Thursday 21 June, 2018

Supreme Ventures led gains during Tuesday's trading

Ann-Dawn Young Sang, president and CEO of Supreme Ventures

Ann-Dawn Young Sang, president and CEO of Supreme Ventures

Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) led gains on Tuesday on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).

SVL gained 13.8 per cent to close at $14.81. While CAC2000 gained 10.1 per cent to close at $8.81. Margaritaville Turks declined 20 per cent to close at $0.20.

The JSE Combined Index advanced by 2,563.65 points (0.82 per cent) to close at 314,630.08. The JSE Index advanced by 3,162.90 points (1.04 per cent) to close at 306,140.51. The JSE All Jamaican Composite Index advanced by 3,471.47 points (1.04 per cent) to close at 336,007.19. The JSE Select Index advanced by 131.86 points ( 1.45 per cent) to close at 9,198.29. The Junior Market Index declined by 31.50 points ( 1.03 per cent) to close at 3,038.55.

The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 5.76 points ( 3.46 per cent) to close at 160.75.

Overall Market activity resulted from trading in 47 stocks of which 18 advanced, 18 declined and 11 traded firm.

Market volume amounted to 12,484,008 units valued at over $585,176,808.22. NCB Financial Group was the volume leader with 5,014,800 units (40.17 per cent) followed by Supreme Ventures Limited with 2,317,772 units (18.57 per cent) and Jamaica Broilers Group with 1,005,810 units (8.06 per cent) .