Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Purity and Jamaican Teas led gains during Tuesday's trading

Consolidated Bakeries (Purity) and Jamaican Teas led gains during Tuesday’s trading of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).

Purity closed at $1.99 up 16 per cent followed by Jamaican Teas up 15 per cent to close at $7.00. Leading declines was Blue Power, down 8.7 per cent to $7.70.

The JSE Combined Index advanced by 718.88 points ( 0.14 per cent) to close at 514,330.99 and the JSE Index advanced by 855.82 points ( 0.17 per cent) to close at 517,818.91.

The Junior Market Index declined by 6.22 points ( 0.18 per cent) to close at 3,514.69 while the JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 1.48 points ( 0.77 per cent) to close at 194.36.

The JSE Financial Index advanced by 1.06 points ( 0.75 per cent) to close at 141.59.

Overall Market activity resulted from trading in 64 stocks of which 22 advanced, 34 declined and 8 traded firm.

Market volume amounted to 28,539,623 units valued at over $351 million. Supreme Ventures was the volume leader with 10,047,553 units (35.21per cent) followed by Wigton Windfarm with 6,993,373 units (24.50per cent) and Sagicor Select with 6,665,393 units (23.35per cent) .



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