MSE Index posts further gains

The MSE Total Return Indexclosed 0.151% higher as it ended the session at 9,471.515 points. Twelve equities were active in total, of which six closed in positive territory while another six closed in the red. A total turnover of €505,968.81 was generated across 89 transactions.

Once again, the top performer was Bank of Valletta plc as it went up to €1.455, translating to a gain of 3.93%. A turnover of €156,098  was generated as 108,261 shares were spread across 41 transactions.

Its peer, HSBC Bank Malta plc closed 1.21% lower at €1.63 as 2 transactions involving 2,000 shares were executed, ending the session with a total turnover of €3,280.

Also in the banking sector, FIMBank plc went up by 1.47% as it closed at $0.69. A total of  17,818 shares were spread across two transactions.

In the retail sector, a single transaction of 8,200 Tigne Mall plc shares pushed the price to €0.92 by 2.22%, generating a total turnover of €7,544.

Similarly, one transaction of 200 Main Street Complex plc generated a total turnover of €128 as price went up by 1.59% to €0.64.

On the other hand, also with a single transaction Plaza Centre plc declined by 0.97% to €1.02 with the execution of 2,500 shares, ending the session with a total turnover of €2,550.

In the property sector, Malta Properties Company plcincreased a further 1.67% to €0.61 as 18 transactions involving 119,801 shares were executed. Total turnover amounted to €72,043.60.

Also ending the session on a positive note, BMIT Technologies plcmanaged to reover last Monday’s lost as it gained 0.97% to €0.52. A total of 63,000 shares were spread across nine transactions, generating a total turnover of €32,825.75.

Heading the list of fallers despite being the most liquid, International Hotel Investments plc lost 3.23% as it ended the session at €0.75. Ten transactions involving 285,598 shares were executed, resulting into a turnover of €214,239.

With a single transaction involing 1,000 shares, Mapfre Middlesea plc lost 0.85%, as it closed at €2.34. Total turnover amounted to €2,340.

In the telecommunication sector, GO plc closed 0.81% lower at €4.90 as 575 shares were spread across two transactions, generating a total turnover of €2,820.50.

PG plc ended the session at €1.37 translating into a fall of 0.72%. A single transaction of 1,000 shares generated a turnover of €1,370.

In the corporate debt market, 21issues were active,of whichsix headed north while another six closed in the opposite direction. The 4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025 registered the largest gain of 2.93% as it closed at €105.50. Conversely, the 4.8% Bank of Valletta Plc Sub € 2020 lost 2.34% to end the session at €100.15.

Inthe sovereign debt market, out of 12 active issues, five advanced while another seven closed in the red. The largest gain of 0.33% was registered by the 2.1% MGS 2039 (I), to end the session at €106.31. On the other hand, the highest loss of 0.1% was recorded by the 4.5% MGS 2028 (II) with a single transaction, as it closed at €131.90.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

108,261

156,097.49

41

1.455

3.93%

HSB

2,000

3,280.00

2

1.630

-1.21%

MMS

1,000

2,340.00

1

2.340

-0.85%

GO

575

2,820.50

2

4.900

-0.81%

IHI

285,598

214,238.50

10

0.750

-3.23%

PZC

2,500

2,550.00

1

1.020

-0.97%

FIM

17,818

10,730.97

2

0.690

1.47%

TML

8,200

7,544.00

1

0.920

2.22%

MPC

119,801

72,043.60

18

0.610

1.67%

PG

1,000

1,370.00

1

1.370

-0.72%

MSC

200

128.00

1

0.640

1.59%

BMIT

63,000

32,825.75

9

0.520

0.97%



The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

4.8% Bank of Valletta Plc Sub € 2020

100.150

-2.34%

5% GlobalCapital plc Unsecured € 2021

98.000

-0.51%

4.9% Gasan Finance Company plc € 2019-2021

103.740

0.00%

6% Medserv plc Sec. & Grntd €  Notes 2020-2023 S1 T1

104.500

0.00%

4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

102.000

0.00%

5.3% Mariner Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

110.740

1.60%

5% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2024

110.000

0.92%

5% Hal Mann Vella Group plc Secured € 2024

104.900

0.38%

5.1% 1923 Investments plc Unsecured € 2024

103.500

0.00%

4.25% Best Deal Properties Holding plc Secured € 2024

103.490

0.00%

4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025

105.500

2.93%

4.35% Hudson Malta plc Unsecured € 2026

102.000

0.00%

4% MIDI plc Secured € 2026

106.000

0.47%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026

102.000

-0.10%

3.75% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2027

104.010

0.00%

4% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2027

103.990

-0.91%

3.75% Bortex Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

102.000

0.00%

3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028

102.400

0.11%

4.15% Phoenicia Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2023-2028

104.000

-0.86%

3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S1 T1

100.000

0.00%

3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S2 T1

99.750

-0.10%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

6.6% MGS 2019

103.020

-0.04%

5.2% MGS 2020 (I)

106.470

-0.03%

5% MGS 2021(I)

112.090

-0.01%

5.1% MGS 2022(I)

117.180

-0.03%

4.5% MGS 2028 (II)

131.900

-0.10%

2.3% MGS 2029 (II)

111.670

0.32%

5.2% MGS 2031 (I)

144.870

-0.05%

4.65% MGS 2032 (I)

139.820

-0.01%

2.5% MGS 2036 (I)

112.500

0.22%

2.1% MGS 2039 (I)

106.310

0.33%

3% MGS 2040 (I)

121.360

0.04%

2.4% MGS 2041 (I)

110.190

0.21%



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