MSE Index posts further gains

MSE Daily Trading Report, 14 February, 2020

The MSE Equity Total Return Index added on to yesterday’s advancement as the index registered an increase of 0.333% at 9,514.432 points. 10 equities were active, of which five gained ground while four declined. A total turnover of €480,612 was generated over 34 transactions.

In the banking sector, Bank of Valletta plc and HSBC Bank Malta plc, headed in the opposite direction to close at €1.06 and €1.05, respectively. BOV registered a gain of 0.95% over one trade on a slim volume. On the other hand, HSBC ended the session 0.94% lower over eight deals worth €57,750.

For the second consecutive day, GO plc was the most liquid during the session as eight trades generated a total turnover of €246,155. The equity registered an increase of 1.45% to close at €4.20.

Meanwhile its subsidiary, BMIT Technologies plc closed the session flat at €0.52. A total turnover of €100,577 was generated as 193,419 shares were spread over seven deals.

RS2 Software plc registered a further 2.52% gain as it closed at €2.44. A single trade over 2,000 shares was registered during the session.

Retail conglomerate, PG plc closed the session 1.5% lower at €1.97 – the equity traded on a slim volume over a single trade.

Similarly, Trident Estates plc also closed in negative territory as the equity close 2.94% lower at €1.65. A total turnover of €4,913 was generated over a single deal.

Main Street Complex plc closed in the red as the equity shaved off 1.72% of its value to close the session at €0.57. A total turnover of €17,271 was generated over two transactions.

Meanwhile, MIDI plc recouped 1.28% of its share price to close the session at €0.476. A total turnover of €45,009 was generated as 95,700 shares changed ownership across four deals.

A sole deal of 4,009 Loqus Holdings plc shares pushed the price 1.30% higher. The equity ended the session at €0.078.

In the sovereign debt market, 15 issues were active, of which the 12 traded in the red while three traded higher. The 2.1% MGS 2039 (I) closed the session 0.4% lower at €124.50.

In the corporate debt market, 12 issues where active of which five headed higher, while two lost ground. The 3.75% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured 2027 registered the largest advancement of 1.76% at €103.80

 In the prospects MTF market, no trading activity was recorded.

The Equities traded today were:

Symbol CodeVolume TradedValue TradedTradesClosing Price% Change
BOV1,8952,008.7011.0600.95
HSB55,00057,750.0081.050-0.94
GO58,918246,155.6084.2001.45
RS22,0004,880.0012.4402.52
MDI95,70045,009.5040.4761.28
PG8801,733.6011.970-1.50
TRI2,9784,913.7011.650-2.94
MSC30,30017,271.0020.570-1.72
BMIT193,419100,577.8870.5200.00
LQS4,009312.7010.0781.30

 The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 Closing Price% Change
5% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Unsecured € 2022101.5000.50
4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024101.7500.00
5.75% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2025109.0000.00
4% International Hotel Investments plc Secured € 2026104.0000.00
5% Dizz Finance plc Unsecured € 2026101.8500.00
3.25% AX Group plc Unsec Bds 2026 Series I103.8000.47
4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027104.000-0.01
4% Eden Finance plc Unsecured € 2027104.5200.01
3.75% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2027103.8001.76
3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028100.390-1.43
3.8% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 202999.9000.01
3.75% AX Group plc Unsec Bds 2029 Series II105.500.00

The Government Stocks traded today were:

 Closing Price% Change
4.6% MGS 2020 (II)100.900-0.06
5% MGS 2021(I)107.750-0.03
4.5% MGS 2028 (II)137.370-0.07
2.3% MGS 2029 (II)119.350-0.02
5.1% MGS 2029 (I)146.0500.22
5.25% MGS 2030 (I)150.000-0.18
5.2% MGS 2031 (I)154.310-0.15
4.65% MGS 2032 (I)150.760-0.10
4.45% MGS 2032 (II)148.6600.02
4.3% MGS 2033 (I)149.120-0.19
4.1% MGS 2034 (I)149.000-0.30
2.5% MGS 2036 (I)128.950-0.15
2.1% MGS 2039 (I)124.500-0.40
3% MGS 2040 (I)141.190-0.08
2.4% MGS 2041 (I)130.6400.22

 

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