Total Return Index drifts further lower

The MSE Total Return Index kicked offthe week with a loss of 0.844%, to end the session at 8,881.197 points. Ten equities were active, of which three went up in price while another four declined. A total turnover of €283,492 was generated across 32 transactions,involving 136,122 shares.

In the banking industry, Bank of Valletta plc closed unchanged at €1.32 despite having 51,053 shares executed across 11 transactions.

On the other hand, a single transaction of HSBC Bank Malta plc draggedthe price to €1.73, posting the largest fall in price of €5.46%. Total turnover amounted to €10,229.49.

Heading the list of gainers, Mapfre Middlesea plc climbed 2.94% to €2.10. Two transactions of a combined1,403 shares generated a turnover of €2,945.

Similarly, Loqus Holdings plc climbed by 2.67% to €0.077 overa single transaction of 13,258 shares.

Also ending the day in positive territory, Malta International Airport plc saw a rise in price of 1.72%, to end the session at €5.90. A total of 26,924 shares spread across nine transactions generated a turnover of €158,714.

A single transaction of 2,000 Mesderv plc shares resulted in a 3.48% decline inprice,to €1.11.A turnover of €2,220 was generated.

Similarly, two transactions involving 6,099 International Hotel Investments plc equities also draggedtheprice down by 3.23%, end the session at €0.60.

Main Street Complex plcalso saw a fall in price of 1.51% toclose at€0.64. One transaction of 5,000 shares was executed during the session, generatinga turnover of €3,200.

Elsewhere, Simonds Farsons Cisk plc and RS2 Software plc closed unchanged at €8.75 and €1.40 respectively.

In the corporate debtfront, out of the 23active bonds, sevenregistered gains, while tenclosed in the red. The 4.8% Bank of Valletta Plc Sub € 2020headed the list of gainers, as the price wasup by 1.69% to €102.50. Conversely, the 5% Hal Mann Vella Group plc Secured € 2024 registered the largest fall in price of 1.87%, to end the session at €105.00.

In thesovereign debt market, all five active issues closed in negative territory, The 2.2% MGS 2035 (I) registered the largest fall in price of 3.25%, to close off the session at €102.00


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

51,053

67,056.00

11

1.320

0.00%

HSB

5,913

10,229.49

1

1.730

-5.46%

MMS

1,403

2,944.62

2

2.100

2.94%

SFC

18

157.50

1

8.750

0.00%

IHI

6,099

3,713.99

2

0.600

-3.23%

MIA

26,924

158,714.10

9

5.900

1.72%

MDS

2,000

2,220.00

1

1.110

-3.48%

RS2

24,454

34,235.60

3

1.400

0.00%

MSC

5,000

3,200.00

1

0.640

-1.54%

LQS

13,258

1,020.87

1

0.077

2.67%



The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

5.35% Bank of Valletta plc Sub € 2019

100.050

0.00%

4.8% Bank of Valletta Plc Sub € 2020

102.500

1.69%

5.5% Pendergardens Developments plc Secured € 2020 Series I

103.800

-0.19%

6% Pendergardens Developments plc Secured € 2022 Series II

110.000

0.00%

4.25% GAP Group plc Secured € 2023

105.030

0.00%

6% AX Investments Plc € 2024

111.500

-1.41%

5% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2024

108.510

0.01%

5% Hal Mann Vella Group plc Secured € 2024

105.000

-1.87%

4.25% Best Deal Properties Holding plc Secured € 2024

104.690

-0.20%

5.75% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2025

110.390

0.82%

5.1% 6PM Holdings plc Unsecured € 2025

100.990

0.00%

4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025

103.990

-0.01%

4.25% Corinthia Finance plc Unsecured € 2026

103.000

-0.95%

5% Dizz Finance plc Unsecured € 2026

105.500

0.96%

4.8% Mediterranean Maritime Hub Finance plc Unsecured € 2026

104.200

0.19%

3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026

103.470

0.46%

4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

105.000

0.00%

4% Eden Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

104.900

0.00%

3.75% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2027

105.040

0.04%

4% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2027

104.500

-0.48%

3.75% Virtu Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

103.990

-0.01%

4.85% Melite Finance plc Secured € 2028

106.490

-0.45%

4.15% PHoenicia Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2023-2028

104.390

-0.06%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

5.1% MGS 2022(I)

117.320

-0.23%

4.1% MGS 2034 (I)

131.000

-0.32%

2.2% MGS 2035 (I)

102.000

-3.25%

2.5% MGS 2036 (I)

108.980

-0.46%

2.1% MGS 2039 (I)

102.990

-0.01%



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