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Stocks Round Up | Consolidated Bakeries, KLE Group and Jamaica Producers lead advancers

Published:Wednesday | April 14, 2021 | 4:12 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index closed Wednesday continuing its winning streak.

Once again, a slow trading session ended with an advance/decline ratio of 35/34.

The JSE Combined Index advanced by 2,716.22 points or 0.69 per cent to close at 397,291.95.

The JSE Main Market Index was up 3,316.85 points or 0.84 per cent to close at 396,684.42 while the Junior Market Index declined 30.20 points or 0.99 per cent to close at 3,005.14

The JSE USD Equities Index declined 1.69 points or 0.80 per cent, closing at 208.28.

Overall market activity

87 stocks traded
35 advanced
34 declined
18 traded firm

Winners

Consolidated Bakeries up 21.48 per cent to close at $1.64
KLE Group up 15.69 per cent to close at $1.18
Jamaica Producers up 12.28 per cent to close at $23.95
Sterling Investments (USD) up 10.63 per cent to close at US$0.02
Ciboney up 7.27 per cent to close at $0.59

Losers

Stationery and Office Supplies down 12.57 per cent to close at $4.80
Mayberry Jamaican Equities down 7.44 per cent closing at $7.22
Express Catering down 5.79 per cent to close at $ 4.07
Lasco Financial down 4.93 per cent to close at $2.89
Transjamaican (USD) down 4.17 per cent closing at US$0.01

Market volume

Some 15.5 million units valued at over $56.58 million were traded today.

Volume leaders were Wigton, followed by MailPac Group and TransJamaican.

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