Bank of Valletta plc pushes MSE Index higher

MSE Daily Trading Report, 09 September, 2019

The MSE Equity Total Return Index gained 0.227% to close the session at 9,853.115 points. A total of seven equities were active, of which three traded higher and four drifted lower. An unimpressive turnover of €77,379 was generated over 18 transactions.

The main driver of the positive performance was Bank of Valletta plc, as its share price climbed 1.33% to reach €1.145. This was the result of four deals of a combined 7,190 shares.

RS2 Software plc followed suit with a 1.06% increase in value, to close at a price of €1.90. A couple of transactions of 5,000 shares were recorded.

In the telecommunications sector, a sole deal of 475 GO plc shares shaved 0.45% off the share price, to close at €4.38.

Similarly, MaltaPost plc was down 1.48% as 6,400 shares traded over just one deal.

Malta International Airport plc traded four times as 4,000 shares changed ownership. The result was a 0.68% modest gain to €7.45.

In the property sector, Malta Properties Company plc registered the worst performance, as it was down 2.86% to €0.68. Traded volume totalled 27,000 shares over five deals.

Its peer, Trident Estates plc also drifted lower, as its share price declined 1.58% to €1.87. This was the outcome of one deal on slim volume.

In the Corporate Debt Market, 18 issues were active, of which 11 advanced while only two registered a loss. The best performer was the 5% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Unsecured € 2022 as it closed 2.89% higher at €102.90.

In the Sovereign Debt Market, 17 issues were active, of which nine gained ground and seven closed lower. The 2.5% MGS 2036 (I) headed the list of gainers with a 0.47% decrease in price to € 131.66.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol CodeVolume TradedValue TradedTradesClosing Price% Change


The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 Closing Price% Change
5.8% International Hotel Investments plc 2021104.5000.00%
5% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Unsecured € 2022102.9002.89%
5% Hal Mann Vella Group plc Secured € 2024106.5500.28%
5.1% 1923 Investments plc Unsecured € 2024103.3800.61%
4.35% Hudson Malta plc Unsecured € 2026104.5000.00%
5.9% Together Gaming Solutions plc Unsec Call Bds €2024-2026100.280-0.01%
4% International Hotel Investments plc Secured € 2026102.5000.00%
4% Merkanti Holding plc Secured € 2026101.850-0.05%
3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026104.0000.14%
4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026102.7500.24%
4% Eden Finance plc Unsecured € 2027106.0000.47%
4.4% Central Business Centres plc Unsecured € 2027 S1/17 T1105.0000.48%
3.5% Simonds Farsons Cisk plc Unsecured € 2027108.0000.00%
3.75% Bortex Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2027105.0000.96%
3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028100.1000.00%
3.75% TUM Finance plc Secured € 2029103.9000.87%
3.8% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2029101.7500.74%
4.25% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2031104.8500.43%


The Government Stocks traded today were:

Closing Price% Change
5.2% MGS 2020 (I)104.1100.02%
5% MGS 2021(I)109.9800.00%
4.3% MGS 2022 (II)112.1000.01%
5.1% MGS 2022(I)115.6200.03%
5.5% MGS 2023 (I)121.890-0.07%
4.5% MGS 2028 (II)139.5800.45%
2.3% MGS 2029 (II)120.570-0.64%
5.1% MGS 2029 (I)148.610-0.64%
5.25% MGS 2030 (I)152.970-0.12%
5.2% MGS 2031 (I)156.950-0.15%
4.65% MGS 2032 (I)152.9800.32%
4.3% MGS 2033 (I)151.5900.36%
4.1% MGS 2034 (I)150.000-0.01%
2.5% MGS 2036 (I)129.7900.60%
2.1% MGS 2039 (I)124.500-0.08%
3% MGS 2040 (I)142.5900.44%
2.4% MGS 2041 (I)131.6600.47%


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