Market Bites

  • Yesterday’s trading session ended with more losers than winners with 56 stocks changing hands, of which 23 advanced, 27 declined and 6 held firm.


  • All major indices declined, with the JSE Junior Market Index leading the way with a -0.57% contraction to close at 3,156.02.


  • Trading was dominated by JMMB Group Limited 7.50% preference shares with 2.01Mn units traded (33.89%), followed by Jamaica Broilers Group with 1.53Mn units (25.93%) and WISYNCO Group Limited with 589,188 units (9.98%)


  • The top two advancers for the day were 138 Student living, which grew by +13.00% to close at $3.40, followed by SSL Venture Capital which grew by +11.43% to close at $1.95. The top losers on the day were Blue Power Group Limited which declined by -11.67% to close at $5.30 and Consolidated Bakeries (Purity) which declined by -13.79% to close at $1.75.


(Source: JSE, NCBCM Research)