MSE Index Climbs on Slim Volume

MSE Daily Trading Report, 03 September, 2019

MSE Index climbs on slim volume

The MSE Equity Total Return Index ended today’s session on a positive note as it registered a 1.031% gain, closing at 9,755.686 points. Activity in the equities market was on the low side as only four equities were active, of which two headed north while the other two closed unchanged. An unimpressive turnover of €35,436 was generated as 13 deals were executed.

The only active equity in the banking sector, Bank of Valletta plc, closed 0.89% higher at €1.13. Six deals with a spread of 9,628 shares generated a total turnover of €10,816.

The best performance was recorded by International Hotel Investments plc as it went up to €0.81, translating into a 9.46% rise in price. Total turnover stood at €8,677 as four deals involving 10,947 shares were executed.

PG plc traded twice as a total of 7,000 shares changed hands. However, the share price closed unchanged at €1.67. Total turnover amounted to €11,690.

One deal of 8,100 BMIT Technologies plc did not impact its price of €0.525. A total turnover of €4,253 was recorded.

In the Corporate Debt Market, 21 issues were active, of which nine registered gains while four closed in the red. The 4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024 headed the list of gainers as it closed 1.41% higher at €103.45. At the other end of the spectrum, the 3.75% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2027 was down 0.47% to €105.

In the Sovereign Debt Market, out of 10 active issues, five advanced while another four edged lower. The 2.4% MGS 2041 (I) registered the largest rise in price of 0.25%, ending the session at €133.20.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol CodeVolume TradedValue TradedTradesClosing Price% Change

The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 Closing Price% Change
4.8% Bank of Valletta Plc Sub € 2020101.0001.00%
5.5% Pendergardens Developments plc Secured € 2020 Series I100.7000.00%
5% GlobalCapital plc Unsecured € 202199.9000.01%
5% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Unsecured € 2022100.5000.00%
6% AX Investments Plc € 2024112.0000.80%
4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024103.4501.41%
5.1% 1923 Investments plc Unsecured € 2024101.9000.30%
4.25% Corinthia Finance plc Unsecured € 2026105.0000.00%
5.9% Together Gaming Solutions plc Unsec Call Bds €2024-2026100.2900.00%
4% Merkanti Holding plc Secured € 2026101.950-0.04%
5% Dizz Finance plc Unsecured € 2026102.0000.00%
3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026103.850-0.14%
4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027104.5000.48%
4% Eden Finance plc Unsecured € 2027105.5000.38%
4.4% Central Business Centres plc Unsecured € 2027 S1/17 T1104.5000.48%
3.75% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2027105.000-0.47%
4.5% Grand Harbour Marina plc Unsecured € 2027104.5000.48%
3.5% Simonds Farsons Cisk plc Unsecured € 2027108.0000.00%
4% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2027104.4900.00%
3.75% TUM Finance plc Secured € 2029103.0000.00%
3.65% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2029102.450-0.04%

The Government Stocks traded today were:

Closing Price% Change
5% MGS 2021(I)110.2300.00%
4.5% MGS 2028 (II)140.270-0.09%
5.25% MGS 2030 (I)153.850-0.07%
5.2% MGS 2031 (I)158.010-0.10%
4.65% MGS 2032 (I)154.0500.03%
4.45% MGS 2032 (II)151.6500.13%
4.3% MGS 2033 (I)151.970-0.02%
2.1% MGS 2039 (I)126.0000.13%
3% MGS 2040 (I)143.8800.22%
2.4% MGS 2041 (I)133.2000.25%

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