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Stocks Round Up | JPSCo 7% today's top performer

Published:Monday | March 20, 2023 | 4:07 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index closed Monday on a losing note.

The hectic trading session ended with an advance/decline ratio of 32/49.

The JSE Combined Index declined by 2,178.57 points or 0.64 per cent to close at 335,718.53.

The JSE Main Market Index declined by 2,021.79 points or 0.62 per cent to close at 323,439.81, while the Junior Market Index declined by 31.75 points or 0.85 per cent to close at 3,704.30.

The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 4.49 points or 2.36 per cent to close at 194.89.

Overall market activity

124 stocks traded
32 advanced
49 declined
43 traded firm

Winners

JPSCo 7% up 28.94 per cent to close at $198.67
Sterling Investments (USD) up 14.29 per cent to close at US$0.02
AMG Packaging up 13.73 per cent to close at $2.90
Key Insurance up 12.12 per cent to close at $2.96.
Paramount Trading up 10.91 per cent to close at $2.44

Losers

Sagicor Select-Financial down 15.79 per cent to close at 0.32
JMMB Group 7.35% Cumulative Redeemable Preference Shares down 14.24 per cent to close at $ 2.53
JMMB Group 7.15% Cumulative Redeemable Preference Shares down 10.85 per cent closing at $ 2.63.
Sterling Investment down 10.47 per cent closing at $2.65.
Express Catering down 9.89 per cent to close at $4.92

Market volume

Some 16.77 million units valued at over $91.83 million were traded today.

Volume leaders were Wigton, followed by Sagicor Select-Financial and Jamaica Stock Exchange.

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