The ayes have it.
That was the consensus of over 300 teenagers who yesterday unanimously agreed at a public consultation that children should not get married before the age of 18.
Overall market activity resulted from trading in 13 securities of which five advanced, one declined and seven traded firm. Trading activity on the First Tier Market registered a volume of 208,696 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $2,022,618.08. National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited was the volume leader with 69,456 shares changing hands for a value of $74,912.48, followed by First Citizens Bank Limited with a volume of 37,582 shares being traded for $1,317,167.50.
Jamaica Money Market Brokers Limited contributed 35,000 shares with a value of $15,750, while National Flour Mills Limited added 30,576 shares valued at $30,616. Clico Investment Fund enjoyed the day's largest gain, increasing $0.05 to end the day at $21.55. Conversely, First Citizens Bank Limited suffered the day's sole decline, falling $1.79 to end the day at $35.05.
Clico Investment Fund was the only active security on the Mutual Fund Market, posting a volume of 36,100 shares valued at $777,815.44. It advanced by $0.05 to end at $21.55.