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BISX release Q1 All-Share Index

Bahamas International Securities Exchange has announced its BISX All-Share Index and trading statistics for the three-month period ending March 31, 2017, with comparison to the same period of 2016. 

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

BISX is pleased to announce its BISX All-Share Index and trading statistics for the three-month period ending March 31, 2017 with comparison to the same period of 2016.


BISX ALL SHARE INDEX
For the three-month period ending March 31, 2017 the BISX All-Share Index closed at 1,902.75. This represents a year to date decrease of -33.46 or -1.83%. By comparison for the three-month period ending March 31, 2016 the BISX All-Share Index closed at 1,873.96. That increase was a year to date increase of 50.01 or 2.74%. The BISX All-Share Index is a market capitalization weighted index comprised of all primary market listings excluding debt securities.

As at March 31, 2017 the market was comprised of 20 ordinary shares with a market capitalization of $4.041 Billion. In addition, there were 13 preference shares with a market capitalization of $327 million and 19 bonds with a face value of $579 Million.

 
COMPARISON OF BISX ALL SHARE INDEX TO INTERNATIONAL INDICES
Over the three-month period January 1 to March 31, 2017, some international equity markets have experienced increases as indicated by the chart below:

Closing Date MSCI Emerging Market Index[1] S&P 500 Index[2] FTSE 100 Index[3]   BISX All Share Index
Jan 3, 2017 868.44 2,257.83 7,177.89 1,938.21
Mar 31, 2017 958.37 2,362.72 7,322.92 1902.75
 
Percentage Change (+/-) 10.36% 4.65% 2.02% -1.83%

 
TRADING VOLUMES AND VALUES
Trading volume for the three-month period January 1, 2017 to March 31, 2017 was 996,137 shares for a value of $6,314,569. By comparison, trading volume for the three-month period January 1, 2016 to March 31, 2016 was 899,125 shares for a value of $7,337,430.

6 month trade volume

6 month trade value

 
AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME AND VALUE
For the three-month period from January 1, 2017 to March 31, 2017, the average volume per trading day was 16,097 shares for a value of $ 303,499. By comparison, for the three-month period from January 1, 2016 to March 31, 2016, the average volume per trading day was 14,457 shares for a value of $118,280.

Month Avg. volume / trading day (2017) Avg. volume / trading day (2016) Avg. value / trading day (2017) Avg. value / trading day (2016)
January 12,721 11,672 $86,070 $114,183
February 25,474 21,979 $135,900 $162,333
March 10,097 9,720 $81,530 $78,322
Average for period 16,097 14,457 $303,499 $118,280

 
SHARE VOLUME AND VALUE LEADERS (THREE MONTH PERIOD)
The top five share volume leaders on BISX for the three-month period January 1, 2017 to March 31, 2017 with their contribution to total traded volume displayed as a percentage were:

SYMBOL TRADE VOLUME % OF VOLUME
AML 519,639 53%
CAB 153,581 16%
FCL 91,336 9%
CBL 75,255 8%
FIN 26,035 3%

The top five share value leaders for the three-month period January 1, 2017 to March 31, 2017 with their contribution to total traded value displayed as a percentage were:

SYMBOL TRADE VALUE % OF TRADE VALUE
AML $2,276,019 36%
FCL $838,205 13%
CBL $789,200 12%
CAB $672,946 11%
BG0407 $500,000 8%

 
Source: Bahamas International Securities Exchange.

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