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Stocks Round Up | 34 stocks advance, 32 decline and 9 trade firm

Published:Friday | September 18, 2020 | 5:47 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) combined index advanced on Friday with an advance/decline ratio of 34/32.

The index moved up by 2,281.48 points or 0.63 per cent to close at 365,814.95.

The JSE Main Market Index advanced by 2,608.75 points or 0.71 per cent to close at 368,392.30 while the Junior Market Index declined by 11.17 points or 0.45 per cent to close at 2,497.10.

The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 1.98 points or 1.03 per cent to close at 190.96.

Overall market activity

75 stocks traded
34 advanced
32 declined
9 traded firm

Winners

C&WJ up 21.47 per cent to close at $1.98
Eppley up 11.24 per cent to close at $57.48
Consolidated Bakeries up 10.37 per cent to close at $1.49
Blue Power up 9.12 per cent to close at $3.59
Key Insurance up 9.08 per cent to close at $8.41

Losers

ISP Finance down 20.00 per cent to close at $12.00
Cargo Handlers down 13.73 per cent to close at $6.16
Kingston Wharves down 9.00 per cent to close at $45.50
TransJam ($US) down 7.95 per cent to close at $0.01
Mayberry Investments down 6.61 per cent to close at $5.23

Market volume

15.298 million units valued at over $222.466 million.

Volume leaders were Kingston Wharves followed by Pulse Investments and Lumber Depot.

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