• The MSE Share Index moved back into positive territory with a 0.7% increase to 3,362.843 points mainly due to the rebound in the share prices of the three retail banks. Download a copy of the Equity Market Summary.
  • On the bond market, the Rizzo Farrugia MGS Index jumped 0.2% to yet another all-time high of 1,047.39 points as Eurozone yields slumped back to one month lows of 1.324%. This follows the comments made by the Chairperson of the US Federal Reserve Janet Yellen (following a monetary policy meeting) explaining that although the US economy has rebounded during the current quarter and is expected to continue expanding at a moderate pace, interest rates will remain low for an extended period to provide further support to the North American economy.
  • The equity of BOV edged 1.9% higher to regain the €2.12 level on low volumes of just over 9,400 shares.
  • Similarly, the share price of HSBC recovered by 1% from its 5-year low to €2.07 across six deals totalling 13,335 shares.
  • Likewise, the equity of Lombard inched 0.3% higher to €1.46 on low volumes of 6,382 shares.
  • The only other positive performing equity was MIA with a 0.9% increase to recapture the €2.27 level on a small deal of 214 shares.
  • On the other hand, a single trade of 500 Plaza shares was executed at the €0.56 level representing a 5.1% drop from the previous closing price.
  • Meanwhile, GO recovered from an intra-day low of €2.00 to end the session unchanged at the €2.01 level across 5,000 shares.

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