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Stocks Round Up | MDS today's top advancer, Express Catering leads decliners

Published:Tuesday | June 21, 2022 | 4:19 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index continued its advance on Tuesday.

The heavy trading ended with an advance/decline ratio of 48/36.

The JSE Combined Index advanced by 1,243.59 points or 0.31 per cent to close at 396,281.77.

The JSE Main Market Index advanced by 603.43 points or 0.16 per cent to close at 381,610.00, while the Junior Market Index advanced by 75.60 points or 1.75 per cent to close at 4,389.62.

The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 1.28 points or 0.60 per cent, to close at 212.55.

Overall market activity

95 stocks traded
48 advanced
36 declined
11 traded firm

Winners

MDS up 16.67 per cent to close at $7.35
tTech up 14.68 per cent to close at $3.75
Jetcon up 11.72 per cent to close at $1.43
MPC Caribbean up 10.94 per cent to close at $106.50
Paramount Trading up 10.44 per cent to close at $2.01

Losers

Express Catering down 9.51per cent to close at $5.33
Sygnus Real Estate Finance down 9.27 per cent to close at $14
The LAB down 9.22 per cent closing at $2.66
Elite Diagnostic down 8.46 per cent closing at $3.03
JSE down 7.81 per cent to close at $17.00

Market volume

Some 87.73 million units valued at over $ 718.5 million were traded today.

Volume leaders were Dolla Financial, followed by PBS and TransJamaican Highway.

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