Saturday 7 December, 2019

Ttech up 17 per cent to lead stock gains last week

Ttech Limited led weekly gains on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).

Ttech gained 17 per cent to close at $6.00,followed by Medical Disposables & Supplies Limited, which increased14.3 per cent to close at $8.75; and GWest, up 11 per cent to close at $1.80.

Top declining stocks included Ciboney, down 21.4 per cent to $0.14; Consolidated Bakeries, down 19.5 per cent to close at $2.00; and Kingston Properties Ltd, down 16.3 per cent to close at $6.00.

The JSE Combined Index advanced by 2,819.94 points (0.76 per cent) to close at 368,865.48. The JSE Index advanced by 3,621.50 points (one per cent) to close at 362,448.49. The JSE All Jamaican Composite Index advanced by 3,974.80 points (one per cent) to close at 397,808.41. The JSE Select Index advanced by 88.43 points (0.89 per cent) to close at 9,910.30. The Junior Market Index declined by 46.01 points (1.41 per cent) to close at 3,268.71. The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 1.27 points ( 0.78 per cent) to close at 163.39.

Overall Market activity resulted from trading in 100 stocks of which 35 advanced, 31 declined and 34 traded firm.

Market volume amounted to 96,388,986 units valued at over $513.7 million. 1834 Investments was the volume leader with 51,469,600 units (53.40per cent) followed by Lasco Financial with 10,439,790 units (10.83per cent) and JMMB Group 7.50per cent with 8,015,747 units (8.32per cent) .

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