Fri | Sep 18, 2020

Stocks Round Up | 29 stocks advance, 37 decline and 9 trade firm

Published:Wednesday | September 16, 2020 | 5:40 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) combined index declined on Wednesday with an advance/decline ratio of 29/37.

The index moved down by 3,357.11 points or 0.92 per cent to close at 362,270.29.

The JSE Main Market Index declined by 3,312.47 points or 0.90 per cent to close at 364,705.28 while the Junior Market Index declined by 28.78 points or 1.15 per cent to close at 2,482.99.

The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 0.68 points or 0.35 per cent to close at 193.85.

Overall market activity

75 stocks traded
29 advanced
37 declined
9 traded firm

Winners

Berger Paints up 7.53 per cent to close at $11.85
Derrimon up 6.23 per cent to close at $2.73
Ciboney Group up 5.88 per cent to close at $0.18
Jamaica Stock Exchange up 5.38 per cent to close at $19.18
Medical Disposables up 4.83 per cent to close at $4.99

Losers

JMMB Group (7.5%), down 16.67 per cent to close at $0.80
Salada down 13.01 per cent to close at $25.01
Blue Power down 11.88 per cent to close at $3.04
Carib Cement down 8.03 per cent to close at $44.22
Jamaican Teas down 7.93 per cent to close at $4.18

Market volume

11.637 million units valued at over $45.380 million.

Volume leaders were TransJamaican Highway followed by Sagicor Select Funds - Financial and Lumber Depot.

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