Saturday 17 August, 2019

Sygnus Credit Investments led gains during Tuesday’s trading

Sygnus Credit Investments Limited led Tuesday gains on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).

Sygnus gained 21.3 per cent to close at $US0.11 with 92,400 units trading. It was followed by 138 Student Living up 12 per cent to close at $4.01 with 1,199 units.

The top declining stocks included Dolphin Cove down 15.6 per cent to $12.54 with 10,200 units. It was followed by Medical Disposables & Supplies down 14 per cent to $5.60 with 300 units trading.

The JSE Combined Index declined by 2,875.09 points (0.76 per cent) to close at 377,812.56. The JSE Index declined by 2,582.48 points (0.69 per cent) to close at 374,108.12. The JSE All Jamaican Composite Index declined by 2,837.49 points (0.69 per cent) to close at 410,601.55. The Junior Market Index declined by 45.69 points (0.45 per cent) to close at 3,108.83. The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 6.87 points (4.19 per cent) to close at 170.75.

Overall Market activity resulted from trading in 62 stocks of which 28 advanced, 28 declined and 6 traded firm.

Market volume amounted to 13,251,315 units valued at over $82.8 million. Radio Jamaica Limited was the volume leader with 4,707,436 units (35.5 per cent) followed by Indies Pharma with 2,013,889 units (15.20per cent) and JMMB Group Limited 7.50 per cent with 1,799,538 units (13.6 per cent).

 

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