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Stocks Round Up | Honey Bun today's top winner, Caribbean Assurance leads decliners

Published:Friday | June 3, 2022 | 5:06 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index closed the week on a losing note on Friday.

The moderate trading session ended with an advance/decline ratio of 43/41.

The JSE Combined Index declined by 1,272.51 points or 0.32 per cent to close at 402,566.90.

The JSE Main Market Index declined by 1,705.22 points or 0.44 per cent to close at 389,557.86, while the Junior Market Index advanced by 36.48 points or 0.86 per cent to close at 4,263.14.

The JSE USD Equities declined by 0.04 points or 0.02 per cent to close at 215.10.

Overall market activity

104 stocks traded
43 advanced
41 declined
20 traded firm

Winners

Honey Bun up 14.07 per cent to close at $8.43
Eppley 7.50 Preference Shares due 2024, up 11.06 per cent to close at $7.23
Sagicor Select - Manufacturing and Distribution up 10.17 per cent to close at $14.85
Eppley 7.25% Preference Shares up 9.95 per cent to close at $22.00
Cargo Handlers up 8.70 per cent to close at $12.00

Losers

Caribbean Assurance Brokers down 12.24 per cent closing at $2.15
Wigton down 8.33 per cent to close at $ 0.55
JMMB Group 7.50% down 8.08 per cent closing at $ 0.91
Paramount Trading down 7.37 per cent to close at $ 1.76
Stanley Motta down 7.11 per cent to close at $ 5.49

Market volume

Some 26 million units valued at over $188.3 million were traded today.

Volume leaders were Jamaican Teas, followed by Transjamaican Highway USD and Transjamaican Highway.

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