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Stocks Round Up | 138 Student Living Variable Preference Shares today's top winner, First Rock (USD) leads decliners

Published:Monday | May 17, 2021 | 5:07 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index closed Monday on a winning note, advancing marginally.

The lively trading session ended with an advance/decline ratio of 39/46.

The JSE Combined Index advanced by 2,225.45 points or 0.52 per cent to close at 431,830.17.

The JSE Main Market Index was up 2,576.48 points or 0.60 per cent to close at 430,591.75 while the Junior Market Index declined 15.05 points or 0.45 per cent to close at 3,305.50

The JSE USD Equities Index declined 2.22 points or 1.04 per cent, closing at 210.85.

Overall market activity

97 stocks traded
39 advanced
46 declined
12 traded firm

Winners

138 Student Living Variable Preference Shares up 14.92 per cent to close at $6.24
Express Catering up 9.21 per cent to close at $5.22
SOS up 8.23 per cent to close at $7.63
Caribbean Producers up 6.41 per cent to close at $3.65
Caribbean Cream up 6.36 per cent to close at $6.02

Losers

First Rock Capital Holdings (USD) down 15.25 per cent to close at US$0.10
138 Student Living down 14.91 per cent to close at $4.51
Knutsford Express down 14.59 per cent closing at $7.20
Portland JSX, down 8.65 per cent to close at $9.50
KLE Group down 8.33 per cent closing at $1.10

Market volume

Some 30 million units valued at over $198 million were traded today.

Volume leaders were Wigton, followed by Jamaican Teas and MailPac.

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