Marginal movements across local equities

During this morning’s trading session on the Borza, the MSE Share Index edged minimally higher to 3,328.396 points as most of the active equities only registered marginal movements.

The share price of Bank of Valletta plc edged 0.2% higher to €2.206 across four deals totalling 6,550 shares.

On the other hand, Lombard Bank Malta plc eased 0.2% lower to €1.695 on a single trade of 5,000 shares.

The equity of Malta International Airport plc also closed in negative territory as it inched minimally lower to €2.349 on volumes of 15,915 shares.

Meanwhile, the share price of HSBC Bank Malta plc ended this morning’s session unchanged at the €2.00 level after recovering from an intra-day low of €1.991 across three trades totalling 13,000 shares.

Likewise, Malita Investments plc held on to the €0.56 level on volumes of 10,000 shares.

On the bond market, the Rizzo Farrugia MGS Index eased minimally lower to 1,086.811 points as Eurozone yields rebounded to the 0.98% level. However, by this afternoon, benchmark Eurozone yields slipped back to the 0.96% level as data showed deteriorating investor sentiment across the region in September coupled with falling inflation expectations for the 18-nation single currency bloc.