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Stocks Round Up Portland JSX today's top advancer

Published:Wednesday 4:37 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index continued its winning ways on Wednesday.

The heavy trading ended with an advance/decline ratio of 59/35.

The JSE Combined Index advanced by 6,224.68 points or 1.89 per cent to close at 336,275.32.

The JSE Main Market Index advanced by 6,384.67 points or 2.02 per cent to close at 322,776.93, while the Junior Market Index advanced by 29.61 points or 0.78 per cent, to close at 3,835.07.

The JSE USD Equities declined by 1.39 points or 0.55 per cent to close at 252.62.

Overall market activity

109 stocks traded59 advanced35 declined15 traded firm.


Portland JSX up 27.40 per cent to close at $10.74Pulse Investments up 19.49 per cent to close at $2.33MPC Caribbean Clean Energy up 17.39 per cent to close at $82.17Guardian Holdings up 14.21 per cent to close at $503.15Genac up 11.07 per cent to close at $6.02.


JMMB Group 7.00% Preference Shares down 25.10per cent to close at $1.88Margaritaville Turks (USD) down 19.97per cent closing at US$0.11First Rock Real Estate Inv (USD) down 11.88 per cent closing at US$0.05Sterling Investment (USD) down 10.00 per cent to close at US$0.02Eppley Ltd down 7.24 per cent to close at $32.52

Market volume

Some 57.78 million units valued at over $373.24 million were traded today.

Volume leaders were Wigton followed by Transjamaican and Lasco Manufacturing.

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