The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) combined index declined on Wednesday with an advance/decline ratio of 38/28.
The JSE Combined Index declined by 737.87 points or 0.15 per cent to close at 481,453.65
The JSE Main Market Index declined by 1,256.86 points or 0.26 per cent to close at 488,451.55 while the Junior Market Index advanced by 38.12 points or 1.30 per cent to close at 2,977.15.
The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 0.29 points or 0.22 per cent to close at 230.56.
Overall market activity
78Â stocks traded
12 traded firm
138 Student Living, up 16.89 per centÂ to close at $6.23 Â
Eppley Ltd, up 14.66 per centÂ to close at $16.03
Paramount Trading, up 11.76 per cent to close at $1.90
SSL Venture Capital, up 8.18 per cent to close atÂ $1.19
Lasco Manufacturing, up 6.99 per centÂ to close at $4.44
Salada Foods, down 13.97 per cent to close at $27.53
CAC (9.50%), down 8.60 per cent to close at $0.85
RJR, down 6.98 per cent to close at $1.60
Consolidated Bakeries, down 6.78 per cent to close at $1.65
Express Catering, down 5.78 per cent to close at $5.38
23.979 millionÂ units valued at overÂ $244.136 million.
Volume leaders were Indies Pharma Jamaica Limited followed by Sagicor Select Funds Limited â?? Financial and Lasco Distributors Limited.