Ascendant shares up 9.2%
Shares of Ascendant Group rose $1.10, or 9.2 per cent, to $14.95 after 418 traded on The Royal Gazette/BSX Index.
Also improving was Argus Group Holdings, up seven cents, or 1.8 per cent, at $3.92 after 8,200 shares were exchanged. Meanwhile, Butterfield Bank was up 75 cents, or 1.6 per cent, at $48.50 after 1,480 shares changed hands.
On the New York Stock Exchange, Butterfield’s shares were up 56 cents, or 1.17 per cent, at $48.46.
The Royal Gazette/BSX Index was up 45.74 points, or 1.71 per cent, at 2,723.56.
The BSX Insurance Index was up 12.15 points, or 0.66 per cent, at 1,857.47.
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