The Housing Development Corporation (HDC) helps make housing in T&T unaffordable for ordinary citizens.
Overall market activity resulted from trading in 14 securities of which three advanced, five declined and six traded firm. Trading activity on the first tier market registered a volume of 89,598 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $1,539,708.68. National Commercial Bank Jamaica Ltd was the volume leader with 50,000 shares changing hands for a value of $52,500, followed by Neal and Massy Holdings Ltd with a volume of 14,088 shares being traded for $968,550.
Jamaica Money Market Brokers Ltd contributed 10,927 shares with a value of $4,917.15, while Sagicor Financial Corp added 6,003 shares valued at $40,539.25. National Enterprises Ltd enjoyed the day’s largest gain, increasing $0.06 to end the day at $18.96. Conversely, Readymix (West Indies) Ltd suffered the day’s greatest loss, falling $0.13 to close at $19.36.
Clico Investment Fund was the only active security on the mutual fund market, posting a volume of 4,765 shares valued at $103,161.80. It advanced by $0.01 to end at $21.65.
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