MIA pushes MSE Index further up

MSE Daily Trading Report, 04 September, 2019

The MSE Equity Total Return Index registered a further 0.228% gain as it closed at 9,777.887 points. In the equities’ market, out of 15 active ones, four traded higher while another three closed in the red. A total turnover of €620,951 wad generated across 57 deals.

Malta International Airport plc enjoyed a positive session as it advanced by 2.86% to close at €7.20. Total turnover stood at €47,803 as three deals involving 6,657 shares.

In the banking sector, Bank of Valletta plc failed to sustain yesterday’s positive performance as it closed 0.88% lower at €1.12. A total turnover of €12,862 was generated as three deals involving 11,463 shares were executed.

Meanwhile, its peer, HSBC Bank Malta plc, traded four times over 10,968 shares, but closed unchanged at €1.50.  A total turnover of €16,384 was recorded.

The highest rise in price was registered by MaltaPost plc shares. The equity gained 3.85% to close at €1.35 with a single deal of 2,171 shares. Total turnover amounted to €2,931.

In the property sector, out of four active equities, two headed north while the other two closed unchanged. Tigné Mall plc gained 2.15% to €0.95. Four deals involving 16,000 shares were executed.

Similarly, one deal of 4,150 Malita Investments plc share pushed its price 1.78% higher to €0.86. MIDI plc and Malta Properties Company plc both traded two times over a spread of 13,200 shares and 864 shares respectively. Both equities closed unchanged, the former at €0.64 and the latter at €0.665.

The telecommunications company, GO plc, was active as 25,315 changed hands across four deals. This left no impact on price, as it closed at €4.42.

Its subsidiary, BMIT Technologies plc declined to €0.52, translating into a fall in price of 0.95%. Ten deals involving 96,500 shares were executed, generating a total turnover of €50,253.

Eight deals involving 55,494 RS2 Software plc shares pushed the price into the red. It closed 0.52% lower at €1.90 across eight deals worth €104,755.

PG plc traded five times as 70,000 shares were active. The equity closed flat at €1.67. Elsewhere, Simonds Farsons Cisk plc, International Hotel Investments plc and Santumas Shareholdings plc were all active but closed unchanged at €10.30, €0.81 and €1.62, respectively.

In the Corporate Debt Market, 17 issues were active, of which nine advanced while three registered a loss. The best performer was the 5% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2024 as it closed 0.92% higher at €110.

In the Sovereign Debt Market, out of 10 active issues, six traded higher while another three declined. The 2.1% MGS 2039 (I) headed the list of gainers with a 0.40% increase to €126.50.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol CodeVolume TradedValue TradedTradesClosing Price% Change


The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 Closing Price% Change
6% Pendergardens Developments plc Secured € 2022 Series II110.0000.46%
4.25% GAP Group plc Secured € 2023103.900-0.57%
6% AX Investments Plc € 2024112.0000.00%
5.3% Mariner Finance plc Unsecured € 2024108.3000.27%
5% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2024110.0000.92%
5.1% 1923 Investments plc Unsecured € 2024102.0000.10%
4.25% Best Deal Properties Holding plc Secured € 2024103.5000.49%
5.1% 6PM Holdings plc Unsecured € 2025103.0000.00%
4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025103.520-0.07%
5.25% Central Business Centres plc Unsecured € 2025 S2T1104.0000.00%
4% Merkanti Holding plc Secured € 2026101.510-0.43%
3.75% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2027102.5000.01%
4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027104.5000.00%
3.75% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2027105.5000.48%
4% Exalco Finance plc Secured € 2028105.0000.00%
3.75% TUM Finance plc Secured € 2029103.5000.49%
3.65% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2029102.5000.05%
6% Pendergardens Developments plc Secured € 2022 Series II110.0000.46%


The Government Stocks traded today were:

Closing Price% Change
5.1% MGS 2022(I)115.760-0.05%
5.5% MGS 2023 (I)122.140-0.31%
1.5% MGS 2027 (I)111.660-0.36%
4.8% MGS 2028 (I)142.530-0.22%
2.3% MGS 2029 (II)121.3500.00%
2.2% MGS 2035 (I)124.960-0.03%
2.5% MGS 2036 (I)130.860-0.11%
2.1% MGS 2039 (I)126.5000.40%
3% MGS 2040 (I)144.2100.23%
2.4% MGS 2041 (I)133.2600.05%


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