It was Christmas 2012.
Single mom, Cheryl Alexander, lived with her four children in a small house in Jacob’s Hill, Wallerfield blocked around with plywood and galvanise sheets.
Overall market activity resulted from trading in 14 securities of which five advanced, three declined and six traded firm. Trading activity on the First Tier Market registered a volume of 142,891 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $1,525,446.20.
National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited was the volume leader with 83,300 shares changing hands for a value of $187,425, followed by T&T NGL Limited with a volume of 12,841 shares traded for $272,871.25. National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited enjoyed the day's largest gain, increasing $0.03 to end at $2.25. Conversely, T&T NGL Limited suffered the day's greatest loss, falling $0.22 to close at $21.25.