MSE Index settles in the red

The MSE Equity Total Return Index failed to sustain yesterday’s gains, as the index lost 0.523%, to close the session at 8,910.645 points. Active equities amounted to 11, of which three headed north while another three declined in price. 

In the banking sector, Bank of Valletta plcand Lombard Bank Malta plc closed unchanged at €1.34 over seven transactions and €2.40 over just a single transaction respectively.  

Malta Properties Company plc displayed strength as it headed the list of gainers with a rise in price of 1.82% to €0.56. Three transactions of a total of 100,000 shares were executed, generating a turnover of €56,000.

Similarly, RS2 Software plc also ended the day on a positive note with 0.85% gain, to close the day at €1.18. A total of 9,850 shares were spread across four transactions, to close off the session with a turnover of  €11,503.

PG plc also posted gains of 0.74%, to close at a price of €1.37. The rise in price resulted from two transactions involvng 13,500 shares, which generated a turnover of €18,495.

International Hotel Investments plc, did not manage to sustain its prior strong session, as it registered the highest fall in price of 6.35%, to close at €0.59. Only one transaction was made involving 8,129 shares, lowering total turnover to €4,796.11.

To a lesser extent, Medserv plc also settled in the red, as prices fell by 1.89% to €1.04. Such a decline was generated across three transactions of 15,000 shares, resulting into a total turnover of €15,600.

MIDI plc is another equity which registered a fall in price of 0.72%, to end the session at €0.685. A total of 100,000 shares changed hands across four transactions, generating a turnover of €68,500 for the day.

Elsewhere, GO plc, Malta International Airport plc and MaltaPost plc closed unchanged at €4.00, €6.25 and €1.62 respectively.

In the corporate debt front, a total of 20 issues were active of which four headed south while seven headed into positive territory. The 5% MeDirect Bank Plc Subordinated Unsecured € 2022-2027 registered the largest decline during the session as two transactions decreased the price of the bond by 0.48% to close at the €103 price level. At the other end of the spectrum, the 5% Hal Mann Vella Group plc Secured Bonds € 2024 climbed 2.06% to a price of €106.40.

In the sovereign debt market a total of 22 issues were active of which eight gained ground while 14 headed higher. The4.1% MGS 2034 (I) the strongest decline as the bond price declined by 0.36% to close the session at €128.32. Meanwhile the 2.4% MGS 2041 (I) registered the largest advancement as the bond price appreciated by 0.98% to close the session at the €106.79 price level.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

16,130

21,597.90

7

1.340

0.00%

LOM

200

480.00

1

2.400

0.00%

GO

4,300

17,200.00

4

4.000

0.00%

IHI

8,129

4,796.11

1

0.590

-6.35%

MIA

1,600

10,000.00

2

6.250

0.00%

MDS

15,000

15,600.00

3

1.040

-1.89%

MTP

767

1,242.54

1

1.620

0.00%

RS2

9,850

11,503.00

4

1.180

0.85%

MDI

100,000

68,500.00

4

0.685

-0.72%

MPC

100,000

56,000.00

3

0.560

1.82%

PG

13,500

18,495.00

2

1.370

0.74%



The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

3.5% Simonds Farsons Cisk plc Unsecured € 2027

106.500

0.00%

5.8% International Hotel Investments plc 2021

106.500

0.00%

6% Pendergardens Developments plc Secured € 2022 Series II

110.000

-0.45%

4.25% GAP Group plc Secured € 2023

105.000

0.00%

5.8% International Hotel Investments plc 2023

108.500

0.46%

4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

101.750

0.03%

5% Hal Mann Vella Group plc Secured Bonds € 2024

106.400

2.06%

5.1% 1923 Investments plc Unsecured € 2024

103.290

-0.01%

5.1% 6PM Holdings plc Unsecured € 2025

101.450

0.00%

4% MIDI plc Secured € 2026

105.000

0.48%

3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026

104.240

0.23%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026

102.110

-0.67%

4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

104.500

0.53%

4% Eden Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

105.000

0.00%

5% MeDirect Bank Plc Subordinated Unsecured € 2022-2027

103.000

-0.48%

4% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2027

103.900

0.00%

3.75% Bortex Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

103.000

0.00%

3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028

102.700

0.20%

4% Exalco Finance plc Secured € 2028

105.750

0.00%

3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S1 T1

100.000

0.00%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

6.6% MGS 2019

105.320

-0.04%

4.6% MGS 2020 (II)

106.630

-0.02%

5.2% MGS 2020 (I)

108.150

-0.02%

2% MGS 2020 (V)

103.650

-0.13%

5% MGS 2021(I)

113.060

-0.04%

4.3% MGS 2022 (II)

113.660

-0.04%

5.1% MGS 2022(I)

117.390

-0.06%

5.5% MGS 2023 (I)

122.320

-0.07%

4.8% MGS 2028 (I)

129.630

-0.14%

4.5% MGS 2028 (II)

127.090

-0.14%

2.3% MGS 2029 (II)

106.810

0.13%

5.1% MGS 2029 (I)

134.480

-0.01%

5.25% MGS 2030 (I)

137.900

0.16%

5.2% MGS 2031 (I)

139.100

0.09%

4.65% MGS 2032 (I)

133.770

0.01%

4.3% MGS 2033 (I)

130.010

0.08%

4.1% MGS 2034 (I)

128.320

-0.36%

2.2% MGS 2035 (I)

102.640

-0.35%

2.5% MGS 2036 (I)

107.500

0.47%

2.1% MGS 2039 (I)

102.400

0.39%

3% MGS 2040 (I)

115.000

-0.29%

2.4% MGS 2041 (I)

106.790

0.98%



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