MIA, PG and RS2 push MSE Index into the green

MSE Daily Trading Report, 18 May 2020

The MSE Equity Total Return Index gained ground as it closed 0.399% higher at 8,201.926 points. Five equities were active, of which three advanced while the remaining two closed unchanged. A total turnover of €67,586 was generated across 21 transactions.

The top performer was Malta International Airport plc as it registered a 2.04% increase in price, reaching the €5.00 price level. The equity was also the most liquid as total turnover stood at €52,165. A total of 10,594 shares were spread over 14 deals.

A sole deal of 1,800 PG plc shares resulted into a positive 1.08% change in price. The equity closed at €1.87 while total turnover amounted to €3,366.

Similarly, RS2 Software plc was up by 1.52% as it ended the session at €2.00. Three deals involving 1,292 shares were executed, worth €2,564.

International Hotel Investments plc traded twice over a mix of 11,370 shares, leaving no impact on the previous closing price of €0.57. A total turnover of €6,488 was recorded.

One transaction of 364 Simonds Farsons Cisk plc did not alter the equity’s previous closing price of €8.25. Total turnover stood at €3,003.

In the Sovereign Debt market, all three active issues headed north as yields declined. The 2.1% MGS 2039 (I) registered the best performance with a 0.79% increase, to close at €129.00.

In the Corporate Debt market, 17 issues were active, of which three registered gains while another five lost ground. The 3.75% Bortex Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2027 headed the list of gainers as it closed 1.49% higher at €102.00. On the other hand, the 3.75% AX Group plc Unsec Bds 2029 Series II lost 2.18%, ending the session at €100.75.

In the Prospects MTF market, the 5% Smartcare Finance plc Secured € 2029 was active but closed unchanged at par.

 

The Equities traded today were:

Symbol CodeVolume TradedValue TradedTradesClosing Price% Change
SFC3643,003.0018.2500.00
IHI11,3706,488.3020.5700.00
MIA10,59452,165.00145.0002.04
RS21,2922,564.0032.0001.52
PG1,8003,366.0011.8701.08

The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

Closing Price% Change
5.5% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Unsecured € 2020100.0100.00
5% GlobalCapital plc Unsecured € 202196.5000.00
5% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Unsecured € 202297.8000.00
6% Medserv plc Sec. & Grntd €  Notes 2020-2023 S1 T198.000-1.01
5.3% United Finance Plc Unsecured € Bonds 2023100.0000.00
4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024100.0000.00
6% International Hotel Investments plc € 2024102.0000.49
5.75% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2025100.250-1.23
4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025100.0000.00
5.9% Together Gaming Solutions plc Unsec Call Bds €2024-202697.500-0.46
4% International Hotel Investments plc Secured € 2026100.0000.00
4% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2027100.0000.00
3.75% Bortex Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2027102.0001.49
3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 202894.9000.00
4% Exalco Finance plc Secured € 2028100.0100.01
3.75% AX Group plc Unsec Bds 2029 Series II100.750-2.18
3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S2 T199.990-0.01

The Government Stocks traded today were:

Closing Price% Change
4.5% MGS 2028 (II)133.0300.19
5.1% MGS 2029 (I)140.9000.23
2.1% MGS 2039 (I)129.0000.78

The Prospects MTF bonds traded today were:

Closing Price% Change
5% Smartcare Finance plc Secured € 2029100.0000.00

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