MSE Total Return Index rebounds

The MSE EquityTotal Return Index managed to recover as it closed 0.1% higher at 9,608.169 points. From 13 active equities, gainers and losers amounted tothree. A total turnover of €349,982.67 was generated across 38 transactions.

Heading the list of gainers was Simonds Farsons Cisk plc, as it ended the session 2.16% higher at €9.45. Total turnover amounted to €27,103 as two transactions involving 2,878 shares were executed.

Also ending the session on a positive note, BMIT Technologies plc went upby 1.89%to €0.54,as 12,300 shares tradedacross two transactions. Total turnover stood at €6,561.

No movement was recorded in the banking sector despite three equities being active. Both Bank of Valletta plc and HSBC Bank Malta plc traded three times, generating a total turnover of €7,350 and €9,169 respectively. Similarly, a single transaction of 300 FIMBank plc shares generated a total turnover of €173.41.

International Hotel Investments plc closed in positive territory as six transactions involving 107,500 shares pushed thepriceupwards by 1.28%to €0.79. Total turnover amounted to €84,925.

In the property sector, two equities were active. Trident Estates plc closed unchanged whereas the Malita Investments plc lost 1.76% to €0.83, registering the largest loss of the day. The declinewas the result of five transactions of31,000 shares.

Five transactions involving 18,175 Malta International Airport plc shares lowered the priceby 1.43%to €6.90, to end the session with a total turnover of €125,408.

Tigne Mall plc also closed in the red at €0.92, translating to a fall of 0.54%. A total turnover of €10,120 was generated as two transactions involving 11,000 shares were executed.

Elsewhere, Mapfre Middleseaplc,MedservplcandRS2 Softwareplc were all active but closed unchanged.

In thecorporate debt market, 24 issues were active, of which nine headed north while another five closed in the opposite direction. The best performer was the 4.25% Corinthia Finance plc Unsecured € 2026 as it closed 2.48% higher at €103.50.

The sovereign debt market had a negative session as out of 12 issues, 11 declined while the other one closed unchanged. The largest fall was registered by the 4.5% MGS 2028 (II) as it closed 0.71% lower at €132.85.


Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

5,485

7,349.90

3

1.340

0.00%

HSB

5,331

9,169.32

3

1.720

0.00%

MMS

100

226.00

1

2.260

0.00%

SFC

2,878

27,103.20

2

9.450

2.16%

IHI

107,500

84,925.00

6

0.790

1.28%

FIM

300

173.41

1

0.650

0.00%

MIA

18,175

125,407.50

5

6.900

-1.43%

MDS

29

28.28

1

0.975

0.00%

RS2

33,400

50,240.00

6

1.550

0.00%

MLT

31,000

25,918.40

5

0.835

-1.76%

TML

11,000

10,120.00

2

0.920

-0.54%

TRI

1,878

2,760.66

1

1.470

0.00%

BMIT

12,300

6,561.00

2

0.540

1.89%



The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

4.8% Bank of Valletta Plc Sub € 2020

101.750

0.00%

5% GlobalCapital plc Unsecured € 2021

98.000

-0.51%

3.65% GAP Group plc Secured € 2022

101.000

-0.59%

6% Pendergardens Developments plc Secured € 2022 Series II

110.090

0.08%

5.3% United Finance Plc Unsecured € Bonds 2023

106.500

0.00%

5.8% International Hotel Investments plc 2023

108.000

0.00%

6% International Hotel Investments plc € 2024

109.000

2.06%

5% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2024

111.600

0.00%

5% Hal Mann Vella Group plc Secured € 2024

106.500

1.43%

6% MeDirect Bank plc Subordinated Unsecured € 2019-2024

100.500

-0.50%

4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025

104.000

1.96%

5.75% Medserv plc Unsecured USD 2026

99.500

0.00%

4.35% Hudson Malta plc Unsecured € 2026

104.000

0.48%

4.25% Corinthia Finance plc Unsecured € 2026

103.500

2.48%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Secured € 2026

103.000

-0.96%

4.8% Mediterranean Maritime Hub Finance plc Unsecured € 2026

102.000

0.00%

3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026

104.000

0.48%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026

103.000

0.00%

4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

105.150

0.14%

4% Eden Finance 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

103.750

-0.14%

3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028

102.850

0.00%

4% SP Finance plc Secured EUR Bonds 2029

101.000

0.40%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

5% MGS 2021(I)

111.380

-0.11%

4.3% MGS 2022 (II)

112.970

-0.03%

5.1% MGS 2022(I)

116.590

-0.07%

5.5% MGS 2023 (I)

122.390

-0.05%

4.5% MGS 2028 (II)

132.850

-0.71%

5.25% MGS 2030 (I)

143.500

-0.12%

4.65% MGS 2032 (I)

141.000

-0.14%

4.45% MGS 2032 (II)

138.670

-0.12%

4.3% MGS 2033 (I)

137.950

-0.05%

2.2% MGS 2035 (I)

110.030

0.00%

3% MGS 2040 (I)

122.000

-0.16%

2.4% MGS 2041 (I)

112.000

-0.32%



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