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Stocks Round Up | Index increases marginally

Published:Monday | January 13, 2020 | 7:41 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) combined index increased marginally on Monday despite more stocks declining than advancing.

The JSE Combined Index advanced by 70.96 points or 0.01 per cent to close at 498,581.42.

The JSE Main Market Index advanced by 346.27 points or 0.07 per cent to close at 503,682.78, while the Junior Market Index declined by 22.53 points or 0.69 per cent to close at 3,262.83.

The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 8.56 points or 3.72 per cent to close at 238.40.

Overall market activity
80 stocks traded
32 advanced
42 declined
6 traded firm

Winners 
Sygnus Credit up 28.6 to close at US$0.18 
Main Event Entertainment Group up 15.4 per cent to close at $6.00,
KLE Group up 13.6 per cent to close at $2.00 
Salada Foods up 6.7 per cent closing at $32.01.

Losers 
Cargo Handlers Limited down 10.6 per cent
1834 (formerly The Gleaner) down 10.4 per cent
Honey Bun down 9.9 per cent
Jetcon down 8.8 per cent
138 Student Living 8.3 per cent  

Market volume
15.4 million units valued at over $122.2 million.

Wigton Windfarm led volumes, followed by Sagicor Select Fund Limited Financial and Manufacturing and Distribution.

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