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Stocks Round Up | Eppley today's top winner, Palace Amusement leads decliners

Published:Friday | January 15, 2021 | 2:27 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index ended the week on a winning note, continuing the reversal of its losing trend.

The moderate trading ended with an advance/decline ratio of 36/37.

The index advanced by 850.39 points or 0.22 per cent to close at 387,355.78.

The JSE Main Market Index was up 665.72 points or 0.17 per cent to close at 389,411.86, while the Junior Market Index advanced 22.27 points or 0.83 per cent to close at 2,702.59

The JSE USD Equities Index declined 4.59 points or 2.31 per cent closing at 193.77.

Overall market activity

84 stocks traded
36 advanced
37 declined
11 traded firm.

Winners

Eppley up 25.59 per cent to close at $20.61
MailPac up 14.37 per cent closing at $3.74
First Rock Cap Holdings USD, up 11.25 per cent to close at US$0.09
Stationary & Office Supplies, up 10.46 per cent to close at $4.51
JMMB Group 7.25% up 8.67 per cent to close at $1.63

Losers

Palace Amusement down 15.30 per cent to close at $1,100.00
Trans Jamaican USD down 10.53 per cent closing at US$0.01
Cargo Handlers down 10.09 per cent closing at $6.95
Caribbean Cream down 9.24 per cent to close at $4.52
Eppley Caribbean Property Fund down 9.05 per cent to close at $43.00

Market volume

Some 17 million units valued at over $64 million.

Volume leaders were Jamaican Teas, followed by Derrimon Trading and Pulse.

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