Wed | Sep 22, 2021

Stocks Round Up | 37 stocks advance, 30 decline and 22 trade firm

Published:Friday | April 16, 2021 | 4:49 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index ended the week continuing its winning streak again, advancing marginally.

After another heavy trading session, the advance/decline ratio was 37/30.

The JSE Combined Index advanced by 905.85 points or 0.23 per cent to close at 398,815.66.

The JSE Main Market Index was up 740.65 points or 0.19 per cent to close at 397,747.50 while the Junior Market Index advanced 20.60 points or 0.68 per cent to close at 3,055.12

The JSE USD Equities Index advanced 3.75 points or 1.82 per cent, closing at 209.26.

Overall market activity

89 stocks traded
37 advanced
30 declined
22 traded firm

Winners

JMMB Group 7.25% VR JMD CR Preference Shares up 15.09 per cent to close at $1.83
Portland JSX up 12.52 per cent to close at $8.00
Sagicor Real Estate X Fund up 10.15 per cent to close at $8.25
FosRich up 9.96 per cent to close at $6.18
Consolidated Bakeries up 9.38 per cent to close at $1.75

Losers

Eppley Limited down 9.48 per cent to close at $28.06
Elite Diagnostic down 7.94 per cent to close at $2.90
Berger Paints down 7.83 per cent closing at $12.00
Paramount down 6.34 per cent to close at $1.33
Ciboney down 5.08 per cent closing at $0.56

Market volume

Some 32 million units valued at over $144 million were traded.

Volume leaders were MailPac, followed by Wigton and Lasco Manufacturing.

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