Another relatively flat trading in today’s session

MSE Daily Trading Report, 23 January, 2020

Poor trading in today’s session has led to a further decrease of 0.63% in the MSE Equity Total Return Index – 9,429.986 points. A total of 24 trades were recorded across nine equities worth €240,544. Out of the nine equities traded four decreased in value, one increased and the rest closed unchanged.

In the banking sector, both Bank of Valletta plc and HSBC Bank Malta plc closed lower – 2.27% and 0.93% respectively. Both equities have reached a similar price level of €1.075 while the latter share price closed at €1.07. BOV’s equity performance was based on a single trade worth just over €10,000 while it’s peer’s share was exchanged five times tallying a market value of €11,859. Second to none, FIMBank plc traded flat thus remaining at a price level of $0.60.

PG plc was the only equity that closed in the green. The share price appreciated by 1.58% to end the session at €1.93.

On the other hand, Simonds Farsons Cisk plc closed 0.91% lower based on a mere 95 shares worth €1,036. Following suit was RS2 Software plc. This equity registered today’s highest loss – 2.63%, again based on a single trade, of 731 shares.

All remaining equities; GO plc, Malta International Airport plc and Tigne Mall plc closed flat.

Poor trading was also seen in the corporate debt market as only 22 deals were recorded with a turnover of €190,592. Eighteen issues were active from which three closed in the green and five closed in the red. The 4.5% Izola Bank plc € Unsecured 2025 issue registered the highest loss of 1.15% to close at €106.76.

Today’s main activity was generated in the sovereign debt market. A total of €1.36m turnover was recorded spread across 67 deals. The majority of these bonds increased in value thus reducing their yields. The 2.1% MGS 2039 (I) rallied by 7.44% to close at €130.

There was no trading recorded in the Prospects MTF market.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol CodeVolume TradedValue TradedTradesClosing Price% Change


 The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

Closing Price% Change
5.5% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Unsecured € 2020100.0000.00
5% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Unsecured € 2022100.0000.00
5.8% International Hotel Investments plc 2023104.0100.01
6% AX Investments Plc € 2024114.5000.00
5.1% 1923 Investments plc Unsecured € 2024101.9000.00
4.5% Izola Bank plc € Unsecured 2025106.760-1.15
5.9% Together Gaming Solutions plc Unsec Call Bds €2024-2026100.200-0.05
4% MIDI plc Secured € 2026102.900-0.01
4% International Hotel Investments plc Secured € 2026103.5000.00
5% Dizz Finance plc Unsecured € 2026102.0000.00
4.8% Mediterranean Maritime Hub Finance plc Unsecured € 2026101.500-0.49
4% Eden Finance plc Unsecured € 2027104.5000.00
3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028102.3000.29
4.15% Phoenicia Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2023-2028103.9000.00
4% SP Finance plc Secured EUR Bonds 2029101.490-0.01
3.8% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2029100.4000.00
3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S1 T199.0000.00
4.25% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2031102.2500.28



The Government Stocks traded today were:

Closing Price% Change
5% MGS 2021(I)108.010-0.02
4.3% MGS 2022 (II)110.3300.01
5.1% MGS 2022(I)113.5000.02
5.5% MGS 2023 (I)119.3800.00
4.8% MGS 2028 (I)138.8200.35
4.5% MGS 2028 (II)136.6700.36
5.1% MGS 2029 (I)145.1600.37
5.25% MGS 2030 (I)149.1900.40
5.2% MGS 2031 (I)152.460-0.01
4.65% MGS 2032 (I)148.7100.00
4.45% MGS 2032 (II)147.3000.05
4.3% MGS 2033 (I)146.8300.00
2.2% MGS 2035 (I)126.0004.07
2.5% MGS 2036 (I)127.0900.60
2.1% MGS 2039 (I)130.0007.44
3% MGS 2040 (I)138.7200.78
2.4% MGS 2041 (I)128.1100.09


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