MSE Index partially recovers previous loss

The MSE Equity Total Return Index bounced back to positive territory, as it gained 0.222%, closing the session at 8,930.417 points. A total of 287,266 shares changed hands across 26 deals. Nine equities were active, of which three headed south and four gained ground.

In the banking sector, Bank of Valletta plc once again closed unchanged at €1.34 over a single transaction.

HSBC Bank Malta plc on the other hand registered a rise in price of 0.56% to €1.79. Three transactions involving 15,014 shares were executed, to close off the session with a turnover of €26,875.06.

Similarly, FIMBank plc posted gains of 1.27%, to end the session with a price of $0.80. This was the result of 20,000 shares spread across three transactions.

In the property sector, MIDI plc, closed 0.73% higher at €0.69. Five transactions involving 125,000 shares were executed, ending the day with a total turnover of €86,250.

Heading the list of gainers was International Hotel Investments plc, as the price bounced back to €0.60, translating to a rise of 1.69%. Three transactions of a combined 14,074 shares were executed, generating a turnover of €8,444.40.

Grand Harbour Marina plc closed the session with the highest decline in price of 2.67%. The price went down to €0.73 through a single transaction of just 10 shares.

GO plc also settled in the red, as prices declined by 1% to €3.96. A total turnover of €8,983.32 was generated as 2,267 shares changed hands across two transactions.

The third equity which traded negatively was PG plc, as prices headed downwards by 0.73% to €1.36. A total of 93,445 shares were spread across six transactions, to close off the session with a turnover of €127,335.20.

Elsewhere, Malita Investment plc closed unchanged at €0.90 despite having two trasnactions involving 15,893 shares.

In the corporate debt market, activity was spread across 18 issues, as gainers amounted to six and fallers amounted to five. Heading the list of fallers was the 4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027 with a 0.48% drop in value to €104. At the other end of the spectrum, the 4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026 advanced 0.86%, to close at €102.99.

In the Sovereign debt market, six issues posted losses while only one gained ground. On the downside, the 2.4% MGS 2041 (I) decreased by 2.24%, to close at €104.40. On the other hand, the 2.1% MGS 2039 (I) gained 0.57% to close at €102.98.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

1,563

2,094.42

1

1.340

0.00%

HSB

15,014

26,875.06

3

1.790

0.56%

GO

2,267

8,983.32

2

3.960

-1.00%

IHI

14,074

8,444.40

3

0.600

1.69%

FIM

20,000

13,719.61

3

0.800

1.27%

GHM

10

7.30

1

0.730

-2.67%

MDI

125,000

86,250.00

5

0.690

0.73%

MLT

15,893

14,065.95

2

0.900

0.00%

PG

93,445

127,335.20

6

1.360

-0.73%



The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

3.5% Simonds Farsons Cisk plc Unsecured € 2027

106.500

0.00%

4.25% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2019 Series 2 Tranche 1

100.760

0.00%

4.8% Bank of Valletta Plc Sub € 2020

102.000

0.01%

6% Pendergardens Developments plc Secured € 2022 Series II

110.500

0.45%

4.25% GAP Group plc Secured € 2023

105.000

0.00%

5.8% International Hotel Investments plc 2023

108.500

0.00%

5% Hal Mann Vella Group plc Secured Bonds € 2024

106.400

0.00%

5.75% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2025

106.200

-0.28%

4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025

103.850

0.14%

4.5% Medserv plc Unsecured € 2026

100.100

-0.01%

4% MIDI plc Secured € 2026

105.040

0.04%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Secured € 2026

104.200

0.00%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026

102.990

0.86%

4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

104.000

-0.48%

3.75% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2027

105.000

0.24%

4% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2027

103.500

-0.38%

3.75% Virtu Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

104.250

0.00%

3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028

102.500

-0.19%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

4.6% MGS 2020 (II)

106.620

-0.01%

5.2% MGS 2020 (I)

108.140

-0.01%

5.5% MGS 2023 (I)

122.270

-0.04%

2.2% MGS 2035 (I)

102.380

-0.25%

2.5% MGS 2036 (I)

106.570

-0.87%

2.1% MGS 2039 (I)

102.980

0.57%

2.4% MGS 2041 (I)

104.400

-2.24%



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