The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) rose 1.79 percent during the second period of trading in March 2018. The stocks of five companies were traded with 241,690 shares changing hands. There were two Climbers and no Tumblers. The stocks of the Demerara Tobacco Company (DTC) rose 11.11 percent on the sale of 152 shares. The stocks of the Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) rose 4.29 percent on the sale of 148,400 shares. In the meanwhile, the stocks of Banks DIH (DIH), Republic Bank Limited (RBL) and the Guyana Bank for Trade & Industry (BTI) remained unchanged on the sale of 65,811, 25,250 and 2,077 shares respectively. The LSI closed at 347.09.