MSE Index returns to positive territory

MSE Daily Trading Report, 22 October, 2020


MSE Equity Total Return Index7,116.662 points0.17%
MSE Malta Government Stocks Total Return Index1,133.440 points-0.66%
MSE Corporate Bonds Total Return Index1,082.581 points-0.07%


  • The best performers were FIMBank plc (+6.7%), Trident Estates plc (+2%) and Bank of Valletta plc (+1.2%).
  • The worst negative performers were MIDI plc (-2.9%), Malta International Airport plc (-2.1%) and HSBC Bank Malta plc (-0.7%).
  • The most liquid equity was Malta International Airport plc as it traded nine times over a spread of 6,695 shares, worth €30,796.


  • Malta International Airport plc announced its 28th Annual General Meeting will be held remotely on November 11, 2020, in context of the Covid-19 pandemic.  The company provided further clarification to certain resolutions
    • One clarification related to the interim dividend declared and paid earlier in 2019, to be approved as a final dividend. As previously announced, the directors resolved to withdraw their recommendation for the payment of further dividends to shareholders, with a view to manage cash reserves and of maintaining the company’s organisational set-up and structures in a state that would be able to recover immediately once the situation normalises.
    • This is one of the measures taken in an effort to preserve its liquidity and emerge from the crisis in a stable position, with the other measures being salary reductions affecting all MIA employees and ranging from 20% to 30% and the immediate suspension of all non-essential projects
    • 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
6% AX Investments Plc € 2024104.0000.14
4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024101.0000.60
4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025100.0000.00
4.35% Hudson Malta plc Unsecured € 2026102.7500.24
4% MIDI plc Secured € 2026102.0100.50
4% International Hotel Investments plc Secured € 202699.530-0.47
3.9% Plaza Centres plc Unsecured € 2026103.5000.00
5% Dizz Finance plc Unsecured € 202697.900-0.10
4.8% Mediterranean Maritime Hub Finance plc Unsecured € 202699.9000.00
3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026100.250-0.25
4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 202798.9000.00
4% Eden Finance plc Unsecured € 202799.010-0.94
4% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2027102.0000.00
3.75% Bortex Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2027101.0000.50
4% SP Finance plc Secured EUR Bonds 2029102.0000.99
3.8% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 202998.000-0.96
4% MeDirect Bank (Malta) plc Sub Unsecured € 2024-202999.9800.99
3.75% AX Group plc Unsec Bds 2029 Series II101.1000.00

The Government Stocks traded today were

Closing Price% Change
4.3% MGS 2022 (II)107.130-0.04
2.3% MGS 2029 (II)127.0001.60
5.25% MGS 2030 (I)146.5400.14
4.1% MGS 2034 (I)143.720-0.44
2.5% MGS 2036 (I)130.000-4.41
2.1% MGS 2039 (I)127.2500.99
3% MGS 2040 (I)145.000-2.36
2.4% MGS 2041 (I)135.000-4.93
1.50% MGS 2045 (I)118.000-0.30


The Prospects MTF bonds traded today were:

No trades recorded.

This article, which was compiled by Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Limited, does not intend to give investment advice and the contents therein should not be construed as such. Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Limited is licensed to conduct investment services by the MFSA and is a Member Firm of the Malta Stock Exchange. The directors or related parties, including the company, and their clients are likely to have an interest in securities mentioned in this article. For further information contact Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Limited at 67, Level 3, South Street, Valletta, or on Tel: 21224410, or email [email protected]