A 53-year-old man was held by police after he reportedly shot and killed his friend, who remains unidentified.
Police said the suspect was a US deportee.
Overall market activity resulted from trading in 14 securities, of which four advanced, two declined and eight traded firm. Trading activity on the first tier market registered a volume of 161,869 shares crossing the floor of the stock exchange valued at $7,412,371.47.
Angostura Holdings Ltd was the volume leader with 50,094 shares changing hands for a value of $638,698.50. Republic Bank Ltd traded a volume of 45,219 shares for $5,518,978.95. ANSA Merchant Bank Ltd contributed 21,508 shares with a value of $840,102.48, while Jamaica Money Market Brokers Ltd added 20,000 shares valued at $9,000.00.
Unilever Caribbean Ltd enjoyed the day’s largest gain, increasing $0.22 to end the day at $62.56. Conversely, Angostura Holdings Ltd suffered the day’s greatest loss, falling $0.23 to close at $12.75. Clico Investment Fund was the only active security on the mutual fund market, posting a volume of 111,940 shares valued at $2,426,776.00. The second tier market did not witness any activity.