MSE Trading Report for Week ending 11 October 2019

MSE Equity Total Return Index:

Chart of the Week: Simonds Farsons Cisk plc

  • The MSE Equity Total Return Index ended the week almost unchanged at 9,906.713 points. Total active equities amounted to 20, of which five advanced while another ten closed in the red. A total weekly turnover of €2.17m was generated over 272 deals involving 1.8m shares.
  • All four banking equities were active, of which one headed north, two declined and one closed unchanged. Bank of Valletta plc was down by 3.45% to €1.12 as 49 deals involving 150,295 shares were executed.
  • On Thursday, HSBC Bank Malta plc announced its strategic plan with regards to the digitisation of banking services and modernisation of its branch network. The aim of this is to maximise the opportunities from the fast changing customer bank usage. Prior to the news the equity’s price reached a three-week low of €1.35 as a result of 26 transactions involving 86,397 shares. No further price changes were recorded following the announcement.
  • FIMBank plc gained 1.61% as three deals of 60,000 share were executed on Monday.
  • On Monday, Malta International Airport plc announced their traffic results for September 2019. On the first day of the month, over 28,800 passenger movements was registered. The airport saw a total of 762,361 passengers during the whole month of September, resulting into a 7.8 per cent increase from the same month last year.
  • The equity’s price registered a 2% rise as it closed at €7.65. During the week, 23,308 shares change ownership over 20 deals.
  • On Monday, Trident Estates plc announced the approval of the admissibility to listing on the official list of the Malta Stock Exchange. As a result of the rights issue, up to 12,000,003 new ordinary shares in Trident Estates plc with a nominal value of €1 each will be offered to shareholders on the register of the company at the Central Securities Depository as at October 4, 2019. Shareholders will be entitled to two new ordinary shares for every five ordinary shares, or parts thereof, held as at October 4, 2019, at a rights issue price of €1.25 per share. No trading was recorded during the week.
  • On the corporate debt front, 49 equities were active, of which 14 registered gains while another 17 closed in negative territory. The 6% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Euro 2021 registered the highest rise in price of 2.30%, to close at €102.50.
  • In the sovereign debt market, 22 issues were active, of which 19 traded lower while another two advanced. The 2.2% MGS 2035 (I) headed the list of gainers as it closed 0.64% higher at €126.54.


Upcoming Events: 
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24 OCT  2019EU: ECB – Interest Rate Decision1. SFC+13.51%
24 OCT 2019MT: PG plc – Annual General Meeting2. MDI+3.76%
30 OCT 2019US: FED – Interest Rate Decision3. MIA+2.00%
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 Price (€): 11.10.2019Price (€): 04.10.2019Weekly Change (%)Year-to-date Change (%)
MSE Equity Total Return Index9,906.7139,915.850-0.09210.086
BMIT Technologies plc0.5300.5300.008.163
Bank of Valletta plc1.1201.160-3.45-7.361
FIMBank plc (USD)0.6300.6201.61-16.00
GlobalCapital plc0.2220.270-17.78-33.13
Grand Harbour Marina plc0.5900.660-10.61-15.71
GO plc4.2004.400-4.556.06
HSBC Bank Malta plc1.3501.400-3.57-26.23
International Hotel Investments plc0.7750.780-0.6425.00
Lombard Bank plc2.2602.2600.00-7.38
Loqus Holdings plc0.0850.0850.0013.33
MIDI plc0.6900.6653.762.99
Medserv plc1.2601.2600.009.57
Malta International Airport plc7.6507.5002.0031.90
Malita Investments plc0.8950.8950.001.70
Mapfre Middlesea plc2.1402.160-0.937.54
Malta Properties Company plc0.6600.685-3.6515.79
Main Street Complex plc0.6000.6000.00-7.69
MaltaPost plc1.3101.350-2.96-17.09
PG plc1.8701.8700.00
Plaza Centres plc1.0201.0200.000.00
RS2 Software plc1.9301.9200.5237.86
Simonds Farsons Cisk plc12.60011.10013.5144.00
Santumas Shareholdings plc1.6201.6200.0014.08
Tigné Mall plc0.9350.940-0.53-3.11
Trident Estates plc1.9201.9200.0028.00




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