Author: Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Limited

The MSE Equity Total Return Index (MSE) closed the week in the red, with a 0.4% decline to finish the week at 7,965.033 points. Price declines in Bank of Valletta plc (BOV) and Malta International Airport plc (MIA) shares dragged the index lower. Turnover was similar to the previous week at nearly €0.3m. Thirteen equities were active, five of which declined and four gained. The MSE is down by 6% since the beginning of the year. Telecommunications company GO plc’s shares were the best performers, as one trade during Tuesday’s trading session, pushed the price 1.8% higher to close the…

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The MSE Equity Total Return Index (MSE) closed the week in the red, with a 1.3% decline to finish the week at 7,997.717 points. Tourism sensitive sectors and banks led the way lower, as International Hotel Investments (IHI), Malta International Airport plc (MIA) and the two major banks’ shares declined. Turnover declined sharply to €0.3m from €1.5m the previous week. Seventeen equities were active, as nine declined and another five gained. The MSE is down by 5.6% since the beginning of the year. IHI shares declined by nearly 14%, as the equity finished the week at €0.57, a level last…

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The MSE Equity Total Return Index climbed a further 0.8 per cent, as it closed at 8,103.894 points. A total of 18 equities were active, of which nine closed in the green, while six closed in the opposite direction. Total weekly turnover increased by 70 per cent, as it reached €1.53m – generated across 116 transactions. Over the past week, RS2 Software plc was the most liquid equity with 637,506 shares changing hands, worth approximately €1.09m. The equity continued to experience a high level of volatility, reaching a weekly low price of €1.71 during Thursday’s session, but managed to regain…

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The MSE Equity Total Return Index eked out a marginal gain, as it closed 0.05% higher at 8,040.399 points. A total of 13 equities were active, where gainers and losers tallied to five-a-piece. Total weekly turnover increased by over three times, as it reached €0.9m ­– generated across 78 transactions. In the banking industry, Bank of Valletta plc started off the week on a negative note but managed to recover, as it reached a weekly high of €0.90 at which it closed. This is equivalent to a positive 0.6% movement. A total of 16 deals involving 66,626 shares were executed.…

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The MSE Equity Total Return Index lost further ground as it closed 1.6% lower at 8,036.058 points. Out of 18 active equities, two headed north, while another 14 closed in the opposite direction. A total weekly turnover of €0.34m was generated across 102 transactions. This week’s most liquid equity was BMIT Technologies plc, as it recorded a total turnover of €59,739. A total of 122,774 shares changed hands across 11 transactions, dragging the price by 2% into the red. The equity ended the week at €0.49, having recovered from an intra-week low of €0.48. Meanwhile, its parent company, GO plc,…

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The MSE Equity Total Return Index lost ground by 1.3%, reaching 8,166.571 points. Total weekly turnover increased by 12% to €0.4m – as a result of 99 transactions. A total of 16 equities were active, four of which headed north while another six closed in the opposite direction. Malta International Airport plc registered the highest liquidity, as it generated a total weekly turnover of €89,951. The equity started off the week in the red, as it traded at €6.35 but managed to recoup lost ground to close flat at €6.40. A total of 14,130 shares were spread across 12 transactions.…

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