BOV and MIA shares close in opposite direction

MSE Daily Trading Report, 24 July 2020

The MSE Equity Total Return Index remained relatively flat to finish the last session of the week at 8,065.408 points. A total of five equities were active of which three gained ground, while Malta International Airport plc (MIA) was the only equity that declined. A total turnover of €125,000 was generated between 18 transactions.

MIA shares declined by 2.7% to close the session at €5.50 after trading at a daily high of €5.60. A total of 1,810 shares exchanged hands over three deals.

Bank of Valletta plc advanced by 1% to end the week at €0.97. A total of 26,500 shares exchanged hands over four trades.

On the other hand, two deals over a slim volume in Plaza Centre plc saw the share price move up by 6.6% to close the session at €0.975.

Similarly, retail-conglomerate PG plc closed the session 2% higher at €1.94. A total turnover of €30,168 was generated over five deals.

Elsewhere, RS2 Software plc generated the largest turnover during the session as four trades managed to generate a total turnover of €57,863.52. The equity closed flat €2.34

In the Corporate Debt market, 18 issues were active, of which seven gained ground, while three headed south.  The 5.8% International Hotel Investments plc 2023 registered the largest advancement of 2%. The bond finished the week at €102.

In the Sovereign Bond market, out of five active issues, three declined, while one gained ground. The 5.2% MGS 2031 (I) was the only bond which registered a gain, as if recorded a 1.34% gain to close at €150. The long-dated 2.4% MGS 2041 shed nearly 2%.

In the Prospects MTF market, eight issues were active, of which two headed north while another three lost ground. The 5% Luxury Living Finance plc € Secured Bonds 2028 headed the list of gainers as it closed 2.54% higher at €99.98.

The Equities traded today were:

Symbol CodeVolume TradedValue TradedTradesClosing Price% Change

The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

Closing Price% Change
6% Pendergardens Developments plc Secured € 2022 Series II105.0000.00
5.8% International Hotel Investments plc 2023102.0002.00
6% AX Investments Plc € 2024105.0000.72
5.3% Mariner Finance plc Unsecured € 2024105.0000.00
5.1% 1923 Investments plc Unsecured € 2024100.0000.00
4.25% Best Deal Properties Holding plc Secured € 2024102.5000.49
5.1% 6PM Holdings plc Unsecured € 2025100.0000.00
4.35% Hudson Malta plc Unsecured € 2026100.0000.00
4% International Hotel Investments plc Secured € 2026100.510-0.49
3.75% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2027101.000-0.25
4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027101.9500.00
4.4% Central Business Centres plc Unsecured € 2027 S1/17 T1100.5000.00
4% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2027101.500-1.16
3.75% Bortex Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2027100.5000.50
3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 202898.0001.03
4.15% Phoenicia Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2023-202898.9900.00
3.75% TUM Finance plc Secured € 2029101.0000.50
3.75% AX Group plc Unsec Bds 2029 Series II100.5500.05

The Government Stocks traded today were:

Closing Price% Change
5% MGS 2021(I)105.210-0.01
4.3% MGS 2022 (II)107.800-0.06
5.2% MGS 2031 (I)150.0001.34
3% MGS 2040 (I)141.0000.00
2.4% MGS 2041 (I)135.000-1.82

The Prospects MTF bonds traded today were:

 Closing Price% Change
4.875% AgriHoldings Plc Senior Secured € 2024101.0000.50%
4.75% Orion Finance plc € Unsecured 2027100.0000.00%
5% JD Capital plc Unsecured € Bonds 202898.5000.00%
5% Luxury Living Finance plc € Secured Bonds 202899.9802.54%
5.75% Pharmacare Finance plc Unsecured EUR Bonds 2025-2028101.4000.00%
5.5% Testa Finance plc € Bonds 202998.890-0.11%
5% Smartcare Finance plc Secured € 2029101.000-1.66%
4.75% KA Finance plc Secured Callable Bonds 2026-202999.990-0.01%


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