• The MSE Share Index edged 0.1% higher to 3,355.327 points as four of the eight active equities trended in positive territory, while another three closed unchanged from previous. Download a cop of today’s Equity Market Summary.
  • On the bond market, the Rizzo Farrugia MGS Index advanced for the fifth consecutive session with a further 0.2% rise to yet another all-time high of 1,113.183 points despite a marginal rebound in Eurozone yields to 0.45% from yesterday’s all-time low of 0.4%.
  • The equity of RS2 Software plc rallied by 2.4% to a fresh all-time high of €2.97 on strong volumes of 135,320 shares exchanged across nineteen deals.
  • Equities in the property sector also performed positively with Malita Investments plc rising by 1.6% to also reach a new all-time high of €0.652 across a single trade of 16,000 shares. Similarly, the share price of Plaza Centres plc edged 0.7% higher to a fresh multi-year high of €0.685 on low volumes of 4,500 shares.
  • The only other positive performing equity was MaltaPost plc with a 0.8% increase to regain the €1.21 level on just 2,278 shares. This morning the postal operator held its Annual General Meeting during which shareholders approved all the items on the agenda including a net dividend of €0.04 per share as well as the scrip option through which shareholders can elect to receive the dividend in new shares at the attribution price of €1.16 per share.
  • On the other hand, the share price of Crimsonwing plc eased 1% lower back to the €0.85 level across 20,000 shares. Shareholders have until next Tuesday 20 January to consider a voluntary bid by KPMG Investments Malta Limited to acquire the entire issued share capital of Crimsonwing at €0.8327 per share.
  • Meanwhile, the share price of Bank of Valletta plc recovered from an intra-day low of €2.09 to end the session unchanged at the €2.10 level across nineteen deals totalling 36,127 shares. Likewise, HSBC Bank Malta plc ended this morning’s session unchanged at the €1.956 level on shallow volumes of 1,034 shares.
  • The equity of Malta International Airport plc also traded unchanged at the €2.40 level on activity of 12,800 shares.



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