Government Stocks close in the red.

During today's session, all 13 active bonds in the sovereign debt market lost ground. 4.8% MGS 2028 (I)registered the highest decline at 0.64%, with a closing price of €129.44.  Such negative outcome was made across 20 transactions across 444,492 shares.

The MSE Total Return Index went up by 0.024% to close off the day at 8,800.507 points. Active equities amounted to eight, with a total of 22 transactions executed and trading value of €90,710.87.

In the banking sector, Bank of Valletta plc, once again, traded flat at €1.40 with a total of 4,300 shares traded across 4 transactions.

Similarly, HSBC Bank Malta plc remained unchanged at a price of €1.81. Five transactions took place, involving a total of 12,059 shares.

Conversely, FIMBank plc registered a substantial gain of 2.24% and closed at €0.685. Trading volume today amounted to 11,666 shares across three trades.

RS2 Software plc generated negative returns, closing off at €1.13 making a signifcant loss of 1.74%. Only one transaction of 635 shares was executed.

To a lesser extent, GO plc price moved downward by 0.52% to €3.82. The equity traded six times across 10,263 shares.

Elsewhere, Simonds Farsons Cisk, Malta International Airport plc, and Malita Investments plc all closed unchanged at €7.75, €6.20 and €0.87, respectively.

Turnover in the corporate debt market reached €239,741.30, with 25 active issues, four of which made positive movements, while another eight headed down. The 4.5% Izola Bank plc € Unsecured 2025 generated the highest negative returns, with a 0.93% decline to €106, while the highest positive outcome was registered by 4.5% Grand Harbour Marina plc Unsecured € 2027 with an increase of 0.48% to €104.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

4,300

73,128.00

4

1.400

0.00%

HSB

12,059

117,454.56

5

1.810

0.00%

SFC

210

34,272.34

1

7.750

0.00%

GO

10,263

12,720.00

6

3.820

-0.52%

FIM

11,666

2,370.00

3

0.685

2.24%

MIA

1,610

38,528.10

1

6.200

0.00%

RS2

635

4,700.50

1

1.130

-1.74%

MLT

5,000

19,169.40

1

0.870

0.00%



The corporate bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

4.8% Bank of Valletta Plc Sub € 2020

102.000

0.00%

5.5% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Unsecured € 2020

104.000

0.00%

5% GlobalCapital plc Unsecured € 2021

99.500

0.00%

4.9% Gasan Finance Company plc € 2019-2021

103.610

0.06%

6% Pendergardens Developments plc Secured € 2022 Series II

111.000

0.00%

4.25% GAP Group plc Secured € 2023

105.000

0.00%

4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

101.700

-0.02%

6% International Hotel Investments plc € 2024

108.060

0.01%

5.3% Mariner Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

109.590

0.00%

5% Hal Mann Vella Group plc Secured Bonds € 2024

104.090

-0.01%

5.1% 1923 Investments plc Unsecured € 2024

103.000

-0.47%

4.5% Izola Bank plc € Unsecured 2025

106.000

-0.93%

4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025

103.500

0.00%

4% MIDI plc Secured € 2026

105.000

0.01%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Secured € 2026

104.250

-0.90%

5% Dizz Finance plc Unsecured € 2026

103.600

-0.38%

4.8% Mediterranean Maritime Hub Finance plc Unsecured € 2026

103.000

-0.87%

3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026

104.000

0.00%

4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

104.000

0.00%

4.5% Grand Harbour Marina plc Unsecured € 2027

104.000

0.48%

3.75% Virtu Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

104.500

0.00%

3.75% Bortex Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

103.000

-0.48%

3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028

102.990

0.00%

3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S1 T1

101.000

0.00%

3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S2 T1

 

100.00

0.00%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

3% MGS 2019 (III)

102.840

-0.25%

5% MGS 2021(I)

113.380

-0.03%

4.3% MGS 2022 (II)

113.860

-0.13%

5.1% MGS 2022(I)

117.660

-0.14%

4.8% MGS 2028 (I)

129.440

-0.64%

4.5% MGS 2028 (II)

126.870

-0.42%

2.3% MGS 2029 (II)

106.130

-0.18%

5.2% MGS 2031 (I)

138.790

-0.19%

4.45% MGS 2032 (II)

130.820

-0.20%

4.3% MGS 2033 (I)

129.590

-0.20%

4.1% MGS 2034 (I)

128.160

-0.23%

2.1% MGS 2039 (I)

99.610

-0.23%

3% MGS 2040 (I)

 

114.250

-0.36%



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