MSE Index Extends its Negative Trend

MSE Daily Trading Report, 28 November, 2019

The MSE Equity Total Return Index declined by a further 0.168% to closed at 9,672.541 points. Six equities were active, of which one headed north while another two traded lower. A total turnover of €41,560 was generated over 14 deals.

In the banking sector, HSBC Bank Malta plc headed the list of fallers with a further 2.44% decline to €1.20. This was the result of six deals involving 15,262 shares. A total turnover of €18,387 was recorded.

Bank of Valletta plc was also active over a single deal involving 2,043 shares. The previous closing price of €1.08 was not impacted and a total turnover of €2,206 was generated.

The only gainer was RS2 Software plc as it closed 0.93% higher at €2.16. The equity was active over a single deal on slim volume.

A sole deal of 3,600 MIDI plc shares pushed the price 0.77% lower to €0.645. Total turnover stood at €2,322.

Despite being traded twice, Malta International Airport plc shares closed unchanged at €7.15. Similarly, BMIT Technologies plc was also active as three deals involving 28,700 shares were executed. A total turnover of €14,637 was recorded and price was left unaltered at €0.51.

In the corporate debt market, out of 18 active issues, six traded higher while another 11 declined. The 5% GlobalCapital plc Unsecured € 2021 headed the list of gainers with a 2.62% increase to €0.98. On the other hand, the largest decline in price was recorded by the 4.25% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2031 as it closed at €95.50. This translates into a negative 4.40% change in price.

In the sovereign debt market, seven issues were active, of which three advanced while the rest lost ground. The best performer was the 2.4% MGS 2041 (I) as it closed 0.12% higher at €129.99.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol CodeVolume TradedValue TradedTradesClosing Price% Change


 The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 Closing Price% Change
5% GlobalCapital plc Unsecured € 202198.0002.62%
4.9% Gasan Finance Company plc € 2019-2021101.9701.98%
3.65% GAP Group plc Secured € 2022102.3000.28%
4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024101.900-0.04%
6% International Hotel Investments plc € 2024105.9000.86%
5% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2024102.020-3.75%
5.1% 1923 Investments plc Unsecured € 2024100.020-1.46%
4% Merkanti Holding plc Secured € 2026100.000-0.01%
5% Dizz Finance plc Unsecured € 202699.100-1.88%
4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026 FI100.0200.01%
3.75% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 202795.000-4.04%
4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027100.0001.01%
3.75% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2027101.0000.00%
4% Exalco Finance plc Secured € 2028105.110-0.01%
3.75% TUM Finance plc Secured € 2029100.000-0.20%
3.8% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 202999.750-0.08%
4.25% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 203195.500-4.40%
3.75% Bank of Valletta plc Unsecured Sub € 2026-2031100.200-1.76%


 The Government Stocks traded today were:

Closing Price% Change
4.6% MGS 2020 (II)101.930-0.15%
4.5% MGS 2028 (II)137.0400.07%
5.1% MGS 2029 (I)145.450-0.03%
2.5% MGS 2036 (I)128.700-0.15%
2.1% MGS 2039 (I)124.850-0.48%
3% MGS 2040 (I)140.7500.11%
2.4% MGS 2041 (I)129.9900.12%


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