Three equites push index lower

The MSE Total Return Index declined by 0.105%, to close at 8,907.707 points. Trading was spread across nine issues. Three of the equities closed in the red, while two closed higher. A total turnover of €459,700 over 39 transactions was registered.

In the banking sector, Bank of Valletta plc and FIM Bank plc both closed lower by 1.50% and 0.63% respectively, to close the session at €1.31 and $0.785.

On a positive note, Malta International Airport plc shares closed the session 0.81% higher at €6.20. A total turnover of €5,732 over three deals was recorded.

Similarly, Mapfre Middlesea plc shares closed off the session in positive territory, as two transactions were enough to push the price 0.51% higher to €1.99. A total turnover of €22,755 was generated over two deals.

On the contrary, Trident Estates plc closed the session 0.65% lower at €1.54, over three trades worth a total of €148,480.

Elsewhere, HSBC Bank Malta plc, Medserv plc, Malita Investments plc and RS2 Software plc were active but closed unchanged.

In the sovereign debt market seven out of 12 active issues headed north, while only three declined. The 2.1% MGS 2039 registered the largest decline, as it closed 1.78% lower at €100.68. On the other hand, the 4.45% MGS 2032 (II) registered the strongest performance, as the bond price closed  0.60% higher at €131.87.

In the corporate debt market a total of 29 issues were active during the session of which; nine headed south while six were in the black. The newly listed 4.85% Melite Finance plc Secured € 2028 registered the strongest advancement - closing the session 6.98% higher at €106.98.            


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

122,249

160,193.10

10

1.310

-1.50%

HSB

10,495

18,891.00

2

1.800

0.00%

MMS

11,480

22,755.40

2

1.990

0.51%

FIM

2,635

1,816.25

2

0.785

-0.63%

MIA

925

5,732.50

3

6.200

0.81%

MDS

12,499

14,998.80

3

1.200

0.00%

RS2

57,108

63,045.51

8

1.150

0.00%

MLT

27,330

23,787.90

6

0.870

0.00%

TRI

97,000

148,480.27

3

1.540

-0.65%



The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

4.25% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2019 Series 2 Tranche 1

100.650

0.00%

5.35% Bank of Valletta plc Sub € 2019

100.750

0.00%

4.8% Bank of Valletta Plc Sub € 2020

102.500

0.00%

5.5% Pendergardens Developments plc Secured € 2020 Series I

104.000

0.00%

5.5% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Unsecured € 2020

103.250

0.00%

4.9% Gasan Finance Company plc € 2019-2021

102.710

-0.15%

4.25% GAP Group plc Secured € 2023

105.000

0.00%

6% AX Investments Plc € 2024

112.500

0.00%

4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

102.750

0.24%

6% International Hotel Investments plc € 2024

109.010

0.01%

5.3% Mariner Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

109.640

0.00%

5% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2024

108.250

-0.23%

5% Hal Mann Vella Group plc Secured € 2024

106.500

0.00%

5.1% 1923 Investments plc Unsecured € 2024

103.500

-0.48%

5.1% 6PM Holdings plc Unsecured € 2025

100.000

-0.98%

4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025

103.750

0.00%

5.25% Central Business Centres plc Unsecured € 2025 S2T1

105.500

-0.52%

5.75% Medserv plc Unsecured USD 2026

100.000

0.00%

4.35% Hudson Malta plc Unsecured € 2026

104.350

0.00%

4% MIDI plc Secured € 2026

104.500

-0.48%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Secured € 2026

104.000

0.47%

5% Dizz Finance plc Unsecured € 2026

103.990

-0.68%

4.8% Mediterranean Maritime Hub Finance plc Unsecured € 2026

103.500

0.49%

3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026

103.000

0.47%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026

102.030

-0.08%

4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

104.000

-0.01%

4% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2027

103.480

0.00%

3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028

102.500

0.00%

4.85% Melite Finance plc Secured € 2028

106.980

6.98%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

5% MGS 2021(I)

112.910

-0.02%

4.8% MGS 2028 (I)

130.300

0.16%

2.3% MGS 2029 (II)

107.270

0.06%

5.2% MGS 2031 (I)

139.810

0.11%

4.45% MGS 2032 (II)

131.870

0.60%

4.3% MGS 2033 (I)

130.010

0.00%

4.1% MGS 2034 (I)

128.000

-0.70%

2.2% MGS 2035 (I)

103.000

0.10%

2.5% MGS 2036 (I)

106.970

0.00%

2.1% MGS 2039 (I)

100.680

-1.78%

3% MGS 2040 (I)

115.260

0.13%

2.4% MGS 2041 (I)

104.690

0.13%



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