Major banks push MSE Index into the green

MSE Daily Trading Report, 02 December, 2019

The MSE Equity Total Return Index returned to positive territory with a 0.299% increase to 9,642.154 points. Seven equities were active, of which two headed north while another three closed in the opposite direction. A total turnover of €140,822 was generated across 39 deals.

The two active banking equities, Bank of Valletta plc and HSBC Bank Malta plc kicked off the week on a positive note, as both traded higher. BOV was up by 1.42% to €1.075 as 15 deals involving 42,504 shares were executed. Total turnover stood at €45,127.

Similarly, three deals with a spread of 1,400 HSBC shares pushed the price 4.17% higher to €1.25. As a result, a total turnover of €1,754 was generated.

On the other end of the spectrum, Malta International Airport plc declined by 0.70%, to close at €7.10. This was the result of three deals involving 1,270 shares. A total turnover of €9,017 was recorded.

Medserv plc recorded the highest liquidity, as 58,080 shares spread over 11 transactions generated a total turnover of €66,224. The equity headed the list of fallers – with an 11.20% decrease, to close at €1.11.

In the property sector, MIDI plc traded five times over 14,500 shares. A total turnover of €9,727 was generated and price declined by 0.78%, to close at €0.64.

Elsewhere, BMIT Technologies plc and PG plc both traded once but closed unchanged at €0.51 and €1.75, respectively.

In the corporate debt market, 13 out of 26 active issues advanced while another three lost ground. The best performance was registered by the 3.75% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2027, as it closed 5.21% higher at €99.95.

In the sovereign debt market, all 11 active issued declined as yields headed north. The 2.1% MGS 2039 (I) recorded the largest decline in price of 2.68%, to close €121.99.

 

 The Equities traded today were:

Symbol CodeVolume TradedValue TradedTradesClosing Price% Change
BOV42,50445,127.26151.0751.42%
HSB1,4001,754.0031.2504.17%
MIA1,2709,017.0037.100-0.70%
MDS58,08066,224.00111.110-11.20%
MDI14,5009,727.2150.640-0.78%
PG3,0005,250.0011.7500.00%
BMIT7,3003,723.0010.5100.00%

 The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 Closing Price% Change
3.65% GAP Group plc Secured € 2022102.0000.00%
5% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Unsecured € 2022100.500-0.59%
6% AX Investments Plc € 2024110.1400.00%
4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024100.2500.25%
5% Hal Mann Vella Group plc Secured € 2024107.0000.00%
5.1% 1923 Investments plc Unsecured € 2024101.5000.00%
4.25% Best Deal Properties Holding plc Secured € 2024102.0000.10%
5.75% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2025106.000-0.24%
4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025105.0000.01%
5.25% Central Business Centres plc Unsecured € 2025 S2T1103.6000.10%
4.35% Hudson Malta plc Unsecured € 2026104.9800.00%
5.9% Together Gaming Solutions plc Unsec Call Bds €2024-2026100.5000.10%
5% Dizz Finance plc Unsecured € 2026101.0001.00%
3.75% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 202799.9505.21%
4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027100.2600.27%
4% Eden Finance plc Unsecured € 2027103.120-1.79%
3.75% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2027100.0000.00%
4.5% Grand Harbour Marina plc Unsecured € 2027104.6000.00%
4% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2027103.5001.57%
3.75% Virtu Finance plc Unsecured € 2027104.6000.04%
3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028100.5000.00%
4% SP Finance plc Secured EUR Bonds 2029100.0000.00%
3.75% TUM Finance plc Secured € 2029100.5000.50%
3.65% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2029102.0000.00%
3.8% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 202999.8300.08%
4.25% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2031100.5000.55%

 The Government Stocks traded today were:

Closing Price% Change
5% MGS 2021(I)108.650-0.13%
5.1% MGS 2022(I)114.070-0.05%
4.8% MGS 2028 (I)138.520-0.39%
4.5% MGS 2028 (II)136.780-0.03%
2.3% MGS 2029 (II)117.580-0.74%
5.25% MGS 2030 (I)148.770-0.46%
5.2% MGS 2031 (I)152.800-0.55%
4.1% MGS 2034 (I)148.030-0.94%
2.5% MGS 2036 (I)127.840-0.30%
2.1% MGS 2039 (I)121.990-2.68%
3% MGS 2040 (I)139.010-0.78%

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