MSE Index drifts 0.767% lower

MSE Daily Trading Report, September 17, 2018

The MSE Total Return Equity Index lost 0.767% in value as it closed at 8,576.49 points. In the equities market, 13 securities were active as gainers and fallers amounted to five apiece. A total turnover of €457,951 was generated over 60 deals throughout the day.

In the banking sector, Bank of Valletta plc set the tone of the session as it was down by 0.68% to €1.47. Trading volume amounted to 34,321 shares, spread across 15 transactions.

Its peer, HSBC Bank Malta plc traded seven times as 14,483 shares were exchanged. The outcome was a 5% decline in share price, down to €1.71.

Simonds Farsons Cisk plc traded 2.78% lower to €7.00 over just one deal on slim volume.

In the telecommunications sector, GO plc advanced 0.56% to €3.56 as five deals of a combined 8,469 shares were executed.

The most liquid equity was Malta International Airport plc as a turnover of €148,348 was generated across 11 transactions. The result was a 0.85% increase in value.

In the retail sector, PG plc posted a considerable gain of 2.22%, reaching €1.38. In total, four deals of 38,188 shares were registered.

The best performer of the session was MIDI plc, hiking 3.64% to €0.57. A couple of deals of a combined 8,000 shares were recorded.

Conversely, a single trade of 5,000 Main Street Complex plc shares dragged the price down by 3.01%.

In the same sector, Tigne Mall plc drifted 4.5% lower to €0.955. A total of 20,030 shares changed hands over three trades.

Malta Properties Company plc climbed 0.99% to close at €0.51. Trading volume totalled 36,000 shares across three deals.

In the corporate debt market, 18 issues were active, of which gainers amounted to four and fallers totalled six. Topping the list of gainers was the 5.75% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2025 which pushed forward by 4.34% to €110.50. The 4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025 on the other hand, closed at €103, translating to a 0.96% loss in value.

In thesovereign debt market, only two securities were active, both of which lost ground. The largest price movement was registered by the2.1% MGS 2039 (I) which fell by 0.15% to close at par.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

34,321

51,009.23

15

1.470

-0.68%

HSB

14,483

25,128.88

7

1.710

-5.00%

LOM

22,300

53,966.00

1

2.420

0.00%

SFC

35

245.00

1

7.000

-2.78%

GO

8,469

30,052.44

5

3.560

0.56%

MIA

25,114

148,348.15

11

5.950

0.85%

MDI

8,000

4,530.00

2

0.570

3.64%

MLT

34,799

30,275.13

2

0.870

0.00%

TML

20,030

20,028.65

3

0.955

-4.50%

MPC

36,000

18,360.00

3

0.510

0.99%

PG

38,188

52,699.44

4

1.380

2.22%

TRI

14,965

20,083.10

5

1.340

0.00%

MSC

5,000

3,225.00

1

0.645

-3.01%



The corporate bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

3.5% Simonds Farsons Cisk plc Unsecured € 2027

105.500

0.72%

5% GlobalCapital plc Unsecured € 2021

100.000

0.00%

4.9% Gasan Finance Company plc € 2019-2021

102.860

0.10%

5% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Unsecured € 2022

102.200

-0.10%

6% Pendergardens Developments plc Secured € 2022 Series II

110.000

0.00%

6% AX Investments Plc € 2024

111.500

0.00%

6% International Hotel Investments plc € 2024

108.000

0.00%

5.3% Mariner Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

107.500

-0.92%

5.75% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2025

110.500

4.34%

4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025

103.000

-0.96%

4.35% Hudson Malta plc Unsecured € 2026

104.900

0.00%

4% MIDI plc Secured € 2026

104.600

1.93%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Secured € 2026

104.200

0.00%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026

103.300

-0.77%

4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

104.000

-0.48%

3.75% Virtu Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

104.500

0.00%

3.75% Bortex Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

104.500

-0.46%

3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S1 T1

101.000

0.00%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

4.3% MGS 2022 (II)

114.200

-0.12%

2.1% MGS 2039 (I)

100.000

-0.15%



This article, which was compiled by Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Limited, does not intend to give investment advice and the contents therein should not be construed as such. Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Limited is licensed to conduct investment services by the MFSA and is a Member Firm of the Malta Stock Exchange. The directors or related parties, including the company, and their clients are likely to have an interest in securities mentioned in this article. For further information contact Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Limited at 67, Level 3, South Street, Valletta, or on Tel: 21224410, or email.

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