Three equities lift Total Return Index

The MSE Total Return Indexclosed 0.389% higher at 9,453.883 points. A total of 14 equities were active of which five lost ground while two closed higher. A total turnover of € 498,051 spread over 51 deals.

In the banking industry, Bank of Valletta plc (BOV) erased half of yesterday’s decline as the equity gained 2.17% to close at €1.41. A total of 15,523 shares exchanged hands over seven deals.

Its peer HSBC Bank Malta plc moved in the opposite direction as three trades worth €46,005 saw its price decline by 0.61% to close at €1.63

In the same sector, FIMBank plc continued were it left off yesterday as the equitygained 5.7% to close at $0.74.A total of 16,666 shares exchanged hands over 3 deals.

Telecommunications Company, GO plc erased yesterday’s gain as the equity closed 0.8% lower at €4.90.

Medserv plc posted a depreciation in share price as the equity closed 4.3% lower at €1.12. A single trade of 9,000 shares was exchanged.

Malita investments plc and Malta Properties Company plc both closed in negative territory as the equity closed at €0.87 and €0.58 respectively.

Simonds Farsons Cisk plc shares appreciated by 2.2% to close the session at €8.75. A of two deals managed to generate a total turnover of €17,016.

Elsewhere, Plaza Centres plc, Malita International Airport plc, RS2 Software plc, Santumas Shareholdings plc, PG plc and BMIT Technologies plc traded but remained unchanged.

In thecorporate debt market, 12 issues were active,of which the gainers and losers tallied to three a piece. The 4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024 appreciated by 1.5% to close the session at €102

Inthe sovereign debt market, out of 12 active issues, nineadvanced while twoclosed in the red. The 3% MGS 2040 (I)                appreciated by 1% to close the session at €122.80.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

15,823

22,278.23

7

1.410

2.17%

HSB

28,224

46,005.12

3

1.630

-0.61%

SFC

2,000

17,016.50

2

8.750

0.57%

GO

44,543

218,354.70

10

4.900

-0.81%

PZC

4,995

5,094.90

1

1.020

0.00%

FIM

16,666

10,362.96

3

0.740

5.71%

MIA

200

1,310.00

1

6.550

0.00%

MDS

9,000

10,080.00

1

1.120

-4.27%

RS2

57,500

80,500.00

2

1.400

0.00%

MLT

26,800

23,425.00

4

0.870

-1.69%

STS

124

176.08

1

1.420

0.00%

MPC

12,587

7,792.54

3

0.580

-9.38%

PG

2,050

2,852.20

3

1.380

0.00%

BMIT

101,544

52,802.88

10

0.520

0.00%



The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

5% GlobalCapital plc Unsecured € 2021

98.500

0.00%

6% Pendergardens Developments plc Secured € 2022 Series II

110.500

-0.44%

4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

102.000

1.49%

5% Hal Mann Vella Group plc Secured € 2024

106.000

1.34%

4.5% Izola Bank plc € Unsecured 2025

106.000

0.95%

4.35% Hudson Malta plc Unsecured € 2026

102.000

0.00%

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

103.010

-0.01%

3.5% Simonds Farsons Cisk plc Unsecured € 2027

106.000

0.00%

4% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2027

104.000

0.00%

3.75% Bortex Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

102.000

0.00%

4.85% Melite Finance plc Secured € 2028

105.900

-0.09%

3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S1 T1

100.000

0.00%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

4.6% MGS 2020 (II)

105.100

0.00%

5% MGS 2021(I)

112.070

-0.01%

4.3% MGS 2022 (II)

113.490

-0.07%

2.3% MGS 2029 (II)

112.000

0.30%

5.1% MGS 2029 (I)

139.970

0.32%

5.2% MGS 2031 (I)

145.580

0.49%

4.65% MGS 2032 (I)

140.590

0.42%

4.1% MGS 2034 (I)

135.680

0.84%

2.5% MGS 2036 (I)

113.320

0.44%

2.1% MGS 2039 (I)

107.000

0.60%

3% MGS 2040 (I)

122.800

0.99%

2.4% MGS 2041 (I)

111.000

0.68%



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