BOV and HSBC push MSE Index further down

MSE Daily Trading Report, 27 November, 2019

The MSE Equity Total Return Index registered a further 0.209% decline to 9,688.817 points. Ten equities were active, of which three decline while only one ended the session in positive territory. A total turnover of €125,931 was generated over 27 deals

In the banking sector, Bank of Valletta plc traded 0.92% lower at €1.08. This was the result of two deals involving 8,797 shares. A total turnover of €9,501 was generated.

Similarly, its peer, HSBC Bank Malta plc also closed in the red with a 1.60% fall to €1.23. The bank was active over five deals with a spread of 13,943 shares. Total turnover stood at €17,284.

Meanwhile, Lombard Bank plc was also active but closed unchanged at €2.26.

Telecommunications company, GO plc, was the only gainer as it closed 0.95% higher at €4.26. The equity traded twice on slim volume. On the other hand, its subsidiary, BMIT Technologies plc, ended the session in the opposite direction as it lost 0.97% to close at €0.51. The equity recorded the highest liquidity as total turnover stood at €33,190. Six deals involving 64,511 shares were executed.

Malta International Airport plc was active with a sole deal of 3,000 shares worth €21,450. The equity’s previous closing price of €7.15 was left unaltered.

In the property sector, both active equities, MIDI plc and Malita Investments plc were both active but closed unchanged at €0.65 and €0.90, respectively.

A single deal of 1,690 PG shares left no impact on the previous closing price of €1.79.  Similarly, Plaza Centres plc was also active as 11,500 shares changed hands across two transactions. The equity closed unchanged at €1.02.

In the corporate debt market, 25 issues were active, of which four advanced while another 14 lost ground. The  5% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2024 registered the largest price increase, as it gained ground, to close 3.92% higher at €106.

In the sovereign debt market, out of eight active issues, two headed north while the rest declined. The 2.1% MGS 2039 (I)  registered the best performance as it closed 0.36% higher at €125.45.

The Equities traded today were:

Symbol CodeVolume TradedValue TradedTradesClosing Price% Change



The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 Closing Price% Change
4.9% Gasan Finance Company plc € 2019-202199.9900.00%
5.8% International Hotel Investments plc 2021101.000-0.10%
3.65% GAP Group plc Secured € 2022102.0100.00%
5% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Unsecured € 2022101.1000.60%
6% AX Investments Plc € 2024112.010-0.01%
6% International Hotel Investments plc € 2024105.000-0.94%
5% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2024106.0003.92%
4.25% Best Deal Properties Holding plc Secured € 2024101.9000.00%
5.1% 6PM Holdings plc Unsecured € 2025101.0000.00%
4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025104.990-0.01%
4% Merkanti Holding plc Secured € 2026100.010-0.98%
5% Dizz Finance plc Unsecured € 2026101.000-1.94%
3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026104.010-0.94%
4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026101.000-0.49%
4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026 FI100.010-1.48%
3.75% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 202799.0000.00%
4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 202799.000-1.26%
3.75% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2027101.0001.00%
4% SP Finance plc Secured EUR Bonds 2029100.510-1.18%
3.75% TUM Finance plc Secured € 2029100.2000.20%
3.65% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2029102.0000.00%
3.8% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 202999.8300.00%
3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S1 T199.890-0.11%
3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S2 T199.990-0.01%
4.25% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 203199.900-0.10%

 The Government Stocks traded today were:

Closing Price% Change
4.3% MGS 2022 (II)110.850-0.05%
5.1% MGS 2022(I)114.200-0.05%
4.8% MGS 2028 (I)139.2400.17%
4.5% MGS 2028 (II)136.950-0.04%
5.25% MGS 2030 (I)149.550-0.25%
2.1% MGS 2039 (I)125.4500.36%
3% MGS 2040 (I)140.590-0.26%
2.4% MGS 2041 (I)129.840-0.23%

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