Total Return Index gains ground

The MSE Total Return Indexgained ground with a positive 0.187%, to end the session at 8,897.819 points. Out of nine active equities, two closed in positive territory while another three headed south. A total turnover of €309,707.64 was generated across 32 transactions, involving 162,728 shares.

In the banking industry, Bank of Valletta plc closed 1.52% lower at €1.30. Nine transactions of 33,723 shares ended the session with a total turnover of €44,017.02.

Malta Properties Companies plcended the session on a negative note as a single transaction of 2,200 shares dragged the price down by 7.02%, to close off at €0.53. Total turnover for the day amounted to €1,166.

Similarly, but to a lesser extent, Trident Estates plc also closed in the red, as price declined to €1.48 by 1.33%. Two transactions involving 6,700 shares were executed, ending the day with a turnover of €9,916.

Registering the highest rise in price of 3.59%, GO plc closed at €4.04. The positive movement was the result of 32,643 shares spread across 12 transactions, generating a total turnover of €131,468.88.

International Hotel Invesmtents plc also made gains, as the price went up by 2.50% to €0.615 over a single transactions. A turnover of €1,230 was generated.

 Elsewhere, Mapfre Middlesea plc, RS2 Software plc, PG plc and Loqus Holdings plc closed unchanged at €2.10, €1.40, €1.37 and €0.077 respectively.

In the corporate debtfront,13 bonds were active, of which four went upwards while another three declined. Heading the list of gainers with 2.11%, the 6% International Hotel Investments plc € 2024 closed at €111.50. Conversely, the 3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028 registered the highest fall in price as price went down to €102.50 by 0.49%

In the sovereign debt market, out of nine active issues, two ended the day on a positive note while another six closed in the red. With a further rise in price of 2.40%, the 2.2% MGS 2035 (I) ended the session at €104.45. Conversely, the 2.4% MGS 2041 (I) went down by 0.91% to €106.08.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

33,723

44,017.02

9

1.300

-1.52%

MMS

10,000

21,000.00

1

2.100

0.00%

GO

32,643

131,468.88

12

4.040

3.59%

IHI

2,000

1,230.00

1

0.615

2.50%

RS2

13,242

18,538.80

2

1.400

0.00%

MPC

2,200

1,166.00

1

0.530

-7.02%

PG

60,000

82,200.00

3

1.370

0.00%

TRI

6,700

9,916.00

2

1.480

-1.33%

LQS

2,220

170.94

1

0.077

0.00%



The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

4.25% GAP Group plc Secured € 2023

105.030

0.00%

4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

102.400

-0.10%

6% International Hotel Investments plc € 2024

111.500

2.11%

5.1% 6PM Holdings plc Unsecured € 2025

100.800

-0.19%

4% MIDI plc Secured € 2026

105.000

0.00%

4.4% Central Business Centres plc Unsecured € 2027 S1/17 T1

103.000

0.00%

3.75% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2027

105.260

0.21%

3.75% Bortex Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

103.500

0.49%

3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028

102.500

-0.49%

4% Exalco Finance plc Secured € 2028

105.500

0.00%

4.15% PHoenicia Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2023-2028

104.390

0.00%

3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S1 T1

100.500

0.50%

3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S2 T1

99.750

0.00%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

5% MGS 2021(I)

112.620

-0.04%

3.3% MGS 2024 (I)

115.000

0.62%

2.3% MGS 2029 (II)

108.320

-0.44%

5.25% MGS 2030 (I)

139.350

-0.41%

4.1% MGS 2034 (I)

130.580

-0.32%

2.2% MGS 2035 (I)

104.450

2.40%

2.5% MGS 2036 (I)

108.380

-0.55%

2.1% MGS 2039 (I)

102.990

0.00%

2.4% MGS 2041 (I)

106.080

-0.91%



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