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  • Trading activity slowed down for the fourth consecutive session with only €0.12 million worth of equities changing hands during this morning’s session representing an 11-week low and a 64.3% drop from this year’s daily average. Nonetheless, the MSE Share Index continued to trend higher with a further 0.2% increase to 3,878.540 points as most active equities ended this morning’s session in positive territory. Download a copy of today’s Equity Market Summary.
  • On the bond market, the Rizzo Farrugia MGS Index edged 0.2% higher to 1,150.669 points as the benchmark 10-year German Bund yield maintained its downward path toward the 0.5% level amid demand for the ’safe-haven’ Bunds as Greece is scrambling to conclude a new debt deal by the end of this week.
  • In the banking sector, the share price of Bank of Valletta plc edged 0.4% higher to €2.28 across eleven trades totalling 21,562 shares.
  • Likewise, the equity of HSBC Bank Malta plc moved 0.3% higher to recapture the €1.84 level on shallow volumes of 6,200 shares.
  • Marginal increments were also registered in the share prices of FIMBank plc to USD0.465 across 11,451 shares and MIDI plc to the €0.295 level after touching a new 2015 high of €0.297 on volumes of 17,913 shares.
  • Santumas Shareholdings plc gained 2.5% to the €2.05 level on low volumes of 6,442 shares.
  • On the other hand, the share price of Malta International Airport plc eased minimally lower back to the €3.365 level across five deals totalling 2,331 shares.
  • Similarly, the equity of Medserv plc eased 0.2% lower to €2.15 on a single trade of 5,000 shares. The company held its Annual General Meeting this morning during which shareholders approved all the items on the agenda including the net dividend of €0.056 per share which is now payable on 23 June.
  • Meanwhile, RS2 Software plc traded again at its all-time high of €3.36 on a single trade of 5,000 shares.
  • Similarly, Mapfre Middlesea plc held on to the €1.30 level on a single trade of 1,000 shares.

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