MIA, HSBC and BOV post increase in turnover

MSE Daily Trading Report, 14 October, 2020


MSE Equity Total Return Index7,122.578 points-0.68%
MSE Malta Government Stocks Total Return Index1,141.441 points0.23%
MSE Corporate Bonds Total Return Index1,078.100  points0.09%


  • The only positive performer was BMIT Technologies plc (+2.17%)
  • The worst performers were Malita Investments plc (-3.33%), Bank of Valletta plc (-2.3%) and Malta International Airport plc (-2.17%).
  • The most liquid equities were Malta International Airport plc (€229,213), HSBC Bank Malta plc (€80,345) and Bank of Valletta plc(€57,278).


  • Earlier today, Plaza Centres plc held its Annual General Meeting.
    • The annual report for the financial year ended December 31, 2019, including the financial statements for the same financial year and the directors’ and auditors’ reports thereon were
    • The net dividend of €0.0113 per share, which represents a net amount of €320,000 as recommended by the directors which was paid, as an interim dividend on August 4, 2020, was also approved as a final dividend
    • Click here to download announcement.
    • The directors have also resolved to recommend to shareholders the payment of a gross interim dividend of €1,000,000, to be paid to shareholders on the register on the October 28, 2020, and to be paid out to shareholders on November 11, 2020.
    • Click here to download announcement.
  • Medserv plc announced that its subsidiary Middle East Tubular Services Ltd (METS) has been awarded a long-term contract note by Tenaris Global Services S.A. – Abu Dhabi.
    • The contract is awarded for an initial period of three years commencing on October 1, 2020, with opportunity to extend the term by two additional periods of one year each.
    • The directors consider this award to be a significant achievement for the group, both in terms of market penetration as well as for the constant earnings the contract is expected to bring to the group.
    • Click here to download announcement.


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 € 2022102.0001.49
6% Medserv plc Sec. & Grntd €  Notes 2020-2023 S1 T199.0000.00
5% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2024101.500-1.46
5% Hal Mann Vella Group plc Secured € 2024105.4800.46
5.75% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2025101.0000.85
4.35% Hudson Malta plc Unsecured € 202699.5000.00
4% MIDI plc Secured € 2026101.5000.50
4% International Hotel Investments plc Secured € 2026100.000-0.76
4% Shoreline Mall plc Secured € 2026100.0000.00
4% Merkanti Holding plc Secured € 2026101.1300.01
4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 202798.8900.00
4% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2027102.0000.00
3.75% Virtu Finance plc Unsecured € 2027104.2500.72
3.75% Bortex Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2027100.5000.00
3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 202897.250-0.77
4.15% Phoenicia Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2023-202894.0500.05
3.65% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2029100.1100.09
3.8% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 202998.8000.00

The Government Stocks traded today were

Closing Price% Change
4.3% MGS 2022 (II)107.270-0.03
4.8% MGS 2028 (I)136.4500.18
5.1% MGS 2029 (I)142.7300.56
5.25% MGS 2030 (I)146.6800.24
5.2% MGS 2031 (I)150.3200.32
4.65% MGS 2032 (I)146.670-0.90
4.3% MGS 2033 (I)145.000-0.68
4.1% MGS 2034 (I)146.0000.00
2.5% MGS 2036 (I)138.0001.47
3% MGS 2040 (I)146.0001.21
2.4% MGS 2041 (I)138.0001.10


The Prospects MTF bonds traded today were:

No trades recorded.

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