Chart of the Week: JSE Market Index vs Junior Market Index- July 2013 Update

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Source: Jamaica Stock Exchange

July represents the second highest closing value for the JSE Junior Market Index since the start of 2013. However, for the JSE Market Index July represents the continuation of a downward trend since May 2013.

In comparison to last month (June 2013) the JSE Market Index 86,853.91 has lost 789.93 points (~1%)  while the JSE Junior Market Index which was 801.30 representing the highest it has ever been has lost 3.83 points (~0.5%).

Compared to a year ago (July 2012) the JSE Market Index 86,811.02 has declined by 1% while the JSE Junior Market Index 656.61 has gained 140.86 points or 21%.

Additionally since July 2011, the JSE Market Index 90,804.08 has lost 5% of its value while the robust JSE Junior Market Index 552.37 has advanced by 44.

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