MSE Index goes further up

MSE Daily Trading Report, 06 November, 2019

The MSE Equity Total Return Index registered a further 0.137% rise to close at 9,853.277 points.  Nine equities were active in total, of which gainers and losers tallied to three a-piece. A total turnover of €295,217 was generated over 30 deals.

In the banking sector, Bank of Valletta plc offset its previous gain, as it lost 0.90% to close at €1.10. This was the result of four deals involving 28,636 shares and which generated a total turnover of €31,495.

Its peer, HSBC Bank Malta plc, was active over five deals with a spread of 46,216 shares. It recorded the highest liquidity, as total turnover stood at €60,181. Its previous closing price of €1.30 was not altered yet again.

The best performer was in the property sector, as MIDI plc recouped yesterday’s loss with a  3.62% increase to €0.715. A sole deal of 4,200 shares was executed, generating a total turnover of €3,003.

Trident Estates plc was also active, as 26,780 shares changed ownership over three deals. Price was left unchanged at €1.50 and total turnover amounted to €40,270. The company issued an announcement relating to the allocation policy wth respect to the rights issue by the company itself of circa €15million worth of new ordinary shares.

Another equity trading in positive territory was Mapfre Middlesea plc, as a single deal of 2,000 shares resulted into a 2.80% rise in price, to close at €2.20. A total turnover of €4,400 was recorded.

Similarly, RS2 Software plc went up by 2% to €2.04, as 22,000 shares changed hands across four deals. Total turnover generated amounted to €44,840.

Two deals involving 6,800 GO plc shares dragged its price 0.92% lower to €4.30 – generating a total turnover of €29,240. Similarly, BMIT Technologies plc also closed in the red, as it declined by 1.89%, to close at €0.52. This was the outcome of six deals involving 60,000 shares. Total turnover stood at €31,236.

Malta International Aiport plc featured in four times trades worth a total of €50,553, but closed unchanged at €7.30. The company published its interim directors’ report for the January 2019 to September 2019 period, whereby the company remained sound and registered a better performance from  that of the same period in 2018. The company registered an increase in revenue , total expenditure and profit when compared to the same first three quarters of 2018.

In the corporate debt market, 17 issues were active, of which two advanced while another five closed in the red. The 4% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2027 headed the list of gainers, as it closed 0.96% higher at €105. Conversely, one trade for the 5.3% Mariner Finance plc Unsecured € 2024 yielded a 1.37% fall in price, to close at €108.

In the sovereign debt market, 11 issues were active, of which five headed north while the rest declined. The best performance, that of 1.56%, was recorded by the 2.4% MGS 2041 (I) as it closed at €132. Meanwhile, the 4.45% MGS 2032 (II) fell by 0.91%, as price went down to €148.66.

The Equities traded today were:

Symbol CodeVolume TradedValue TradedTradesClosing Price% Change

 The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 Closing Price% Change
3.65% GAP Group plc Secured € 2022102.0000.00%
5.8% International Hotel Investments plc 2023108.5000.00%
6% AX Investments Plc € 2024114.0000.00%
5.3% Mariner Finance plc Unsecured € 2024108.000-1.37%
5.1% 1923 Investments plc Unsecured € 2024101.8800.00%
4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025102.0200.00%
4% International Hotel Investments plc Secured € 2026103.000-0.48%
4% Merkanti Holding plc Secured € 2026101.000-0.98%
4.8% Mediterranean Maritime Hub Finance plc Unsecured € 2026102.3000.00%
4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026 FI101.5000.00%
3.75% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2027102.490-0.50%
4% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2027105.0000.96%
3.75% Virtu Finance plc Unsecured € 2027104.5300.00%
3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028100.2000.00%
4% SP Finance plc Secured EUR Bonds 2029100.2100.00%
3.75% TUM Finance plc Secured € 2029102.0500.03%
3.8% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 202999.990-0.01%

 The Government Stocks traded today were:

Closing Price% Change
4.3% MGS 2022 (II)111.140-0.13%
2.3% MGS 2029 (II)118.440-0.09%
5.2% MGS 2031 (I)154.370-0.18%
4.65% MGS 2032 (I)150.780-0.13%
4.45% MGS 2032 (II)148.660-0.91%
4.3% MGS 2033 (I)149.7700.17%
4.1% MGS 2034 (I)150.0000.15%
2.5% MGS 2036 (I)129.000-0.18%
2.1% MGS 2039 (I)126.5000.40%
3% MGS 2040 (I)141.1300.17%
2.4% MGS 2041 (I)132.0001.56%

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