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Stocks Round Up | PBS 9.75 Cumulative Redeemable Preference Shares today's top advancer, Paramount Trading leads decliners

Published:Thursday | September 2, 2021 | 3:43 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index continued its losing trend on Thursday.

The moderate trading session ended with an advance/decline ratio of 28/52.

The JSE Combined Index declined by 3,449.91 points or 0.82 per cent to close at 416,503.66.

The JSE Main Market Index was down 3,556.65 points or 0.85 per cent to close at 413,991.60 while the Junior Market Index declined 15.53 points or 0.47 per cent to close at 3,317.13.

The JSE USD Equities Index advanced 1.52 points or 0.83 per cent, closing at 184.41.

Overall market activity

94 stocks traded
28 advanced
52declined
14 traded firm

Winners

PBS 9.75 Cumulative Redeemable Preference Shares up 25.15 per cent to close at $102
SSLVC up 15.63 per cent to close at $0.74
JMMB 7.25% VR JMD Preference Shares up 15.38 per cent to close at $1.50
Sygnus Credit Investments JMD (*USD) up 15.33 per cent to close at US$0.14
Palace amusement up 13.87 per cent to close at $1,100.00

Losers

Paramount Trading down 13.04 per cent to close at $1.00
Margaritaville (Turks) down 11.10 per cent to close at $ 13.29
JMMB 7.15% Cumulative Redeemable Preference Shares down 10.75 per cent closing at $2.99
SOS down 10.42 per cent to close at $6.45
Caribbean Assurance Brokers down 7.78 per cent closing at $1.66

Market volume

Some 12 million units valued at over $61 million were traded today.

Volume leaders were Pulse, followed by FESCO and Wigton.

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