JMMB Pref shares, Sygnus Real Estate led gains on Monday Loop Jamaica

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JMMB Preference shares and Sygnus Real Estate Finance led Monday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).

JMMB Preference shares gained 27 per cent to close at $2.48, it was followed by Sygnus up 16 per cent to close at US$0.02, and Salada Foods up 12 per cent to $4.61.

The day’s top declining stock went to KLE Group down 17 per cent to $1.72, and Mayberry Jamaican Equities down 12 per cent to $11.90.

The JSE Index advanced by 727.77 points (0.20 per cent) to close at 359,229.04 points and the volume traded amounted to 8,448,292 valued at $133,833,060.08.

The Junior Market Index declined by 10.14 points (0.24 per cent) to close at 4,195.77 points and the volume traded amounted to 8,522,197 valued at $29,844,011.68.

The JSE Combined Index advanced by 587.87 points (0.16 per cent) to close at 373,615.14 points and the volume traded amounted to 16,970,489 valued at $163,677,071.76.

Meanwhile, the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index advanced by 1,243.77 points (0.30 per cent) to close at 409,288.75 points and the volume traded amounted to 8,437,589 valued at $128,794,267.93. The JSE Select Index advanced by 48.95 points (0.53 per cent) to close at 9,253.84 points and the volume traded amounted to 1,086,184 valued at $37,490,290.11.

The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 5.19 points (2.44 per cent) to close at 207.72 points and the volume traded amounted to 223,078 valued at $13,622.64. The JSE Cross Listed Index declined by 0.18 points (0.30 per cent) to close at 59.49 points and the volume traded amounted to 10,703 valued at $5,038,792.15.

The JSE Financial Index advanced by 0.20 points (0.23 per cent) to close at 85.54 points and the volume traded amounted to 3,445,250 valued at $99,067,653.85. The JSE Manufacturing & Distribution Index declined by 0.20 points (0.20 per cent) to close at 100.97 points and the volume traded amounted to 4,424,934 valued at $27,976,843.11.

Overall market activity resulted from trading in 109 stocks of which 46 advanced, 50 declined and 13 traded firm. The JA$ Market Volume (excluding blocks) amounted to 17 million units valued at $163.7 million.