MSE Index registers a negative movement

The MSE Equity Total Return Index closed in the red at 9,900.466 points, translating into a fall of 0.118%. A total of 12 equities were active, of which six headed north while another three closed in the opposite direction. A total turnover of €358,206.99 was generated across 57 transactions.

In the banking sector, Bank of Valletta plc lost 1.59% as 29 transactions of a combined 173,258 shares dragged the price to €1.24. Total turnover stood at €216,862.

Meanwhile, its peer, HSBC Bank Malta plc was up by 0.62% to €1.63. Three transactions involving 3,717 shares generated a total turnover of €6,031.

Heading the list of gainers with 3.28%, MIDI plc closed at €0.63 as 24,600 shares changed hands over five deals, ending the session with a total turnover of €15,544.

Similarly, International Hotel Investments plc registered a gain of 2.22%, as it closed at €0.92. A total turnover of €4,237 was recorded as four deals with a spread of 4,680 shares were executed.

Two equities in the property sector closed in positive territory. One transaction of 6,700 Malita Investments plc shares pushed the price upwards to €0.865 by 1.17%. Total turnover amounted to €5,796.

Also with one transaction, 537 Malta Properties Company plc shares generated a positive movement of 0.79% to €0.635 and a total turnover of €341.

Plaza Centres plc closed 1.52% higher at par, as 5,700 shares were traded in one transaction, ending the session with a total turnover of €5,700.

On the other side of the spectrum, RS2 Software plc registered the largest fall of 3.57%, as it closed at €1.35. A total turnover of €61,310 was generated with the execution of 44,259 shares spread across five deals.

One deal involving 2,000 Mapfre Middlesea plc shares lowered price by 0.94% to €2.10. Total turnover stood at €4,200.

Malta International Airport plc closed 0.68% lower at €7.30 with one transaction of 275 shares, generating total turnover of €2,008.

Elsewhere, PG plc and BMIT Technologies plc were both active but closed unchanged at €1.58 and €0.545, respectively.

In the corporate bonds’ market, 17 issues were active, of which seven advanced while another four declined. The best performer was the 6% International Hotel Investments plc € 2024 as it closed 2.42% higher at €106.

In the sovereign debt market, ten closed in the red while three registered positive returns. The 2.3% MGS 2029 (II) registered the highest rise in price of 0.20%, to close at €115.10.


The equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

173,258

216,861.80

173,258

1.240

-1.59%

HSB

3,717

6,031.54

3,717

1.630

0.62%

MMS

2,000

4,200.00

2,000

2.100

-0.94%

IHI

4,680

4,237.00

4,680

0.920

2.22%

PZC

5,700

5,700.00

5,700

1.000

1.52%

MIA

275

2,007.50

275

7.300

-0.68%

RS2

44,259

61,309.65

44,259

1.350

-3.57%

MDI

24,600

15,544.00

24,600

0.630

3.28%

MLT

6,700

5,795.50

6,700

0.865

1.17%

MPC

537

341.00

537

0.635

0.79%

PG

16,300

25,824.00

16,300

1.580

0.00%

BMIT

19,000

10,355.00

19,000

0.545

0.00%



The corporate bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

4.8% Bank of Valletta Plc Sub € 2020

99.510

-0.49%

3.65% GAP Group plc Secured € 2022

101.510

-0.24%

5.8% International Hotel Investments plc 2023

108.000

0.00%

4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

101.990

0.00%

6% International Hotel Investments plc € 2024

106.000

2.42%

5.1% 1923 Investments plc Unsecured € 2024

103.250

0.00%

4.25% Best Deal Properties Holding plc Secured € 2024

103.000

0.01%

4.5% Izola Bank plc € Unsecured 2025

107.000

0.00%

4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025

103.000

0.59%

5.25% Central Business Centres plc Unsecured € 2025 S2T1

105.000

0.00%

4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

103.600

0.10%

3.5% Simonds Farsons Cisk plc Unsecured € 2027

107.010

0.00%

4% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2027

103.500

-0.96%

3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028

102.900

1.03%

4% Exalco Finance plc Secured € 2028

106.500

0.24%

4% SP Finance plc Secured EUR Bonds 2029

101.980

0.47%

3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S1 T1

100.000

-1.67%

 



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

5% MGS 2021(I)

111.020

-0.01%

4.3% MGS 2022 (II)

112.790

-0.04%

4.8% MGS 2028 (I)

137.800

-0.42%

4.5% MGS 2028 (II)

135.600

0.18%

2.3% MGS 2029 (II)

115.100

0.20%

5.1% MGS 2029 (I)

143.350

0.04%

5.2% MGS 2031 (I)

149.920

-0.12%

4.65% MGS 2032 (I)

145.120

0.00%

4.45% MGS 2032 (II)

142.870

-0.21%

4.3% MGS 2033 (I)

142.430

-0.35%

4.1% MGS 2034 (I)

141.240

-0.35%

2.2% MGS 2035 (I)

114.550

-0.24%

2.5% MGS 2036 (I)

119.620

0.00%

2.1% MGS 2039 (I)

113.300

-0.26%

3% MGS 2040 (I)

129.700

0.00%

2.4% MGS 2041 (I)

118.500

-0.52%



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