LUCAS STOCK INDEX

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LUCAS STOCK INDEX

The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) declined slightly by 0.003 percent in the final period of trading in July 2014. The stocks of six companies were traded with a total of 135,375 shares changing hands. There were no Climbers but there was one Tumbler. The value of the stocks of Demerara Tobacco Company (DTC) fell 0.02 percent on the sale of 100 shares. In the meanwhile, the value of the stocks of Banks DIH (DIH), Demerara Bank Limited (DBL), Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (BTI), Republic Bank Limited (RBL) and Sterling Products Limited (SPL) remained unchanged on the sale of 33,357; 226; 1,492; 100,000 and 200 shares respectively.
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Pope Francis losing support in Argentina

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Public financial management: 1966 to present (Part IV)

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Bryan Hunt

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The anguish of each belongs to us all

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