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Stocks Round Up | Express Catering today's top winner, Indies Pharma leads decliners

Published:Thursday | December 2, 2021 | 4:33 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index declined on Thursday with an advance/decline ratio of 29/51.

The JSE Combined Index declined by 6,478.30 points or 1.62 per cent to close at 393,160.50.

The JSE Main Market Index declined by 6,677.31 points or 1.69 per cent to close at 388,423.38 while the Junior Market Index declined by 29.07 points or 0.86 per cent to close at 3,347.13.

The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 1.30 points or 0.64 per cent to close at 205.63.

Overall market activity

91 stocks traded
29 advanced
51 declined
11 traded firm

Winners

Express Catering up 15.57 per cent to close at $5.79
138 Student Living up 12.54 per cent to close at $3.50
Cargo Handlers up 12.06 per cent to close at $3.20
First Rock (US$) up 10.00 per cent to close at $0.07
Stanley Motta up 7.81 per cent to close at $5.66

Losers

Indies Pharma down 13.51 per cent to close at $3.01
Eppley (7.50% Preference Shares) down 13.04 per cent to close at $6.00
Sygnus Credit Investments (US$) down 12.45 per cent to close at $0.11
Stationery & Office Supplies down 12.23 per cent to close at $5.60
Kingston Wharves up 12.13 per cent to close at $36.00

Market volume

Some 87.988 million units valued at over $1.151 million were traded today.

Volume leaders were JMMB Group (7.50%) followed by Kingston Wharves and then JMMB Group Limited (7.35% Cumulative Redeemable Preference Shares).

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