activity resulted from trading in 46 stocks of which 20 advanced, 18 declined and 8 traded firm.
Market volume amounted to 9,142,239 units valued at over $105.3 million. Supreme Ventures Limited was the volume leader with 5,042,760 units (55.16 per cent) followed by Jamaica Broilers Group with 658,515 units (7.20 per cent) and JMMB Group Limited 7.50 per cent with 633,457 units (6.93 per cent).