BF&M shares gain 2.1%

  • Up day: a rise in the share prices of BF&M and Butterfield Bank boosted The Royal Gazette/BSX Index

    Up day: a rise in the share prices of BF&M and Butterfield Bank boosted The Royal Gazette/BSX Index


Jumps in the share prices of Butterfield Bank and BF&M Ltd drove The Royal Gazette/BSX Index higher.

Insurer BF&M was the biggest climber, gaining 35 cents, or 2.1 per cent, to close on $16.95 as 5,000 shares changed hands.

Butterfield climbed 30 cents, or 0.6 per cent, to close on $48.50, as 1,743 shares traded.

In New York, Butterfield’s US-listed shares gained 23 cents, or 0.47 per cent, to $49.08 as rising interest rates helped most bank stocks advance.

One Communications Ltd saw 11,600 shares changed hands and remained unchanged on $2.88.

The index added 16.17 points, or 0.6 per cent, to close on 2,697.3.

The BSX Insurance Index climbed 12.57 points, or 0.7 per cent, to close on 1,855.36.

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Published May 9, 2018 at 5:45 pm (Updated May 9, 2018 at 5:45 pm)

BF&M shares gain 2.1%

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