Purity leaped 18.5 per cent to close at $3.08 on the day with 122,600 units trading.
Consolidated Bakeries (Purity) and 1834 Investments led gains on Wednesday's trading of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).
Purity leaped 18.5 per cent to close at $3.08 on the day with 122,600 units trading. 1834 gained 8.4 per cent to close at $1.55. ISP Finance was the top declining stock down 13 per cent to $24.19.
The JSE Combined Index advanced by 208.49 points (0.08 per cent) to close at 255,215.13, while the JSE Index advanced by 308.29 points (0.13 per cent) to close at 239,160.76.
The JSE All Jamaican Composite Index advanced by 338.37 points (0.13 per cent) to close at 262,492.90. The Junior Market Index declined by 7.28 points (0.22 %) to close at 3,253.10.
The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 0.43 points (0.20 per cent) to close at 214.03.
Overall Market activity resulted from trading in 50 stocks of which 23 advanced, 18 declined and 9 traded firm.
Market volume amounted to 6,195,315 units valued at over $318,268,291.99. NCB Financial Group Limited was the volume leader with 4,079,621 units (65.85 per cent) followed by Lasco Distributors Limited with 250,200 units (4.04 per cent) and JMMB Group Limited with 236,760 units (3.82 per cent).
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