MSE Total Return Index registers a further loss

The MSE EquityTotal Return Index closed 0.267% lower at 9,597.361 points. During the session, 12 equities were active, of which three headed north while another four closed in the opposite direction. A total turnover of €529,369 was generated across 65 transactions.

In the banking sector, Bank of Valletta plc managed to recoup last Friday’s loss, as it closed 0.75% higher at €1.34. A total of 41,066 shares were spread across 11 transactions, generating a total turnover of €54,714. Meanwhile, its peer HSBC Bank Malta plc closed unchanged at €1.72.

The best performance of 3.72% was registered by Medserv plc, as eight transactions involving 27,962 shares raisedtheprice to €0.975. Total turnover amounted to €26,247.

Similarly, Tigne Mall plc lost 0.54% to €0.925 as 12,000 shares changed hands across two transactions, ending the session with a total turnover of €11,100.

Heading the list of fallers with a substantial loss of 6.35%, MIDI plc fell to €0.59 as three transactions involving 13,500 shares were executed. Total turnover stood at €8,100.

Meanwhile,five transactions involving 15,186 RS2 Software plc shares dragged thepricedownto €1.55 by 3.13%, ending the session with a total turnover of €24,066.

BMIT Technologies plc ended the session with a total turnover of €14,266.50 and at a price of €0.53, translating to a fall of 1.85%. Five transactions of 26,800 shares were executed.

Malta Properties Company plc closed 1.64% lower at €0.60 as nine transactions involving 176,424 shares were executed. Total turnover amounted to €106.897.

Elsewhere, Mapfre Middleseaplc,GOplc,International Hotel Investments plcandPGplc were all active but closed unchanged.

In thecorporate debt market, 16 issues were active, of which three advanced while another eight declined. The best performer was the 5.75% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2025 as it closed 1.05% higher at €106.10.

In the sovereign debt market, out of nine active issues, three registered gains while another five closed in the red. The 2.2% MGS 2035 (I) headed the list of gainers as it ended the session 0.48% higher at €110.03.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

41,066

54,714.31

11

1.340

0.75%

HSB

8,180

14,069.60

3

1.720

0.00%

MMS

10

22.60

1

2.260

0.00%

GO

40,583

171,400.26

9

4.280

0.00%

IHI

68,240

53,227.20

6

0.780

0.00%

MDS

27,962

26,247.18

8

0.975

3.72%

RS2

15,186

24,066.70

5

1.550

-3.13%

MDI

13,500

8,100.00

3

0.590

-6.35%

TML

12,000

11,100.00

2

0.925

0.54%

MPC

176,424

106,897.14

9

0.600

-1.64%

PG

27,100

45,257.00

3

1.670

0.00%

BMIT

26,800

14,266.50

5

0.530

-1.85%



The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

5.5% Pendergardens Developments plc Secured € 2020 Series I

102.000

0.00%

4.9% Gasan Finance Company plc € 2019-2021

102.700

-1.72%

3.65% GAP Group plc Secured € 2022

101.600

-0.27%

6% AX Investments Plc € 2024

117.160

-1.13%

5.3% Mariner Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

111.000

0.00%

5% Hal Mann Vella Group plc Secured € 2024

105.000

0.38%

5.75% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2025

106.100

1.05%

4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025

102.000

-2.86%

4.8% Mediterranean Maritime Hub Finance plc Unsecured € 2026

102.000

0.00%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026 FI

102.500

0.00%

3.75% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2027

100.560

-1.41%

4% Eden Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

106.000

0.00%

3.5% Simonds Farsons Cisk plc Unsecured € 2027

106.500

-1.39%

3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028

102.850

-0.15%

4% SP Finance plc Secured EUR Bonds 2029

100.600

0.10%

4.25% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2031

103.800

-0.10%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

5.5% MGS 2023 (I)

122.450

-0.10%

4.8% MGS 2028 (I)

135.570

0.19%

2.3% MGS 2029 (II)

112.400

-0.39%

5.25% MGS 2030 (I)

143.670

-0.27%

4.1% MGS 2034 (I)

136.100

0.07%

2.2% MGS 2035 (I)

110.030

0.48%

2.5% MGS 2036 (I)

114.140

-0.35%

2.1% MGS 2039 (I)

108.500

0.00%

3% MGS 2040 (I)

122.200

-0.57%



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