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Oil Prices Hit 9 Month Low. Did We Say More IPOs Ahead?

Here is the latest weekly digest (Jun 19th – Jun 25th, 2017). A quick easy read of this week’s top and most relevant business news. No fluff, just the highlights.

U.S. crude-oil prices on Tuesday retreated into bear-market territory, defined as a drop of at least 20% from a recent peak, as the industry continues to be dogged by oversupply concerns. Continue Reading

Weekly Review

Berger Paints Takeover Rumours Confirmed. Scotia Investments To Go Private

Here is the latest weekly digest (Jun 12th – Jun 18th, 2017). A quick easy read of this week’s top and most relevant business news. No fluff, just the highlights.

After months of speculation, which drove significant interest in the stock, more than tripling the stock price, the news came on Friday that a controlling stake in Berger Paints Jamaica, Trinidad and a full takeover of Barbados are being executed by Trinidadian company Ansa McAl Group. Continue Reading

Weekly Review

Stock Market Summary: J$23 Million / 28 Stocks Traded. Barita Hits 52-week Low of J$2.27 – Sep 17, 2013

Stock market performance report for Tuesday 17th of September 2013 below.

Jamaica Stock Exchange

Summary

  • Combined Market – J$23,075,772 – 6,038,853 shares / 28 stock(s) traded. 105 trades.
  • JSE Market Index – J$17,035,558 – 2,770,063 shares / 72 trades. 5 Advanced / 7 Declined / 7 Firm.
  • JSE Junior Market Index – J$6,040,214 – 3,268,790 shares / 33 trades. 2 Advanced / 3 Declined / 4 Firm. Continue Reading
Daily Market Update

Market Update: Ian McNaughton Appointed Managing Director Of Barita Investments Ltd

Barita Investments Limited (BIL) has advised that Mr. Ian McNaughton has been appointed Managing Director and Member of the Board of Directors of BIL, effective September 1, 2013. Mr. McNaughton will continue to perform the role of Company Secretary for BIL.

Management & Movements

J$11.56 Million / 32 Stocks Traded. CAR & PULS Trade At 52-Week Lows – Aug 28, 2013

Stock market performance report for Wednesday 28th of August 2013 below.

Jamaica Stock Exchange

Summary

  • Combined Market – J$11,564,460 – 4,924,281 shares / 31 stock(s) traded. 95 trades.
  • JSE Market Index – J$4,393,496 – 647,743 shares / 54 trades. 8 Advanced / 8 Declined / 4 Firm.
  • JSE Junior Market Index – J$7,170,964 – 4,276,538 shares / 41 trades. 4 Advanced / 3 Declined / 4 Firm. Continue Reading
Daily Market Update

Jamaica’s Stock Market Performance for January 2013

Believe it or not (not the bus can swim), today is February 1, 2013. If you invested in some of the stocks listed below, you could have earned a return of up to 58%, or seen your money loose significant value as well. However, either way a whole month is behind us. How did your investments perform for January 2013?

I hope you’ve read the 5 resolutions you should be making for 2013 and are making some, because now is the time to start investing.

As a part of our promise to provide you with relevant, reliable and rightly timed resources, we are presenting below, the performance of the stocks on the Jamaica Stock Exchange for the month of January 2013. Play with the table below (click on the headings to sort, or search in the box to narrow the list, pretty cool) and please give us your feedback. Continue Reading

e-Update, Market Performance, Stocks / I.P.O.s

Stock Market Summary: Red Stripe & Pepsi Form New Company. Mgmt Changes at GK, KLE, & TCL. J$33m Traded. – Jan 28, 2013

Today J$32.69 million was traded on the Jamaica Stock Exchange J$ Market (2.54 million shares) for 21 securities.
US$1.00 thousand was traded on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US$ Market (10,000 units) for 1 security.
This was broken down as follows;

  • Main Market – J$32.37 million – 2,323,189 shares traded. 15 Stock(s).
  • Junior Market – J$316.99 thousand – 90,000 shares traded. 3 Stock(s).
  • Preference Shares – J$449.55 thousand – 118,786 shares traded. 2 Stock(s).
  • USD Market – US$1.00 thousand – 10,000 shares traded. 1 Stock(s). Continue Reading
Daily Market Update

Barita Is Booming Baby!

by Toni Blay

If there is ever a time to shout, dance and pop champagne, it is probably when you post a whopping 55 percent increase in (before tax) profits.

Securities Dealers Barita Investments Limited posted $80 million in (before tax) profits for the quarter ending December 2011, a major increase over the $44 million recorded for the corresponding period in 2010.

The details are quite interesting. For example, they spent more on advertising and staff, to increase their visibility and improve staff efficiency and capacity. They were also hit $7 million hard by the European crisis.

Still they made it out. Check out the details….

 

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