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Caribbean market round-up for Monday, August 9 2021

Jamaica

Trading for Monday, August 9, 2021, ended lower with 90 stocks trading across the three markets as 30 advanced, 47 declined and 13 held firm.

Wigton Windfarm Limited, Sagicor Select Funds Limited – Financial (SelectF) and TransJamaican Highway Limited were the largest traded stocks for the day. However, SSL Venture Capital Limited was the largest winner of the day as it rose by 15.28 per cent to JM$0.83, while KLE Group Limited and First Rock Capital Holdings Limited (USD Shares) advanced
by 14.95 per cent and 10.51 per cent to JM$1.23 and US$0.0799 respectively.

On the other hand, JMMB Group Limited’s 7.50 per cent preference share was the largest loser of the day as it
dropped by 17.58 per cent to JM$0.75. At the same time, Consolidated Bakeries (Jamaica) Limited and Berger
Paints Limited declined by 16.41 per cent and 7.57 per cent to JM$1.63 and JM$12.70 respectively.


Sagicor Financial Select Fund’s net asset value (NAV) decreased from JM$0.835 to JM$0.818 while Sagicor Select Funds
Limited — Manufacturing and Distribution increased from JM$1.110 to JM$1.114.

Wigton Windfarm Limited had one of the largest trading of stocks on Monday, August 9, 2021, on the Jamaica Stock Exchange.
(File photo)

Trinidad & Tobago

Trading for Monday, August 9, 2021, ended low with 18 securities trading across the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange as 6 advanced, 5 declined and 7 held firm.

NCB Financial Group Limited (NCBFG) was the volume leader as 429,646 shares traded across the First Tier market while National Flour Mills saw 224,823 shares trading across the market.

NCB Financial Group Limited in New Kingston, Jamaica (File photo)

CLICO Investment Fund was the only active security on the Mutual Fund Market as it posted volumes of 13,292 shares.

NCBFG was the largest winner of the day as it rose by three per cent to TT$8.24. Trinidad Cement Limited and One Caribbean Media Limited also advanced by 1.54 per cent and 1.20 per cent, respectively, to TT $3.96 and TT $4.20.

Republic Financial Holdings Limited was the largest loser of the day as it declined by 1.76 per cent to TT$135.57. Other losers on the say were Angostura Holdings Limited and Trinidad and Tobago Limited, whose stocks declined by 0.49 per cent and 0.23 per cent to TT$16.40 and TT$17.50 respectively.

Head office for Republic Financial Holdings Limited in Trinidad and Tobago. (File photo)

Barbados

Goddard Enterprises Limited increased by 1.46 per cent to BD$2.08, while Eppley Caribbean Property Fund – Value Fund remained flat at BD$0.57 but carried the largest volume of 20,160 shares.

Meanwhile Emera Deposit Receipt increased by 0.39 per cent to BD$23.08. The Local and Composite Indices rose to 2,438.84 and 597.40 points respectively.

— David Rose