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Stocks Round Up | GWest today's top winner, Cargo Handlers leads decliners

Published:Thursday | October 21, 2021 | 4:34 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 808.93 points or 0.20 per cent to close at 406,266.01.

The JSE Main Market Index advanced by 802.24 points or 0.20 per cent to close at 403,206.07 while the Junior Market Index advanced by 6.60 points or 0.20 per cent to close at 3,285.94.

The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 8.41 points or 4.44 per cent to close at 197.99.

Overall market activity

90 stocks traded
37 advanced
36 declined
17 traded firm

Winners

GWest Corporation up 14.46 per cent to close at $1.03
Ciboney Group up 11.65 per cent to close at $1.15
Eppley 7.50% Preference Shares up 10.00 per cent to close at $8.25
138 Student Living up 9.89 per cent to close at $5.00
PBS up 9.76 per cent to close at $0.92

Losers

Cargo Handlers down 12.50 per cent to close at $7.00
Consolidated Jamaica down 8.93 per cent to close at $1.53
Main Event Group down 8.27 per cent to close at $3.88
Mayberry Investments down 8.18 per cent to close at $5.50
Pulse Investments down 4.92 per cent to close at $4.06

Market volume

Some 13.770 million units valued at over $90.928 million were traded today.

Volume leaders were Wigton Windfarm followed by Ciboney Group and then Sagicor Select Funds - Financial.

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