Tue | Oct 27, 2020

Stocks Round Up | 37 stocks advance, 33 decline and 11 trade firm

Published:Thursday | October 1, 2020 | 2:59 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index closed Thursday losing ground, with an advance/decline ratio of 37/33

The JSE Combined Index declined by 4605.54 points or 1.22 per cent to close at 372,909.91

The JSE Main Market Index was down 4741.22 points or 1.25 per cent to close at 375,684.76 while the Junior Market Index declined 22.52 points or 0.88 per cent to close at 2,533.16.

The JSE USD Equities Index advanced 2.66 points or 1.40 per cent to close at 192.56.

Overall market activity

81 stocks traded
37 advanced
33 declined
11 traded firm

Winners

Stationery and Office Supplies up 29.05 per cent to close at $5.42
Jamaican Teas up 8.19 per cent to close at $ 5.02
First Rock Holdings (USD) up 6.89 per cent to close at US$0.09
Everything Fresh up 6.15 per cent to close at $0.69
Supreme Ventures up 5.96 per cent to close at $14.94

Losers

Mayberry Investments down 15.20 per cent to close at $5.30.
Paramount Trading down 14.20 per cent to close at $1.45
Access Financial down 13.67 per cent to close at $22.04
CAC 2000 9.5% Cum Redeemable Prefs down 12.82 per cent closing at $1.02
Barita Investments down 12.62 per cent closing at $83.77

Market volume

67.334 million units valued at over $ 157 million.

Volume leaders were MailPac followed by Tropical Battery and QWI Investment.

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