LUCAS STOCK INDEX LUCAS STOCK INDEXThe Lucas Stock Index (LSI) recorded a gain of 0.08 per cent in the final week of trading in the year 2012 to end with a period gain of 38.79 per cent. The value of the index stood at 212.55, reflecting a market capitalization of G$120.8 billion. The increase came from positive movement in the stocks of Banks DIH (DIH) which rose 0.60 per cent. The only other stock to trade in the final period was that of Demerara Bank Limited (DBL) which remained unchanged. Despite the positive movement in the stock prices, the LSI ended the year below the 40 percentage point mark over the yield of the 364-day Treasury Bills with a December 31, 2012 expiration date.Related Today's Frontpage » Share on Facebook Tweet This Stay updated! Follow Stabroek News on Facebook or Twitter.Get the day's headlines from SN in your inbox every morning: More in Business Public service pay talks … ‘We’re ready’ – Yarde Four-day trade visit by Florida business group Comment… The more things change… Funding your small business Face of local banking could change in 10 years Language Institute seeking to extend services to Guyana’s business sector Local fashion designers seeking Jubilee visitors’ patronage at Duke Lodge Show With new technology Digicel can quadruple internet speeds US business spending mired in weakness, but economy picking upComments About these commentsThe comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit or delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity.