MSE Index slides back into the red

MSE Daily Trading Report, 23 February, 2021

 

MSE Equity Total Return Index7,929.773 points-0.93%
MSE Malta Government Stocks Total Return Index1,123.699 points-0.60%
MSE Corporate Bonds Total Return Index1,101.063 points-0.10%

 

  • The best performers were Malta International Airport plc (+0.8%) and MIDI plc (+0.5%).
  • The worst performers were HSBC Bank Malta plc (-7%), RS2 Software plc (-3.3%) and BMIT Technologies plc (-3.3%).
  • Malta International Airport plc was the most liquid as it generated a total turnover of €29,125. A total of 4,850 shares were spread across five transactions.

 

  • RS2 Software plc announced that the Listing Authority has granted regulatory approval in respect of an offer of up to 28,571,400 preference shares in the Company having a nominal value of €0.06 per preference share at an offer price of €1.75.
    • Click here to download announcement.
  • The board of HSBC Bank Malta plc approved the annual report and accounts as at December 31, 2020.
    • Reported profit before tax of €10.4 million, a decrease of 66% compared to prior year. The Covid-19 outbreak had a material impact on the performance in particular on the expected credit losses and other credit impairment charges of €25.6 million and on the insurance subsidiary results.
    • The bank’s capital ratios continued to improve with CET1 increasing from 16.4% to 18.0% and the total capital ratio improving from 19.0% to 20.7%. The bank continued to have a strong capital base and is fully compliant with the regulatory capital requirements.
    • The bank continued in its effort to manage down risk weighted assets across 2020, driven by placements of excess liquidity and more efficient collateral management.
    • Click here to download announcement.

 

The Equities traded today were:

Symbol CodeVolume TradedValue TradedTradesClosing Price% Change
BOV2,4002,222.4010.926-0.43
HSB12,00010,860.0030.870-6.95
MIA4,85029,125.0056.0500.83
RS23,5006,160.0011.760-3.30
MDI41,00017,676.0050.4320.47
MLT10,0008,855.0030.880-2.22
BMIT5,0002,350.0010.470-3.29


The Corporate bonds traded today were:

 Closing Price% Change
3.65% GAP Group plc Secured € 2022102.0001.79
5.8% International Hotel Investments plc 2023100.8000.80
6% AX Investments Plc € 2024104.100-0.86
6% International Hotel Investments plc € 2024102.000-0.97
5% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2024101.6000.00
5.1% 1923 Investments plc Unsecured € 2024101.4500.01
5.75% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2025102.5000.00
5.1% 6PM Holdings plc Unsecured € 2025101.4900.00
3.7% GAP Group plc Secured € 2023-2025 Series 1102.0000.01
4.25% Corinthia Finance plc Unsecured € 2026100.0001.01
5.9% Together Gaming Solutions plc Unsec Call Bds €2024-2026100.0001.32
4% International Hotel Investments plc Secured € 2026102.1000.39
4% Shoreline Mall plc Secured € 202698.010-1.99
5% Dizz Finance plc Unsecured € 2026100.0000.00
3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026103.0000.00
4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026100.000-0.99
3.75% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2027103.0000.49
4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027100.060-1.59
3.75% Virtu Finance plc Unsecured € 2027103.100-0.40
4% SP Finance plc Secured EUR Bonds 2029100.9800.01
3.75% TUM Finance plc Secured € 2029102.7501.23
3.65% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2029102.7500.74
3.8% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 202999.000-0.49
4% MeDirect Bank (Malta) plc Sub Unsecured € 2024-202999.4000.00
3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S1 T1101.0000.00
3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S2 T1102.0000.01
4.25% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2031101.000-1.46

 

The Government Stocks traded today were:

 Closing Price% Change
5% MGS 2021(I)102.450-0.03
4.8% MGS 2028 (I)135.3000.21
4.5% MGS 2028 (II)132.930-0.58
5.1% MGS 2029 (I)140.840-0.25
5.25% MGS 2030 (I)144.5800.23
1.00% MGS 2031 (II)106.8500.05
5.2% MGS 2031 (I)147.9100.28
4.65% MGS 2032 (I)143.000-0.69
4.45% MGS 2032 (II)142.7500.17
4.3% MGS 2033 (I)144.000-3.03
4.1% MGS 2034 (I)143.000-0.69
2.5% MGS 2036 (I)127.5000.00
2.1% MGS 2039 (I)126.500-3.80
3% MGS 2040 (I)140.000-0.71
2.4% MGS 2041 (I)128.500-1.91

 

The Prospects MTF bonds traded today were:

 Closing Price% Change
4.75% Gillieru Investments plc Secured Bonds 202899.000-0.50
5% Borgo Lifestyle Finance plc Secured Callable 2026-202995.0000.00

 

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