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Stocks Round Up | IronRock today's top advancer, 138 Student Living leads decliners

Published:Thursday | May 6, 2021 | 4:07 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index advanced on Thursday with an advance/decline ratio of 37/36.

The JSE Combined Index advanced by 15,134.97 points or 3.70 per cent to close at 423,700.56.

The JSE Main Market Index advanced by 16,869.80 points or 4.16 per cent to close at 422,700.56 while the Junior Market Index declined by 43.79 points or 1.34 per cent to close at 3,221.12.

The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 0.24 points or 0.11 per cent to close at 212.95.

Overall market activity

93 stocks traded
37 advanced
36 declined
20 traded firm

Winners

IronRock up 14.01 per cent to close at $3.50
JMMB Group (7.25%) up 12.10 per cent to close at $2.78
SSL Ventures up 8.62 per cent to close at $0.63
Honey Bun up 7.90 per cent to close at $6.42
Caribbean Assurance Brokers up 4.55 per cent to close at $2.07

Losers

138 Student Living down 14.85 per cent to close at $4.30
Lasco Financial down 12.00 per cent to close at $2.86
Lasco Distributors down 8.53 per cent to close at $3.86
Margaritaville (Turks) down 8.01 per cent to close at $15.51
Blue Power down 5.24 per cent to close at $4.16

Market volume

Some 20.188 million units valued at over $130.281 million were traded today.

Volume leaders were Sagicor Select Funds - Financial followed by Wigton Windfarm and QWI Investments.

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