MIA pushes MSE Index into positive territory

MSE Daily Trading Report, 08 July 2020

The MSE Equity Total Return Index gained ground as it closed 0.082% higher, reaching 8.204.977 points. Eight equities were active, of which two headed north while another one closed in the opposite direction. A total turnover of €38,092 was generated across 17 transactions.

Malta International Airport plc was the most liquid with a total turnover of €14,392. Two deals involving 2,485 shares pushed the price 0.88% higher to €5.75.

The other positive performer was Trident Estates plc as a sole deal of 350 shares resulted into a positive 2.04% change in price. The equity ended the session at €1.50.

On the other side of the spectrum, GO plc registered a 0.58% loss, reaching the €3.42 price level. A total turnover of €3,420 was generated as 1,000 shares changed hands across two transactions. Meanwhile, its subsidiary, BMIT Technologies plc traded once over 1,000 shares but closed unchanged at €0.48.

The only equity active in the banking industry was Bank of Valletta plc as 12,753 shares were spread over six deals. The bank’s previous closing price of €1.00 was not impacted and total turnover stood at €12,723.

A sole deal of 1,000 International Hotel Investments plc shares did not result in a change in price, as it closed at €0.58.

Simonds Farsons Cisk plc traded three times over 469 shares, which did not alter the equity’s previous closing price of €8.00. Total turnover amounted to €3,752.

Elsewhere, Malta Properties Company plc was active but closed unchanged at €0.555.

In the Corporate Debt market, 19 issues were active, of which two advanced while eight closed in the red. The 4% Merkanti Holding plc Secured € 2026 registered the best performance as it closed 0.1% higher at €100.30. On the other hand, the 3.75% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2027 lost 3.27%, ending the session at €100.50.

In the Sovereign Bond market, out of 11 active issues, gainers and losers tallied to five-a-piece.  The 2.4% MGS 2041 (I) headed the list of gainers as it closed 4% higher, reaching the €130.00 price level. Conversely, the 2.5% MGS 2036 (I) lost 3.77%, to close at €121.25.

In the Prospects MTF market, three issues were active. The 5% Borgo Lifestyle Finance plc Secured Callable 2026-2029 closed 0.01% lower at €97.99.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol CodeVolume TradedValue TradedTradesClosing Price% Change

The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 Closing Price% Change
3.65% GAP Group plc Secured € 2022100.400-0.59
4.25% GAP Group plc Secured € 2023101.1000.00
5.3% Mariner Finance plc Unsecured € 2024105.0000.00
5% Hal Mann Vella Group plc Secured € 2024103.000-0.58
5.1% 1923 Investments plc Unsecured € 202499.9800.08
5.1% 6PM Holdings plc Unsecured € 202599.600-0.28
4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025101.0000.00
5.9% Together Gaming Solutions plc Unsec Call Bds €2024-202698.0000.00
4% Merkanti Holding plc Secured € 2026100.3000.10
4.8% Mediterranean Maritime Hub Finance plc Unsecured € 202697.9500.00
3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026101.000-0.49
3.25% AX Group plc Unsec Bds 2026 Series I100.0000.00
4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027100.010-0.98
4% Eden Finance plc Unsecured € 2027101.500-0.25
3.75% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2027100.500-3.27
4.5% Grand Harbour Marina plc Unsecured € 2027100.5000.00
4.15% Phoenicia Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2023-202898.9900.00
3.8% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 202997.0000.00
3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S2 T1101.500-0.47

The Government Stocks traded today were:

 Closing Price% Change
4.8% MGS 2028 (I)135.5000.37
4.5% MGS 2028 (II)134.9902.27
5.25% MGS 2030 (I)146.000-0.68
5.2% MGS 2031 (I)148.0000.93
4.65% MGS 2032 (I)142.500-1.04
4.1% MGS 2034 (I)140.000-3.45
2.2% MGS 2035 (I)114.5400.44
2.5% MGS 2036 (I)121.250-3.77
2.1% MGS 2039 (I)126.000-2.14
3% MGS 2040 (I)136.0000.00
2.4% MGS 2041 (I)130.0004.00

The Prospect Bonds traded today were:

 Closing Price% Change
4.25% Calamatta Cuschieri Finance plc Unsec Call 2024-2026100.0000.00
5.75% Pharmacare Finance plc Unsecured EUR Bonds 2025-2028101.4000.00
5% Borgo Lifestyle Finance plc Secured Callable 2026-202997.990-0.01

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