“Our loss is the country’s gain.”
So said Anglican Bishop Claude Berkley about the nomination of Justice Paula-Mae Weekes as the sixth President of T&T.
Overall market activity resulted from trading in 13 securities of which one adzvanced, four declined and eight traded firm. Trading activity on the first tier market registered a volume of 300,321 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $16,890,913.12. Scotiabank T&T Ltd was the volume leader with 236,520 shares changing hands for a value of $16,556,400, followed by Trinidad Cement Ltd with a volume of 30,000 shares being traded for $60,000. Sagicor Financial Corp contributed 17,643 shares with a value of $119,443.11, while National Commercial Bank Jamaica Ltd added 8,125 shares valued at $8,531.25. First Citizens Bank Ltd enjoyed the day’s sole price increase of $0.05 to end the day at $38.05. Conversely, Trinidad Cement Ltd suffered the day’s greatest loss, falling $0.10 to close at $2. On the mutual fund market 25,200 shares changed hands for a value of $360,952. Clico Investment Fund was the most active security, with a volume of 15,200 shares valued at $326,952. It declined by $0.09 to end at $21.51.