Daily Market Highlights (25.04.2022)
MSE Equity Price Index edges minimally higher
The MSE Equity Price Index opened the week in positive territory as the uplift in the share price of HSBC slightly offset the decline in BMIT. Meanwhile, BOV, FIMBank, and LifeStar Insurance closed unchanged as overall trading activity remained subdued. Download today’s Equity Market Summary.
HSBC Bank Malta plc added 1.3% to regain the €0.78 level across 15,000 shares.
Also in the banking sector, Bank of Valletta plc (14,380 shares) and FIMBank plc (49,461 shares) traded flat at €0.80 and USD0.206 respectively.
A single deal of just 282 shares left the share price of LifeStar Insurance plc at the €0.45 level.
Elsewhere, BMIT Technologies plc dropped by 2.8% to the €0.486 level across 18,100 shares.
The RF MGS Index trended higher for the first time in five days as it rebounded by 0.21% to 999.311 points. Volatility across international financial markets rose sharply amid fears that the prevailing high inflation coupled with the ongoing war in Ukraine will lead to a marked slowdown in global economic activity.
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