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Stocks Round Up | 7.86 million units traded today

Published:Thursday | May 4, 2023 | 6:03 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index reversed recent gains as it closed down on Thursday.

Slow trading on small volumes ended with an advance/decline ratio of 44/52.

The JSE Combined Index declined by 2,908.79 points or 0.83 per cent, to close at 345,663.25.

The JSE Main Market Index declined by 3,512.01 points or 1.04 per cent to close at 333,427.11 while the Junior Market Index advanced by 40.23 points or 1.08 per cent to close at 3,774.65.

The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 0.47 points or 0.21 per cent to close at 224.87.

Overall market activity

107 stocks traded
44 advanced
52 declined
11 traded firm


JMMB Group 6.00% (USD) up 14.95 per cent to close at US$1.23
tTech up 9.69 per cent to close at $2.49
Lasco Manufacturing up 6.75 per cent to close at $4.11
QWI Investments up 6.06 per cent to close at $0.70
Kingston Wharves up 6.03 per cent to close at $32.89


Main Event Entertainment down 15.02 per cent closing at $16.13
IronRock Insurance down 13.10per cent to close at $1.99
Sygnus Real Estate Finance down 11.05 per cent to close at $9.58
JPSCo 7% down 10.00 per cent closing at $81.23
Carib Cement down 9.65 per cent to close at $50.49.

Market volume

Some 7.86 million units valued at over $42.72 million were traded today.

Volume leaders were Image Plus, followed by Wigton and Transjamaican.

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