A soldier who suffered a gunshot injury to the neck at Camp Cumuto on Tuesday has died.
However, an investigation has been launched into the circumstances surrounding his death.
Overall market activity resulted from trading in 12 securities of which two advanced, four declined and six traded firm.
Trading activity on the first tier market registered a volume of 144,155 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $819,907.31.
NCBJ was the volume leader with 81,454 shares changing hands for a value of $325,816, followed by Sagicor Financial Corporation with a volume of 42,001 shares being traded for $390,609.30. Scotia Investments Jamaica Ltd contributed 7,755 shares with a value of $17,066.26, while JMMB added 5,500 shares valued at $6,545.
Guardian Holdings Ltd enjoyed the day’s largest gain, increasing $0.20 to end the day at $15.30. Conversely, Plipdeco suffered the greatest loss, falling $0.04 to close at $3.66.
Clico Investment Fund was the only active security on the mutual fund market, posting a volume of 6,110 shares valued at $137,815.95. Clico Investment Fund advanced by $0.05 to end at $22.56.
The Second Tier Market did not witness any activity.