For the week ending November 29th, trading on markets in the Caribbean was dominated by financial sector stocks with Sagicor’s financial fund leading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).
JMMB was the volume leader for the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange (TTSE). Sagicor Financial dominated on the Barbados Stock Exchange (BSE) and Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange (ECSE) saw activity from the Bank of Nevis. The distillery company Demerara was the volume leader on the Guyana Stock Exchange (GSE).
Specifically, on the JSE, overall market activity resulted from trading in 40 stocks of which 16 advanced, 15 declined and 9 traded firm. Market volume amounted to 37.8 million units valued at over J$133.4 million. Sagicor Select Funds Limited – Financial was volume leader with 46.81 % of trading activity for the week.
The BSE had limited activity during the week with one security declining and two trading firm as 33,363 shares traded on the Regular Market, with a total value of BD$91,201.10. Sagicor Financial Corporation Limited was the volume leader trading 23,092 shares at $2.90.
Over at the TTSE, overall market activity resulted from trading in 15 securities of which six advanced, five declined and four traded firm. JMMB Group Limited was the volume leader with 201,768 shares changing hands for a value of TT$502,657.50. For the week, the GSE saw four stocks advance and one traded firm as 16,334 units traded with Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) was volume leader with 14,200 shares traded. The ECSE had during the week, overall market activity resulted from trading in one stock with a volume of 4,000 shares. On this exchange, the Bank of Nevis Limited being the sole trader was the volume leader with 4,000 shares traded.