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Stocks Round Up | Ciboney again the top advancer

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index declined marginally on Tuesday.

The heavy and hectic trading, ended with an advance/decline ratio of 46/53.

The JSE Combined Index declined by 113.78 points or 0.03 per cent, to close at 343,326.17.

The JSE Main Market Index declined by 272.83 points or, 0.08 per cent, to close at 328,865.48; while the Junior Market Index advanced by 15.38 points or 0.39 per cent, to close at 3,984.34.

The JSE USD Equities declined by 6.53 points or 2.62 per cent, to close at 242.48.

Overall market activity

  • 127 stocks traded
  • 46 advanced
  • 53 declined
  • 28 traded firm

Winners

  • Ciboney, up 32.48 per cent to close at $1.55
  • Purity, up 14.80 per cent to close at $2.87
  • 138 Student Living, up 19.27 per cent to close at $104.96
  • Fontana, up 10.50 per cent to close at $7.05
  • Blue Power, up 10.46 per cent to close at $3.59

Losers

  • JPS 7%, down 15.43 per cent to close at $48.88
  • MDS, down 15.08 per cent to close at $5.01
  • Eppley 7.50% Cr Prefs Due 2024, down 15.06 per cent closing at $6.09
  • JSE, down 12.12 per cent to close at $10.15
  • KLE Group, down 8.33 per cent closing at $1.65

Market volume

83.44 million units valued at over $654.81 million.

Volume leaders were: JMMB Group 7.25% Cr Prefs, followed by Eppley Caribbean Property Fund SCC and Transjamaican.

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