The Jamaica Stock Exchange: Round-Up

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Jamaica Stock Exchange
Jamaica Stock Exchange

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index closed Friday on a winning note.

The moderate trading session ended with an advance/decline ratio of 42/34.

The JSE Combined Index advanced by 1,962.46 points or 0.50 per cent to close at 394,384.78

The JSE Main Market Index advanced 2,126.52 points, closing at 394,528.81 while the Junior Market Index declined by 0.87 points or 0.03 per cent to close at 2,920.35.

The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 5.55 points or 2.84 per cent, closing at 200.72.

Overall market activity

89 stocks traded
42 advanced
34 declined
13 traded firm

Winners

FosRich up 17.20 per cent to close at $5.11
Productive Business Solutions USD up 15.00 per cent to close at US$0.91
Everything Fresh up 13.33 per cent to close at $1.84
C&WCCU Deferred Shares up 8.90 per cent to close at $2.08
Sterling Investments up 8.30 per cent to close at $3.00

Losers

Ciboney down 22.07 percent to close at $1.66
Palace Amusement down 8.98 percent to close at $800.98
AMG Packaging down 8.89 percent to close at $1.64
Consolidated Bakeries down 7.24 percent closing at $1.41
Indies Pharma down 6.81 percent closing at $3.01

Market volume

Some 62 million units valued at over $158 million were traded.

Volume leaders were Wigton, followed by GWest Corp and Ltd and Indies Pharma.

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