Quarterly Market Review Q1 2015
The local market ended this quarter with 358,838 shares crossing the exchange over 157 trades to accumulate a value of $2,701,312.42. The BISX All-Share Index gained 96.38 points or 6.11 percent to end the last quarter of 2014 at 1,673.85. Year to date the Index is up 14.55 points or 0.877 percent. Data from the Ministry Tourism showed a modest 2.0% growth in tourist arrivals for the year ending 2014. The main economic challenges continue to be unemployment, slow economic recovery, a challenging fiscal position and the crime issue. Over the quarter, the government reiterated its commitment to stimulating the economy and boost employment and domestic demand. In March 2015, Baha Mar, announced that its opening will be delayed to May 2015 due to ongoing construction work. Q1_RECAP_2015-1 Click here for full Quarterly Market Recap

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