Tuesday 31 March, 2020

138 Student Living, Paramount led gains during Tuesday’s trading

Real estate stock, 138 Student Living and Paramount Trading led gains during Tuesday’s trading of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).

138SL gained 22.5 per cent to close at $5.33 followed by Paramount up 15.7 per cent to close at $1.70.

On the other hand, Ciboney led declines down 16.7 per cent to close at $0.10 and Salada Foods down 8.6 per cent to close at $32.00.

The JSE Combined Index advanced by 1,459.19 points (0.30 per cent) to close at 482,191.52 and the JSE Index advanced by 1,450.74 points (0.30 per cent) to close at 489,708.41.

The JSE All Jamaican Composite Index advanced by 1,598.69 points ( 0.30 per cent) to close at 537,936.99, so too did the JSE Select Index, which advanced by 68.52 points ( 0.55 per cent) to close at 12,552.48.

The JSE Cross Listed Index advanced by 0.15 points (0.17 per cent) to close at 90.10 and the Junior Market Index advanced by 11.51 points (0.39 per cent) to close at 2,939.03.

The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 0.12 points (0.05 per cent) to close at 230.51.

The JSE Financial Index advanced by 0.69 points (0.52 per cent) to close at 132.85 as well as the JSE Manufacturing & Distribution Index, advancing by 0.41 points (0.45 per cent) to close at 92.37.

Overall Market activity resulted from trading in 80 stocks of which 34 advanced, 32 declined and 14 traded firm.

Market volume amounted to 23,201,228 units valued at over $150,345,605.59. Sagicor Select Funds Limited - Financial was the volume leader with 6,462,085 units (27.85per cent) followed by Wigton Windfarm with 5,639,486 units (24.31per cent) and Mailpac Group Limited with 3,021,977 units (13.03per cent).

 

 

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