Bermuda Stock Exchange

Bermuda Press and BAS shares slide

  • Down day: three stocks fell and none gained in BSX trading

Two companies suffered double-digit percentage falls in Bermuda Stock Exchange trading today.

Bermuda Press (Holdings) Ltd, which owns this newspaper, as well as printing, retail and real estate interests, fell $3.51, or 41.2 per cent to $5, on the trading of 300 shares.

Bermuda Aviation Services Ltd slid 44 cents, or 18 per cent, to close on $2, as 3,000 shares traded.

Insurer BF&M Ltd also fell, shedding 40 cents, or 1.9 per cent, to close on $20.60.

The Royal Gazette/BSX Index fell 9.67 points, or 0.47 per cent, to close on 2,047.08.

Trading volume was 5,500 shares and turnover totalled $53,420.