Week in review
Amalgamated Telecom Holdings Limited (ATH), FMF Foods Limited (FMF) and Fijian Holdings Limited (FHL) were the three price gainers for this week witnessing increases in their share prices of 2.38%, 2.27% and 0.93% respectively.
Despite witnessing trades, Fiji Television Limited (FTV) did not see any price movements while Toyota Tsusho (South Sea) Limited (TTS) witnessed a price fall of 3.36%.
In terms of trading statistics, an aggregate 48,545 shares exchanged hands in eight transactions garnering an aggregate consideration of $107,130. The overall capitalisation of the market rose 1.06% and stood at a value of $840,569,686 at close of trading on Friday.
The SPSE Total Return Index (STRI) also increased 1.17% to end the week of trading at a value of 2080.48. The rise in the accumulation index was due to positive price returns generated by ATH, FMF and FHL as well as a dividend return of 2.08% generated by TTS. The six cents per share dividend declared by TTS will be paid to the shareholders on 16th April 2014.
The new order flows for the market remained healthy with an aggregate consideration of $119,174 being accumulated for this week. New orders were recorded for TTS, ATH, FHL, FTV, FMF and RBG.
In terms of overall unexecuted orders on the e-trading order platform, both the total shares on bid and the total shares on offer also saw decreases of 0.17% and 1.89% respectively. The SPSE bid to offer ratio remained unchanged from prior week and closed at 1:2.
Radio conglomerate, Communications Fiji Limited (CFM) now ranks as the narrowest bid-offer margin security with a spread of $0.10 with the most lucrative bid placed at $4.00 while FMF and RCF now rank as the widest bid to offer margin securities with a spread of $1.00.
The SPSE market announcements platform recorded a single market release for the week with VB Holdings Limited (VBH) releasing details of its 66th Annual General Meeting held earlier in the week.
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