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Stocks Round Up | JSE Combined Index dips

Published:Saturday | January 18, 2020 | 10:11 AM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index fell on Friday despite stocks advancing more than declining.

The JSE Combined Index declined by 1,952.16 points ( 0.39 per cent ) to close at 492,382.71.

The JSE Index declined by 2,098.74 points ( 0.42 per cent ) to close at 497,578.98.

The Junior Market Index declined by 2.17 points ( 0.07 per cent ) to close at 3,209.01.  

The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 12.02 points ( 5.10 per cent ) to close at 247.53. 

The JSE Financial Index declined by 0.81 points ( 0.59 per cent ) to close at 135.51.  

The JSE Manufacturing & Distribution Index advanced by 0.10 points ( 0.11 per cent ) to close at 95.32.

Overall market activity

37 advanced
32 declined
14 traded firm.

Market volume amounted to 23.27 million units valued at over $103.9 million. Wigton Windfarm was the volume leader with 6,494,158 units (27.9 per cent ) followed by Sagicor Select Financial with 4,978,954 units (21.4 per cent ) and QWI Investments Limited with 2,211,946 units (9.51per cent ) .

Gainers

Sygnus Credit gained 11.7 per cent to close at $US$0.18
Proven Investments Limited gained 9.0 per cent to close at US$0.33
MPC Clean Energy gained 7.4 per cent to close at $231
Jamaica Producers gained 7.0 per cent to close at $27
Ironrock Insurance gained 5.3 per cent to close $4.00

Losers

JMMB preference shares lost 15 per cent to close at $1.72
Caribbean Cream lost 9.9 per cent to close at $4.00
Knutsford Express lost 8.3 per cent to close $9.50
Ciboney lost 8.3 per cent to close at $0.12
Elite lost 7.6 per cent to close at $4.380

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