Saturday 24 October, 2020

ISP and seven other stocks record double-digit gains 

ISP Finance and seven other stocks led double-digit gains during Tuesday's trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).

The stock gained 16 per cent to close at $17.48 with thin volumes of 1,000 units. Knutsford Express gained 15 per cent to close at $6.49, while JMMB Preference shares led declines down 18 per cent to $1.21.

The JSE Combined Index advanced by 652.80 points ( 0.18 per cent) to close at 367,431.20; the JSE Index advanced by 542.73 points ( 0.15 per cent) to close at 370,220.61 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index advanced by 389.54 points ( 0.10 per cent) to close at 405,818.23. 

Also on the day, the Junior Market Index advanced by 14.36 points ( 0.58 per cent) to close at 2,491.16.

The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 3.01 points ( 1.56 per cent) to close at 195.54.

The JSE Financial Index advanced by 0.73 points ( 0.75 per cent) to close at 97.70 and the JSE Manufacturing & Distribution Index declined by 0.35 points ( 0.47 per cent) to close at 73.98.

Overall Market activity resulted from trading in 79 stocks of which 31 advanced, 39 declined and nine stocks traded firm.

Market volume amounted to 19.6 million units valued at over $93.2 million. Carreras was the volume leader with 4.9 million units (24.73 per cent) followed by Transjamaican Highway with 3,244,234 units (16.51per cent) and QWI Investments with 2.1 million units (10.89per cent).

ISP Finance and seven other stocks led double-digit gains during Tuesday's trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).

The stock gained 16 per cent to close at $17.48 with thin volumes of 1,000 units. Knutsford Express gained 15 per cent to close at $6.49, while JMMB Preference shares led declines down 18 per cent to $1.21.

The JSE Combined Index advanced by 652.80 points ( 0.18 per cent) to close at 367,431.20; the JSE Index advanced by 542.73 points ( 0.15 per cent) to close at 370,220.61 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index advanced by 389.54 points ( 0.10 per cent) to close at 405,818.23. 

Also on the day, the Junior Market Index advanced by 14.36 points ( 0.58 per cent) to close at 2,491.16.

The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 3.01 points ( 1.56 per cent) to close at 195.54.

The JSE Financial Index advanced by 0.73 points ( 0.75 per cent) to close at 97.70 and the JSE Manufacturing & Distribution Index declined by 0.35 points ( 0.47 per cent) to close at 73.98.

Overall Market activity resulted from trading in 79 stocks of which 31 advanced, 39 declined and nine stocks traded firm.

Market volume amounted to 19.6 million units valued at over $93.2 million. Carreras was the volume leader with 4.9 million units (24.73 per cent) followed by Transjamaican Highway with 3,244,234 units (16.51per cent) and QWI Investments with 2.1 million units (10.89per cent).

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