Highlights of the Financial Week ending 7 December 2018

MSE Trading Report for Week ending 7 December 2018

The MSE Equity Total Return Index ended the week with a further loss of 0.852% to close at 8,841.043 points. Total turnover more than doubled to €3.1 million spread across 19 equities, of which two headed north and 12 lost ground.

In the banking industry, Bank of Valletta plc closed unchanged at €1.33 as turnover declined slightly to €266,000. HSBC Bank Malta plc closed 1.11% higher at €1.82.

Malita Investments plc headed the list of gainers to close 2.3% higher at €0.89. Eight deals worth €59,000 were executed.

RS2 plc shares declined by 1.7% as turnover soared to €503,000 across 16 transactions.

Likewise, MIA plc shares declined 2.4% to return to the €6 level — 20 deals worth €700,000 were recorded.

GO plc announced the authorization of selling a maximum of 49% of ordinary issued share capital of BMIT Technologies plc. Turnover jumped to over €800,000.

In the corporate bond market, active issues amounted to 45, of which 12 advanced while another 19 dropped in value.

In the sovereign debt market 19 issues were active, of which 15 posted gains and four registered a loss.

Full Weekly Report for week ending 7th December 2018.