MSE Index recovers while sovereigns trade lower

The MSE Equity Total Return Index retuned to positive territory as it climbed 0.117% to close at 8,639.366 points. A total of 11 equites were active of which four headed north, while two closed lower. A turnover of €365,796 was generated across 39 deals.

In the banking sector, Bank of Valletta plc recorded six transactions as 31,947 shares changed hands. As a result, the equity was down 0.99% to a price of €1.50.

Its peer HSBC Bank Malta plc moved in the opposite direction by 0.56% to €1.78 as ten transactions of 43,047 shares were executed.

Mapfre Middlesea plcposted a gain of 1.65% to close at €1.85. A couple of trades worth a combined €2,323 were recorded.

In the telecommunications sector, GO plc continued on its positive run as it advanced another 1.15% to €3.52. A total of 21,881 shares traded across eight transactions.

Tigne Mall plcwas the best performer of the session as it was up by 5.26% to €1.00. In total, 11,000 shares changed ownership over three deals.

A single trade of just 35 Trident Estates plc shares shaved 0.74% off the share price, down to a price of €1.34.

Yields in the sovereign debt marketwere up as all five active issues closed lower. The4.8% MGS 2028 registered the largest fall in price, as it depreciated by 0.25% to €130.35.

In the Corporate Debt market, a total of 19 issues where active of which seven closed higher, and nine headed south. The 5% Hal Mann Vella Group plc Secured Bonds € 2024 topped the list of fallers as it closed 4.38% lower at €103.75. At the other end of the spectrum, the 3 5% GlobalCapital plc Unsecured € 2021 climbed 1.83% to close at par.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

 

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

31,947

47,904.04

6

1.500

-0.99%

HSB

43,047

76,500.19

10

1.780

0.56%

MMS

1,250

2,323.48

2

1.850

1.65%

GO

21,881

76,904.90

8

3.520

1.15%

MIA

1,272

7,441.20

2

5.850

0.00%

RS2

4,500

5,310.00

1

1.180

0.00%

MLT

4,045

3,519.15

1

0.870

0.00%

TML

11,000

10,696.10

3

1.000

5.26%

MPC

300

150.00

1

0.500

0.00%

PG

100,000

135,000.00

4

1.350

0.00%

TRI

35

46.90

1

1.340

-0.74%



The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

5.5% Pendergardens Developments plc Secured € 2020 Series I

102.500

0.00%

5% GlobalCapital plc Unsecured € 2021

100.000

1.83%

4.9% Gasan Finance Company plc € 2019-2021

102.760

-0.10%

4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

102.750

-0.24%

6% International Hotel Investments plc € 2024

108.000

-1.37%

5% Hal Mann Vella Group plc Secured Bonds € 2024

103.750

-4.38%

5.1% 1923 Investments plc Unsecured € 2024

103.000

-0.77%

5.75% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2025

105.900

0.38%

5.1% 6PM Holdings plc Unsecured € 2025

100.000

-0.50%

4% MIDI plc Secured € 2026

102.620

0.61%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Secured € 2026

104.150

-0.81%

5% Dizz Finance plc Unsecured € 2026

104.700

0.01%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026

104.100

0.10%

4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

104.500

0.00%

4% Eden Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

105.500

0.24%

4.4% Central Business Centres plc Unsecured € 2027 S1/17 T1

102.100

-2.05%

4% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2027

105.000

0.72%

4% Exalco Finance plc Secured € 2028

105.500

-0.24%

3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S1 T1

101.000

0.00%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

5% MGS 2021(I)

113.890

-0.13%

4.3% MGS 2022 (II)

114.340

-0.04%

4.8% MGS 2028 (I)

130.350

-0.25%

4.65% MGS 2032 (I)

134.190

-0.19%

2.1% MGS 2039 (I)

100.250

-0.13%



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