Bermuda Stock Exchange

Somers shares fall 10%

In the final trading day before the holiday, The Royal Gazette/BSX Index yesterday fell 9.98 points, or 0.53 per cent, to 1,881.35.

Shares of Somers Limited were down $1.50, or 10 per cent, at $13.50, after 210 traded.

There was trading in 25 shares of BF&M Ltd, and 15 shares of One Communications Ltd, but with no change to the closing price of either stock.

On the New York Stock Exchange, shares of Butterfield Bank were up 43 cents, or 1.63 per cent, at $26.85.

The BSX Insurance Index was down 7.78 points, or 0.53 per cent, at 1,451.49.