MSE Total Return Index lower on thin trading

The MSE Equities Total Return Index continued on yesterday’s negative performance as it closed 0.195% lower at 9,403.975 points. A total of 10 equities were active, of which gainers and loser tallied to two apiece. A total turnover of €232,107 was spread over 33 trades.

In the telecommunications industry, GO plc shares registered a positive performance as the equity gained 0.42% to close the session at €4.82. Turnover reached €49,912 across eight transactions.

BMIT Technologies plc registered declined by 0.93% to close the session at €0.535 – one deal of 4,000 shares was executed.

Meanwhile, RS2 Software plc shares registered a gain of 2.19% on a slim volume, to close the session at the €1.40 price level.

Similarly, International Hotel Investments plc registered a decline of 3.31% to close the session at the €0.73 price level, as just over 300 shares were active.

In the banking sector, Bank of Valletta plc traded unchanged at €1.34 as seven trades worth €45,121 were recorded. HSBC Bank Malta plc shares also traded unchanged at €1.74 on much lower volume.

Malta International Airport plc closed flat at €6.60 after trading at a daily high of €6.65. Four transactions worth €60,500 were executed.

MeanwhileMapfre Middlesea plc,PG plc andSimonds Farsons Cisk plc were active but remained unchanged.

In thecorporate debt market, a total of 21 issues were active, of whichsix registered gains while another six declined. The 3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured 2026 registered the largest advancement of 1.5% to close at €104.50. Meanwhile, the 3.85% Hili Finance 2028 was the most active issue as turnover reached €286,462.

In the sovereign debt market a total of seven issues were active of which four gained ground while three declined. The 5.1% MGS 2022(I) and 5.2% MGS 2031 both registered a 0.24% advancement in price to close the session at €116.78 and €145.35 respectively. Yield on the 2.1% MGS 2039 increased as the issue closed lower at 106.12.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BMIT

4,000

2,140.00

1

0.535

0.00%

BOV

33,673

45,121.82

7

1.34

0.00%

GO

10,371

49,912.60

8

4.82

0.00%

HSB

3,471

6,039.54

4

1.74

0.00%

IHI

319

232.87

1

0.73

0.42%

MIA

9,154

60,501.40

4

6.6

-3.31%

MMS

5,000

12,000.00

1

2.4

0.00%

PG

32,529

50,745.24

5

1.56

2.19%

RS2

100

140

1

1.4

0.00%

SFC

586

5,274.00

1

9

-0.93%



The corporate bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

4.8% Bank of Valletta Plc Sub € 2020

103.000

1.48%

5.5% Pendergardens Developments plc Secured € 2020 Series I

104.000

1.27%

6% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Euro 2021

101.400

-0.15%

5.8% International Hotel Investments plc 2021

108.000

0.93%

3.65% GAP Group plc Secured € 2022

100.600

-1.36%

6% Pendergardens Developments plc Secured € 2022 Series II

106.000

0.00%

5.8% International Hotel Investments plc 2023

108.500

0.46%

6% International Hotel Investments plc € 2024

105.000

-0.19%

5.3% Mariner Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

111.000

-0.76%

4.25% Best Deal Properties Holding plc Secured € 2024

104.000

-0.37%

5.75% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2025

106.500

1.43%

4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025

105.000

0.00%

5.25% Central Business Centres plc Unsecured € 2025 S2T1

105.000

0.00%

4.35% Hudson Malta plc Unsecured € 2026

103.000

0.00%

3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026

104.500

1.46%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026 FI

101.600

-0.88%

3.75% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2027

101.930

0.52%

3.75% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2027

105.000

0.00%

3.75% Bortex Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

103.000

0.00%

3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028

102.500

0.00%

4.25% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2031

102.800

0.00%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

4.6% MGS 2020 (II)

104.710

0.20%

5.2% MGS 2020 (I)

105.980

-0.08%

5% MGS 2021(I)

111.660

-0.08%

5.1% MGS 2022(I)

116.780

0.24%

5.2% MGS 2031 (I)

145.350

0.24%

2.5% MGS 2036 (I)

113.500

0.05%

2.1% MGS 2039 (I)

106.120

-0.26%



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