Sat | Dec 5, 2020

Stocks Round Up | 34 stocks advance, 39 decline and 15 trade firm

Published:Friday | October 23, 2020 | 4:28 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index closed Friday losing more ground, with an advance/decline ratio of 34/39.

The JSE Combined Index declined by 2280.59 points or 0.61 per cent to close at 372,251.10.

The JSE Main Market Index was down 2537.24 points or 0.67 per cent to close at 375,941.91 while the Junior Market Index advanced 5.22 points or 0.21 per cent to close at 2,449.13

The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 1.24 points or 0.64 per cent, closing at 191.22.

Overall market activity

88 stocks traded
34 advanced
39 declined
15 traded firm

Winners 

SSL VC up 15.69 per cent to close at $0.59
Knutsford Express up 15.02 per cent to close at $6.74
Margaritaville (Turks) Ltd up 15.00 per cent to close at $37.04
Kingston Properties, up 14.33 per cent to close at $7.50
Wigton up 12.86 per cent to close at $0.79

Losers

KLE Group down 22.54 per cent to close at $1.10.
JMMB Group 7.00% JMD CR Prefs down 19.16 per cent to close at $1.35
tTech, down 14.06 per cent to close at $5.50
Mayberry Jam Equities down 12.89 per cent closing at $6.62
Key Insurance down 11.25 per cent closing at $8.52

Market volume

40.587 million units valued at over $76 million.

Volume leaders were Wigton, followed by Tropical Battery and AMG Packaging.

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