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Main index
1,100,560.00
volume
69,948.07
value
-32.60
change
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3,395,813.00
volume
663.34
value
-6.52
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-0.97%
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Last updated: July 23, 2014.

Petrol prices
87J$ 125.06
90J$ 126.72
DieselJ$ 125.41
KeroseneJ$ 94.83
PropaneJ$ 52.47
ButaneJ$ 59.21

Last updated: July 23, 2014.

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USD
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CAD
J$103.59
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GBP
J$190.45
J$192.21

Last updated: July 23, 2014.


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