PBS and Ciboney stocks led gains on Thursday Loop Jamaica

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Productive Business Solutions (PBS) and Ciboney led gains during Thursday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).

PBS gained 25 per cent to close at $1.38, it was followed by Ciboney up 15 per cent to close at $0.63.

The top declining stocks were ISP Finance down 22 per cent to $15.47, Access Financial down 13 per cent to $20.30, and tTech down 12 per cent to $2.70.

The JSE Index advanced by 850.71 points (0.24 per cent) to close at 354,097.95 points and the volume traded amounted to 4,041,001 valued at $117,403,602.45.

The Junior Market Index declined by 34.34 points (0.83 per cent) to close at 4,107.54 points and the volume traded amounted to 6,285,227 valued at $22,042,267.33.

Also on the day, the JSE Combined Index advanced by 483.20 points (0.13 per cent) to close at 368,021.83 points and the volume traded amounted to 10,326,228 valued at $139,445,869.78.

The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 16.73 points (8.70 per cent) to close at 209.02 points and the volume traded amounted to 311,092 valued at $26,259.43. The JSE Financial Index advanced by 0.09 points (0.11 per cent) to close at 85.10 points and the volume traded amounted to 2,054,742 valued at $17,729,844.73.

The JSE Manufacturing & Distribution Index advanced by 0.09 points (0.09 per cent) to close at 98.67 points and the volume traded amounted to 5,729,251 valued at $115,262,693.87.

Overall market activity resulted from trading in 104 stocks of which 44 advanced, 41 declined and 19 traded firm.

The JA$ Market Volume (excluding blocks) amounted to 10,326,228 units valued at $139,445,869.78. The US$ Market Volume (excluding blocks) amounted to 311,092 units valued at $26,259.43.