BOV and HSBC close higher

MSE Daily Trading Report, 20 October, 2020


MSE Equity Total Return Index7,110.007 points0.10%
MSE Malta Government Stocks Total Return Index1,141.883 points-0.01%
MSE Corporate Bonds Total Return Index1,082.356 points-0.18%


  • The best performers were Bank of Valletta plc (+0.7%), HSBC Bank Malta plc (+0.7%) and BMIT Technologies plc (+0.4%).
  • The only negative performer PG plc (-1.1%).
  • The most liquid equity was HSBC Bank Malta plc as it traded three times over a spread of 63,888 shares, worth €45,360.


  • Bank of Valletta plc announced that it has further considered the overall situation and the European Central Bank (ECB)’s subsequent recommendation issued on July 31, 2020, that until January 2021 no dividends are paid out and no irrevocable commitment to pay out dividends is undertaken by credit institutions for the financial years 2019 and 2020.
    • The board has therefore decided to withdraw its original recommendation to the Annual General Meeting to approve the payment of a final dividend in respect of financial year 2019, and to re-assess the situation during the first quarter of financial year 2021 as recommended by the ECB.
    • 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
5% GlobalCapital plc Unsecured € 202197.0001.04
6% Medserv plc Sec. & Grntd €  Notes 2020-2023 S1 T199.0000.00
4.25% GAP Group plc Secured € 2023103.5000.50
5.1% 6PM Holdings plc Unsecured € 2025101.100-0.05
4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025100.000-0.97
4.25% Corinthia Finance plc Unsecured € 2026100.0000.00
4% Merkanti Holding plc Secured € 2026101.5000.00
3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026100.500-0.94
4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 202798.800-0.10
4% Eden Finance plc Unsecured € 202799.9500.00
4.5% Grand Harbour Marina plc Unsecured € 2027101.4000.00
4% SP Finance plc Secured EUR Bonds 2029101.000-0.98
4% Cablenet Communication Systems plc Unsecured € 2030102.500-0.02
3.75% Bank of Valletta plc Unsecured Sub € 2026-2031101.0000.00

The Government Stocks traded today were

 Closing Price% Change
5% MGS 2021(I)104.250-0.01
5.1% MGS 2022(I)109.820-0.01
4.5% MGS 2028 (II)134.5100.00
4.65% MGS 2032 (I)148.0000.00
2.5% MGS 2036 (I)136.000-1.09
2.1% MGS 2039 (I)129.0000.78
3% MGS 2040 (I)148.5000.00
2.4% MGS 2041 (I)142.0000.71


The Prospects MTF bonds traded today were:

 Closing Price% Change
5% The Convenience Shop Holding plc Unsec Call € 2026-2029101.0001.00%
5% JD Capital plc Unsecured € Bonds 202898.2500.00%
5% Luxury Living Finance plc € Secured Bonds 202899.9700.01%

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