“Trinidad and Tobago,” I patiently repeated for the second time.
“What?” She frustratingly retorted.
Overall market activity resulted from trading in 12 securities of which five advanced, one declined and six traded firm. Trading activity on the First Tier Market registered a volume of 127,000 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $1,116,451.33. Angostura Holdings Ltd was the volume leader with 59,576 shares changing hands for a value of $774,488, followed by National Flour Mills Ltd with a volume of 51,971 shares being traded for $57,168.10.
Trinidad Cement Ltd contributed 5,000 shares with a value of $10,000, while Agostini’s Ltd added 3,650 shares valued at $64,057.50. Republic Bank Ltd enjoyed the day’s largest gain, increasing $0.25 to end the day at $120.60. Conversely, Agostini’s Ltd suffered the day’s sole decline, falling $0.02 to end the day at $17.55. Clico Investment Fund was the only active security on the Mutual Fund Market, posting a volume of 35,266 shares valued at $763,671.50. It advanced by $0.07 to end at $21.65.